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Photo Features

Editing, enhancing, altering and optimizing your images

  • Magic Color Match tool

    Also known as the Palette from Photo tool, or Get Colours from Photo tool For a perfect match between design and photo, use the new Magic Color Match feature to generate an entire color spectrum from ...

  • Does Xara integrate with external photo editors?

    Double clicking a bitmap in Xtreme will by default cause the bitmap to open in the Xara Picture Editor.  Version 3.2 of Xara Xtreme and Xara Xtreme Pro can integrate with a variety of external photo e...

  • Exif

    Exif To use the EXIF tool, select the image first and then select the tool from the Photo tools fly-out menu. It is the farthest icon on the right. The EXIF tool provides useful information that is em...

  • Shadow & Highlight controls

    Version 10 of Photo & Graphic Designer and Designer Pro include two new brightness controls on the the InfoBar in the Enhance Photo Tool, for Shadows brightness and Highlights brightness.   How do I a...

  • Levels tool

    Levels Tool The Levels tool offers advanced functionality and control of the Photo Enhance Tool, displaying a rawer view of the controls of the levels balance of an image. The Levels tool is accessibl...

  • Effects Painter Tool

    Effects Painter Tool This tool allows you to paint photo effects onto your photo using a nib. It’s based on the Shape Painter Tool, so it shares a lot of the same controls such as those for choosing t...

  • Am I restricted to a set number of images within a Photo Gallery template

    The Photo Gallery templates accessible from within the Photo Galleries folder in the design gallery contain a set number of images. You can replace these images with your own and the easiest method to...

  • Auto-rotation of digital camera images

    An increasing number of digital cameras and phone cameras (including all iPhone and iPads) no longer rotate the image in-camera to ensure the JPG file appears the correct way up (e.g. when you take a ...

  • Enhance by color

    Note:  The tool is no longer shown by default on the Photo Tool Infobar and has been replaced with the 'Select colors to enhance' tool. Information on adding the tool back onto a infobar can be viewed...

  • Red-eye tool

    Red-eye removal The Red Eye Tool allows you to quickly remove red eye effects from faces in your photos.. How do I use the tool? Select the Red-eye removal tool from the Photo tool flyout Zoom into th...