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Display half-transparent "ghost" image over other windows

Have a look at OnTopReplica. It allows you to have a window that is always-on-top. Although it does not let you directly select an image file, you can open the image that you want to work on in any ...
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Display half-transparent "ghost" image over other windows

I know I'm a bit late to the party here... but! I searched for a similar software solution to the OP's intention a while back, and found this thread... I tried one or two of the suggestions... I can't ...
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Display half-transparent "ghost" image over other windows

Give nomacs a try. It's a free and open-source image editor that should fulfill all of those requirements. You can adjust the opacity of the application with Ctrl+J and Ctrl+Shift+J and lock/unlock (...
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Which software to light pen text on an image ?

If you are just looking for simple easy to use software I highly suggest you try using Lightshot. It's a nifty little tool that lets you use a highlighter on the image as well as draw arrows, lines, ...
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Image stacking and averaging tool for Windows

Hugin as well as the panorama stitching that everybody knows it for can do: Exposure Correction, White Balance Correction, Exposure stacking with alignment so you don't have to have used a tripod ...
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Tool to add a mouse pointer or cursor to an existing image or screenshot

Perhaps the program you used was MWSnap, (Windows app) a circa 2002 program that still runs on Windows 10, and has the ability to add various cursors and pointers to images. For cross-platform, there'...
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Display half-transparent "ghost" image over other windows

There is a list of other image transparency utilities on AlternativeTo.net. The list will appear if you search for e.g. CThruView, Image Overlay Utility, or Osiva. The problem is that at present most ...
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Pixel art software that can export multiple sizes (not Photoshop)

My solution is to always work, with whatever image editor you like I prefer Gimp or Krita, at at least the highest resolution that I need, or even at twice the resolution and then use a batch file or ...
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Software for AI generated pictures

The original is a website called This person does not exist (Website). Someone wrote an Android app around that website with the same name This person does not exist (Google Store). Since the website ...
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PDF editing software for removal of dark scan margins

Try the following software: Unpaper [cmd-line tool, Cross-Platform] Post-processing tool for scanned sheets of paper, especially for book pages that have been scanned from previously created ...
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Pixel art software that can export multiple sizes (not Photoshop)

The solution is The GIMP. It's been a while since I used The GIMP. They now have a native OSX version. It's nice! So my workflow was: export as layered PSD from pixelmator open in The GIMP scale ...
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What is the software to enlarge the display of an image file?

Almost any image processing tool will allow you to zoom/crop & resize the image but if the text portion of the image is so small that it the information is unreadable then it can never be ...
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What is the software to enlarge the display of an image file?

The Windows built-in photo apps have a zoom in/out feature. Windows Photos app (Windows 8/10) Windows Photo Viewer (Windows XP/7) Windows Photo Gallery (Windows Vista) You can also use the Windows ...
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PDF editing software for removal of dark scan margins

You may try ImBatch program. It is a batch image processing tool for Windows. It can take multipage PDF file as an input, each page can be processed as image with "Autocrop" task, then add "Save to ...
Max Smirnoff's user avatar
1 vote

Photo editing software for Windows

Krita is a complete creative sketching and painting application with advanced, commercial quality features. It's free, open-source and available across all major desktop platforms.
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