MakeUseOf: 6 Truly Free Online Image Editors for Photoshop Effects (No Limitations)

MakeUseOf: 6 Truly Free Online Image Editors for Photoshop Effects (No Limitations). “Plenty of free image editors online do wondrous things like remove backgrounds from photos or upscale picture sizes. But usually, these have some restrictions. You’ll find limitations like only editing five images in the free account or exporting images at a really low resolution. So we set out to find free online image editors with no restrictions or limitations that don’t affect a normal user.”

MakeUseOf: Need to Remove an Image Background? Try These 5 Free Websites

MakeUseOf: Need to Remove an Image Background? Try These 5 Free Websites. “If you’ve ever taken the right picture in the wrong place, you’ll understand the need to remove an image’s background. There are a lot of different tools that can help you do this. But many of them require large downloads and installs, expensive licenses, or technical know-how that most people don’t have. That’s where online alternatives can shine. There’s a wide range of websites that can automatically remove the background from an image. Here are five of the best.”

Make Tech Easier: 7 Tools for Designing Amazing Social Media Graphics

Make Tech Easier: 7 Tools for Designing Amazing Social Media Graphics. “Social media has become a key part of the marketing strategy for most companies and influencers. However, not everyone has the graphic design chops to make amazing social media graphics on their own. Luckily, there are several great online tools that can help you design graphics for your social media accounts, and many of these tools offer free versions.”

Digital Photography Review: Edit.Photo is a fast, free web app for editing your photographs

Digital Photography Review: Edit.Photo is a fast, free web app for editing your photographs. “Edit.Photo is built on pintura, a Javascript Image Editor SDK also developed by PQINA. The web app works on both desktop and mobile browsers and is incredibly fast and intuitive. It offers all of the basic editing tools you might need to process a photo, including a crop/rotate tool, filters and a robust array of fine-tuning features, including brightness, contrast, saturation, exposure, color temperature, clarity, vignette and more.” I tried it. It’s so good I’m giving it my highest honor — a permanent pinned tab in my browser.

The Verge: Algorithms that detect cancer can be fooled by hacked images

The Verge: Algorithms that detect cancer can be fooled by hacked images. “Artificial intelligence programs that check medical images for evidence of cancer can be duped by hacks and cyberattacks, according to a new study. Researchers demonstrated that a computer program could add or remove evidence of cancer from mammograms, and those changes fooled both an AI tool and human radiologists.”

KnowTechie: Need to remove an object from an image? This free web tool lets you do it in seconds

KnowTechie: Need to remove an object from an image? This free web tool lets you do it in seconds. “If you’ve ever had to quickly edit something (or someone) out of a picture, you know it is a frustrating task best left to the professionals. Well, now it is something you can tackle whenever you have a spare minute, with a new tool that lets you remove objects from a picture with ease.” I tried it. It’s not perfect but for a free tool it’s amazing. I found that trying to remove the same area several times, like I was removing layers of paint, worked well in some cases.

Insider: An artist colorizes black-and-white images, and they’ll make you see historical photos in a whole new light

Insider: An artist colorizes black-and-white images, and they’ll make you see historical photos in a whole new light. “Mads Madsen has always been interested in old photos….He’s famous on Facebook, Reddit, and Instagram for his colorful takes on black-and-white images and has created books and shows for the History Channel with his work.”

FStoppers: How to Properly Resize Your Images for Social Media and the Web

FStoppers: How to Properly Resize Your Images for Social Media and the Web. “Resizing your photographs is one of those tasks that’s so simple and easy at first glance, you might not think about the process. Furthermore, most platforms like Instagram and Facebook will just resize the images for you, so why bother? Well, as almost every photographer I’ve ever spoken to has noticed with platforms like Facebook, the quality loss is substantial. On platforms that don’t automate the process, you could end up making your website incredibly slow to load for many viewers.”

Inverse: A.I. Gahaku Turns Your Selfie Into An Oil Painting Masterwork

Inverse: A.I. Gahaku Turns Your Selfie Into An Oil Painting Masterwork. “Ready for your close-up? AI Gahaku is an online A.I. tool that’s going viral, promising to produce impressive selfies that make you look like an oil painting. The service promises to take images and apply one of 10 different styles, complete with museum description that makes the work seem ideal for the next gallery exhibition.”

Geeks are Sexy: Enlarge Your Small JPGs Without Losing Quality

Geeks are Sexy: Enlarge Your Small JPGs Without Losing Quality. “When working online, we often stumble on pictures that are too small to use, and when we enlarge them, we lose too much quality, making them blury or pixelated in the process. Now, thanks to the power of artificial intelligence, we can now enlarge those pics without losing as much quality compared to the enlarge feature of most traditional photo editors, including photoshop, IrfanView, and many others.”

MakeUseOf: 5 Free and Modern Online Image Editors to Replace Clunky Programs & Apps

MakeUseOf: 5 Free and Modern Online Image Editors to Replace Clunky Programs & Apps. “There are a few cool one-click photo enhancement websites, but sometimes, you need to do more. Whether you need to edit images in large batches, remove backgrounds from GIFs, or just add filters and stickers, there’s a simple and excellent online image editor for that. Oh, and let’s also revisit a new version of one of the most popular photo editors ever.”

TechCrunch: Canva introduces video editing, has big plans for 2020

TechCrunch: Canva introduces video editing, has big plans for 2020. “Canva, the design company with nearly $250 million in funding, has today announced a variety of new features, including a video editing tool. The company has also announced Canva Apps, which allows developers and customers alike to build on top of Canva. Thus far, Dropbox, Google Drive, PhotoMosh and Instagram are already in the Canva Apps suite, with a total of 30 apps available at launch.”

PetaPixel: This Algorithm Can Remove the Water from Underwater Photos, and the Results are Incredible

PetaPixel: This Algorithm Can Remove the Water from Underwater Photos, and the Results are Incredible. “An engineer has developed a computer program that can, in her words, ‘remove the water’ from an underwater photograph. The result is a ‘physically accurate’ image with all of the vibrance, saturation and color of a regular landscape photo.” Good pun fight in the comments, if you’re into that kind of thing.