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rudini
Feb 11, 2008, 06:56 PM
...I can download, that lets me overlay some text on a picture?

Or can a typical Mac do this right out of the box?

thanks!
rudy



richard.mac
Feb 11, 2008, 07:01 PM
you can try skitch or paintbrush

fluidedge
Feb 13, 2008, 05:29 PM
you could just about do this in Preview!

or comic life which came with tiger

gusapple
Feb 13, 2008, 05:31 PM
I hate to say this, it's really bad, but you can use GIMP. It is way simple for text stuff, but otherwise, it is hard to work.
http://www.gimp.org/

fluidedge
Feb 13, 2008, 05:43 PM
i was going to suggest the GIMP but it's a bit heavyweight for simple text on pictures isn't it?

I'd say have a go with Preview first, then try skitch then try GIMP

iTeen
Feb 13, 2008, 05:45 PM
^^^wow i just noticed that comic life isn't in leopard.
bummer

fluidedge
Feb 14, 2008, 03:32 AM
yeh i know! i was annoyed too! You can get it back if you have tiger OS discs. I think it's on disc 2. Just put it in and find the install.

Jim Campbell
Feb 14, 2008, 09:21 AM
...I can download, that lets me overlay some text on a picture?

Or can a typical Mac do this right out of the box?

thanks!
rudy

GraphicConvertor is free/share ware and provides this facility, plus a selection of useful image editing tools. It also supports every bitmap file format known to man, and a couple that aren't.

Cheers

Jim

tsd
Feb 14, 2008, 10:03 PM
There's also GIMPshop, which is GIMP with redesigned buttons and menus to look/act like Photoshop. So, if you know Photoshop, you'll feel at home in GIMPshop.

http://www.gimpshop.com/