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Light Up review: Put a spotlight on your photos and slide presentations

Light Up takes images and allows you to create masks that block out the items you want to highlight.

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Photoshop CC 2014 review: Image editor gets new time-saving features

Even after all these years, Adobe continues to add new features to its venerable image and photo editor that make it easier to get your work done.

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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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Briefly review: A lickety-split Mac app for stop-motion video creation

When you want a no-fuss, no-muss app for making stop-motion videos, Briefly fits the bill.

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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.