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iResizer review: Get your images to fit, without cropping

Though it's not perfect, iResizer is a handy content-aware scaling tool that makes your images fit particular aspect ratios without cropping.

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Staff Picks: Insert adventures into GifMill, get animated GIFs

Peak Systems's GifMill is a quick and easy way to make animated GIFs on your iPhone from video or images, and it's this week's Macworld staff pick.

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VSCO Cam review: Take photos, edit, and share online in one snazzy iOS package

VSCO Cam is a snazzy camera and editing app with a half-baked online sharing experience bolted onto the side. The app needs only to find a way to smooth the rough edges in its interface to be a truly essential camera app alternative.

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Staff Picks: Moju adds some literal motion to stop-motion imagery

A quirky combination of Instagram and stop-motion imagery, Moju offers a quick way to create 24-frame animations and capture a bit more than static pictures have to offer.

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Adobe Lightroom mobile review: A strong start, but still a work-in-progress

Adobe successfully reimagines Lightroom for touch, but the app has much room to grow, both in features and in resolving first version hiccups.

Put your best face forward with Facetune

Since no one is stamping out the selfie anytime soon, you might as well use an app to make that picture look good.

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PicFrame review: Easy app makes quick photo collages

PicFrame for Mac may not have the bells and whistles of fancier photo-collage apps, but its tools are perfect if you just want a quick collection for an email message, Facebook post, or tweet.

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MyPhotostream review: All your Photo Stream, none of the bloat

If you don't want all the extra bells and whistles of iPhoto and Aperture, MyPhotostream will let you just view the photos in your Photo Stream.

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Pixelmator 3.1 Marble review: New tools, expanded capabilities nudge photo-editing app into pro arena

Pixelmator 3.1 Marble accelerates performance and adds marquee features such as print-on-demand services and the ability to edit 16-bit images.

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CameraBag 2.5 review: Mac app helps you take your best shot

This app is like having 100 years worth of cameras in your pocket.

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Luxi review: Let your iPhone double as your camera's light meter

iPhone light meter app does what standard gadgets can do in calibrating the light on your subject to suggest the best settings for your shot.

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Tadaa SLR review: iPhone app facilitates your focus after the fact

Use this app to adjust the focus point of your iPhone photos after you shoot them.

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Focus 2 review: Specialized photo app makes lens and focus effects easy

MacPhun's Focus 2 makes it quick and easy to apply tilt-shift and depth-of-field effects to your photos.

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Receptionist review: App replaces your human receptionist with an iPad

There's a trend in business towards no longer using a full-time receptionist to meet visitors to an office. TextUS.biz's Receptionist allows you to use an iPad, instead.