This is a piece of software that lets you add several different effects to digital photographs besides the basic enhancement. Effects such as water color painting like effect, neo glow effect or the edge enhanced cartooning effect.
Best Artistic Filters software provides a collection of filters to process your photos. Basic image enhancement effects are used to prepare the photos for further enhancements. These basic effects include color balance, brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, lightness, colorize, sepia, grayscale, size scaling etc. Scenic shots, landscapes in particular, often attain a different dimension water color painting like effects could be applied to them. These can be easily done. Neon glow effect provides enhancement to the edges present in the photos and adds color that have a neon glow to them. Cartooning adds a cartoonish look to the photo by enhancing the edges. Cutout effect reduces the color intensity and brings on a old poster look to the target image.
Best Artistic filters is able to handle inputs in the JPEG, PNG, TIFF, BMP and GIF formats. The interface is simple and has the controls well organized around the main image preview area. On the top you have the thumbnails of the images to be processed arranged in a line above the image viewing area. On the right is the area that lets you select the effect filter and then the corresponding settings below them. You set these according to the preview effect seen and what suits your taste best. You can select the effect to be applied with bringing out the edges or without them. Nice features and ease of use makes this a very good software for everyday use.