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Snapheal review: Make those background objects in your photos go away

An easy-to-use Mac app for retouching your photos.

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SnapNDrag Pro 3.5.6 review: A superb Mac app for organizing and annotating your screenshots

Smart and simple to use, SnapNDrag Pro is an essential tool for anyone who takes Mac screenshots on a daily basis.

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PhotoScissors review: Knock out the backgrounds of simple photos

This Mac app works fine with simple product shots for online auctions, but has trouble with fine details.

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Adobe Sketch and Line master drafting and sketching on the iPad

Adobe's Sketch app is a solid drawing app, while Line stands out from the crowd as a masterful drafting option. Here's our review.

CrazyTalk: Still crazy, now mobile

After impressing us at last year's Macworld/iWorld, CrazyTalk 7 is back with a companion app for iOS devices.

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Paper review: FiftyThree's sketching app gets iOS 7 update, dots, and brush sizes

Macworld associate editor Serenity Caldwell spent an afternoon sketching with FiftyThree's new Paper 1.6.1 update. Here's what she likes (and what still needs work).

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Strikingly review: Make mobile-friendly Web sites with your Facebook profile and a click

Strikingly makes it super-easy to create an attractive Web site, especially if you use its one-click feature that pulls in content from your Facebook page.

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Heyday review: Document the day's events at your convenience

This iOS app works with your device's photos and video to help you keep a journal of important events in your work or everyday life.

Comic Life 3 review: New tools help make you a better storyteller

Comic Life has always been fun to use. With version 3, it's become a better tool for comic book storytelling.

OmniGraffle Pro 6 review: Diagramming tool gets a facelift

The Omni Group tweaked the user interface of its perennial diagram program. Longtime users will have to adjust, but it's all for the better.

Frax for iOS review: Reveling in Mandelbrots and Julias anywhere

Frax combines the power of Apple's mobile hardware with the beauty of the fractal universe.

Photoshop Elements 12 review: Mobile albums and content-aware tools dominate new release

Mobile phone fans will cheer Adobe Photoshop Elements 12's expanded integration with online photo album storage, viewing, and social networks.

Voila review: Screen capture app makes it easy to sort your screenshots

Voila has good screen capture and annotation tools, but it excels at organizing your shots, helpful if you take a lot of them.

Status Magic review: Perform nifty hocus-pocus on iOS screenshots

Customize the iOS status bar in your iOS screenshots.