Choosing the best image editing software can be complicated. It all depends on what you look for most in your photo editing software. Here are 12 programs with their own distinct strengths.
ON1 Photo RAW
ON1 Photo RAW 2022 Sky Swap AI: is it any good?
ON1 Photo RAW 2022 copies the AI-powered sky swapping technologies in Skylum Luminar and Photoshop, but ON1’s first attempt falls some way short of the mark.
What’s new in ON1 Photo RAW 2022?
ON1 Photo RAW 2022 is out and shipping now, so here’s a run-down on the new features, how they fit in and what they do.
ON1 Photo RAW 2022 to arrive by the end of September
ON1 Photo RAW 2020 will arrive by the end of September 2021 and will come with several new features, including Sky Swap AI.
Black and white portrait enhancement: how effects can work together
This black and white image uses two beautiful things: a fabulous portrait shot by Albert Dera on Unsplash and one of ON1 Photo RAW’s excellent B&W Modern presets. Portrait images don’t always convert well to black and white, but this one works brilliantly, thanks in part to the perfect portrait lighting, the strong, symmetrical composition […]
Subscriptions vs single fee software: the pros and cons
Generally, those who object to subscription software do so on principle while those who embrace it do it out of practicality. That’s two different sets of reasons.
ON1 Photo RAW Replace Color filter, new in 2021
The Replace Color filter is a new feature in ON1 Photo RAW 2021, though it will be a familiar option to many users of Photoshop and other programs. It does exactly what it says, allowing you to select a color in the image and replace it with another.
Photo editing software downloads: links to trial versions listed here
Almost all the software applications reviewed and described on Life after Photoshop are available as a free trial, and here are the links. I always recommend using the trial version before making your mind up.
ON1 360 review
Verdict: 4 stars: ON1 360 is a new add-on cloud sync service for ON1 Photo RAW that offers similar online sync options to Lightroom and Creative Cloud. It’s different, but is it actually better?
Lightroom alternatives: which is best?
Lightroom is probably the automatic go-to program for enthusiasts and experts looking for an all-in-one photo organising and editing program, but it’s not necessarily the best and it’s not popular with everyone, so many will be looking for Lightroom alternatives.