Image Composite Editor

Image Composite Editor

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.4
  • Total Downloads:
    8,106
  • Date Added:
    May 26, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.17MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    15
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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There is something kind of magical about creating panoramic images. If all goes as planned, you take several separate photos and then use a piece of software to stitch them seamlessly into one. The best programs do this with little effort on the part of the user and return images that don't betray their piecemeal origins. Image Composite Editor is just such a program. It's easy enough for anyone to use, but the end result is better than we've seen from other, more complex programs.

Image Composite Editor has a plain, uncluttered interface, and creating a panorama is as simple as dragging and dropping your images onto the program. Users can choose between different styles of camera motion--rotating motion or different types of planar motion--each of which gives the panorama a different look. The program can crop the resulting panorama automatically, or users can do it manually. The panorama can be resized and saved in a variety of different file types, including JPEG, TIFF, Photoshop, BMP, and PNG. We do wish that the program came with a Help file, because beginners might not be familiar with all of the terminology used, such as the different types of camera motion. But even users with no previous experience should still be able to create some fairly good-looking results. We were particularly impressed that the program did such a good job of merging our images together with not even a hint of where the seams might be; we've used the same set of images to test other programs and did not get such good results. Overall, Image Composite Editor might not be the best choice for serious photo nerds who like to have a lot of control, but for everyone else, this program is a no-brainer.

Image Composite Editor installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"Was outstanding for what I wanted"

May 26, 2012  |  By gawally

 |  Version: Image Composite Editor 1.4.4

Pros

I have only given 4 stars because I have only used once to stitch a document that I had to scan in 2 parts. It was outstanding and very simple to use. Just select the 2 images and it does the rest. I haven't tried on photographs as yet so I can't comment on how it does for them

Cons

No cons, is an excellent program

Summary

Very simple to use and was outstanding for what I wanted. It was so good that I found it necessary for me to write a review.

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5 stars

"Very useful piece of software"

June 22, 2011  |  By avifal

 |  Version: Image Composite Editor 1.4.4

Pros

Operating by the "Keep It Simple Stupid" principle
Almost fully automatic
Let you change the perspective after the composition

Cons

None, in my opinon

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4.4
Version 1.4.4 improves blending engine.
General
Publisher Microsoft
Publisher web site http://www.microsoft.com/
Release Date May 26, 2011
Date Added May 26, 2011
Version 1.4.4
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.17MB
File Name ICE-1.4.4-for-32-bit-Windows.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 8,106
Downloads Last Week 15
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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