FreeFile Reviews - The eBook

All of the FreeFile Reviews from the past have been collected into an ebook. It contains over 50 reviews, dating back to 2009. Nearly half of them have just recently been updated.
It is available at Amazon. For only $ 0.99,
or free, if you have Kindle Unlimited.
Find out more about it, and get your copy HERE.

  iPhotoDraw is a free program for making annotations on images. The images can be existing images on your pc or screen captures from iPhotoDraw's own screen capture function. The interface is attractive and well organized. iPhotoDraw is for Windows only.
  The Good - Some might consider iPhotoDraw a one trick pony, but it feels very full-featured. For annotations, a good selection of simple shapes and lines are available, and can be adjusted in numerous ways. Drop shadows and outer glows can be added. The built-in screen capture is handy. Simple image adjustments are also included under the 'Image' menu.
  The Bad - The only thing that I found confusing was saving. If you want to save a screen capture, just use 'Save As' - no problem. However, after making annotations, 'Save As' will only save the background image, not the annotations. To save the image with the annotations you must use 'Export'. Not a problem, once you understand the process.
— — — — The Bottom Line — — — —
  Everyone occasionally needs to make a screen grab and add annotations to it. iPhotoDraw is the ideal solution to create a good looking screen capture with a minimum of fuss. This free program is definitely a keeper.
        Download iPhotoDraw HERE

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