PhotoForge2 by GhostBird Software (Universal)
Released: May 19, 2011
Version: 2.1.971
Size: 24 MB
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Ranking - Photo-Video (iPhone)

Ranking - Photo-Video (iPad)


GhostBird Software
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Featured in the 2011 WIRED App Guide
"Excellent" - WIRED

PhotoForge2 is the definitive photo manipulation software for iOS. Completely rewritten from the ground up, PhotoForge2 is a breakthrough for image editing on the go. Edit full resolution photos just like on your desktop. True layers support means you can now composite multiple photos into amazing works of art. Unparalleled powerful tools like curves and levels allow you to manipulate your photos with ease. Amazing filters and effects will allow even a beginner to transform their photos into masterpieces. Once your photo is ready to be seen by the world, easily send to friends and family directly from PhotoForge2. PhotoForge2 is a must have app for any photographer: easy enough for beginners to start getting creative, yet powerful enough for the professional on the go.

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Full Resolution Editing
Unlike most photo apps that show only previews of your photo, with PhotoForge2 you are always editing the full resolution image. Zoom in to see every one of your pixels at any time.

Create new layers from any photo or create an empty layer that can be filled with color. Change the layer’s blend mode and opacity, or rotate and transform it. Reorder and change layer visibility with ease. Add a mask to your layer to simply paint away portions you don’t want to see.

Powerful Adjustments
PhotoForge2 come with some of the most powerful image manipulation tools available for iOS. These include Curves, Levels, Color Balance, Channel Mixer, Colorize, Un-Sharp Mask, Sharpen, HSL, White Balance, Shadows & Highlights, Brightness & Contrast, Exposure, Noise Reduction, Vibrance and Clarify.

Amazing Filters and FX
With Over 25 different fully adjustable filters and FX, there’s something for everyone. Use multiple filters to create totally unique FX.

Pop! Cam
Combine different films, lenses, filters, flashes, processing, papers and frames to create your own customized camera effect. With over 12 million combinations, find your own personal setup that can be uniquely yours.

Image Resize, Cropping, Rotate, Straighten, Frames and Textures.

Photo Metadata
Edit your photos IPTC and GPS metadata. Easily add GPS location to photos without or repair photos with incorrect info.

Save your photos to the photo album or email to friends and family. Upload with ease to Twitter, Flickr, Facebook, Drop Box, Picasa, Tumblr, Instagram or to any FTP. You can also create a post card from any of your photos and have it sent anywhere in the world (Pay Per Send).

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Why does PhotoForge2 need location services?
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What's new in version 2.1.971
* fix for startup crash some users were experiencing.
* other minor bug fixes.
Our verdict: Good
  • + PhotoForge2 is a highly rated app (4-star).
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