I need help in choosing a photo editing programme

  GrannyA 20:10 22 Feb 2015

I had a Micrisoft Digital Imagag programme for years which I really loved, but lost it when my PC went down losing all programmes. Is there one similar either on the market or for free? I can't get my head around Photoshop which a friend uses. It's too complicated. I want to easily download from my camera ,edit in a few ways and easily copy to desktop. Any advise woukd be most welcome. Thank you. Granny A

  The Kestrel 20:16 22 Feb 2015

Picasa is a popular freeware photo editing program. You can download it from click here which is a safe site. Give it a try and if it doesn't work for you delete it from your PC.

  AroundAgain 21:19 22 Feb 2015

Windows Live Photo Gallery is MS free photo editing program that has superceded Digital Imaging. This is available in Windows Essentials for Win 7 and 8/8.1

If you have Vista, it seems Windows Photo Gallery is part of Vista.

I've not used either but have gleaned this from Wikipedia

Hope this is helpful

  hzhzhzhz 01:39 23 Feb 2015

Try Photofiltre. I've used it for many years now for jpegs.

  Ian in Northampton 07:37 23 Feb 2015

I'm a big fan of IrfanView.

  Daisy_Michael 08:14 23 Feb 2015

When it comes to free option, Picasa is the best one and if you are looking to buy one, there's nothing better than ACDSee!

  GrannyA 18:00 25 Feb 2015

Thank you all for your help. Now that I know names of programmes I can research a bit more and decide. Many thanks GrannyA

  john bunyan 19:01 25 Feb 2015

I would try Paint.net (free and good)

Paint - Filehippo

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