[thelist] anyone know a good (cough free cough) tool for making image backgrounds transparent?

Jackson Yee jyee at vt.edu
Tue Oct 1 13:15:01 CDT 2002

"Daniel Medley" <dm at lgcy.com> wrote in message
news:001401c26945$0e441d00$99ca0ed0 at family5wkvnahw...
> Or, you could purchase PaintShop Pro 7 for about a hundred bucks (or
> I have both it and Photo Shop and for web use PaintShop is every bit as
> useful considering the price. In fact, looking back, I wish that I had
> gotten PaintShop and not spent the big bucks on Photo Shop. It supports
> layers, vectors, has a decent little built in optimizer and has just about
> every tool functionality that Photo Shop has.

One program I'd like to suggest if you have some time to work with it is the


It has a very steep learning curve, but once you become used to the
interface, it's an invaluable tool with some amazing capabilities.

Oh, and by the way, it's free.  ;-)

Jackson Yee
jyee at vt.edu

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