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Software to Blend Images?

Post by ColinM » Sun May 29, 2016 11:16 am

I'm not a millionare so Photoshop is out of the question. Looking for online free software or modest cost to gradient blend images horizontally. I used to used Lunapic - but Gif is so grainy.
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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by WWBman » Sun May 29, 2016 11:38 am

Have you tried Gimp? https://www.gimp.org
It's very popular but takes quite a bit of getting used to (I thought so anyway!). It's also very powerful.
There are many tutorial videos available e.g.:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_2R-OQddyM

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by ColinM » Sun May 29, 2016 11:57 am

WWBman wrote:Have you tried Gimp? https://www.gimp.org
It's very popular but takes quite a bit of getting used to (I thought so anyway!). It's also very powerful.
There are many tutorial videos available e.g.:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_2R-OQddyM
I've got Gimp used it for some time - will have to sift through their shocking doco - thanks WWB :D
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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by Senior Paper Monitor » Sun May 29, 2016 12:01 pm

Have a look at the range of S****f products - I think that's covered and they sell 'previous versions' very cheaply in the hope of upgrading you subsequently
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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by WWBman » Sun May 29, 2016 12:03 pm

I've updated the Youtube link to show an image blend.

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by Patr100 » Sun May 29, 2016 12:30 pm

ColinM wrote:
WWBman wrote:Have you tried Gimp? https://www.gimp.org
It's very popular but takes quite a bit of getting used to (I thought so anyway!). It's also very powerful.
There are many tutorial videos available e.g.:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_2R-OQddyM
I've got Gimp used it for some time - will have to sift through their shocking doco - thanks WWB :D

Gimp is awful to use, even more unintuitive interface than PS.
You could try Paint.net

http://www.getpaint.net/index.html

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by hobo » Sun May 29, 2016 1:15 pm

I been using the FREE Photoscape software for some years and I am happy with the options available.
Short video for blending here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFn9SXdVtrY

Download free software from here: http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/index.php

Not sure if that is what your'e looking for?

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by WWBman » Sun May 29, 2016 1:45 pm

Patr100 wrote:Gimp is awful to use, even more unintuitive interface than PS.
You could be right there! :)

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by mnwitten » Sun May 29, 2016 5:57 pm

Paint.NET is the way to go...in my opinion. 100% FREE and I use it for almost all my graphics work.

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by ColinM » Sun May 29, 2016 9:47 pm

Senior Paper Monitor wrote:Have a look at the range of S****f products - I think that's covered and they sell 'previous versions' very cheaply in the hope of upgrading you subsequently
Hi SPM - sorry, not sure what you are referring to there?
WWBman wrote:I've updated the Youtube link to show an image blend.
Thanks for that WWB - that will save be YEARS with gimp! :D
Patr100 wrote:
ColinM wrote:
WWBman wrote:Have you tried Gimp? https://www.gimp.org
It's very popular but takes quite a bit of getting used to (I thought so anyway!). It's also very powerful.
There are many tutorial videos available e.g.:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_2R-OQddyM
I've got Gimp used it for some time - will have to sift through their shocking doco - thanks WWB :D

Gimp is awful to use, even more unintuitive interface than PS.
You could try Paint.net

http://www.getpaint.net/index.html
I have to agree Patrick! :D
hobo wrote:I been using the FREE Photoscape software for some years and I am happy with the options available.
Short video for blending here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFn9SXdVtrY

Download free software from here: http://www.photoscape.org/ps/main/index.php

Not sure if that is what your'e looking for?
Thanks Hobo - will check it out. 8)
mnwitten wrote:Paint.NET is the way to go...in my opinion. 100% FREE and I use it for almost all my graphics work.
Cheers for the input Mark!

Cheers guys - really appreciate the input ! :D 8)
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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by ColinM » Sun May 29, 2016 11:54 pm

Guys -

Paint.Net - I've tried looking at paint.net - but can't find anything on blending to images horizontally with an overlap - lots of aweful videos on blending on top of each other only?

Gimp - WWB - As to gimp, I followed that video but my images don't transparently blend - this is what I get? :

Image
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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by Patrik iden » Mon May 30, 2016 8:57 am

Hello, i have an extension to blend images, it´s not ready yet but u can use it. Right now you can only blend one image per page/folder. If you want to blend more then one image you will have to put the images/extension in different folders. Then use inlineframes. But you can use it to blend images, previwe and then use some screen grab tool to save the blended image. Try different settings on different images.

The Extension is based on this: https://dev.opera.com/articles/getting- ... end-modes/ and http://codepen.io/una/pen/Qjgojy

Demo: http://test3.fcab.se/mixblendimages/

Download: https://mega.nz/#!IhdBnbhC!7pf5b0jeLYSz ... SweQ1wwcmE

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by hobo » Mon May 30, 2016 12:10 pm

Colin
I may have found something you are looking for?
Freeware - I installed it on win 10 works well.
Lots of options in dropdown menus.
http://www.cybia.co.uk/imageinc.html

I actually took your two pictures and experimented :-)
Hope this helps.

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by Patrik iden » Mon May 30, 2016 12:31 pm

Thank's i'l have a look.

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Re: Software to Blend Images?

Post by BaconFries » Mon May 30, 2016 3:39 pm

Colin I will move this to WYSIWYG Web Builder Tips, Tricks, Tutorials and Code Examples as it is getting more tips for software to use as soon as you have read.

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