There are a lot of photo editors. Therefore, it’s often difficult for users to decide which one to choose. In this article, we’ll look at several photo editors that you can use to edit your photos.

1. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

Adobe Lightroom is a powerful graphical tool originally conceived as a computer analog of a widely used photo lab, where films are shown, and various manipulations are performed on them. The program refers to the tools of primary processing, after which it makes sense to connect other photo editors.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom includes the functions of manifesting the negative, retouching pictures, as well as developing and organizing all the works in a single catalog, focuses exclusively on photographers.

Lightroom is easy to learn, it guarantees the high output of quality material due to uniform settings for all uploaded photos despite their format.

2. ACDSee.

ACDSee is a commercial utility for easy management and viewing of collections of photos and pictures. The program has two modes of operation: the complete user is provided with all the tools for processing photographs, in the fast – only the most necessary.

ACDSee is equipped with a convenient and fast search for media files, supports the popular RAW format of leading camera manufacturers.

The utility has many tools for processing images:

  • white balance correction;
  • cropping, turning, reflection;
  • correction of sharpness and noise;
  • full color management;
  • use of watermarks;
  • integration/selection and many other popular tools.

3. Picasa.

Picasa Photo Editor is a popular and program. You can download Picasa for free. Many people choose Picasa Photo Editor because it helps them to solve problems without unnecessary fuss. Editing is done using simple and intuitive controls. With Picasa Photo Editor (available for Windows and Mac), you can easily and quickly sort and move photos from the camera to your computer, and also adjust and prepare them for computation in the social network or in your gallery.

Picasa Photo Editor is owned by Google, so it has the option to send photos to Google+, Blogger and YouTube with one click. However, to send to Facebook, Flickr and other social networks will require more action. To take advantage of all the benefits of the program, for example, automatic backup to the cloud, you will have to be authorized through a free Google+ account.

4. Lightshot.

Lightshot is a convenient program for creating screenshots, it’s free and has many useful features. Using the “screenshot” you can not only take photos of the desktop and the operations on it but also instantly edit the received pictures.

The functionality of Lightshot includes:

  • the presence of a free brush to create marks and highlight important areas;
  • straight lines;
  • arrows;
  • rectangular areas;
  • marker;
  • the ability to insert text;
  • color selection for each instrument;
  • storage of a screenshot in the cloud online (for this you need to register in the service).

Lightshot has a convenient web service in which you can store screenshots taken and share them with friends and colleagues. The site of the program assumes a functional and advanced online image editor with many necessary features. The program for creating screenshots Lightshot works in the background and is called by pressing the button PrintScreen on the keyboard. The snapshot can be immediately sent to social networks, printed, saved or copied.

5. Nero MediaHome.

Nero MediaHome – a program for working with photos and music. Also, the program supports recording of multimedia data on discs. After processing, Nero MediaHome can upload photos and videos to Nero cloud storage, video sharing sites and various social networks. With Nero MediaHome, you can easily stream video on a TV or any other video player.

Advantages of Nero MediaHome:

  • playback of audio and video files in almost any format;
  • advanced interface for comfortable listening to music;
  • many tools to improve the look of your photos;
  • automatic face recognition and tagging of photos.

6. XnView.

XnView is a free program for viewing, managing and editing photos. XnView Photo Editor supports more than 500 graphics formats. However, XnView doesn’t contain advertisements and spyware. The application includes special tools for creating screenshots of the desktop.

Viewing photos with XnView:

  • view thumbnails of images;
  • full screen viewing;
  • view as a photo tape;
  • start a slideshow with different transitions;
  • photo comparison.

Editing photos in XnView:

  • resize, rotate an image, crop;
  • image editing without loss of quality;
  • adjust brightness and contrast;
  • level control, automatic contrast adjustment;
  • change the depth and color palette;
  • adding filters and effects.
  • creating graphics objects in XnView:
  • creating a slideshow;
  • built-in web editor;
  • creation of business cards;
  • mosaic of photos.

And much more:

  • processing of jpeg files without loss of quality;
  • search for duplicate files;
  • batch processing of photos;
  • batch renaming of files;
  • module for printing photos.

The program for managing and editing the XnView photo has been translated into 44 languages. Another advantage of the application is the rapid opening of large photos.

XnView Photo Editor is universal for almost all versions of Windows 7, 8, 10, as well as all types of architecture as 32 bit and 64 bit. For fans to carry everything on a USB flash drive there is also a portable XnView, which allows you to save the settings of the program directly on the flash card and carry them with you.

7. PhotoTrip.

PhotoTrip is a convenient tool for working with your photos and travels, which has a lot of opportunities for organizing your home photo gallery.

Albums. A quick sorting of photos by albums allows you to save time when adding new photos.

Color correction. Use automatic filters and manual color correction for photo processing.

Map. Place photos on the map and browse the places where they were taken.

Travels. Add the GPS track of your journey to the map and post photos of this trip automatically or in manual mode.

Publish photos and travel. Publish your photos in services Facebook, Google+, Flikr, Yandex, Fotki with the help of PhotoTrip. Place your travels on a unique Web page with a map and share a link with your friends.