Photo Director 4 Review and Giveaway

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Photo Director 4 Review

I have to admit most of my photo editing is done online with free applications, I do have access to my Dad’s computer during the day while he’s at work if I want to use the programmes he has but at home of course that just isn’t possible. I shall admit now I’m by no means an expert at using any photographic programme but I do like to have a good mess about and see what they do. So when I got my mitts on Photo Director 4 I was really interested to see what it was like.

The first thing I realised about this programme was just how simple it is too use, everything is laid out for you in a really easy to follow setting, within in minutes I could work out how to remove objects from pictures, whiten teeth, remove wrinkles, make myself thin (first for everything right), change colours and make collages. In fact there is so much you can do with this I couldn’t go through it all with you I can really only start to touch the surface.

One of the things I really like about this programme is the ability to see your original ‘before’ picture next to one with all your changes in, if your changing a full picture you can even split it allowing you to see a half and half visual of them both – allowing you to easily make the decision of ‘does this really look better’.

I was messing around last night using some of the pre-set PC pictures (you know the ones that come on your computer when you get them) and if you look at the photo below you can see where I have removed the sandals on the beach picture, the option to remove them is inbuilt into the programme, all you need to do (as with most of the pre-set options) is select the area you want to remove the object from and tap go then wait and bingo it’s all done for you. I did find in some cases you do need to run it a couple of times over the area in question to fully get rid of the original image and replace it with the background but the finished product in only a few minutes is amazing. You can of course do this by hand using the programme as well – choosing the area you wish to remove and what you want to replace it with. Meaning there is such scope with this programme for both beginners and the more advanced.

All I can say is if you want a simple to use but far from basic photo editing programme then you really should look into Photo Director it is made to work with both MAC and PC – and costs £63.99 to find out more including its full specifications and everything you can do check out there UK website here.
Photo Director To be in with a chance of winning your own digital copy of CyberLink Photo Director 4 Ultra what I want to know is what feature would you most look forward to being able to use? (Click HERE to be reminded of them all)

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This article has 75 comments

  1. jacqui

    The feature I would probably most use is the people beautifier. I would love to experiment with different looks.

  2. claire

    the eye blinger, so i can pretend i don’t have dark circles 🙂

  3. Eileen Teo

    im terrible at photo. like the improve of the professional lighting

  4. Michelle Best

    Love to play with the beautifier!

  5. C Jackson

    The beautifier option looks pretty cool.

  6. Frances hopkins

    The adjustment tools

  7. Deborah J

    Body Shaper – so I can drop a few dress sizes in my pics 🙂

  8. sarah smith

    beautifier looks like fun

  9. Hannah Oneill

    Beautifier looks awesome and useful!

  10. liz denial

    advanced editing controls

  11. Caroline

    Powerful Editing Tools

  12. Helena Hewett

    the beautifier looks like a wonderful tool

  13. Monica

    This looks fantastic! I just bough my first DSLR and am so excited to dive into photography a bit more as it has always been something that I greatly enjoy. I wish I could enter!! xx

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  15. Haley Redshaw

    Editing tools x

  16. Zoe G

    Probably the smart patch, I have lots of pictures that have unwanted people or things on, but all the features are amazing, especially the body shaper, I could have airbrushed pics like the celebs

  17. Lamb

    I’d love to use the lighting adjustment features as my measly set up for my blog provides rubbish lighting and i currently use an app on my phone to edit all my pictures!

  18. colette smith

    the editing tools look top notch

  19. Lisa Day

    Content-Aware Removal
    Remove unwanted objects from photos automatically while allowing the program to intelligently fill in the background area. The powerful line tool also helps users easily remove unwanted wire lines in your photos.
    This would be the most handy feature for me as it takes ages usually to remove unwanted objects from a photo.I have so many photos where i’d like to remove an unwanted object.

  20. Rebecca Jayne Smith

    ITS ME 🙂 Haha

    Advanced editing controls

  21. Erin

    Oooh, this is an amazing giveaway… I’d love to experiment with this!!

  22. Erin

    Oh and the feature I’d try the most is the HD Effect!

  23. Barrie Phillips

    Fine-Tune Photos with Regional Adjustment Tools

  24. Rachel Craig

    The Blissful Photo Showcase Feature appeals to me most.

  25. christina brown

    Oh my, definitely the beautifier! ;D

  26. Susan Broughton

    The beautifier

  27. Debi Fitzsimmons

    I would love to put the people beautifier to use.

  28. Cyndi Johnson

    The editing controls, a lot of my pics are nice but they really have an unprofessional look to them because I don’t know how to use all my camera features well, at least this would help to touch them up a bit.

  29. hayley f

    beautifier to make me look beautiful x

  30. Happyokta

    great application

  31. Happyokta

    The beautifier would be nice

  32. Jo welsh

    The content aware remover

  33. Sophie Buckle

    The beautifier for the name alone i want to put it to the test hahaha

  34. Pam Hubbard

    The beautifier would be nice great comp

  35. Rebecca Phillips

    the beautifier looks good!

  36. pete

    the editing tools

  37. Beky Austerberry

    Like many others I would like to use the beautifier

  38. claire woods

    Comprehensive Lens Correction Tools

  39. sharon martin

    Great giveaway thanks for hosting, I would like the photo showcase for the slideshows the best.

  40. Solange

    The beautifier option looks good

  41. DeDe@DesignedDecor

    The AMAZING photo editing this thing does, WOW!

  42. Fiona Smith

    Beautifier 😀

  43. Erica Price

    The beautifier has got to be worth a go.

  44. Anne Wallwin

    the beautifier and photo editing

  45. Lynn Savage

    Smart Patch
    Precisely remove unwanted objects or people from images as if they never existed with powerful yet easy-to-use editing tools.
    sounds great to me, there’s always something extra there that spoils a photo.

  46. Michael Rattray

    Changing colours

  47. kathleen hooper

    i’d love to try out the smart patch

  48. Lisa Wilkinson

    Fisheye Correction

  49. Maggie

    I would love to use the eye blinger. So fun!

  50. Rhoda K

    Content-Aware Removal looks great!!!

  51. SusanD crochet addict uk

    I would love to fine tune my pictures, especially the amount of light and colour in the photo.

  52. nicola t

    the editor tools, so i can edit my wedding pictures

  53. Nataliejane

    I would love to use the Body Shaper!

  54. caroline scott

    The body shaper tool, without a doubt! Then I can eat what I want on hiliday and still look good in the photos!

  55. Isabelle Smith

    beautifier !!!!!!!!! 🙂

  56. Charlene

    I love the fact that I can adjust photos in a non-destructive environment, all edits to your photos are applied as simulations on the screen and are only applied as you output photos to final productions. This allows you to experiment the artistic effects with your photos fearlessly while your original images are kept untouched in the course of editing.

  57. Alison

    Light adjustment, my photos always look dark and gloomy

  58. Sue Bowden

    I’d love to remove objects from pictures, whiten teeth, remove wrinkles and make myself look slimmer, I’ve taken some horrible pictures in my time and I’d love to be able to muck around with them to make them look good.

  59. sarah clegg

    the Advanced Editing Controls i love to put my own touches to my piccys xx

  60. Lotte

    The adjustment tools x

  61. Celia West

    The beautifier


    Photo editing lots of things to have fun with thank you


    the eye blinger

  64. Jamie

    I think the White balance would be the most useful 🙂

  65. Maria jane Knight

    I’am a photograph nut, its a hobby that in time i’am hoping to turn into a career. I would certainly make use out of the Skin Smoother on the advanced editing – babies are often quite red skinned, so creating that creamy baby skin effect would be perfect for photoshoots.

  66. Wendy Tolhurst

    The non-destructive editing tool – I’ve lost count of the number of times I have messed up an original by trying to “improve” it!

  67. Joanne

    The beautifier would be great to use.


    The beautifier would be fab…

  69. Alisa Moore

    Non-Destructive Editing

  70. stephanie mccafferty

    Would b great to win 🙂

  71. Charlotte Rawles

    As a photographer, i’d love to win this!

  72. The Brick Castle

    Noise reduction – I didn’t even know I needed it until I just read the specs!

  73. Hannah Whitling

    The Beautifier looks like it would come in great use to improve photos.

  74. Tobie

    Lots of nice tools – difficult choice. I guess the Comprehensive Frame and Watermark Tools would be most handy as they are not found in many photo editors.

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