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May 2, 2016

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Building a consistent user interface from Windows XP to Windows 10

As you probably know, PhotoDemon is a portable application. Portable applications meet a few special criteria: 1) You don’t need to install the program to use it. 2) You don’t need administrator privileges to use it. 3) You can easily run the program from a USB drive, CD, or any other removable media. While portable […]

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February 19, 2015


Coming in PhotoDemon 6.6: automatic updates

Release dates are a funny thing. When I first made PhotoDemon available online, my goal was to release an update every six weeks. That quickly turned to two months, then three months, and the last stable release (version 6.4) took six months to release. Version 6.6 is already nearing the six month mark as well, […]

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January 11, 2014

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New feature in 6.2: improved JPEG dialog

PhotoDemon 6.2 is getting nearer and nearer to completion, so I thought it would be fun to start sharing previews of some of the new features arriving in that release. (Remember – you can try out these new features at any time by downloading the latest development release.) First up is a fix for one […]

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October 24, 2013

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PhotoDemon 6.2’s new, customizable interface

Photo editors come in a lot of shapes and sizes. Some editors give every part of the program its own window: Others lock images into place, but allow you to freely move toolbars: Some software locks toolbars into place, but give images their own windows: While still others lock both toolbars and images into a […]

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