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How to set or change the date a photo was taken?

Published: 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?

Published: 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 and what is their functional purpose?

Published: 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 this AVIF format? Why was it created and for what purposes?

Published: August 28, 2023 Author: Vitaly

What is this 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?

Published: August 18, 2023 Author: Svetlana Smurova

Best iPhoto 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? How to convert and what is it suitable for?

Published: 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

Published: 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 analogs and best alternatives in 2023

Published: June 15, 2023 Author: Anna Kondaurova

ACDSee: TOP-8 free analogs in 2023

ADCSee is a professional tool, and naturally rather expensive. So, although it is good in solving the problem of storing, searching and editing the necessary photos, more and more often it is helpful to use free ADCSee analogs with easy and convenient functionality and pleasant interface.

How to effectively remove duplicates from your photo archive? A ranking of seven programs for finding duplicate photos on your computer.

Published: April 14, 2023 Author: Anna Kondaurova

The top 7 programs for removing duplicate photos 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 7 programs for finding duplicates and identify those that can quickly and easily handle this task.

WebP file format explained: is it better than JPEG?

Published: 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

Published: 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?

Published: 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?

Published: 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

Published: 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: clean up your archive

Published: July 16, 2022 Author: Svetlana Smurova

Find Duplicate Photos: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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.