Pixlr-o-matic is an innovative software utility that claims to offer its users the ability to create amazing pictures or images with the feel of a Polaroid or vintage effect. If you are looking for a photo editing tool that will allow you to create visual effects with instagram, hipstamatic, or Polaroid effects and have the ability to select different styles or colors; then, this graphic utility is just what you should opt for. The tool is integrated with various functionalities such as filters, borders, lighting, and all can be accomplished with just a few mouse clicks and selections. And according to the publisher’s of this software, you don’t have to be an expert graphic designer to create retro effects. The tool is filled with intuitive and fun-filled features that can help convert your digital images to high quality visuals in a few simple steps.
Designed and developed by Pixlr, you can avail this application as a free to use software tool. It can be implemented in various Windows based systems such as Windows 98, 2000, 2003, 2008, 7, NT, Me, XP, Vista, and Server versions. The tool is integrated with the Adobe Air engine and comes with an interface that goes with the theme of the application. The only limitation is the disability to resize the window, which becomes an issue when you are working in PCs with wider screen space. The tool is also integrated with a hint feature that offers tips as users progress through their various tasks, making it intuitive and easy to use. You can either select images from your own collection or also download them from the Web.
Some of the distinctive features included in this app are the effects and frames from which users can select their desired options to enhance the appeal of their images. These effects are categorized into three types and you can even switch between the various categories based on your needs. There is also a meter gauge that will help you determine the effects that can be applied to an image to enhance its visual effects. The effects have been given personal names instead of technical names, as in other conventional photo editing applications, making it more interesting and personalized. Although you cannot apply more than one effect in the same category, you can mix and match to create the desired results. You can also save the edited images either on your local system or share it online.