Download of the day: Ashampoo Photo Commander FREE

Our daily pick of the best free Windows software – a three-in-one photo management, editing and sharing app with one-click optimization

If you have a collection of photos gathering dust on your PC, or on an external hard drive tucked away in a drawer, you need Ashampoo Photo Commander FREE.

This powerful image management tool makes it incredibly easy to organize your snaps, make enhancements and corrections, and share them online or in print.

Why you need it

Digital cameras give your photos impenetrable filenames, and it's all too easy for them to end up in a jumbled mess on your hard drive.

Key features

Easy photo tagging

Batch editing

One-click optimization

Online and offline sharing

With Ashampoo Photo Commander FREE you can view them all with customizable previews and accelerated browsing, rename them and add tags in  a few clicks.

Ashampoo Photo Commander FREE also includes a suite of great Quick Fix tools, including a superb one-click optimizer that adjusts color and contrast, removes noise and eliminates JPG compression artefacts instantly. You can also take your pick from a menu of creative effects (including some stylish Instagram-style filters), flip or rotate your images, remove scratches (ideal for scanned prints), and resize them. You can apply these changes to a single photo, or to several in a batch.

Download Ashampoo Photo Commander FREE

Once your pictures look great, you can export them as PDFs, create HTML photo albums, make collages ready for printing to canvas via a service like PhotoBox, burn them to disc, or make slideshows without the need for separate presentation software.

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