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Little Gems as an alternative to photo editing software
« on: September 27, 2013, 04:33:16 AM »
OK, recently got an email from Appy Fridays telling me of a neat little app called "Beautune" for Mac that is on 70% discount ... so I decided to give it a try as it has a tool called Reshape which is CS6 equivalent of "Liquify" tool (of course the Reshape tool on Beautune does not have all the features of Liquify but it does a good job) ... also the app has some cool, easy and simple tools for portrait editing (for female portraits). Anyway the purpose of this thread is not to advertise this app but to find out from all you good folk if you use any neat little photo editing apps/software that does not cost a lot but does a very good job ... of course it is not meant to belittle Lightroom, CS, Aperture etc but to see how many useful apps we can all come up with that could be useful to us or anyone who wants cheaper alternatives that can do specific photo edits WITHOUT involving the big boys (i.e. Adobe, Apple, Google etc), basically little known products that cost $10 to $25 (or thereabouts).
so far the 2 little apps that I like are:
Lensflare (
Beautune (

So please share any little photo editing apps like these that you come across.
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