Ulead PhotoImpact

InterVideo Digital Technology Corporation (Shareware)

Ulead PhotoImpact, now called Corel PhotoImpact X3, is an image editing application. It provides simple and advanced editing tools for beginners and advanced computer users. One of the features of the application is Easy and Fast ExpressFix mode. This tool provides one-click fixes wherein users can bring out the details on a photo, change the white balance, and reduce noise. There is also a Photo Project Wizard that automatically created comic strips, photo collages, greeting cards, and labels. There are also two crop tools included – Rule of Thirds crop and the Golden Ratio crop.

The advanced editing tools bundled with the program allow advanced computer users to enhance photos with tools, such as dodge, remove scratch, burn, and touch-up. Ulead PhotoImpact supports editing of RAW images, too. The application comes with 70 customizable templates. These can be used for creating photo slideshows, scrapbooks, and more. The 360 Panorama maker combines several photos and stitches them together to form horizontal or vertical panoramas.

Other tools included in Ulead PhotoImpact are the following:
• Cloud pen with different cloud types (paint clouds, add sky effects)
• Corel Painter Essentials included
• Creative photographic filters
• Slideshow preparation wizard
• DVD menu maker plug-in

Ulead PhotoImpact can be used together with video editing programs to create photo movies.