Programs like the free photo management and editing tool – Paint.net include lots of effects you can use to be more creative with your photos.
To use Paint.net you’ll need to install it so click here to download it. Once downloaded, double click the zip file to extract the installation program and then double click to run it and wait as it installs. Paint.net runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7 & 8.
It is best to save a copy of the image at this time so you won’t damage the original. To do this choose File > Save As and add the word _edited to the end of the file name and click Save. Click OK if the Save Configuration dialog appears. You are now working with a copy of your photo. To save the changes to the photo – assuming you have previously saved a copy of it – choose File > Save, otherwise choose File > Save As and give the photo a new name so you won’t overwrite the original.