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SharpControl v1.1 New

billon on 13 Sep 2017
  • 784KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 2 Jan 2003
  • Suggested by Andrew Lee

SharpControl sharpens images using an algorithm that is different from most mainstream graphics applications. It reads and writes JPEG and uncompressed TIFF files. It also allows batch processing of images.

Note: official website has gone offline - linking to softpedia download.

Category:
System Requirements: WinAll
Writes settings to: Application folder
Unicode support: Partial
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to any folder of your choice. Launch SharpControl.exe.
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__philippe on 2017-09-13 15:16

SharpControl v1.1

Risen from the tomb after many years in "Private" limbo...;-)

Amazingly good utility for tweaking assorted sharpening parameters values
(Radius | Intensity | Control | Edge) with instant preview feedback.

Let you save successive experimental parameters iterations for ulterior image evaluation.

Oldie but goodie...;-)

see also https://www.portablefreeware.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=87878#p87878

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XnConvert v1.75 Updated

billon on 11 Sep 2017
  • 38MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 7 Sep 2017
  • Suggested by joby_toss

XnConvert is an easy, multi-platform image converter for graphic files, photos and images. It supports more than 400 file formats (jpeg, tiff, png, gif, camera raw, jpeg2000, WebP, OpenEXR, ...). You can resize, add a watermark, change contrast, brightness or gamma, apply filters and many other things.

Category:
System Requirements: Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware for private non-commercial or educational use.
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Create xnconvert.ini in the same folder with the following parameters:

    [Cache]
    SavingMode=1

    [Start]
    ParamsSavingMode=1
    SavingMode=1

  3. Optionally, delete unnecessary language files
  4. Launch xnconvert.exe
What's new?
  • Many bugs fixed.
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Zeke the Frog on 2011-06-24 19:40

I restored my win7 X64 computer to out-of-box state (pre sp1) and it still would not open the 64 bit xnconvert, so I'm guessing it needs the visual c++

Magibon on 2011-06-25 08:12

@ Zeke the Frog

Nope.. i installed Visual C++ on my system for Rainmeter.
still does not work for me.

i also tried adding the dependencies with no success.

Can't figure it out.
I just use the x32bit version.

JudyGarland on 2017-09-07 16:40

v.1.75 portable - windows xp 32 SP3 - I get the following message which is : The procedure entry point GetLogicalProcessorInformation could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNEL32.dll
Previous versions until 1.74 worked fine.
XnConvert does not support XP anymore?
Greetings

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PhotoWipe v1.21 Updated

billon on 27 Aug 2017
  • 833KB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 15 Jul 2012
  • Suggested by AlephX

PhotoWipe is an basic image processing tool that can remove unwanted objects from photos. Paint over the area you want to remove (or unnecessary subjects) in black and press the preview button. Experiment with larger and smaller blocks of coverage for a different effect.

Category:
System Requirements: Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: None
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download the Installer and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. The application is in the {app} folder
  3. Launch PhotoWipe.exe
Similar/alternative apps: GIMP
What's new? See:
http://www.hanovsolutions.com/?prod=PhotoWipe#version
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Webfork on 2007-10-06 15:29

A very basic photo edit tool that definitely comes in handy. Although light-years away from skilled hands using photoshop, this tool is primarily to fix minor mistakes and picture problems (stains, tears, splotches). Larger wipe areas will show a smudge created by the cleanup tool but sometimes its worth it for what it covers up. Only 1.5 megs makes for a terrifically small and easy tool.

Regis on 2008-05-17 12:07

attention, this linke for download goes to a no portable version

Emka on 2013-12-18 17:14

@Regis: ...which would probably be v1.20?

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SunlitGreen BatchBlitz v3.4.0.669 Updated

billon on 23 Aug 2017
  • 4MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 23 Aug 2017
  • Suggested by ashghost

BatchBlitz is a batch image processor with an included photo edit program. It allows you to add a watermarks, filter source files, rename/convert images, resize/rotate, automatically apply color corrections and more. An instant preview gives you a look at effects before executing. Additionally, the program supports regular expressions for filtering files to be processed and for the renaming of files. A wizard can categorize files based on metadata (EXIF or IPTC tags).

While the editor program (SunlitGreen Photo Editor) is separate from the batch program, it's included in the application folder or can be launched from within BatchBlitz.

Category:
System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: Freeware
How to extract: Download the "Portable" ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch BatchBlitz.exe
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Wolfghost on 2011-02-01 18:12

>AndtheWolf. Updated ;)

webfork on 2015-09-04 01:58

smaragdus: Thanks for the info but I think this topic is better served in the forums. Could you move it from here and over at the SunlitGreen Photo Editor entry?

smaragdus on 2015-09-05 00:59

@webfork
Done.

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Xlideit Image Viewer v1.0.170524

billon on 24 May 2017
  • 2MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 May 2017
  • Suggested by I am Baas

Xlideit Image Viewer bundles an image, document, and video viewer with a basic graphic editor. The interface is customizable to show groups of thumbnails and subfolders. Edition tools include crop, rotate/flip, convert, and tag viewer/editor. Includes additional options to generate slideshows.

Note that at first launch, the program launches full screen and opens any images on the desktop.

Format support: views most common image formats as well as Photoshop, PCX, TIF, WMF, and TGA. Video formats include MPG, MP4, WMV, and AVI while document preview is limited to HTM, MHT, and RTF.

Category:
System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Win10
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: GPLv3
How to extract:
  1. Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice
  2. Launch Xlideit.exe

Optionally:
  1. Choose the gear icon (Settings) and select the Setup tab (this may or may not automatically appear upon opening your first image)
  2. Uncheck "Add a shortcut to the start menu"
Similar/alternative apps: FastStone Image Viewer, JPEGview, NexusImage, MycView
What's new? Added:
  • Tabs to program settings and rearranged some options.
  • Options:
    • To dock panels to the main window in program settings;
    • To define the snapshot hotkey in program settings;
    • To auto save the images copied to the clipboard.
  • A button to configure settings using a specific preset.
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hamasaki on 2016-02-01 17:13

Great viewer, currently my favourite.

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