how do I love pixoh? Let me count the ways….

Pixoh

  1. I love pixoh because when I got my new laptop I lost my installation of Photoshop and I wanted something else that I could use… but cheaper
  2. I love pixoh because I was far from a power user of Photoshop anyway. 95% of the time I just used it to optimise images for the web. Guess what. This is just what pixoh does.
  3. I love pixoh because it’s free
  4. I love pixoh because it integrates with Flickr (lets me edit images that I’ve posted to Flickr, and lets me save images direct to my Flickr account).
  5. I love pixoh because it lets me edit photos from the web or from my computer.
  6. I love pixoh because it’s so simple. So easy. Simple concept, easy to use.
  7. I love pixoh because they’ve take this simple concept and executed it so beautifully.
  8. I love pixoh because they have a clever bookmarklet that reminds me that I love pixoh (yes, i suffer info overload!), and makes it even EASIER than their website to use.
  9. I love pixoh because they include an example that you can play with on their homepage.
  10. I love pixoh because it shows me image dimensions and coordinates on the fly.
  11. I love pixoh because they let you vote for what they’re going to develop and release next (how 2.0)

There’s only one thing I don’t like about pixoh at the moment…

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i hate visio

its 6.10pm and I just hit ‘save’ on Visio after a long and productive day.

I’m *sure* I hit save earlier in the day. And, anyway, isn’t there supposed to be autosave and document recovery?

 (you know where i’m heading here, don’t you)

so, as soon as I hit ‘save’, Visio informs me that its had an error and needs to close.

Fair enough, I think, we all have our moments. I wondered how much it would not be able to save and how much I’d have to redo.

I never thought that I’d end up losing the ENTIRE DAY’S WORK.

but yes. that appears to be the case.

we are not amused.