What are the best image converters?

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    Adobe Creative Cloud

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    Andrew Chapman
    Written on October 3, 2018
    "The fact that I can have Lightroom on my phone to edit photos on the go before posting them is just fantastic! Plus, with one single monthly plan I get access to a ton of apps on my computer and phone which for me is essential since I work making movies, short films, and taking pictures!"
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      XnConvert
      XnConvert is a handy batch processing image editor that enables you to apply changes to several photos at the same time with just a single mouse click.
      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Free

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      Rosa María Leal
      Written on February 10, 2017
      "When I am image editing and want to do something repetitively, I use XnConvert. I like that it has free cross-platform batch image processor which I can use to combine over..."
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      Rosa María Leal
      Written on February 10, 2017
      "When I am image editing and want to do something repetitively, I use XnConvert. I like that it has free cross-platform batch image processor which I can use to combine over 80 actions. It is compatible with wide variety of formats making it an easy choice."
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      Julia Jensen
      Written on September 15, 2017
      "This platform is amazing when it comes to editing photos you can do more than one photo at a time. It is easy to use and very quick to catch on to. I love all the effects it have for your photos."
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      Lauren Edwards
      Written on May 22, 2017
      "If you feel like you waste way too much time editing or converting images here is your solution. No more individually editing images now you can do a whole batch at a time."
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      iWinSoft Mac Image Converter
      This software is an easy image converter designed for Mac users. It allows you to easily convert multiple image files at the click of a button.
      Software

      Mac

      $19.95

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      Jessica Kim
      Written on September 15, 2017
      "I do not usually convert images and am not sure why you would need to convert images. Maybe it is like when I need to turn in a paper and the teacher wont accept it in .pdf...."
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      Jessica Kim
      Written on September 15, 2017
      "I do not usually convert images and am not sure why you would need to convert images. Maybe it is like when I need to turn in a paper and the teacher wont accept it in .pdf. It is odd but I guess cool and easy if you really need to."
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      Laura Williamson
      Written on May 9, 2017
      "As a new Mac user, I was lost when it came time to find programs for image editors. This program saved the day with the bulk conversion feature. It was just what I needed when adjusting from a PC to a Mac."
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      AppleMacSoft Graphic Converter
      This software is easy to use and powerful batch image converter and photo resizer, that supports over 50 graphic formats including JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF, SVG, TGA, ICO, PICT, PCT, PSD, DNG, Digital Photo RAW formats and many others.
      Software

      Windows, Mac

      $19.95

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      Rachel Carr
      Written on March 5, 2017
      "The AppleMacSoft Graphic Converter is alright. It does the job correctly, did I did struggle at first with learning the operations and functions. Overall, though, I like that..."
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      Rachel Carr
      Written on March 5, 2017
      "The AppleMacSoft Graphic Converter is alright. It does the job correctly, did I did struggle at first with learning the operations and functions. Overall, though, I like that it has the ability to convert several things at one time."
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      Gao Wei
      Written on September 15, 2017
      "Simple program to convert images. It works as described and is easy to use. I like that it supports so many different formats, and pretty much anyone can figure out how to use it. So great for beginners."
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      Henry Ray
      Written on May 22, 2017
      "AppleMacSoft allows you to convert images to and from the most popular and unpopular image file formats. It supports 12 image formats inclding gif, png, jpg and bmp."
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      Carl Davis
      Written on May 5, 2017
      "its quite affordable and quite good"
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      ImageMagick
      Free and open-source software suite for displaying, converting, and editing raster image and vector image files. It can read and write over 200 image file formats.
      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Free

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      Brandon Powell
      Written on January 26, 2017
      "One of the best image converters out there today. Very easy to use, is cross platform, and is included in brew for Macs. As it is a binary, it allows for adding this into..."
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      Brandon Powell
      Written on January 26, 2017
      "One of the best image converters out there today. Very easy to use, is cross platform, and is included in brew for Macs. As it is a binary, it allows for adding this into scripts for automating tasks requiring a variety of imaging problems."
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      Megan Arnold
      Written on March 16, 2017
      "I tried using ImageMagick for converting images, but it is not user friendly at all. The page is so hard to navigate and because I lack some basic programming skills, I can't get the program to work."
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      Mark Moore
      Written on February 13, 2017
      "You seem to need a lot of "extras" to use this product. All of these are going to bog down your computer and make it run slower. I would recommend passing on this one."
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      Harry Lin
      Written on September 15, 2017
      "ImageMagick is easy to use and it exactly does what it says. You do not need to search any other program for converting imagines if you have this one. Good job."
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      Vector Magic
      This application convert bitmap images to vector images offline. Supports all the Online Edition file formats, plus AI and DXF output. Works seamlessly with Illustrator, Corel, and others.
      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Free - Price upon request

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      Theresa Barrett
      Written on February 5, 2017
      "This takes your bitmap image and transforms it to a project you can work offline at your desktop. A desktop download that is compatible with Illustrator, Corel, and more. You..."
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      Theresa Barrett
      Written on February 5, 2017
      "This takes your bitmap image and transforms it to a project you can work offline at your desktop. A desktop download that is compatible with Illustrator, Corel, and more. You just need to pick the artwork you want to re-create into what you need and get to work!"
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      Joseph Gonzales
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "Great for what it does, but what it does is incredibly limited. If all you want is to make vector images from one particular format, great, but if you're looking for anything else there are many more better tools to get the job done."
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      Pablo Guzmán
      Written on October 7, 2017
      "Vector Magic is focused on vectorization, rather than on general image conversion. It also isn't free: there is a free trial, but afterwards you have to pay."
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      Magic Tracer
      MagicTracer is a raster to vector converter for Windows. With over 100 customizable functions, MagicTracer works as your all-purpose tool for raster to vector converting. It even comes complete with a simple interface and real-time previews that allow you to see how a custom setting will affect your project.
      Software

      Windows

      $59.95 - Varies by plan

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      Nancy Allen
      Written on May 29, 2017
      "Magic Tracer is a great tool for vector converting. It comes with simple instructions and is easy to use. this provides a real solution for the issue of vector convereting for..."
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      Nancy Allen
      Written on May 29, 2017
      "Magic Tracer is a great tool for vector converting. It comes with simple instructions and is easy to use. this provides a real solution for the issue of vector convereting for windows."
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      Sharon Gibson
      Written on October 13, 2017
      "everyone seem's to love this so i tried the trial-version. i can't see a reason to buy this, it doesn't do anything i can't already do with daz."
      SG
      Sara Gomez
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "though it has many uses, its level of problem solving has not been well laid out. to my opinion, it has not fully solved the problem"
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      Brian Jensen
      Written on June 26, 2017
      "Excellent tool to help an active developer or worker. Allows, on the fly, to make changes and see their impacts"
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      Corel Draw

      Corel Draw is a vector drawing tool that combined with LiveSketch ensures a more natural drawing experience. LiveSketch allows you to avoid sketching and scanning from paper and bring your ideas to life with ease.

      Software

      Windows

      $499 - Varies by plan

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      Paridhi Sengupta
      Written on June 19, 2017
      "Corel Draw can be used for this purpose but there are more cost effective options out there. While this solves my problem, I'm not sure it's the best solution for those of us..."
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      Paridhi Sengupta
      Written on June 19, 2017
      "Corel Draw can be used for this purpose but there are more cost effective options out there. While this solves my problem, I'm not sure it's the best solution for those of us on a budget. I don't see the point in paying so much for Corel Draw when there are other things out there to convert images that are WAY cheaper."
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      Rafael Leal
      Written on October 11, 2017
      "This software is simply way too expensive for what it does. While I'm aware that some consider it to be the "top of the line", there are a number of free programs to convert images that will work in nearly every case. I decided to save a lot of money and found some freeware that did the job quite nicely."
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      Marcos Rosas
      Written on May 4, 2017
      "Corel Draw is a top-notch piece of image manipulation software that isn't as expensive as Photoshop but offers similar functionality. It is also a good image converter, especially since it uses vector graphics and thus doesn't distort the source image when it is resized."
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      Israel Valle
      Written on March 18, 2017
      "If you want some software that will convert your images into vectors then Corel draw will do that for you. There's cheaper ways to go about it, but none of them are easier then the simple import and trace option from Corel Draw."
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      Shreyas Kapur
      Written on October 19, 2017
      "Corel Draw works for many application and can be useful resource. I have been less than impressed with the ability to convert images. As an image converter the results have been poor."
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      Adobe Photoshop

      Adobe Photoshop is the most popular photo editing software around. It is the industry standard today and is used by professionals and hobbyists alike. It is fully featured and allows for an extensive amount of photo editing jobs to be done.

      Software

      Windows, Mac

      Varies by plan

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      Christine Carr
      Written on June 19, 2017
      "Photoshop is the best program you will get when it comes to image converting and image editing. You can easily create professional looking photos and convert images into..."
      CC
      Christine Carr
      Written on June 19, 2017
      "Photoshop is the best program you will get when it comes to image converting and image editing. You can easily create professional looking photos and convert images into multiple formats with an easy to use interface."
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      Tammy Wheeler
      Written on October 19, 2017
      "This solution is not good. While photoshop is fine for storing photos it doesn't do any image converting at all so it is not helpful to me here. Overall this is a bad solution and helps me in no way."
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      Jeremy Reed
      Written on March 9, 2017
      "Photoshop is the standard everything else gets measured by. But oh, so many different wayts to get it. If only I were a student or a teacher ..."
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      Sergio Segura
      Written on October 4, 2017
      "Photoshop is a great program for editing images, the only issue is it can be expensive to purchase the license."
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      CoffeeCup Pixconverter
      CoffeeCup PixConverter is a software that can convert your GIF, JPG, TIFF, PNG, and BMP files by changing the size, colors, file names, and much more, all with one simple step. 
      Software

      Windows

      Free

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      Jeremy Wade
      Written on October 18, 2017
      "This software gets the job done. It works fast during the conversion process. The issue is that the user interface is very outdated. It makes using the software a negative..."
      JW
      Jeremy Wade
      Written on October 18, 2017
      "This software gets the job done. It works fast during the conversion process. The issue is that the user interface is very outdated. It makes using the software a negative experience, which is a shame as the software is effective."
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      Andrew Ellis
      Written on July 4, 2017
      "Fantastic and simple. This software does nothing besides what you expect it to. The interface is simplistic and in a good way. Best of all it's free. So worse case is you dislike it and try something else."
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      Bryan Hopkins
      Written on October 14, 2017
      "This image converter has served me well, it has support of many formats. It is very easy to understand how to work it, and I find myself using it without really thinking about how to use it."
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      Brenda Barnes
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "I don't think I can completely go with this idea. It changes way too much about a file, what if you make a mistake? And it doesn't look simply made."
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      Esperanza Villegas
      Written on May 8, 2017
      "Downloadable program that converts images"
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      Online-convert.com
      This free online file converter lets you convert media easy and fast from one format to another. Online-Convert support a lot of different source formats, just try. 
      Online Tools

      Free

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      Ankita Patel
      Written on June 25, 2017
      "I was having issues converting some of my images with the software that came with my computer. After doing a little googling, I gave online-convert.com a try. I honestly..."
      AP
      Ankita Patel
      Written on June 25, 2017
      "I was having issues converting some of my images with the software that came with my computer. After doing a little googling, I gave online-convert.com a try. I honestly can't believe how fast and effortless it is. And you can convert to just about any format you can imagine. Definitely my new go to."
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      Pranav Chattopadhyay
      Written on October 17, 2017
      "Why bother using this when you could just resave it on your desktop. It all seems like a waste of bandwidth to me."
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      Donald Rose
      Written on June 30, 2017
      "This would work for the problem. It has an image conversion feature along with many other media types."
      AR
      Amber Reid
      Written on June 10, 2017
      "Online-Convert.com is a great way to convert your images. Plus it's free!"
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      JPG to PNG
      This free online tool converts your JPG images to PNG format, applying proper compression methods. Unlike other services, this tool does not ask for your email address, offers mass conversion and allows files up to 50 MB.
      Websites

      Free

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      Yolanda Olivares
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "Normally I convert the other way but for work I needed to change some images over. I don't know much about the company but I did like the promise that all data would be..."
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      Yolanda Olivares
      Written on September 18, 2017
      "Normally I convert the other way but for work I needed to change some images over. I don't know much about the company but I did like the promise that all data would be deleted in an hour. If that's true that's pretty good. I'll edit my review if I find anything has been stolen but for now it worked pretty well."
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      Joyce Jimenez
      Written on March 6, 2017
      "This converter is fantastic! It quickly and automatically converts jpg images with the right compression parameters into PNG format. I love that you can use the useful drag and drop tool to drop up to 20 images on the site and wait for them to upload without having to give your email."
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      Jacqueline Lynch
      Written on October 8, 2017
      "JPG to PNG is a free online converter, which doesn't collect information, which is nice. However like most online converter type websites like this, it doesn't have the full features you might need."
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      Cheryl Fernandez
      Written on February 4, 2017
      "I found this to be very useful. It is easy to use. It is very simple and functional."
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      TubeOffline

      With TubeOffline, a user can download videos from Youtube, SoundCloud, Facebook, Coke & Popcorn, Project Free, Movie4k, Putlocker, Xvideos & many more. This online converter and downloader is free to use.

      Online Tools

      Free

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      Sandra Enríquez
      Written on December 4, 2017
      "Good for grabbing videos from other sites. Most come out okay, but format can go wrong at times."
      SE
      Sandra Enríquez
      Written on December 4, 2017
      "Good for grabbing videos from other sites. Most come out okay, but format can go wrong at times."

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    Best image converters
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 XnConvert Software 8 Free
    2 iWinSoft Mac Image Converter Software 5 Paid
    3 AppleMacSoft Graphic Converter Software 3 Paid
    4 ImageMagick Software 1 Free
    5 Vector Magic Software 0 Free
    6 Magic Tracer Software 0 Paid
    7 Corel Draw Software 0 Paid
    8 Adobe Photoshop Software 0 Paid
    9 CoffeeCup Pixconverter Software 0 Free
    10 Online-convert.com Online Tools 0 Free
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