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Ashampoo Photo Commander 12.0.1

Browse, organise, edit and share your digital images

by Mike Williams

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Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Server, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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250MB free hard drive space

Languages: English, Arabic, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Software Cost: $49.99 (Windows)
Date Updated: 14 July 2014
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Developer: Ashampoo
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Ashampoo Photo Commander 12.0.1
Browse, organise, edit and share your digital images

Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 is a one-stop tool for organising, browsing, editing and sharing your digital images.

The program opens with a powerful thumbnail browser. This supports a good range of formats, including PSD, many RAW variants, MPO/ JPS 3D images, even (new this time) WEBP. Every image is displayed along with its key details: resolution, colour depth, aspect ratio, DPI, EXIF and DMP tags. You can filter your photos by type, age, name or tag, rate them with a click, then organise them into virtual albums for easier reference later.

Photo Commander provides several automatic optimisation tools. It can fix contrast and colours, remove noise, reduce compression artefacts and more, or you can apply the whole lot in a couple of clicks.

The real power comes in the manual edit, though, where you can crop or resize an image, straighten horizons, remove redeye, repair scratches and apply various special effects, either globally or with a pen for pixel precision. A dual-view mode means you can see the "before" and "after" images side-by-side.

An excellent vector editor helps you customise your images with lines, arrows, callouts, text, clipart-type shapes and more.

If you're feeling creative then Ashampoo Photo Commander enables you to share your images as calendars, collages, greetings cards or HTML albums. (It can burn your favourite pictures to a CD or DVD-based slideshow, too.)

The program isn't done yet, though, and more features keep appearing everything you look. There's a duplicate file finder, for instance. A screen capture tool, a panorama creator, even a set of batch processing tools to tweak, rotate, resize, add watermarks, or otherwise adjust an entire folder of pictures in a single operation.

Version 12 is better at managing pictures. It identifies known devices, remembers previously imported photos, can copy or move files to the cloud (Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive), or send files by email - no other email program required.

A much-improved vector editor now supports curved arrows, curved and point lines, custom outline styles, gradient fills, smarter access to object styles and far more intuitive editing controls.

Effects and tool tweaks include a smarter flood fill, with support for filling by colour tolerance. The Colour Accent effect allows you to click on one colour and have that remain, while everything else is greyed out. Manual white balance similarly alters the white balance of your photo based on a single click, while you're now able to select and cut out an object from a photo, make parts of an image transparent, or exchange transparent areas with another photo.

Elsewhere, there's enhanced file format support (open multi-page PDF, save as PSD), completely redesigned Wallpaper and Slideshow wizards, smarter use of hardware acceleration, full support for Windows 8, and a completely redesigned image browser with multiple monitor support.

Verdict:

Ashampoo Photo Commander 12 is a major update to what has always been a very comprehensive photo management tool. Arguably it's trying to do too much - there's a lot to learn here - but if you need the program's many functions then it's hard to beat.

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Ashampoo Burning Studio 2013 (v11.0.6)

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Ashampoo Burning Studio 2013 is a compact, simple, but surprisingly feature-packed disc burning suite.

The program makes it easy to create simple data discs and audio CDs, for instance: just drag and drop your files onto the list area and you'll be burning the finished disc in a couple of clicks.

That's just the start, though. Burning Studio 2013 can also create data discs with customised, interactive multi-page menus, perfect if you'd like a more professional way to share and present the disc contents.

A built-in backup tool allows you to create backups which may be encrypted, compressed, and span several CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.

And there are modules to create VCD or SVCD video projects; burn video DVDs or Blu-ray discs from prepared folders; create, browse or burn disc images (ISO, CUE/ BIN and Ashdisc formats are supported); copy discs, erase them, design and print disc covers, labels and booklets, and more.

The focus throughout is on ease of use, though, and so Ashampoo Burning Studio 2013 remains very straightforward, whatever you're doing. Most disc projects are created via the same simple interface, and for the most part all you have to do is drag and drop the necessary files. But experts will find more advanced options are only a click away, and if you need to then you can set ISO and UDF version, enable Joliet, make a disc bootable and more.

Note the download here will take you to the Downloadcrew Software Store where you can download Burning Studio 2013.

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