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10 Best Photo Organizing Software in 2024

Updated: July 16, 2024 Author: Valeria

10 Best Photo Organizing Software in 2024

Over the yеars, many of us facе the challеnge of managing tons of photos from our daily livеs, events, travels, meetings with friеnds, and family archives. In this article, our author reviews ten popular photo management tools that will help you solve these tasks according to your needs and budget.

How to make a photo collage

Updated: July 5, 2024 Author: Vitaly

How to make a photo collage

A photo collage is a composition of several photographs that offers a fresh look at events and reflects specific periods of time in a single ensemble, helping to relive important moments. Creating such a collage doesn’t require being a designer - there are simple tools that we will tell you about.

How to Replace a Face in a Photograph using Neural Networks

Updated: June 6, 2024 Author: Vitaly

How to Replace a Face in a Photograph using Neural Networks

Replacing a face in a photo is a fun and creative process that brings a lot of joy. There are a lot of possibilities, from creating funny memes to restoring damaged photos. In this article, we will find out how to easily replace a face on a photo using the tools available and programs.

How to Make an Avatar from a Real Photo Using a Neural Network

Updated: May 20, 2024 Author: Vitaly

How to Make an Avatar from a Real Photo Using a Neural Network

Do you want to stand out, or, on the contrary, keep a low profile, while remaining recognizable to your friends? With neural networks, you can create a unique avatar for social networks and instant messengers without any design skills.

Top Programs for Viewing and Editing Photo Metadata

Updated: April 22, 2024 Author: Vitaly

Top Programs for Viewing and Editing Photo Metadata

Digital photography is not only about the visible image, but also about metadata. They store technical information about the equipment with which the photo was taken, descriptions and additional information about the author. In this article, we will look at the practical meaning of metadata, and also analyze the best programs for viewing and editing them.

Top 12 Applications and Services to Improve Photo Quality in 2024

Updated: February 20, 2024 Author: Vitaly

Top photo enhancing services

This article is a detailed overview of services and programs for improving the quality of photographs. Both traditional photo editors and popular neural networks are presented here. Also, the advantages and disadvantages of each service and program have been described.

How and Where to Store your Photos?

Updated: January 30, 2024 Author: Vitaly

How and Where to Store your Photos?

In this article we will look at various options for storing photos, their advantages and disadvantages. You'll learn how to secure your family archive, how you can easily catalog hundreds of thousands of photographs, and even build family connections that make viewing archival photos more interactive and interesting.

Top 12 Photo Managers with Face Recognition

Updated: January 29, 2024 Author: Emil Fatekhov

Top 12 Photo Managers with Face Recognition

Face recognition is one of the best photo-related functions today, which can not only save you time, but also help you sort and organize your photo archive. In this article we discuss 12 photo management applications with face recognition function.

13 Best Website Creation Services For Photographers

Updated: December 1, 2023 Author: Vitaly

13 Best Website Creation Services For Photographers

This article presents 13 portfolio creation services that are suitable for beginners and experienced photographers who want to share their best work with the world and attract new clients.

Top 18 Photo Viewers for Windows

Updated: December 1, 2023 Author: Anna Kondaurova

Top 18 Photo Viewers for Windows

The article discusses 20 of the most functional and convenient photo viewers for PC today. All programs are divided into several categories, including utilities, managers and programs for cataloging photos, as well as photo editors. The advantages and disadvantages of each photo viewer have been identified to help users find the program that perfectly suits their goals.

TOP 10 Self Hosted Photo Galleries

Updated: November 28, 2023 Author: Vitaly

TOP 10 Self Hosted Photo Galleries

In this article, we will review 10 software solutions for home media servers that will help facilitate access to your photo archive and catalog images.

How to Find All the Photos Stored on Your Windows PC

Updated: October 23, 2023 Author: Vitaly

How to Find All the Photos Stored on Your Windows PC

This article presents several ways to find photos on your computer using standard Windows 11 tools and third-party software. We suggest you decide which option is better.

Top 17 Best Duplicate Photo Removers in 2023

Updated: October 17, 2023 Author: Emil Fatekhov

17 Best Duplicate Photo Removers in 2023

It's almost impossible to avoid the appearance of duplicate photos over time. However, these files take up space and clutter your computer. Therefore, periodically it becomes necessary to search for and remove duplicate images from your photo archive. Let's take a look at 17 programs for finding duplicates and identify those that can quickly and easily handle this task.

How to Properly Rotate a Photo?

Updated: September 25, 2023 Author: Vitaly

How to Rotate a Photo?

Many amateur and even professional photographers are faced with a situation when some of the pictures you took turn out with the wrong orientation. Of course, you can fix it with a couple of clicks, but not all methods of changing the rotation of a photo give the same result. But why? You will find the answer in this article.

How to Set or Change the Date a Photo was Taken?

Updated: September 17, 2023 Author: Vitaly

How to Set The Date of a Photo?

Did you take a series of pictures with your camera, but the current date on it was wrong or was not set? Or did your friend send you a photo via a social network or messenger that automatically deletes information about where and when the photo was taken? In this article we are going to share some solutions on how to fix this.

How to Add a Title or a Description to a Photo?

Updated: September 10, 2023 Author: Vitaly

How to Make a Note on a Photo?

“Do you like to take pictures with your phone or camera? Then you probably faced the situation when a huge number of files accumulate on your computer or on the smartphone, and with automatically generated names, what is more . That is quite a challenge to sort it all out and find the right picture. However, there is a solution - the use of metadata.

What is EXIF Metadata? How Can I Watch It?

Updated: September 2, 2023 Author: Vitaly

Photo EXIF ​​Metadata

EXIF metadata is not a fully understood phenomenon for many users. Why was the EXIF ​​metadata standard developed and how is it used in everyday life? What program can open, read and edit metadata? Is there a danger in using EXIF? You will find the answers in this article.

What is the AVIF File Format? Is it Better than JPEG?

Updated: August 28, 2023 Author: Vitaly

What is the AVIF Format? How to Convert to JPG?

What are the advantages of the AVIF format? What tasks is it intended to solve? How to open and how to convert AVIF? You can find answers to these questions in this article

What if You Need iPhoto for PC?

Updated: August 18, 2023 Author: Svetlana Smurova

Best iPhoto Alternatives for PC

iPhoto is considered the most convenient and intuitive program today, but based only on MacOS. As long as Windows remains one of the most popular operating systems, is there a PC-compatible alternative to iPhoto?

What is the PNG File Format? Where to Use it?

Updated: July 26, 2023 Author: Andrey Isaev

What is the PNG File Format?

Is the PNG file format suitable for storing photos? Or only for images with a transparent background? What is the best way to convert to PNG? We will answer all questions in this article.

How to Find a Photo by Date on Your Computer

Updated: June 16, 2023 Author: Andrey Isaev

How to Find a Photo by Date

Do you know the date the photo was taken, but don't know where it is on your computer? Want to search by shooting date instead of file creation date? Here we will tell you several ways how to do it.

ACDSee: Free Analogues and Best Alternatives in 2023

Updated: June 15, 2023 Author: Anna Kondaurova

ACDSee: TOP-8 Free Analogues in 2023

ACDSee is a professional tool, and naturally rather expensive. However, it is undeniable that this program works great with storing, searching and editing the necessary photos. So, due to the price and rather difficult interface, free ACDSee analogues with convenient functionality and pleasant design are gaining popularity among users.

WebP File Format Explained: is it Better Than JPEG?

Updated: March 9, 2023 Author: Andrey Isaev

What is .webp File Format? How to Convert Images to it?

Does .webp have advantages over JPEG and other formats? Where is it used most? Is it time to migrate all your photos into WebP? Here you will find all the answers.

Best Picasa Alternatives for Photo Management in 2023

Updated: January 27, 2023 Author: Andrey Isaev

Best Picasa Alternatives in 2023

Every year we store more and more photos in our archives, so we can later return to precious moments of our lives. However, important photos can get lost forever if you do not take care of the systematized storage. In the past there was a convenient application to work with a photo archive, which is called Picasa. In this article we discuss all types of alternatives available today.

How to Open HEIC? How to Convert to JPEG?

Updated: September 27, 2022 Author: Andrey Isaev

How to Open HEIC? How to Convert to JPEG?

See a HEIC image and don't know how to open it? Want to convert to regular JPEG but don't know how? You'll find all the answers here.

What is a CR2 File? How to Open it?

Updated: September 10, 2022 Author: Andrey Isaev

What is a CR2 File? How to Open it?

Met a CR2 file and don't know how to open it? Want to convert to regular JPEG but don't know how? You'll find all the answers here.

How to Remove Geotag From a Photo

Updated: August 1, 2022 Author: Andrey Isaev

How to Remove Geotag From a Photo

As you know, the Internet remembers everything. Therefore, digital hygiene is not something that you can afford to put off until later. We need to think right now about how and what we put online, and start doing it deliberately so as not to expose ourselves to unnecessary risk.

Find Duplicate Photos: How to Clean Up Your Archive

Updated: July 16, 2022 Author: Svetlana Smurova

Find Duplicate Photos: How to Clean Up Your Archive

What is the easiest way to free up space on your hard drive? Remove duplicate photos and videos! These are exact copies of files located in other folders or on other drives and are no different from the originals. Getting rid of such files is a great relief: how much usable space will appear on the disk! And do not be tormented by doubts about what can be removed and what else will come in handy.

Face Recognition Feature in Tonfotos

Updated: May 30, 2022 Author: Andrey Isaev

Face Recognition Feature in Tonfotos

Have you ever chosen from the thousands of photographs you have with some family members in order to print them and make an album, for example? Surely you had to review a bunch of photos and spend several hours at the computer. It is always a long and laborious task. And all the same, there is a feeling that you never found that one cool shot, but it was definitely there somewhere ... Still, it is very difficult to manually sort everything fully and accurately.

Dark Interface Theme

Updated: April 18, 2022 Author: Svetlana Smurova

Dark Interface Theme

A dark interface theme is available today for smartphones, various applications, famous instant messengers and search engines. Does it really help reduce eye strain while reading? Is it true that dark mode saves a phone’s battery? What is its beauty? Let's talk about what we learned about dark mode and explain how to add it to your devices.