The most powerful computer in the world isn't much good without software, and when it comes to optimizing your photos you'll need specialized software. There is no shortage of options, but you'll want to make sure the software you choose meets your needs before you spend the time learning to use it.

Basic Photo Editing

If you're just getting started with digital imaging, you want software that's easy to use, and you probably don't want to spend a lot of money. Many affordable software packages will enable you to edit your images, with some providing simple, easy-to-use adjustment options.

Jasc Paint Shop Photo Album

Paint Shop Photo Album (Windows only) from Jasc Software ( lets you easily enhance your images. The basic ...

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