Java Picture Editor

Over the past year I have found myself again and again using the free Java Image Editor from JH Labs, a company that seems to be doing a lot of interesting work in the java graphics area.

ImageEditor, starts much quicker than the Gimp, does not require X11, and has a modern look, as you can see from the snapshot I made, which integrates beautifully in OSX. It comes with a lot of filters, which are available in source code under an Apache licence. ( I have not really used them, to tell the truth)
Today I have been using it for the very simple task of editing a foaf icon. I had tried for hours to get X11 going after it got clobbered by an installation I made using fink, the open source distribution platform for OSX. What I now have keeps crashing after a few minutes of use. This is where Image Editor came to the rescue.

ImageEditor has quite a few limitations, other than it not being fully open source. I don't think it has more than one step undo for example. And some of the menus are a little obscure.

But what I really like about it is that it shows that you can build applications in Java that look as good as native OSX apps.

Comments:

this is a good website

Posted by blaze on November 05, 2007 at 07:05 PM CET #

Its very helpful,
where can i get the source code
thank u for all the useful infn. provided.

Posted by swathy on February 07, 2008 at 05:04 AM CET #

I don't think the source code for the picture editor is available. Only for the filters:
http://www.jhlabs.com/ip/filters/index.html

But you may want to check with the author.

Posted by Henry Story on February 07, 2008 at 05:58 AM CET #

your software is very nice

Posted by shakir on July 03, 2009 at 12:59 PM CEST #

Works nice in windows, may have been convenient to add msdos Shortcut command:Target : C:\\WINDOWS\\system32\\java.exe -jar \\ C:\\ <directory> \\ImageEditor.jar",
did create shortcut for desktop and works, note when creating new transparent did not appear, used white,

Posted by Guest on October 24, 2009 at 03:59 AM CEST #

Post a Comment:
Comments are closed for this entry.
About

bblfish

Search

Archives
« April 2014
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
    
       
Today