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Hi all,
I am looking for another good image editor. I am not so keen on Photoshop (and it costs a lot of money). Any suggestions?

The images I mostly deal with are bmp or jpg and mainly I need good color contrast and saturation, especially in the green channel. Most of the time I need to make judgements between very green, not so green and somewhat green.

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Gimp is great.
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Gimp is really good, you can also look at Photoshop Elements 3.0 that retails for $99 (cheaper at some online stores) that I find is really good for photo editing/enhancing.

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Toy viewer may do what you want, the colour contrast tools are reasonable.
Freeware so worth a try :-) Far more options in that little program than expected.
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photoshop elements will work, or corel photo paint.
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Those are all great but graphiccoverter is more powerful and cheaper and continually upgrades. It is shareware and definitely a best buy for mac users.

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