Retouch Pilot

Retouch Pilot

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.3
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.7.2
  • Total Downloads:
    6,780
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 10, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try; Single User (Save images in .tpi format); $39.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    3.82MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    47
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Retouch Pilot is a no-frills image editing program that lets users to remove scratches, blemishes, and other imperfections from their images. Although this program should meet the needs of the casual user, more advanced users will definitely want something more powerful.

The program's interface is basic but intuitive, with most of its important functions organized in a tool palette along the side. The way the program uses available workspace is not always optimal, especially when working with vertical images, but this is not a major drawback. Upon opening the program, users can access a series of short tutorials that explain each of the program's functions. The built-in Help file, while occasionally inconsistent in its wording, is generally well-written. The program's features include basic retouching tools, including scratch removal, rubber stamp, and patch functions. We especially liked the way the program lets users view a preview of their edits in real time before committing to them. We found the program's color optimization tools to be lacking; although users can adjust brightness and contrast, tint and saturation adjustments are missing. Overall, the program is a good choice for light-weight image correction, but users may find themselves quickly outgrowing it as their photo manipulation needs increase.

Retouch Pilot is free to try, but users cannot save images in any format except the proprietary TPI format. The program installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to all users with basic photo editing needs.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"A job which would have taken 4 hours took 10 minutes"

November 26, 2010  |  By John_Hunter

 |  Version: Retouch Pilot 3.2

Pros

Demos built in
Simple interface
Works well

Cons

Freeware version has some features disabled

Summary

My wife has become the extended family photo editor. She gets a lot of old photos with dust and scratches on them. She was using Paint.Net cloning tool to clean up images, but it has a problem when there is a lot of detail or colour gradient in a small area. For a really bad photo it would take 4 hours to clean. Retouch Pilot did a better job in only 10 minutes!

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4 stars

"it is a good tool in order to make good repairs"

August 04, 2008  |  By von_jonur

 |  Version: Retouch Pilot 2.2.1

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5 stars

"Great program"

March 04, 2008  |  By retreathouse

 |  Version: Retouch Pilot 2.2.1

Pros

does a great job repairing old photos or removing unwanted items in a pic

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.7.2
Version 3.7.2 of Retouch Pilot is now installed automatically as a plug-in in Photoshop CC and CC 2014.
General
Publisher Two Pilots
Publisher web site http://www.colorpilot.com
Release Date December 10, 2014
Date Added December 10, 2014
Version 3.7.2
Category
Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Editors
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 3.82MB
File Name retouch.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 6,780
Downloads Last Week 47
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Save images in .tpi format
Price $39.95

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