Graphics Packages

Subject: Graphics Packages
From: * Unknown * <ELBAILEY -at- FLASH -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 15 Aug 1997 08:38:38 -0500

Hello All!

I'm putting together a comparative analysis of three different graphics
applications in an attempt to provide the powers that be with
information so they may make an intelligent decision when reviewing
graphics packages.

I have put together the following business requrements, but I am not
that familiar with all three applications. The three applications are
Micrografx Designer, Adobe Photoshop, and CorelDRAW.

To those of you who have the time, would you please review the business
requirements and tell me if the application with which you are familiar
meets these needs?

1. Ability to capture on-screen windows, menus, or selected items to an
2. Create and edit separate layers of an image on which you can paint
and edit without changing the original background.
3. Ability to correct color, retouch, dodge, saturate color, mask and
change lighting effects.
4. Ability to export to page layout applications including MS Office
applications and FrameMaker.
5. Ability to apply filters and masks to distort, blur, smudge, sharpen,
or enhance an image.
6. Ability to select colors from a broad range of color tables and
7. Convert between TIFF, GIF, BMP, PNG, EPS, PCD, JPEG, DCS, PCS, Kodak
Photo CD and TGA.
8. Ability to convert between color modes including bitmap, grayscale,
duotone, indexed color, RGB, and CMYK.
9. Ability to drag and drop selections from within an image or another
10. Ability to enhance an image with brushes, textures, patterns, and
11. Ability to adjust, add, or delete brightness, contrast, hue,
saturation, color channels, shadows, and highlights.
12. Ability to adjust 4 color separations which are printed for paper
stock and printers.
13. Ability to watermark images including the ability to embed code
within graphics that provides copyright information to anyone even after
printing and scanning.
14. Provide sample textures, backgrounds, graphics, and fonts.
15. Performs in Windows 3.11.
16. Performs in Windows 95.
17. Performs in Windows NT.

Please respond to me personally at elizabeth_l_bailey -at- email -dot- mobil -dot- com
and thank you for taking the time!
(o o)
Elizabeth Bailey Application Doc. Specialist
Mobil Oil Corp Voice: (214) 658-5072
1201 Elm St, Rm 1013D FAX: (214) 658-4555
Dallas, Texas 75270 Email: elizabeth_l_bailey -at- email -dot- mobil -dot- com

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