Download Preview Images - Best Software & Apps

  • Adobe Camera Raw

    7.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Open and edit RAW images in Photoshop

    7
    302 votes
    • PROS: Compatible with all RAW formats, Includes many editing tools, Real-time preview, Support for snapshots and custom presets
    • CONS: Requires Photoshop CS5
  • Raw Therapee

    4.2.905

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free, easy editor for RAW images

    6
    113 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Lots of adjustments, You can create snapshots as you change settings, Real time preview, Support for many formats
    • CONS: No documentation, No automated mode for many settings
  • Zipeg

    2.9.2.1253

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac
    Windows

    Browse and extract zip files

    6
    46 votes
    • PROS: Allows you to thumbnail preview zipped images, Easy to use, Supports a wide range of formats
    • CONS: Previews can be slow in appearing
  • Funny Photo Maker

    2.4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Add some laughter to your photos

    7
    1406 votes
    • PROS: Lots of effects, Face fun portraits are a good idea
    • CONS: Export options are temperamental, Very difficult to edit images, End results generally look bad
  • Downloadr

    Beta 1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Download multiple photos from Flickr in two clicks

    7
    12 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Lets you search Flickr in several ways, Downloads large sized images, You can preview images, Includes all the information displayed on Flickr
    • CONS: The backup function is only available if you have a Flickr account
  • Pixlr-o-matic

    2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone
    Web Apps

    Beautiful photos in only 3 steps

    7
    491 votes
    • PROS: Looks great, Easy to apply effects, Share on imm.io or save in .jpg
    • CONS: No options for customizing effects, Only saves to .jpg
  • SageThumbs

    2.0.0.17

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    SageThumbs

    9
    33 votes
    • Caesium

      0.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Compress your photos without quality loss

      8
      12 votes
      • PROS: Compresses images by up to 90% without quality loss, Works with multiple images at the same time, Can apply a different compression to each photo, Preview images to check results
      • CONS: No zoom in image preview
    • Quick PDF Tools

      2.1.5.9

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A set of handy PDF tools embedded in Windows Explorer

      7
      19 votes
      • PROS: PDF preview, Can convert and extract images and text, Merges various documents into one
      • CONS: Menu can't be customized
    • Anti-Twin

      1.8d

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Find and remove dupliacted files easily

      7
      4 votes
      • BorderMaker

        4.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Add a border, watermark and other effects to multiple images at once

        4
        11 votes
        • PROS: Works with entire image folders, Preview changes in real time, Can upload the images to an FTP server
        • CONS: Confusing interface, Not many editing tools included
      • FastPictureViewer Codec Pack

        3.2

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Pack of codecs for over 40 image formats

        6
        9 votes
        • PROS: Greatly expands compatibility, View metadata from a browser, supports raw formats from more than 380 digital camera models
        • CONS: Installation requires a computer restart
      • Reshade

        1.41

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Enlarge images without losing edge clarity

        7
        18 votes
        • PROS: Immediate preview of smooth effect, Zoom up to 150Megapixel
        • CONS: Improvements just due to smooth effect
      • PhotoBulk

        1.7

        License
        try Download
        Platform
        Mac

        PhotoBulk is a bulk image editor that lets you add watermark, resize, and optimize hundreds of photos in just one click

        7
        23 votes
        • Easy Watermark Studio

          Pro 2.1

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Insert watermarks in your images with lots of options

          4
          5 votes
          • PROS: Lots of options to customize your watermark, Real-time preview, Support for many formats, Easy to use interface
          • CONS: Not many templates included, Difficult tool to move the watermark around
        • ImageConverter Plus

          7.0.3

          License
          try Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Preview, edit, convert and print images by right-clicking in Windows Explorer

          8
          9 votes
          • Flickr Downloadr

            2.0.3

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Download hundreds of images from Flickr automatically

            6
            2 votes
            • PROS: No installation required, Search by keywords, tag, username or group, Photo preview, Can filter by copyright
            • CONS: You can't select which photos to download
          • Apophysis

            2.02

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Create original wallpapers with this free fractal generator

            7
            6 votes
            • PROS: Includes 100 random fractals, Real-time preview of any changes, Highly customizable images, You can export to JPG and use them in Electric Sheep
            • CONS: Help file is just an overview of functions
          • Wallpapers from MSN

            Beta

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            A free collection of beautiful wallpapers

            5
            7 votes
            • PROS: Includes image preview, Lets you add your own photos to the collection, Enables you to add special effects to the images
            • CONS: A bit heavy on resources, It's not clear if you'll be able to download more images
          • Windows 8 Consumer Preview Wallpapers

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            New wallpapers for Windows 8

            5
            5 votes
            • PROS: Crisp, colorful images, Includes six lockscreen images
            • CONS: Only comes in one size thus far
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