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How to: Master Corel Digital Studio 2010

Corel's new image and video editor explained

With the increased availability of consumer video on even the cheapest mobile handsets, Corel has bundled its video-editing software with its latest digital image editor. Here, we show you how to make the most out of your home movies and favourite snaps with Corel Digital Studio 2010.

Step 3: The Media Organiser automatically detects files on your PC. You can also import files from devices attached to your system. Connect a camera or phone to your PC and Corel will detect files stored on it. Click Select All to import all the files at once, or browse through and just select the files you like best.

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Step 4: The Media Organiser sorts your media by name, date or rating, or by its tag. Click Tags in the top-right corner to bring up the tag options. When you click on a photo, you'll see tags associated with that file. You can use the Search tool in the top toolbar to quickly search for images with a particular tag.

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Step 5: Double-click a file to bring up the Express Edit window. This provides a larger preview, along with a number of simple editing tools, including the Crop tool shown here, red-eye removal and a QuickFix option. Additional options allow you to assign a star rating - another tag you can search by.

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Step 6: On the righthand edge of this window is a tab labelled More Tools. Click this to access a palette containing advanced tools, including filters and frames. The useful Fine-Tune and Makeover tools adjust brightness and contrast and allow you to remove skin blemishes from a photo.

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