Loading a Photo
Click the Load Photo button to
open a photo.
The supported file formats are
jpeg, jpg, gif, png, bmp, tiff, wmf and emf. For best results, use high
quality photographs. A high quality photo is a high resolution
photograph (at least 1000 pixels by 1000 pixels) with good contrast and
not grainy. If it's a photo of a person, it should be taken in good
lightning conditions (but not in bright sun) and the face should be in
To crop the photo before
loading select File->Load and Crop Photo from the menu instead.
In the Crop window, click on the image and, while holding down the
mouse key, drag the mouse to make a selection than click on the Use
To make a photo snapshot from a
web camera select File->Load WebCam Snapshot and click Make
Photo in the Capture Photo from WebCam window (a photo will appear at
the bottom part of this window) and then click Accept.
After the capture window is
closed, the Crop window will appear where you can crop the image or
just proceed to use the entire snapshot.
Please note that many web
cameras produce low resolution grainy images. Please use
high-resolution regular camera photos for best results.
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