Software

If you're trying to decide what software you should get to design your website, you have come to the right place. There are a lot of options and choices, and it can be hard to tell which software best meets your needs and your departments wallet. Professional software is expensive, so it's worth looking at the various software packages that are available. If you need a software license for one of the Adobe products, please contact Compusult at the address listed below.

Image Editing

Adobe Photoshop Elements
Available platforms: WIN 
Ideal for:
Casual photographers
Adobe Photoshop CS
Take advantage of productivity and workflow enhancements, unrivaled editing power, and breakthrough compositing capabilities.
Available platforms: WIN, MAC
Ideal for:
Professional photographers
Serious amateur photographers
Graphic designers
Web designers
Adobe Photoshop CS
Get everything in Photoshop CS plus tools for editing 3D and motion-based content and performing image analysis.
Available platforms: WIN, MAC
Ideal for:
Film, video, and multimedia professionals
Graphic and web designers using 3D and motion
Manufacturing professionals
Medical professionals
Architects and engineers
Scientific researchers
Gimp
GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.
Available platforms: WIN, MAC, UNIX
Ideal for:
Departments with low or no budget for an image manipulation  software package