What is some software for restoring old photos?


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Photo editors such as Adobe Photoshop and Akvis Retoucher have specialized tools that reduce the appearance of certain types of wear that commonly appear on old photographs. The pictures need to be scanned into a digital format where they can be retouched on a computer using photo editing software.

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Some editors are available for download via purchase or monthly subscription; other photo editors can be used online without charge. Pixlr Editor is an example of photo retouching software that is used by uploading scanned copies of the photos to its website. When selecting editing software, important features provided by the application should include color adjustment, filters, brightness, selection tools and layers.

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