Looking for an image processor that would offer advanced options and features yet would not cost a fortune AVD Graphic Studio to put it simply is a mini Photoshop offering very similar capabilities at a fraction of the cost. It provides over 20 tools to work with images cropping resizing rotating bump mapping histogram equalization mirroring (horizontal and vertical) special effects filters and many more handy options for image manipulations. While AVD Graphic Studio can be used by any amateur who just recently purchased digital camera the software does offer quite a few sophisticated options for professional designers and digital artists. For instance AVD Graphic Studio acquires images from TWAIN scanners and can be used to regulate contrast HSL HSVHSB and RGB settings. AVD Graphic Studio comes with four modules MultiPage Video Animation and Batch Processing. The first module as it names suggests is show all kinds of FAX images multipage FAX and multipage TIFF images (rev.6.0 Packbits LZW CCITT G.3 and G.4) with RGB CMYK BW animated GIF and Multipage PCX (DCX). Also FAX (CCITT3) G3F and G3N (Zetafax) formats supported for loading.The second Video module allows users to capture individual frames from video files in order to create animated GIF files. The third module creates animated GIF files from a set of static images (tif tiff fax gif jpg jpeg jpe pcx bmp dib rle ico cur png wmf emf tga targa vda icb vst pix pxm ppm pgm pbm). The fourth module as it names suggests is intended for processing multiple images in batches. The module supports all common image formats and offers conversion resampling resizing and resolution readjustment options among others.