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Collect, share and discover bookmarks on Secondbrain. 10 Alternatives To Bookmarking. 10 Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop. I’m fed up with Photoshop and its one billion rarely-used features.

10 Free Web-based Alternatives to Photoshop

How about a simple photo-editor that’s quick, easy, and doesn’t cost a thousand dollars. Fortunately, there’re tons of web-based photos editors popping up. Most are crap, but some are promising. Check out these free web-based Photoshop alternatives: Arguably, Picnik is the most popular web-based photo editor. Very polished interface. Part of the Aviary suite of creative apps, Phoenix also offers layers and compositing. Adobe was a little late to the web-apps game, but this is a pretty good first try.

Nice, simple, and clear interface, with no ads at all. flautR offers a cornucopia of image tools, boasting thousands of photo effects. Another ad-free editor. Hmm… looks like Pixenate was “inspired” by Pic Resize. Another simple interface. An example of how ugly these apps can get. Let me know if I’ve missed any other good ones. If you liked this post, please bookmark it on A Quick Guide to Social Bookmarking. This is the first post in the series A Quick Guide to Collaborative Media Tools. The purpose is to give an introduction to tools that are helpful when doing collaborative work.

The first post is about social bookmarking. What’s the problem? We have all experienced the horror of a computer hard-drive crash. Documents, images and videos, all gone. This risk alone is reason enough for you to start saving your bookmarks in a way that is safer to you, but also storing them in a way that might benefit your co-workers. This post is about collaborative and social bookmarking. How does it work? Isn’t tagging painful? Personally, it took me about a year to come up with a tagging system that I managed to remember. Finding your personal ontology takes time and I suggest that you write down (on a post-it on your desk or desktop) the tags that you really want to base a library on.

Why? Being part of the bigger picture – the ambient awareness You’re not alone. UPDATE! Image credit: pengrin CC:BY-NC. Pinboard: social bookmarking for introverts. 11 Ways to Backup your bookmarks. 11 Ways to Backup your bookmarks remains the grand-daddy of all the Social Bookmarking Services.

11 Ways to Backup your bookmarks

It was bought out by Yahoo but, it remains slow and has many outages. Here are ways to backup your bookmarks for this 24×7 world. Export to HTML format Login to del.icio.uson the right-hand-side navigation box, click Settings. click Export. check boxes for “include my tags” and “include my extended descriptions”. click Export HTML button. You can use this file at :BlinkList || ||Feed Me Links ||Furl.NET ||Ma.gnolia ||Shadows ||Simpy ||Spurl.NET ||Yahoo! Export to XML format You can use this file at:BlinkList ||Ma.gnolia ||RawSugar ||Yahoo! Save to an Excel Sheet Download this Excel 2003Unzip and double-click on the deliciousbackup.xls file. Backup to your GMAIL account How-to: Backup to Gmail (requires Python 2.4) Backup/Mirror to MySQL database MySQLicious (requires PHP4, curl, MySQL, cron) Backup with Ruby on Rails Automatic Backup at RawSugar.