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Re: Photodemon

#16 Post by webfork » Sun May 24, 2015 12:33 pm


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Re: Photodemon

#17 Post by webfork » Fri Nov 10, 2017 3:32 pm

I'd like to say it's my birthday today since I definitely got a present: one of my favorite programs just put out the latest beta with a lot of work behind it: http://photodemon.org/

Screenshot (linking as it's somewhat large): https://i.imgur.com/Pagy6RR.png

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Re: Photodemon

#18 Post by webfork » Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:52 pm

This is rapidly becoming a complement or accessory to other powerful, free tools like GIMP, Photivo and RawTherapee.

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Re: Photodemon

#19 Post by Dwel » Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:24 pm

What should I think of this? on Firefox 57.0.2
2017-12-14 15_21_52-.jpg
2017-12-14 15_21_52-.jpg (13.63 KiB) Viewed 8383 times

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Re: Photodemon

#20 Post by webfork » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:34 am

Dwel wrote:What should I think of this? on Firefox 57.0.2
2017-12-14 15_21_52-.jpg
I didn't see that when I downloaded it so I'm not sure what to say. I'd go ahead and download it and then check with VirusTotal to see if it's a false positive.

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  • CRC32: daf51c6e
    MD5: c95b3cf2b078ed63fd875163193b768c
    SHA1: e2beec918312161f2af8412ddbb66ac4e08fdebf
    SHA256: deaacde658e5e6f6f4949ad6049a149c6785722981dea71868420ba1d378eb5c
VT is giving it a 14/61, which I'll admit is high:
https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/deaac ... /detection

... but you can download it from Softpedia as well:
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia ... emon.shtml

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Re: Photodemon

#21 Post by thepiney » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:07 pm

webfork wrote:
Dwel wrote:What should I think of this? on Firefox 57.0.2

VT is giving it a 14/61, which I'll admit is high:
https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/deaac ... /detection
It's only showing an 11/61 now so I'd guess false positives.

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Keystoning: How to fix with Photodemon

#22 Post by juverax » Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:17 am

I found that the simplest tool to fix the "Keystone Effect" is Photodemon ( https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2656 ).
In Photodemon, go to Effects >> Transform >> Perspective
The interface is very intuitive.

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Re: Keystoning: How to fix with Photodemon

#23 Post by webfork » Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:32 pm

juverax wrote:
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:17 am
I found that the simplest tool to fix the "Keystone Effect" is Photodemon ( https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2656 ).
In Photodemon, go to Effects >> Transform >> Perspective
The interface is very intuitive.
Any chance you've got a screenshot? I didn't recognize the effect name so I looked it up on Wikipedia:
The keystone effect is the apparent distortion of an image caused by projecting it onto an angled surface. It is the distortion of the image dimensions, such as making a square look like a trapezoid, the shape of an architectural keystone, hence the name of the feature.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keystone_effect

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Re: Photodemon

#24 Post by juverax » Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:20 pm

Webfork wrote:
Any chance you've got a screenshot?
==> https://xploringtheinternet.blogspot.co ... -post.html

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Re: Photodemon

#25 Post by webfork » Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:07 pm

Great, thank you. The examples at the link are really the opposite of what I saw on the Wikipedia page, where it appeared to be about distorting a standard image rather than normalizing two rather unique images (a book cover and a cityscape).

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Re: Photodemon

#26 Post by freakazoid » Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:56 pm

How did I not know about this app?

A worthy Photoshop alternative that is open-source. Need to test it more, but big thumbs up on first impressions!
is it stealth? ;)

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Re: Photodemon

#27 Post by webfork » Sun Aug 30, 2020 5:18 pm

freakazoid wrote:
Sun Aug 30, 2020 3:56 pm
A worthy Photoshop alternative that is open-source. Need to test it more, but big thumbs up on first impressions!
Agreed - it's becoming a constant companion on both my home and work machines.

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Re: PhotoDemon

#28 Post by GerryB » Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:22 pm

PhotoDemon 8.0 now has full support for Windows icons, in response to my feature request to the author on his Github site. He's very receptive to feedback, and his attention to detail has resulted in a really great alternative to PhotoShop. In fact, because it is freeware I often think of it as a poor man's PhotoShop. I like it especially because it loads quickly even on my underpowered Win7 netbook, supports multiple images in tabs, and is more compliant with the Windows OS than a lot of other apps I've used.

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Re: PhotoDemon

#29 Post by Midas » Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:18 am

Thanks for letting us know. And welcome to the forums, GerryB. :slight_smile:

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Re: PhotoDemon

#30 Post by GerryB » Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:16 am

Midas wrote:
Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:18 am
Thanks for letting us know. And welcome to the forums, GerryB. :slight_smile:
My pleasure. I see from the nightly builds that the author's already working on version 8.2, just when I thought PhotoDemon could do just about anything. A fullscreen viewing option would be nice, but I won't request it, because he's got enough on his plate already. I open my images in the FastStone image viewer by default and launch PD from there when advance editing is needed. FastStone has lots of nice editing features, but its highlight and shadow function is not very accurate.

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