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Frame & Edge Effects Software for Digital Photos

Stand-alone and plug-in software for enhancing digital photos with edge effects, decorative borders, and frames.
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10 Layered Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download 10 ready-to-use frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames can be customized for your digital scrapbook layouts or other projects.

Review of Photo Effect Studio
Photo Effect Studio is an inexpensive creative photo editor for adding frames and other effects to your photos in Mac OS X.

Friendship and Family Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download several frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames can be customized for your digital scrapbook layouts or other projects.

Assorted Layered Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download several frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames can be customized for your digital scrapbook layouts or other projects.

Assorted Layered Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download several frames in both Photoshop PSD with layers and PNG format. These frames can be customized for your digital scrapbook layouts or other projects.

Metallic Frames in Photoshop PSD and PNG Formats
Download 6 metallic frames in both Photoshop PSD and PNG format. These frames were created using custom shapes and layer styles with Photoshop. You can download the PSD files which will allow you to see how the shapes and styles were combined, or to further customize the frame. A transparent PNG file is also included for those who don't have Photoshop, or want a quick way to use the frame in digital scrapbook layouts or other projects.

onOne PhotoFrame 4 Professional - Software Review and Rating
onOne PhotoFrame 4 Professional is a powerful frame building plugin for Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, and Apple Aperture. The plugin ships with hundreds of ready to use frames that can be mixed and matched and combined with blending modes, opacity and 3D effects.

Free Frame and Border Custom Shapes for Photoshop and Elements
Download free custom shapes for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements by Shelby Kate Schmitz. This collection includes hundreds of frame and border custom shape designs.

How to Frame a Photo Like a Polaroid
Download a ready-to-use Polaroid frame template for quickly adding a Polaroid frame to any photo without having to create the Polaroid frame from scratch. You should be able to use the Polaroid frame template in any photo-editing software with layers capability and support for PSD or PNG file types.

Product Summary: Alien Skin Splat! (Win/Mac)
[Plug-in] Splat! is a collection of 6 content-powered plug-in filters for creating realisitc frames, textures, edge effects, borders, mosaics, and patterns.

Free Masks for Decorative Photo Frames and Edges
Download over 100 free grayscale masks for adding decorative frames, borders, and edge effects to your photos.

Create a Rope and Leather Picture Frame in Photo-Paint
In this tutorial we'll be adding a frame to a picture using the image sprayer tool and a texture fill in Photo-Paint. I'm using Photo-Paint 9, but the same technique should also work in version 8 and up.

AKVIS ArtSuite
"AKVIS ArtSuite offers several basic effects that allow creating an endless number of effect versions. The effects are grouped as Frames (border effects) and Effects (changes the entire image)." AKVIS ArtSuite as a Photoshop compatible plug-in or (and) as a stand-alone application.

ArtBorders (Win)
"ARTBorders allows you to make your photos look unique by adding beautiful artistic borders and frames to them. The program is extremely easy and convenient to use. Just drag the image you want to make look prettier to the program's window, select a border art you liked, and then print or save the new photo."

Auto FX Photo/Graphic Edges (Win/Mac)
[Plug-in or Standalone] This software lets you add interesting edge effects to images.

Border (Mac)
[Standalone] "Border is a simple application for drawing decorative borders and frames. Border includes more than 150 different patterns (so far) which can be adjusted in various ways to fit round anything. Border works with Appleworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, and any graphics program which can accept PDF, PostScript or PICT data. It requires MacOS X v 10.2 or later."

ClassicFrames (Win/Mac)
[Plug-in] Choose from 60 traditional pictures frames to add to your photos. Create variations by combining frames. Works within any Photoshop-compatible plug-in capable application.

Easy Frame Creator (Win)
"Easy Frame Creator is intended for quick and easy creation of image frames. With help of this program you can also create unique collages."

EasyFrame for Mac OS X
Apply decorative frames and artisitc shapes to your photos. "EasyFrame is fully interactive so you can 'try on' different borders to quickly find what you like. Once you are happy with what you see, you can simply drag the result directly to Mail or other applications." Shareware - US$12

Edge and Frame Galaxy
Two volumes of edge and frame effects for $19.95 each. Demo download includes 10 edges and 3 colored frames, plus thumbnails of all the edges and frames. Includes tutorials for using the effects with most image editing, animation, and video applications.

FrameFun (Win)
"FrameFun is a simple application to add frames to Bitmap, JPEG or PNG images. You may select an outer frame, a border around the image and a drop shadow for a 3D effect. You can modify the color and width of each Frame, Border and Shadow. You may additionally modify the direction of the drop shadow. A Batch Conversion option allows you to 'frame' several pictures in one go." Freeware

FrameMaster (Win)
[Standalone] From Galleria Software, FrameMaster allows you to embellish photos with frames, edges, and border effects. Contains over 100 ornate frames with more available via the Web. Download available. Personal use license, $17.95 US. Commercial use license, $27.95 US.

FrameShow (Win)
FrameShow lets you frame your digital photos or images, resize your framed digital photos, change the shape and position of your frames, blend your framed images with your desktop, and save, print or e-mail your framed photos.

Image Framer (Mac)
Mac OS X program to quickly and easily create simple framing and matting to images. Offers fast editing and numerous import and export options.

MagicFrames 3000 (Win/Mac)
"MagicFrames 3000 is a plug-in that enables you to add all kind of frames or borders to your photos. It includes more than 3000 frames and 1200 edges."

Photoshop Edge Fx (Win/Mac)
"Photoshop Edge Fx is a free Photoshop CS4 plug-in for easily adding edges, frames and borders to enhance your photos. This new version includes now over 60 presets styles you can combine for more creativity."

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