Photo to Sketch Std 4.0

Photo to Sketch Std 4.0

Reviewed by Deacon Fuller

"It is tool to convert photo to sketch easily."

Overview

Tired of having to sit in the same position for hours while somebody draws out a sketch of you? There are numerous graphic software programs which you can use in order to edit photographs, to make them look like artistic “sketches.” Thinker Software's Photo to Sketch Standard is a fun, free of charge and easy to use one, allowing you to transform your photos into various mediums of sketch.

Installation

Photo to Sketch Standard can be easily downloaded online free of cost. The software will require at least 3.8 MB of free disk space. The installation process, for this software, is considerably simple and very smooth, taking only a few minutes. The program doesn't come bundled with additional software.

The Operating System requisites, essential to download Photo to Sketch Standard are Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows XP and Windows Server 2008. 

Interface

Photo to Sketch Standard is best for beginners or amateurs who still feel technologically challenged, when using a photo editing software. It has an intuitive and easy to use interface, thus, making photo transformation a very simple task, even for novice users. The software follows the windows classic look, with simple conveniently located buttons allowing you to access all its features, although most other software programs would require you to shift through online tutorials in order to get the hang of it. The software offers the same functions as the other programs, except it is fun and easy to use. Since the interface is so straightforward, you can easily make full use of all the features it offers, even if you have little or no experience in photo editing.

Pros

The Photo to Sketch Standard conveniently places your original photo next to the version you are editing, allowing you to view the changes you are making to the picture. All its features can be accessed easily, since they are labeled with suitably titled buttons and located directly on the window you are using. This allows you to avoid the hassle of searching for online tutorials. The software gives you the option to use its automatic sketch option, which converts the image based on standard editing preinstalled into the program, or you can customize the alterations by changing the sketch type and texture.

Photo to Sketch Standard provides you with various mediums on which you can base your sketch, including a pen sketch, a pencil sketch and even a pastel sketch, which allows you to retain some color from the original picture. You can even play around with the precision of the sketch, in order to make the image more or less detailed, and change the line width to make the outlines thicker or thinner. The alterations for the precision and lines can be made with the help of simple sliders, which can be dragged back and forth to alter the image.

Texture is a handy feature offered by Photo to Sketch, which allows you to place a background behind your sketch. The software already provides some very interesting and colourful backgrounds, along with giving you the choice of browsing through your personal computer files and selecting a customized background of your own choice. This way, if you fear your sketch may look too dull, but still like the effect it gives, you can always add in a colorful background to brighten the mood of the photograph. Besides a plain colour, you can even put in designs to give your picture a fun bright feeling.

Cons

  • The software is far too simplistic in its functioning
  • No options to alter light or color
  • The sketch looks very digitalized
  • The detailing of the sketch often looks very untidy

Alternatives

When looking to easily and quickly edit your pictures, other software programs you can consider include Photo Effect Studio and Fotosketcher.

Conclusion

Photo to Sketch is a simple photo editing software, good for users with little or no experience in editing photographs.

Requirements: Pentium 800 PC or higher, 64MB RAM or more.

What's new in this version: 1,you can use the Pastel style to make a sketch in this free version. 2,you can use custom texture in the free version.

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested Photo to Sketch Std on 3 May 2015 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
Photo to Sketch Std Antivirus Report
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