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Image Viewer (Explorer) Layout




icon_tipImportant: the concept of Albums and Catalogs in CodedColor.




1.Tabs of opened windows, similar to most internet browsers
2.Toolbar with all relevant functions like "Edit Images" and "Batch Processing"
3.Thumb bar: select multiple images with SHIFT or CTRL. Doublecklick to open in Fullscreen
4.Click icon to edit EXIF/IPTC annotations
5.Annotation Editor (you can reposition the dialog and resize the edges)
6.Assign and search for keywords
7.Folders tree: yellow = contains images, green = album location
8.Use left/right mouse buttons to zoom and pan image
10.Click button to open/close the bar for catalogs, albums and recently opened images/folders.
11.Choose catalog. You can then drag images from above into the current catalog or edit images from within.
12.Drag thumb to change custom sorting
13.Click on dropdown button to open context menu
14.Context menu with all relevant functions for the selected image
15.Drag separator up/down to change size of thumbs



Image Editor Layout





1.Search for editing tool or tutorial
2.Rotate Dialog with horizon alignment
3.Open tutorials
4.Open Fullscreen mode (or toggle with F6)
5.Hold "Original" button pressed to see unedited image
6.Switch between Zoom and Selection mode
7.Selection toolwindow (you can move it around)
8.Selection modes (Rectangle, Lasso, Wand, etc.)
9.Current selection (move and resize it, press ALT key to preserve aspect ratio)
10.Crop image to the current selection
11.SmartFix dropdown button with options
12.Use left/right mouse button to zoom and pan image
13.Alternative zoom buttons, if the selection mode or a paint tool is active
14.Toolbar for "Undo/Redo", "Original Image" and "Apply Changes"
15.Statusbar shows filename, zoom factor, size and color information        


Screenshow (Fullscreen) Layout





1.Dropdown menu with all relevant functions and Screenshow options. To return to the Explorer or Editor, you can also press ESC.
2.Move the cursor to the top to open an image selection bar, which you can automatically scroll by moving the cursor left or right.
3.As in the Explorer and Editor, use the left/right mouse buttons to zoom and pan image
4.Move the cursor to the left to open EXIF/IPTC information. To edit, you can also toggle the Annotation Editor by pressing F4.
5.The information box will disappear again if you move the cursor away from the left.
7.Transparent image information (can be turned off in the Screenshow options)        



Print Designer Layout





1.Add images, cliparts, page numbers, arrows, maps, webpage graphics
2.Multiple page layouts for any kind of print product,    Add individual templates
3.Expert/Easy mode
4.Add Borders, frames and shadows, Transparency, image enhancements, Textures, sepia, black & white
5.Editor with automatic image correction, Crop images, red eye correction
6.Rotate images and text
7.Transparent backgrounds and objects
8.Overlay and group images, Spread images over double pages
9.Add titles from IPTC, Formated Richtext (WYSIWYG text editor), Text with gradient and texture, Projective and curved text
10.Drag & Drop images, Automatically generate pages (Autofill)
11.Mark images already in the project        




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CodedColor PhotoStudio © 2023 1STEIN GmbH

CodedColor PhotoStudio by 1STEIN is an award-winning Windows photo viewer and editor to organize, edit, resize, reformat, correct, compare, sort, watermark, annotate and print digital images, and to edit EXIF and IPTC data in digital photos. You can rename multiple images, remove scratches, stich panoramas, convert RAW photos (from Canon, Nikon, Olympus, etc. cameras), burn digital watermarks, correct colors, batch convert and correct images and generate a web album in HTML5. The software is easier to use than Photoshop, but more versatile than ACDSee, Picasa, Irfanview or Gimp. Many magazines consider it to be the Swiss Knife of Image Editing. Have a look at our Before / After tutorials to get an idea of the powerful capabilities. The software comes with a detailed handbook and a fast database to store EXIF/IPTC data and color information. CodedColor PhotoStudio is the ideal image editing tool for every-day and professional digital camera users. The user friendly interface combines features like expert photo editing & printing, layer editing, web album galleries, slide shows, photo management & cataloging, custom sorting, IPTC & EXIF editor, GPS tagging, perspective correction, barrel distortion, effects, thumbnail generation, resize & resample images, batch conversion, database keyword searching, red eye removal, color/sharpness/brightness & contrast correction, artifact removal, clone brush, scanner & TWAIN import, screen capture, lossless JPEG rotation, transparency (alpha channel) and layers, gamma correction, screen shows with many transition effects, watermark text, image annotations, panorama stitch & animation, video capture, PDF album export, photo layouts, collages, frames, shadows, histograms, automatic white balance, photo sharing, etc. Opens and converts all common image formats: BMP, WMF, GIF, JPEG, JPEG2000, TIFF, PCX, PNG, PSP, PSD, PCD, HEIC, HEIF, AVIF and all current RAW formats. The installation includes our the CodedColor Publisher, a versatile photo layout and DTP tool to create individual and rich photo books.