PhotoInstrument is a handy photo editor that allows you to retouch your photos, enhancing them with a professional look. Among the tasks it allows you to perform with your photos are skin cleaning, object removal, color improvement, and red-eye correction, among others. PhotoInstrument includes a series of illustrative video tutorials that help you understand how it works in just a few minutes.
The program's user interface is very simple and intuitive, and it is divided into two panels ─ one for the preview of your photo and another one for all the controls available and their parameters. Among the features you can choose from, I should mention blur, liquefy, skin cleaner, colorize, brush, smudge, and text addition, just to list some of them. Another tool allows you to overlay your source image with another one. Each of the tools provided offers a set of parameters that you can tweak for more accurate results. For example, the skin cleaner tool allows you to set the size, hardness, and mode (darker or lighter). The combination of utilities and configurable parameters offered by PhotoInstrument allow you to apply literally thousands of effects to your photos, to make them look just perfect.
Besides all the mentioned retouching effects, the program offers you simpler image editing functions common to most editors, such as rotate, scale and crop. The program also allows you to undo any of the changes applied, going as back as the original image. Finally, once you have reached the desired results, you can proceed to save your work either by overwriting the original file, or by creating a new one. However, this is only possible if you have bought a license and registered the program.
To sum up, PhotoInstrument is a lightweight yet powerful photo editor that allows you to apply innumerable effects to your photos, to make them look professional and nearly perfect. All of that within a friendly and intuitive user interface.
- Includes a series of illustrative video tutorials.
- Offers you a full range of tools and parameters to retouch your photos.
- Allows you to undo any of the changes applied
- Despite the included video tutorials, the amount of controls and configurable parameters may turn it a bit hard to use