Looking for recommendations: simple GIMP
djgroos at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 14:53:26 GMT 2010
I'm getting stuck at:
1 crop to show just image and caption/annotation.
2 export just the cropped area as a jpg.
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:18 AM, David Groos <djgroos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cool solution Antonello! I'll give it a try. This sounds like a simple
> and complete solution.
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:10 AM, antonello facchetti <
> antonello.facchetti at alice.it> wrote:
>> David Groos ha scritto:
>> Hi All,
>>> I want students to be able to annotate images, such as photos taken
>>> through a microscope, adding arrows and labels to parts of the image, for
>>> example. It might also be nice if there were contrast/brightness/saturation
>>> controls. Need the ability to export back to jpeg/png. I don't want really
>>> any other capabilities. I just used GIMP for the first time and I had to
>>> wade through 'layers' and tons of other concepts that I don't need but it
>>> does look awesome. Does anyone have advice on software that would be good
>>> for this need? This is a very key app in a science classroom and will form
>>> part of the basic set of apps for my program.
>> Maybe this could be complicating, but I would face the problem in a
>> different way.
>> You could use OpenOffice presentation:
>> - Just make a single-slide presentation with the image you need to work
>> - add all extra objects (arrows, labels, text)
>> - there is a basic possibility to elaborate the image (crop,
>> - you can export to jpg/png and other
>> - you can save also as a presentation, thus being possible to still modify
>> the file.
>> hope it helps
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