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      07-25-2011, 10:41 PM   #1
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help: bang for the buck editing software

hey guys im looking to get a new software, i have used LR2 and PS but PS was way to complicated for me.

just wondering if you guys use or know of a really user friendly software for editing... and that will stitch pics together to create panoramics..

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oh yeah i have a macbook just in case it makes a difference.
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tried PSE?
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For stitching panoramas, I have experience with PTgui and it works really well. Another one is called DoubleTake.

A cheaper alternative to LR3 is Aperture on the Mac. If you are looking for a PS alternative, then you can go with the really good Pixelmator.
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i use CS5 and LR3......
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For stitching panoramas, I have experience with PTgui and it works really well. Another one is called DoubleTake.

A cheaper alternative to LR3 is Aperture on the Mac. If you are looking for a PS alternative, then you can go with the really good Pixelmator.
I'm going to have to check those out! Thanks
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      07-26-2011, 06:55 PM   #6
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The Digital Photographer magazine with Keira Knightly on the cover has Capture One Express included. I installed it yesterday. It's not Photoshop, but it's not bad for light editing and batch editing. Not too shabby for free (aside from the magazine cost) software.
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you can get a trial of Aperture for free
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