Archive for the ‘Graphic and Publishing’ Category


SmushIt Reduces Digital Picture File Sizes

Posted by Rich On March - 20 - 2009

SmushIt Reduces Digital Picture File Sizes

SmushIt is an online tool that helps you reduce the size of your pictures without making them smaller or losing quality. I previously showed you how to use PNGCrush, which is limited to PNG files. SmuthIt works with all popular image types.

SmushIt even comes with a Firefox extension, which will let you compress pictures when you are using Firefox. SmuthIt will also let you batch process images so you can compress more than one at a time.

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5 Free Screenshot Capture Utility Programs

Posted by Rich On December - 22 - 2008

Free Screenshot Capture Utility Programs

I’ve tried a number of screen capture utilities and use some of them to create screenshots for mintywhite.com. I’ve compiled a list of the five best free screen capture utilities.

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Q10 Increases Your Writing Productivity

Posted by Rich On December - 19 - 2008

Q10 is a freeware text editor that is packed with features that help you focus and get your work done. I highly recommend this if you are frequently distracted by e-mails, StumbleUpon etc…

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Mobile Photo Enhancer Fixes Common Camera Phone Photo Issues

Posted by Rich On November - 25 - 2008

Mobile Photo Enhancer is a handy and powerful tool capable of fixing mobile phone photos with just a few clicks. It provides a quick and easy way to improve the quality of your images reducing artifacts and digital noise, correcting poor sharpness, contrast and color reproduction and fixing the “dark corners” problem. With its powerful filtering, the program converts images with pronounced defects into very usable photos.

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iSpring Publishes PowerPoint Presentations as Flash Movies

Posted by Rich On October - 17 - 2008

iSpring Publishes PowerPoint Presentations as Flash Movies

This free PowerPoint to Flash converter creates web friendly Flash movies from your PowerPoint content keeping its visual parameters and animation effects. The generated Flash presentation will look as if it has always been a Flash movie.

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Compress Your PNG Files from the Right-click Menu

Posted by Rich On September - 18 - 2008

Compress Your PNG Files from the Right-click Menu
Most of the images I use on this website are PNGs (Portable Network Graphics.) The reason I use them is because they are lossless and look great when they are transparent. Most modern browsers support transparent PNGs and they can help make a website look great. However, when you create a PNG in MS Paint, Photoshop, etc. you may find they’re a lot larger in size than JPG of GIF files. In this guide you’ll learn how to compress the files from the right-click context menu in Vista.

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