Digital Media Labs: Frequently Loved Software – Photography, Images and Graphics


An open-source 3-D graphics software app used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3-D printed models, interactive 3-D applications and video games.


Great for arranging slide-shows and photo presentations of all types. Also lets you edit, enhance and crop or straighten your images. Need a retouch? iPhoto makes it easy to modify and share entire photo albums quickly and easily.

Manga Studio (Animation)

Easily create your own professional comics and manga from start to finish!

  • #1 comic software worldwide
  • Start quickly with your own sketches, photos or illustrations
  • Digital penciling and inking tools will help you save time over hand-drawing
  • Keep the feel of pen and paper with full tablet pressure sensitivity
  • Add dimension and depth with tons of screen tones and special effects
  • Powerful coloring and illustration features based on real world comic tools
  • Everything professional and aspiring comic artists need

Photoshop CS5

An image editing app developed by Adobe. Photoshop is used by professional photographers and graphic designers. Allows you to manipulate, crop, resize and correct color on digital photos.


An extremely powerful photo/graphics editor comparable to PhotoShop but much easier to use. Intuitive and versatile, use it for any of your graphics-editing projects including title pages, photo enhancements or drawing using a Bamboo tablet.


Snapseed is an intuitive and fun photo editing app for Mac which offers a number of useful image adjustments, as well as high-quality photography effects.