Budget photo-editing from Ulead

PhotoImpact XL SE is a new image-editing program aimed at the budget-conscious photographer.

PhotoImpact XL SE is a new image-editing program aimed at the budget-conscious photographer. The PC-based program contains a host of editing feature including: the ExpressFix Wizard for automatically correcting photo problems, colour balance, levels and brightness and contrast commands, retouching tools including red-eye removal and colour cast correction tools. PhotoImpact XL SE includes 12 brush tools, 100 special effects (such as blurs and lighting effects) animated effects and text tools. Supporting a range of file formats, photos can be used to create web slideshows and albums and be attached to emails. Budding photographers can use the programís web graphics tools to create web pages complete with Java effects and GIF animations including banner text effects and video transitions. Retailing at £9.99, Ulead PhotoImpact 7 SE is available now from PC World, Dixons, Game or online from www.amazon.co.uk or www.gsp.cc.

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