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Old 02-28-2006, 06:36 PM   #1
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Default Label making software quest

OK, where do I find a good software for making labels? And how do I more effectively post them? I use word, but photobucket won't accept the images. Help please!

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Old 02-28-2006, 06:59 PM   #2
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How much do you want to spend? I use Adobe Photoshop for most of my labels, but there is cheaper software out there.

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Old 02-28-2006, 07:57 PM   #3
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A free alternative to Photoshop is a program called Gimp.....do a Google search for it. I had it at one time. The learning curve is pretty steep.

For very basic stuff, like resizing images, I use a little program called Irfanview. It's free, and a great little program. I think you can get it straight from www.irfanview.com.

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I couldn't figure out GIMP either...and I consider myself a whiz at pushing buttons to learn new software.

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I use gimp all the time. It is a bit of a learning curve, but I have formal autocad training and I'm sure that helped. It's definately not for the faint of heart.

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I use gimp all the time. It is a bit of a learning curve, but I have formal autocad training and I'm sure that helped. It's definately not for the faint of heart.
I seemed like a very powerful graphics tool, and you can't beat the price! I was just too dumb for it. Hell, I had a copy of Photoshop, too, and it was too much for me, while my 73 year old dad has about mastered it.

I think Paintshop Pro can be had for a decent price, if you look around. I don't know how good it is for stuff like this, but it might be worth looking into as well.
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