Add Effects, Annotate Pictures Using Awesome Picture

Awesome Picture is a Windows 8 Picture app. You can use it to add annotations to your pictures and photos. Plus that, add awesome effects to your photos and pictures using Awesome Picture. You can share your annotated pictures and photos using the Windows 8 Share Charm.

This annotating Windows 8 Picture App is available in Photo category of Windows Store.

Awesome Picture

Let’s get you a better idea of how you could use this Windows 8 Picture app to add annotations and effects to your Pictures and photos.

Add annotations and effects to your pictures using this Windows 8 Picture app

Use the options that are available on the main screen of this Windows 8 Picture app to choose the picture you want to add annotations or effects to. You can  add picture from your local storage or can take photos using your webcam or any other photo taking device.

As you choose the picture you want to add annotation or effects to, this Windows 8 Picture app will show you all the options you can use in it. All the options that are available for you will appear on the bottom side of the picture in a panel.

Awesome Picture- Tools

You can add shapes like circular, rectangle, can highlight anything and can do some other funny stuff using this Windows 8 Picture app, right from this panel.

Add Annotations

You can start by writing something on your picture. For that, firstly use the filled circle to choose the color in this Windows 8 Picture app. After that, choose the pencil that is available there to start drawing, or writing. Use the arrow to mark or point something out in the picture. There is a drop like tool, using which you can blur any portion of any picture in this free Windows 8 Picture app. Use the shape tools available here to draw rectangles, circles, or add lines.

Awesome Picture-Add annotation and effects

Add effects available here

You can add effects that are available in the lower panel. Effects like Blur effect and others, which can be availed if you used third last tool. That will open all the options that are available for you in this Windows 8 Picture app.

Awesome Picture-Add Effects

Save and Share online

This Windows 8 Picture app also gives you the ability to save all the pictures which you have edited. You can specify the location you want to save to and Awesome Picture will save it for you in PNG format.

For sharing, use the Windows 8 Share Charm.

Awesome Picture- Share

Also check Crayola Photo Mix & MashWhip and Custom GraFix.

Key Features of Awesome Picture

  • Awesome Picture is freely available in the Windows 8 Store.
  • Add cool effects and annotations to your pictures and photos.
  • Use the Windows 8 Share Charm to share photos and pictures that you have edited and had added effect to in this Windows 8 Picture app.
  • Save your annotated photos and pictures in PNG format on your local storage.

My Verdict

Finally, to conclude, I would say that this Windows 8 Picture app is quite nice to some extent. But as compared to some similar apps, it falls slightly short of features. However just for simple annotating you can use it.

Get Awesome Picture here.

 

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