Photo editing

  • Full-blown Photoshop on a Chromebook? Adobe makes it happen

    Barry Collins
    24 Nov 2014

    Photoshop Streaming allows Chromebook users to run image editing app from a browser

  • DxO OpticsPro 10 pack shot

    DxO OpticsPro 10 Elite review

    Ben Pitt
    17 Nov 2014

    Light on ancillary features, but the quality of raw image processing is second to none

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 review

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 review

    Darien Graham-Smith
    2 Oct 2014

    Not much here to tempt existing users to upgrade, but this is still a formidable photo-editing package

  • Creative Cloud

    Adobe buys Aviary to open Creative Cloud to mobile

    Nicole Kobie
    23 Sep 2014

    Adobe reveals plans to build a Creative SDK giving third-party developers access to Photoshop tools and more

  • Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 review

    Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 review

    Ben Pitt
    26 Aug 2014

    Xara Photo & Graphic Designer 10 delivers impressively refined results for the money – it’s powerful, responsive and packed with features

  • Corel AfterShot 2 review

    Corel AfterShot Pro 2 review

    Ben Pitt
    1 Jul 2014

    A disappointing update that fails to keep pace with Lightroom

  • Photoshop's new 3D features are intended to help artists finish and print their models

    Adobe Creative Cloud (January 2014 update) review

    Darien Graham-Smith
    10 Feb 2014

    A sprinkling of new tools and features makes Creative Cloud more versatile than ever

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 review

    Barry Collins
    24 Sep 2013

    A limited selection of new features add little to a powerful, market-leading package that’s stuck in the doldrums

  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 review

    Barry Collins
    10 Jun 2013

    Substantial new features for laptop-wielding photographers and improved editing tools make Lightroom 5 a superb photo application

  • Phase One Capture One Pro 7

    Phase One Capture One Pro 7 review

    Ben Pitt
    21 Nov 2012

    A powerful raw-processing tool, but the price doesn’t compare well with Lightroom

  • DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard

    DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard review

    Ben Pitt
    21 Nov 2012

    This software isn’t as multitalented as Lightroom, but it’s more streamlined and just as polished

  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 11

    Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 review

    Barry Collins
    25 Sep 2012

    The new Elements interface makes a massive difference to photo editing, but there are too few new features to make it a must-have upgrade

  • Corel PaintShop Pro X5 Ultimate

    Corel PaintShop Pro X5 Ultimate review

    Jonathan Bray
    19 Sep 2012

    A worthy upgrade, but too slow and unresponsive to compete with rival editors

  • Tiffen Dfx 3

    Tiffen Dfx 3 review

    Jonathan Bray
    14 May 2012

    Easy to use, powerful and stuffed with filters and powerful features – a great tool for turning ordinary snaps into something extraordinary

  • Adobe Photoshop CS6

    Adobe Photoshop CS6 review

    Tom Arah
    23 Mar 2012

    Improvements all round and some impressive surprises, including advanced video handling – but it’s the reworked interface and graphics engine that really make the difference

  • Serif Photo Plus X4

    Serif Photo Plus X4 review

    Jay Stansfield
    6 Mar 2012

    A nice package with some beautiful filters and creative effects but the album organiser could do with a revamp.

  • Pixelmator

    Pixelmator review

    Jay Stansfield
    6 Mar 2012

    An innovative, organic and fluid program with a tiny learning curve. It’s perfect for creating imaginative images from your photos.

  • Paint.NET

    Paint.NET review

    Jay Stansfield
    6 Mar 2012

    A simple, free photo-editor which isn’t quite as slick as its rivals, but has a huge range of powerful add-ons in its favour.

  • Google Picasa 3

    Google Picasa 3 review

    Jay Stansfield
    6 Mar 2012

    Fast, simple, fluid, fun and free. The ultimate photo management software, if not the best editor.

  • Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

    Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3 review

    Jay Stansfield
    6 Mar 2012

    Fun and packed with features and extras, but for the price it doesn’t quite hit the mark