PhotoEdit995 allows you to create or edit graphic images, retouch photographs, and perform other alterations on image files including jpeg, gif, tiff, and Photoshop psd. When used with the free Photo Edit graphics module, it is a professional image editing solution whose capabilities rival those of similar programs. It offers you access to an assortment of painting tools; layers and channels, with support for transparency; gradients and blends; transformations such as rotation and scaling; masking; a variety of selection tools; and more. It works with multiple file formats and is Photoshop compatible.Download
PhotoEdit995 + PhotoEdit: v1.2 | 10.9 MB
We support Windows XP, 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000 and ME
The free version of PhotoEdit995 will display a sponsor page in your web browser each time you launch the software. If you would prefer not to see sponsor pages, you may purchase a key for $9.95.
How do I open an image?
The easiest way to open an image is by dragging an image file onto the Photo Edit main window.
You may also use the Load Image dialog. Select File-Open. Directories are displayed on the left and files on the right. First navigate to a directory and then select ".\" to view the files in the directory. Double-click on a file to open it. A list of drives can be is found at the bottom of the Directory list box (left). Clicking "..\" will move up one level to the parent folder. Selecting ".\" will refresh the contents of the directory in the File list box.
How can I adjust Brightness and Contrast?
Move the mouse over the image and click the right button of the mouse to display the menu. Select Image-Colors-Brightness and Contrast.
How can I crop an image?
Move the cursor over the toolbar buttons in the Photo Edit window. Tool tips will identify the function of each button. Select the "Crop or Resize the Image" button. Click on the upper left and lower right extents of the desired region to crop the image.
How can I change the scale at which I view my image?
Click the "=" key to zoom in and click the "-" key to zoom out.
Can I Undo and Redo actions?
Click Control-Z to undo and Control-R to redo changes made to the image.
How can I reduce Red-Eye in photographs?
Zoom in on the eyes using the "=" key. Select the "Circle Fuzzy (11)" brush from the brush selection window. Select the Clone tool from the Photo Edit window by finding and selecting toolbar button with tool tip "Paint Using Patterns or Image Regions." Move over the image to a properly colored region of the eye, hold the Control key and click on the region. Now release the Control key and move the tool over the red region and click the mouse as necessary to apply the properly colored region over the red eye.
How can I move an object out of one image and into another?
Using the Intelligent Scissors to place an object such as a person from one image into another image
Select the Intelligent Scissors (its tool-tip is "Select Shapes from an Image") and click on points around the perimeter of the object in order to create a closed path around the object. Clicking on the first point will close the path. When the region is closed, click inside the region to select it. Copy the selection to the clipboard by selecting the menu item Edit-Copy. Open another image and select Edit-Paste.
Use the Move tool (tool-tip Move Layers and Selections) and the Transform Tool (tool-tip Rotation, Scaling, Shearing Perspective.) to adjust the selections position in the new image. Double click on the Transform Tool button to open the Tool options dialog. Select the desired transform. Finally, save the image as a PhotoShop (PSD) file if you wish to edit it in the future.
How often should I save my work?
It is a good idea to save modifications regularly to a new image file. Right click on the image and click File-Save As.
The free Photo Edit Module is covered by the GPL license, which gives users the freedom to access and also to change the source code that makes up the program. The documentation is covered by the GNU Free Documentation License. The free Photo Edit Module includes a modified version of GPL GIMP Copyright (C) 1995 Spencer Kimball and Peter Mattis and GPL GTK, installed in ..\PhotoEdit995 subfolders with the exception of \res and \help. GIMP and the GTK come with absolutely no warranty. The free Photo Edit Module is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. For more details see the GNU General Public License. You may obtain the source code for the free Photo Edit module here.