Summary

Pixlr

reviewed by Hannah Ploeg

06/10/2017

The Good:

Clear menu's. Ability to uplaod your photo's from different sources (weblinks, facebook, libarary on your laptop)

The Bad:

The options of photo editing are very limited and the quality of the images don't turn out great.

The Bottomline:

If you want to do some crazy and fun editing this is your tool. But not if you really want to improve the quality of your photo's.

Overall Rating:

2

Specifications

The official website of the tool is

https://pixlr.com/editor/

The tool is made by

Ola Sevandersson

You can find the official doccumentation on:

http://www.techadvisor.co.uk/how-to/internet/how-edit-photos-online-3663773/

Is there a user forum/ bug tracker/ issue tracker and if so where?

http://pixlr.com/blog/support/

I reviewed version 7.1.10 Release of the Software

The interface:

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  • what is it : online tool
  • what is it for ? image processing, other, flyers, cards
  • this tool functions : online
  • this tool is available for : ALL
  • this tool is : Free Speech
  • does this tool have a paid version available? no
  • Review

    The user interface:

    Everything speaks for itself, the interface is not hard to understand. However it was in dutch and I couldn't find a setting to change the language.

    Tutorials / Instructions:

  • useful / helpful : 3
  • clear : 5
  • quick and easy to understand : 5

    What notable things do other users say about this tool? (either good or bad!)

    https://www.thebalance.com/review-of-pixlr-3515634 No support or user groups. Short on tutorials, however, if you read Pixlr's blog you will find more information about how to get the most out of Pixlr. I love the Pixlr Express tool. It has a variety of one-click changes that are fun and fast and a great choice for beginning editors.

    Testing the tool (learning by doing – trial and error)

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    What would/could a designer use this tool for?

    To create funny images or funny filters without any expectation.

    Depending on what kind of free this tool is, how “free” is this tool really?

    advertising, cookies and time

    Please add any additional comments below:

    I did see effects I have never seen before

    *As an official reviewer for the Great Free Graphic Software Review I confirm I have filled in the above review at the best of my abilities, with care, patience and without prior prejudice, so help me Tux.*

    Hannah Ploeg, 06/10/2017

  • Interface

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    Testing the tool

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