[BNM] Programs for slicing graphics

Max Williams toastkid.williams at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 14:28:09 GMT 2015


I've been using GIMP for years.  I hate it :)

On 10 March 2015 at 14:16, Paralakis Panagioti <p.paralakis at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Haze!
>
> Have you tried Gimp? http://www.gimp.org/
>
> It is free, it is cross platform and it has a lot of plugins you can
> install. You might find it weird in the beginning but if you spend some
> time, you will find it easy to use. There are also a lot of tutorials
> online.
>
> I know that it is not photoshop, but it does its work.
>
> Best Regards,
> Panos
>
>
>
>
> Best Regards,
> Panagiotis Paralakis
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> 2015-03-10 14:11 GMT+00:00 Hazlitt Eastman <hazlitt at manta9.com>:
>
> > Hi Listers,
> >
> > Thanks again for the suggestions.  I downloaded Acorn, Pixelmator and
> > Affinity and tested them on my Mac. I wanted to see which one most
> > accurately renders layered PSDs, gives me the ability to switch layers on
> > and off and slice graphics, especially transparent PNGs.
> >
> > They are all pretty good, but Affinity definitely stood out as best for
> > this job.  And at £39.99 it’s a bargain compared to what Adobe has to
> offer.
> >
> > Hazlitt
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 06/03/2015 16:50, "Rob Beattie" <rob.beattie at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >People speak highly of this as well - https://affinity.serif.com/en-gb/
> > >
> > >Rob
> > >
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> > >On 6 March 2015 at 16:18, Alan Newman <alan at sensibledevelopment.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> PixelMater on OSX is good too.
> > >>
> > >> On 6 Mar 2015, at 16:17, Andrew Hancox wrote:
> > >>
> > >> > I use Acorn on OSX (cheap) and Paint.Net <http://paint.net/> on
> > Windows
> > >> (free).
> > >> > They cover all the bits of photoshop that I would know how to use...
> > >> >
> > >> >> On 6 Mar 2015, at 16:08, jbg at pvblic.co wrote:
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Scissors? ;-) - I think you can rent photoshop for 8.50 a month.
> > >> http://creative.adobe.com/plans
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Anything else will probably be inferior :-)
> > >> >>
> > >> >> Sent from my iPhone
> > >> >>
> > >> >>> On 6 Mar 2015, at 15:33, Hazlitt Eastman <hazlitt at manta9.com>
> > wrote:
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>> Hi List,
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>> For years I have used Adobe Fireworks to slice web graphics out of
> > PSD
> > >> files when doing front end development work.
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>> Last I read, Adobe are discontinuing Fireworks and I’d have to buy
> > >> Photoshop which is rather expensive if this is all I want to use it
> for.
> > >> >>>
> > >> >>> Is anyone else using any alternatives programs that are good for
> > this
> > >> task?
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