This is quite helpful. Thank-you for the input. Will check them out.
[log in to unmask]">It's only available for Windows, but I like FastStone for basic viewing, editing and sorting.
" FastStone Image Viewer is an image viewer and organizer for Microsoft Windows, provided free of charge for personal and educational use, as of version 6.6. The program also includes basic image editing tools. " Wikipedia
Steve Halford ([log in to unmask])
Museum Technician (Retired)
Department of Biological Sciences
Simon Fraser University
On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 1:28 PM Steve Halford <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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For simple photo editing - Photoshop Elements.
DropBox is not an app, it provides remote storage, although there is a desktop app (or mobile app) that allows you to access it. You are allowed limited free storage - 5GB, I think.
Google Drive is free and allows for 15GB, I think. So it has my vote. You need a gmail account or an academic email that is linked to Google Drive (some universities have this). Very easy to share files or to set folders up so a group can share them. Useful for my classes.
Just my 2-cents.
But "simple" can be tricky. There is a learning curve with everything.
On Dec 10, 2018, at 11:03 AM, Patricia Savage <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
My and Instructors and I are looking for a dead simple photoediting app and another app that functions like DropBox that is also drop dead simple. We have quite a few students who are totally uncomfortable on computers and we want to be able to refer them to a few apps that will simplify all of our lives.
These apps, for both Mac and Windows, needs to allow them to be able to:
rename their image
resave to jpg
crop and resize their image.
We need some app they can use to load large images to as well.
We Instructors were recently introduced to Snapseed, which I think will work for them, but any other thoughts most welcome!
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