IcoFX is a full-featured professional icon & cursor editor that integrates icons' extraction, production, modification and conversion in one place. It builds in variety of brush tools and more than 40 filters. Also, just like Photoshop, it supports the concept of layer, batch extraction, icon export and other common image editing operations.
Aseprite (full name: Allegro Sprite Editor) is a lightweight application dedicated to making pixel-style animation. Its function is basically like similar software, such as brush, onion skin, animation frame editor, etc. Here, AppNee recommends 2D pixel/retro style game character designers to try it.
In some cases, we may need to enlarge an image in order to see its more details. For high-definition pictures, if just zoom in several times, its quality can still make users satisfied; But when you need to enlarge it to more than ten times or even dozens of times, that must cause a sudden drop on quality and the appearance of jagged image (also called Mosaic). As to low-resolution images, the situation is even worse.
AAA Logo is a professional but very easy to use and practical logo designing tool, it enables you to design professional, elegant logo icons through a simple and powerful way, and so far as to use them for web pages or print out in a few minutes.
MarkMan (马克鳗) is a handy, very fast, smart and efficient labeling/marking app from China. It's a must-have design annotator for designers, reconstructors, front-end engineers on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
Sometimes, some movie/video we are watching may shows us various styles of watermarks. Most of time, this does not interfere with out watching, but we always feel a bit intrusive or just uncomfortable (especially for guys who like to collect some classic videos). For this, we can make use of some professional tools to remove these video watermarks with one-click.