PicPick help and info

  • 1. What is PicPick?

    PicPick is an image editing and screen capture tool that takes care of almost all your image management needs. The tool is unlike heavy and complex tools such as Photoshop that people may find non-ideal for routine use. The program is easy to use and set up and perfect for basic retouching.

  • 2. Is PicPick free?

    Yes, PicPick is free to download and use. However, the free program is only for personal or home usage. If you are going to use this tool for your business, a commercial license would be needed. By the way, the free version doesn’t come with any technical support and requires manual updates.

  • 3. Who is this application for?

    This program is for all those users who want a minimalistic and simple image editor. These are people who don’t have heavy or complex image-editing requirements. The target audience also includes people who have not used complex image-editing tools before or who won’t be comfortable using them.

  • 4. What is the image editor interface like?

    By default, screen captures show up within the image editor. The editor is nowhere close to a Photoshop or Paint.net, but it does help get certain basic tasks done. The tabbed interface helps with your editing tasks. For example, you could add some text to the picture and send it directly to MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, etc.

  • 5. What are the editing options like?

    PicPick is a simple tool and helps you alter your image in different ways. Some of the options include the ability to alter the image’s brightness, color and contrast, blur, grayscale, pixelate, etc. These editing capabilities should cut it for most regular users.

  • 6. How does the tool fare as a screen-capturing tool?

    As aforementioned, PicPick is not just an editing tool but it also lets you capture your screen. It is a feature-packed screen capturing program that lets you capture the picture on the screen in different ways: active window, full screen, user-defined portion, etc. The capturing works with documents as well.

  • 7. How does one interact with the program?

    You can use your computer mouse to interact with the tool and alter the various settings. If you don’t have a mouse around or you want another way to communicate, you may resort to your keyboard. The keys can be customized or you can make shortcuts, making things even handier.

  • 8. Are there other tools within PicPick worth mentioning?

    PicPick is a simple editor and sticks to the basics. But it also has an assortment of other tools, which most people may not use on a daily basis. But it’s there all the same. You can select a particular color on the screen, use virtual whiteboards and draw on the screen, magnify objects, etc. There are seven such tools in total.

  • 9. Are there measurement tools?

    Yes, the program has quite a few built-in measurement tools too. Those include a color palette, pixel ruler, protractor, color picker, crosshair, etc. All these tools come in quite handy during the editing process if you know how to use them.

  • 10. What is Freehand Screen Capture?

    Freehand Screen Capture is a feature for those fairly rare occasions when you must trace an irregular shape out and capture it. Irrespective of the screen capturing selection you go with, this cool and quick feature facilitates multiple screenshots at the same time.

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