Losting my Editing Program, Looking to Turn Over a New Leaf:

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  1. PhilGarber

    PhilGarber TPF Noob!

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    Hi-

    I recently had to return my Microsoft Vista to it's factory state :)er:) and lost my Picasa program. Since I no longer have Picasa downloaded I thought I would try and turn over a new leaf. I'll say from the get-go that I know this may be a impossible set of requirements. I'd be looking for these qualities in an editor:

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    -User-friendliness of Picasa

    -Power of PS Elements (or GIMP)

    -Must be free (or VERY cheap like under 50 dollars USD).
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    Tall order, eh?:confused: Any good suggestions?



    Thanks in advance,

    Phil,
     
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    Phil -

    Poke around ebay for an earlier version of Photoshop Elements. I just sold PE 5 there and only got $25 for it. It's a great program, I only sold it 'cause I upgraded to the current 7.

    Jon
     
  3. PhilGarber

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    Sweet! Thanks man... Is that a legal way to buy the software?
     
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    Josh66 Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    I've always wondered about that too... Whether a consumer can legally resell software in it's original packaging. (Who would ever know whether or not it was still on the seller's computer...)

    Seems like a common practice, I have just always kinda questioned it's legality...
    Doubtful that you would ever get 'busted' for it, just wondering if the developers of the software would consider that piracy.
     
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    well your camera probably came with a RAW converter, you could use that. I know with my RAW converter i can do 90% of my PP in there
     
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    Pretty much impossible to say for sure at this point. Reference: First-sale doctrine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

     
  7. PhilGarber

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    Thanks all. I'll think about buying it off Ebay.
     

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