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Hello I'm back after a 10-15 years on a PC. My computer should be coming in anytime now. I need some help with some software for my Imac 20" . Looking for photo editing software? what is your opinion?

aperture, or anything else out there? on my old pc I worked with Adobe photoshop.


Can wait for my computer get here, (by the way my old Macinstoh still works
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Hi aj!! Welcome!! I don't know much about photo editing programs but I just wanted to say hello and welcome you. You'll find alot of useful info here and I'm sure some one will pop in soon enough to answer your question.

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I think photoshop will work with Macs?


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You may want to try GIMP since its free, but photoshop will work on OS X.

Aperture is more or less for tweaking photographs and such.

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Welcome aj84!!!

There are LOTS of good image editing programs for the Mac. Here is a partial list:

Photoshop Elements
Photoshop CS2

GIMP (www.gimp.org)
Seashore (http://seashore.sourceforge.net)
ChocoFlop (http://www.chocoflop.com)

GraphicConverter (http://www.lemkesoft.com/xd/public/c...lkPTE5Mw_.html)
ImageWell (http://xtralean.com/IWOverview.html)

...and of course...

iPhoto (which has quite a nice set of editing tools)

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thanks to everybody for the welcome and the help.
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Great post mac57! You have done an excellent job in outlining the choices for aj84.

BTW, welcome to Mac-Forums, aj84!
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Chocoflop would have been my pick and yes I love iPhoto
here is a book worth the money it goes deep into iPhoto
http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/iphotomm/
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Great Mac57 iPhoto is a great choice too
You can make it better with a couple of the hidden features too

http://www.macosxhints.com/article.p...60504123458727

http://http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20060127142531616
Ps Chocoflop is great too

Opps sorry for the double post How do I delete one ?
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Thanks for the info Kilted1. The first link is great but Safari reports that it can't find the second one. Any chance of reposting?

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can wait for my imac to get here!!! thanks for all the help, I will probably check out the programs and suggestions from this group ASAP. I will also get Aperture. I like what i see so far.
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mac57 the url just needs modifying as it incorrectly starts as:

http://http//

Try this link:

Set some hidden preferences in iPhoto 6
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Thanks pulse-8.

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