This ActiveX / OCX control displays, resizes, edits and joins images. It supports JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, PCX, PSD, TIFF and WBMP files and can convert between them. You can create thumbnails and change JPG compression quality to reduce the size required for storage. Add text labels, draw lines and shapes with optional colour fills or antialiasing. Crop, Rotate, Flip and FloodFill commands available.
Images can be joined by pasting one on top of another with optional full or partial transparency of the foreground image. Adjust brightness, contrast, sharpness and colour depth. Adjustments can be made to the whole image or just a selected area. Import and export data from file, binary stream from a database, from a remote server, a scanner or the clipboard. Images can be uploaded to a web server.
Read and edit jpeg meta data (IPTC text). Extract EXIF attributes. Includes events for the mouse and methods for printing and a zoom function. Free trial available with a sample VB application.
Limitations in downloadable version:
Text written on images.