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Is Piracy A Necessary Evil?

Is Piracy A Necessary Evil?

Are you looking for a new app or a new album download but don’t want to pay for it? Pirating that app or music is a really attractive solution, saving anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred, but is it ethical? We asked the staff here at Make Tech Easier to chip in and tell us how they feel about the ethics of pirating apps, music, and other media. Let us know your comments too.

4 Photography Apps For Busy Photographers [Mac]

4 Photography Apps For Busy Photographers [Mac]

After a busy photo-shoot, the next thing to do is to organize your photos into their respective albums. Depending on your photo-editing skill, you might also want to do some touching up to the photos before you save them to the archive. If you are a Mac user, here are some photography apps, ranging from […]

Be A Gimp Expert With AdaptableGimp

Be A Gimp Expert With AdaptableGimp

Gimp is one of the most features complete open-source image editor around. It is often touted as the best alternative to Photoshop and is the best choices for people who need comprehensive image editing features and can’t afford Photoshop. As good as it seems, Gimp is not easy to master. All the tools and options […]

5 Best Places for Photoshop Freebies

5 Best Places for Photoshop Freebies

If you are a Photoshop user, there will be countless times when you will require pre-made items in order to help you in your work. Some freebies such as as – Textures, Brushes, PSD files, etc will always come in handy. Here are five of the finest places where you may be able to find […]

8 Of The Coolest Brushes For The Gimp

8 Of The Coolest Brushes For The Gimp

Like almost any piece of software with rudimentary drawing capability, Gimp includes simple brushes like squares, circles, and fuzzy circles. While they get you by for many basic needs, there’s a lot more you can do. Everything from flowers and vines to flames and bubbles can be created by brushes, and today we’re going to […]

How to install Photoshop CS5 in Ubuntu Maverick 10.10

How to install Photoshop CS5 in Ubuntu Maverick 10.10

If you are running Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick and own a copy of the Photoshop CS 5 installer, you will find that you won’t be able to install it under wine. Photoshop CS5 on Ubuntu 10.4 works fine, but not 10.10. Here’s what I did to get it running on my Ubuntu Maverick machine. What you’ll […]

How to Create Flames in Gimp

How to Create Flames in Gimp

For whatever reason, flames are neat looking. I’ll leave it to psychologists to explain exactly why that is. All I know is that things on fire usually look cooler than things not on fire. To me, that also includes my wallpaper. As regular readers may know, I like to create my own abstract wallpapers and […]

How to Selectively Color Images in 5 Minutes

How to Selectively Color Images in 5 Minutes

Using color to highlight a particular portion of your image can have drastic effects on the end result. Using photo editors like Photoshop and Gimp you can emphasize whatever colors you choose in an image. Music videos and films like Sin City used this extensively, and the resulting look can be replicated in Gimp in […]

BaseKit: Easily Create a Website From Photoshop

BaseKit: Easily Create a Website From Photoshop

Let’s imagine the scenario: you are a designer, well versed in Photoshop and you wanted to convert that great design of yours into a concrete web site. How can you do this in the easiest possible way? You have two solutions: Learn HTML (you probably need to know PHP as well) and code it up […]

5 Useful Online Photo Editing Tools

5 Useful Online Photo Editing Tools

We all know that Adobe Photoshop is the best software out there for photo editing/image creation. We must also admit that it is far too expensive for most of us to afford it. Luckily, for casual users like us, there are several free online tools that can help you edit your digital images. Some of […]

How to Create a High-Definition, Abstract Wallpaper In Photoshop

How to Create a High-Definition, Abstract Wallpaper In Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is by far the best photo editing application known. Apart from normal image editing jobs, you can also use it to create high definition wallpapers for your desktop. In this article I am going to discuss three techniques which you can use in Adobe Photoshop to create high definition wallpapers. We will first […]

5 Useful and Fun GIMP Plug-ins

5 Useful and Fun GIMP Plug-ins

For those of you who use GIMP, you know it is a really great alternative to Photoshop. Like any program, free or not, there is always room for improvement. Plugins are a an easy way to add functionality. GIMP has two different types of plugins, Script-fu and Python-fu. Right out of the box, you can […]

Aviary, a Web Alternative to Adobe Creative Suite

Aviary, a Web Alternative to Adobe Creative Suite

Everyone has heard of Adobe Creative Suite, which allows you to create all types of print, web, and mobile design. With it, comes a hefty price to get all the applications to have a full design studio. Additionally, if you are using a computer system that doesn’t have the software installed, then you are not […]

How to Enable Photoshop Save For Web Feature in GIMP

How to Enable Photoshop Save For Web Feature in GIMP

In case you are not aware, GIMP is an open source image editing software that is bundled in most Linux distro and is touted as the closest alternative to Photoshop. It comes with plenty of toolset and filters for you to create/edit your image, and the best thing of all, it is free. However, as […]