Aperture – Apple

Aperture Apple Genre: Photography Price: £54.99 Release Date: 04 January 2011 Aperture combines the control and speed pros want for demanding photo tasks with the easy learning curve iPhoto users need to step up to an advanced photo tool. It has been fully optimized for the Retina display on the new MacBook Pro, letting you browse […]

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Image Editor Alternative for Mac and PC?

Stick with your CS6 boxed version ? Do I subscribe or upgrade now or wait ?Will I find something a little more affordable ? Whilst I’m currently trying out PhotoLine…. Adobe Cloud reaches half a million subscribers. Now, before you decide on committing your soul to the Adobe Cloud, if your main software usage is Photoshop you might […]

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Do You Have An Inkling for Drawing?

Wacom’s Inkling for the Digital Artist    Compared to my accustomed urban lifestyle, living in moderately remote surroundings can be quite therapeutic, at least when you also have access to the internet. With the internet the world is definitely smaller and news on trending topics are so within reach, oh and there are ‘Podcasts!’… Here’s how […]

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Adobe Creative Cloud or NOT?

Professional Software for Designers and Artists   the exploration continues…   Illustrator CC One-on-One: Mastery Now, back to my IIlustrator dilemma and ‘betsy’… Betsy, as I may have hinted in my last post , is my ‘travelling, work laptop’ that decided to ‘conk-out’ on me recently… Anyway, after not finding any satisfactory alternatives, my exploration continues… […]

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Freeway Pro 6, Express and Exhibio

website design like you want – by SoftPress. Having used Freeway for web design over a number of years, I can say without a doubt my experience has been both pleasurable and enlightening. With no real programming skills, I have been able to create web designs that I thought would be beyond my independent capability. […]

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Mountain Lion – Time to upgrade ?

(softwarefolder staff: draft subject to updates) Mountain Lion is here, should you run – go get a copy. Or sit back and wait 20 days or so before the first repair patches arrive. My biggest problem with Mountain Lion is that my Power Mac G5 will NOT run the operating system, It doesn’t have the […]

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Web Fonts: Fully Web Enabled Fonts for Your Websites

It’s really frustrating when you’ve just designed a page, laboured with deliberate intention as to where the text sits, line breaks and sometimes even words strategically positioned as part of an overall concept – Only to find this is NOT what your visitors are seeing… Fonts how they were meant to be seen Does it […]

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Alfred and Quicksilver – File Navigation

Say hello to Alfred… Users of Quicksilver probably have an idea of what I mean when I say – … Mac OSX at your fingertips ! …  What, no…?   OK l, lets start from the beginning but first let me introduce you to Alfred, your Quicksilver alternative for speedy navigation.     Huh, I’m […]

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Last Pass: Password Management

Password Security   … until eventually it all gets confusing and you can’t remember the 1st password change from the 6th. You need password management software, but where do you start ?  Last Pass is a secure way of saving and generating passwords for online use. For all those who already know, Last Pass is […]

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