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Photopus Pro 1.4 Giveaway
$39.95
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Giveaway of the day — Photopus Pro 1.4

Batch Photo Editor.
$39.95 EXPIRED
User rating: 33 (57%) 25 (43%) 36 comments

Photopus Pro 1.4 was available as a giveaway on November 27, 2017!

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A great organizer for your daily writing and editing tasks!

Photopus Pro is an easy to use batch photo editor that converts, adds text, image and watermarks to a picture, resizes it, transforms, applies effects, renames etc. The program helps to make batch picture processing instead of editing all picture individually. You can also resize images automatically with ready presets, rotate, flip, crop, convert to other formats, such as PDF, TIFF.

Special effects are also included into the program: black and white, sepia, blur, emboss, red eye correction, twirl, grayscale and more. Adjust brightness, contrast, smooth, color balance etc.

System Requirements:

Windows 2000/ 2003/ 2008/ XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8 /10 (x32/x64); 1.2GHz Intel or AMD CPU 1G RAM; 500 MB Hard Disk Storage

Publisher:

Softdiv Software Sdn Bhd

Homepage:

http://www.photopus.net/

File Size:

8.3 MB

Price:

$39.95

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#14

Another question - your website shows that v. 1.4 will allow the user to add the date and time as a watermark. Do you mean that it will pick up the time and date from the exif data, or just allow the user to personally add that information?

If it will add the time and date from the exif data, then you should showcase that feature, as there is a need for affordable software to add that information to the photo. (Try to setup a modern smartphone to print that information. They display it on the screen, but it is not printed. It is a problem with modern videocameras, too.)

Reply   |   Comment by Sparky  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#13

Had ver 1.3 on Windows 10 x64 Pro but uninstalled back yr or so. This installed ok. I assume the password-key won't work if one tries a fresh install later. Saving it anyway.
Easy deal for once. Thanks GOTD may come in handy.

Reply   |   Comment by sludgehound  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#12

I have Photopus Pro 3.12. Have you renumbered the versions, or is today's offering an old version?

Reply   |   Comment by Sparky  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

Sparky,
PhotoPad Image Editor 3.12

Not the same

Reply   |   Comment by Terry E  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-1)
#11

This offering is good.

I have a need for batch processing photos on a lot of occasions and this works very well.
A bit slower than i would have liked but a great time-saver nonetheless.
Able to drag& drop as well is good.

Adding files is a little clumsy as you need to click the 'PLUS' below where the file names will appear but not a hardship - just a bit different.

Limited frames but at this time it doesn't look like that can be changed but lots and lots of other filters and multiple filters can be applied to lots of photos all at once.

A very useful tool that I would be sad to lose (So turn OFF updates).

Photo Octopus abbreviated to Photo -Pus or was that an abbreviation of PhotoPussy?

Either are not too clever, I suggest, but hey, as someone famous once said -
whats in a name?

Reply   |   Comment by Terry E  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#10

Suggestion.. photo conversion in and out of CMYK format..

Reply   |   Comment by zeau  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)
#9

Not sure about the name of the product -
pus
[pəs]
NOUN
a thick yellowish or greenish opaque liquid produced in infected tissue, consisting of dead white blood cells and bacteria with tissue debris and serum.
synonyms: suppuration · matter · discharge · secretion

Reply   |   Comment by fred  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

fred, Yea... at first I saw the name and figured it was a misspell. Then I saw the graphic and thought, what the heck!

Reply   |   Comment by Dan  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

@fred, I would guess that its name is a play on "Platypus," which is a mammal that is very unique in its genre, appearing to be made up of many different species

Reply   |   Comment by Nebulous  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

Nebulous, Or ya know, it could just be the far more obvious photopus = photo opus ;-)

It is a terrible name though as all I saw initially was photo pus! My photos are bad enough without a program to add pus lol

Reply   |   Comment by JDP  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#8

This requires a password which is not given with the free download

Reply   |   Comment by yaya  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-10)

yaya, The password is in the Readme as "Registration key"

Reply   |   Comment by Ootje  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)

yaya, yes it is read the text, that is the password.

Reply   |   Comment by Rheanna  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+1)
#7

Great little program. Download and get the key or password from the readme file, quick to install and works. Even I managed to process a folder of images, I tried resize, add effect and rename for a folder full.. great..
Some users must have too big a brain and it gets in the way of the simplicity...lol

Reply   |   Comment by warren  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+7)
#6

Question for the developer: Can Photopus convert a PDF text page into PDF Image? I have a book I've written. I'd like to share portions of it with others at times, but I'd rather send the sections as images rather than as copyable text

Reply   |   Comment by Nebulous  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-2)

Nebulous, do a web search for "print to pdf" and you'll find a nice article on digitaltrends.com explaining several ways to accomplish this.

Reply   |   Comment by mikem  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+8)

Nebulous, PDF Creator is an awesome tool for what you want to do and is Free.

Reply   |   Comment by D_Ram  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#5

Downloaded quickly with no problems. Installed easily once I realized the password they ask for is the registration key given in the Read Me file. I only tested one photo, but it seems to do what it claims.

Reply   |   Comment by MamaKate  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)
#4

Some examples.
Org found on the internet:
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/WJrH9MMHBnESHno
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/VdRQ3pTmht6kti9
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/XYMoXoLb9Q1avuK
Grayscale and format 10x15:
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/DgH78iYbRu5cfK4
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/D2TYVBg8wkSGgwc
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/UPDmauzXytAkJDa
3 Filters (Fire, Gray en Wave, export PDF:
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/PLKo8wHeLyI4MvH
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/RAgtK0bFWDnlsR2
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/UM9cnt23kmK2vA9
Crop and export as ICO:
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/tkK1habaMepJVef
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/AOXmPpjkCFRdDTs
https://ootjegotd.stackstorage.com/s/Pw4dTVTeVRTCAzr
Ootje

Reply   |   Comment by Ootje  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+6)

Ootje, I just want to say that I appreciate the screenshots you have shared, today and many other days. It helps to see a program in action before trying it. As an aside, I am ridiculously jealous of your stack account. I have been trying to get one for some time with no luck. I think the problem is my location (Canada), although they have never come out and said that.

Reply   |   Comment by Bebop17  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)

Bebop17, "I have been trying to get one" I did get an invite sometime ago.
And that was good for me, because free Dropbox was just 2Gb.
And I want sometimes to share more than that.
And a couple of times I was banned for a week, because of the ammouunt of the traffic.
And nowadays I put the bigger things in Stack(1Tb), so Dropbox will function normally. Almost 20Gb used.
Try again on transip to get one. (VPN?)

Reply   |   Comment by Ootje  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
#3

Downloaded in ZIP format with no issues. Extracted files (two) into another folder. Before installation open the README file to get the Registration Key that you WILL need to start the installation as it asks for a password as soon as you click INSTALL.

Installation went smoothly and quick. Option to open immediately after installation.

I tested this on a few older photos that I had. Some of the options run a bit slow but provide decent results. I added a simple border and it converted them as requested fast and the results did not cause any loss of clarity in the original photo.

Going to have to play around with this to figure out some of the other features. But, initially, it's an interesting program and a possible "keeper" for those that use photos programs on a regular basis.

Reply   |   Comment by Harry  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+10)
#2

It says you need a password for it.

Reply   |   Comment by Patricia Magee  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-7)

Patricia Magee, Open the README file. The password is provided there.

Reply   |   Comment by Harry  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+6)

Patricia Magee, The password is in the Readme as "Registration key"

Reply   |   Comment by Ootje  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)

I found the password in the accompanying ReadMe file

Reply   |   Comment by Sim  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+8)
#1

I think FastStone Image Viewer can do the same - for free!

Reply   |   Comment by M. H.  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+27)

M. H., Thanks for that insightful and informative review of today's software.

Reply   |   Comment by Harry  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-18)

Harry, Comments on here are a joke.

Reply   |   Comment by Terry E  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (-26)

M. H., It does look promising, and seems to be regularly updated.

Up to now I had always installed MS Office Picture Manager from my older MS Office 2003 cd (that used to be provided with and until MS Office 2003, but is no longer included), this suffices for most purposes, such as cropping, rotating, brightness, contrast, saturation, red-eye removal, etc.

Though this FastStone application (as well as many other excellent freeware) offers a couple of more advanced features like clone stamp etc.

Reply   |   Comment by Louis  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)

Louis, FYI if you update a gaotd free app you lose it. You need to turn off automatic Updates on these apps.

Reply   |   Comment by beans  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+5)

Louis, try Paint.net.
It can do maybe as much as you need.
I use it every day for editing screen-shots.

Reply   |   Comment by Ootje  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (0)

beans, I was actually referring to the suggested FastStone alternative being updated regularly.
I am aware of that issue with gaotd applications, but appreciate the reminder :-)

Reply   |   Comment by Louis  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+4)

Ootje, thanks, I will take a good look at it.
Perhaps it's time to test these applications for what I need it for, and then settle on one of them.

Reply   |   Comment by Louis  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+2)

M. H., Very true, and can do a lot of other great editing. Have used FastStone for years.

Reply   |   Comment by Dan  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)

Terry E, it is said that laughter is the best medicine, BTW is your comment any better than the others?

Reply   |   Comment by TK  –  11 months ago  –  Did you find this comment useful? yes | no (+3)
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