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PhotoDemon v6.6

Checker on 8 Apr 2015
  • 20MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 24 Mar 2015
  • Suggested by I am Baas

PhotoDemon is a feature-rich photo editor with rotate, resize, crop, etc. and a variety of color, contrast, filters, and other graphics tools. The program also includes a metadata viewer/editor, screenshot tool, and works with common graphics formats including BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIFF, JP2, JXR, PPM, TGA and WEBP.

The program also supports macro edition and batch processing, with a beta version supporting layers.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
License: BSD
How to extract: Download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch PhotoDemon.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: GIMP Portable, PhotoFiltre
What's new?
  • New selection tools: magic wand, lasso, and polygon.
  • Automatic updates, including delta patches for smaller files (like languages). Customize the new update options from the Tools > Options menu.
  • Numerous interface improvements, including new tab strip, text up/down, image buttons, and other controls created specifically for PhotoDemon.
  • Improved file format support, including RAW support for 200 new camera models (via LibRaw), WMF and EMF metafile support, improved PNG compatibility, and many metadata improvements.
  • New tone-mapping dialog for HDR and RAW images. Tone-mapping is also provided for high bit-depth variants of common formats, like 48- and 64-bit PNGs.
  • Adaptive supersampling is now available for all Distort and Transformation tools.
  • A number of New and/or overhauled tools, including Cross-Screen, Lens Flare, single-shot HDR, Channel Mixer, Surface Blur, Unsharp Masking, and more.
  • Many improvements to existing tools, including performance, accuracy, and interface improvements to Curves, Levels, Green Screen (Chroma Key), Color Balance, Kaleidoscope, Zoom Blur, Motion Blur, and many others.
  • Improved performance program-wide, including a new viewport pipeline, improved image compositor, updated localization engine, and new internal image manager.
  • Improved localization and translation support. This is the first PD release to ship without any incomplete language files – thank you again to the amazing volunteer translators that made this possible!
  • Many improvements to the main editor screen, including a resizable and customizable left-hand toolbox, auto-hiding of the options toolbox, and new quick-access buttons for Save Lossless Copy and Fade Last Effect.
  • New Fit Image, Fit Width, and Fit Height "smart zoom" options.
  • Many other bug-fixes, performance, and accuracy improvements throughout the program.
Latest comments
Checker on 2014-12-10 17:28

@ tomcat: Thanks ... and updated ;)

billon on 2015-04-08 03:08

version 6.6 available

Checker on 2015-04-08 17:58

@ billon: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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PicPick v4.0.6 Updated

Checker on 19 Jun 2015
  • 29MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 19 Jun 2015
  • Suggested by Cornflower

PicPick is a versatile all-in-one tool for images on the desktop. Includes a powerful screen capture tool, editor, color picker and palette, pixel ruler, protractor, crosshair, whiteboard, and more. Can upload images automatically to FTP, Facebook, Twitter, default e-mail program, or send to installed Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, or PowerPoint).

Alternatively, PicPick Portable is stealth and automatically adjusts paths.

Languages: 27 languages, including Chinese, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8 / Wine
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? No. Leaves picpick in APPDATA, Cloud Explorer in LOCALAPPDATA, and picpick in ALLUSERSAPPDATA.
Unicode support: Yes
License: Free for personal use. Note that without a blank picpick.ini file, the program will offer optional installation of the Bing toolbar.
How to extract:
  1. Download the installer and extract using 7-zip to a folder of your choice
  2. Delete $PLUGINSDIR, $TEMP, and saveappdata.ini
  3. Create a blank file called picpick.ini in the same folder
  4. Launch picpick.exe
Optionally, remove all the language files that are not needed in the Language folder

Or download the ZIP package and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch picpick.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: ShareX
What's new?
  • No bundle offer in the free version.
  • Fixed Color Palette bugs on Windows 8.
  • Fixed pixelate preview bugs.
  • Language updates.
  • Small known bugs were fixed.
Latest comments
bassiliin on 2014-12-19 16:47

There now portable version availabel on PicPick site
http://www.picpick.org/en/download_portable

smaragdus on 2015-01-20 23:37

The native portable version of PicPick (the ZIP archive) hasn't yet been updated to version 4.0.3, it is still 4.0.2.

dmocha on 2015-01-24 08:58

For me it's different. I downloaded two days ago, as the version 4.0.3

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GIMP Portable v2.8.14-fix

webfork on 22 Dec 2014

The GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a powerful image editor for photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert-quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.

GIMP Portable is a portable version of The GIMP. Also available is an add-on which adjusts GIMP's layout to mimic Photoshop and switched on single-window mode.

Alternatively, another portable package is X-Gimp.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7 / Win8
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
Path portability: Automatic relative path (eg. ..\..\personal\work.doc)
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE and extract to a folder of your choice. Launch GIMPPortable.exe.
Similar/alternative apps: TwistedBrush Open Studio, PhotoFiltre, PhotoDemon
What's new? We have released an updated 2.8.14 installer (http) for Microsoft Windows. This one fixes the crash on window resize and the missing icons bugs - all by updating the included GTK+ library to 2.24.24.

Still unsolved are the missing spacing character in the zoom drop down and the disappearing background on high zooms (updating the Pango and Cairo libraries that are didn't change anything there), investigations continue.

Please continue to report bugs, we can't fix what we don't know about.
Latest comments
hamasaki on 2013-07-08 12:39

Portable apps file appears to be missing.

webfork on 2013-07-10 00:22

hamasaki: works fine for me

JohnTHaller on 2013-07-10 13:27

There was a typo in the download URL on launch day that was fixed within an hour or so.

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PixBuilder Studio v2.2.0

freakazoid on 29 Nov 2014
  • 5MB (uncompressed)
  • Suggested by Emka

PixBuilder Studio is a free image editing software program for digital photo editing, images processing, and resizing. For digital photo editing, you can use its many professional quality functions.

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System Requirements: WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: No
License: Freeware
How to extract:
  1. Download installer and extract
  2. The application files are in the {app} folder
  3. Open a text editor and paste the following:

    [portable]
    portable=1

  4. Save the text file as PortableFlag (no extension)
  5. Delete TryPTE.exe, 1.bmp, and unnecessary language files
  6. Launch PixBuilder.exe
Latest comments
Emka on 2012-10-03 19:00

Sadly, development has been stopped: http://www.picturestoexe.com/forums/index.php?/topic/14960-important-announcement/

Midas on 2012-10-03 23:28

Please note that the link posted above by Emka works only if you include the final slash...

freakazoid on 2012-12-25 01:29

Just gave this a try and I'm quite impressed!

You can tell that the developer used Photoshop as an inspiration and it shows.

A shame that the developer has ceased work on it, but for a 4.79 MB app, it's way more than I initially expected.

Perhaps the best Photoshop clone you've never heard of. Recommended!

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Inkscape Portable v0.91

Checker on 28 Feb 2015
  • 247MB (uncompressed)
  • Released on 28 Jan 2015
  • Suggested by Danilo

Inkscape is a vector graphics editor and open alternative to commercial apps like Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, or Xara X. Useful for branding, icons, web design, publishing, and even illustrated maps, it supports features like shapes, paths, text, markers, clones, alpha blending, transforms, gradients, patterns, and grouping. Uses the open W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format, as well as exporting to other vector-based and standard image types like PNG. Imports formats such as JPEG, PNG, and TIFF.

Inkscape Portable is a portable wrapper distributed by the publisher using the PortableApps.com format. Alternatively, X-Inkscape is another wrapper that writes settings to the application folder.

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System Requirements: Win95 / Win98 / WinME / WinNT / Win2K / WinXP / Vista / Win7
Writes settings to: Application folder
Stealth: ? Yes
Unicode support: Yes
License: GPL
How to extract: Download the self-extracting EXE to a folder of your choice. Launch InkScapePortable.exe.
What's new?
Latest comments
webfork on 2012-03-04 21:45

Danix: Thanks for the update. Change is posted.

AndTheWolf on 2015-02-28 18:15

Version 0.91 is available. Links to both 32-bit and 64-bit 7z archives and to Portable Apps version are at https://inkscape.org/en/download/windows/

Checker on 2015-02-28 19:43

@ AndTheWolf: Thanks ... and updated ;)

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