Portrait Professional

Portrait Professional

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 82 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    12.1.5
  • Total Downloads:
    117,821
  • Date Added:
    March 17, 2014
  • File Size:
    78.58MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    235
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7/8

Editors' Review

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We have to admit we were skeptical. We've messed around in Photoshop before and had no idea what we were doing. Portrait Professional promised to be easy, but how easy could it be? Surely it would require some kind of photo-editing skills, right? Wrong.

We are not exaggerating when we say that anyone could use this program. It doesn't really get any easier than this. Open a photo, and the program guides you though the process of adjusting a series of outlines over the subject's facial features. Even this doesn't have to be exact. Once you've done this, the program works its magic, and you're done. For users who want to do a little more fine-tuning, there are separate controls for adjusting facial dimensions and skin characteristics. The main drawback to this program is that users run the risk of making photos look a little too good, which is to say, unrealistic. Portrait subjects will end up with magazine-perfect complexions, which may not be what you're going for. Users will also need to be careful about adjusting things like mouth shape and jaw line; the results may be more attractive than the original, but may end up looking nothing like the subject. Still, this program provides an incredibly easy and efficient way to edit portraits, and overall we were quite impressed with the results. The built-in Help guide is not particularly detailed, but it's adequate.

Portrait Professional is free to try, but the trial version leaves a watermark on images. The program installs desktop icons without asking but uninstalls cleanly. We recommend this program to all users.

 
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User Reviews
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  • 1 stars

    "Great tool, awful support"

    September 11, 2014   |   By zeny

    Version: Portrait Professional 12.1.5

    Pros

    Does what it's supposed to do and it does it very well

    Cons

    If you ever need to re-install, forget about re-licensing, their licensing plug-in is a lame joke at the expense of the customers. What good is to have a "de-activate my license" option if the "activate" option won't work in case of a hard drive failure / software re-install?. No response from them on this one after a month of e-mails. Absolutely disappointing

    Summary

    Definitely NOT recommend it to anyone due to the ridiculous re-licensing issue

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  • 1 stars

    "Best and worst"

    July 25, 2014   |   By EASSS

    Version: Portrait Professional 12.1.5

    Pros

    Love the software--can make people look really good.

    Cons

    What good is it if you can't use it? "Fingerprint" issues constantly. Have to wait days for a new token then it continues to stop working. Their "fix" doesn't work. If I buy the software I want to use it. Simple request. Complete waste of time. Too bad nice software.

    Summary

    Will not recognize your computer after a week and then starts the long back and forth with tech support. Then you give up.

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    Full Specifications

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    General
    Publisher Anthropics Technology
    Publisher web site http://www.anthropics.com/
    Release Date March 17, 2014
    Date Added March 17, 2014
    Version 12.1.5
    Category
    Category Digital Photo Software
    Subcategory Photo Editors
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 8, Windows, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista
    Additional Requirements None
    Download Information
    File Size 78.58MB
    File Name PortraitProTrialSetup_en.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 117,821
    Downloads Last Week 235
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations Watermark on output, save-disabled
    Price $79.9

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