PhoXo is a free and powerful image editing software. It's tiny, fast, easy to use, can be treated as a mini PhotoShop.
Its features include layers, undo, over 50 special effects, batch processing, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools for selecting, crop, painting, retouching, measuring and navigation. Especially, you can easily add text effects to image, such as shadow text, ripple text, gradient color text etc.
PhoXo web site provides a large number of resources, including step by step tutorials, thousands of free clip-art, frames, patterns, textures and shapes.
What's New in version 8.0.0:
- Add the DPI of image file read, write, modify support.
- Add French, Japanese, German, Poland, Arabic, Portugal and Russian 14 total languages etc.
- Improved the speed of real-time effects processing.
- Improved printing function on Vista/Win7 system.
- Automatically detect color format when save image.
- Hold down the Ctrl key and scroll the mouse wheel to zoom view.
- Remove the UAC asking dialogbox when switch language.