2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 19, 2013 5:34 PM by gaginker
gaginker Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

Would like to scan a 24" x 14" poster, which will entail doing it in sections. Can any expert there please describe the software necessary to merge the parts, and whether it is available in iPhoto?


Using iMac 10.8 , and CanonMP620 all-in-one.





iPad 2, iOS 5.0.1
  • Terence Devlin Level 10 Level 10 (135,480 points)

    It's not available in iPhoto.


    In order of price here are some suggestions:

    Seashore (free)

    The Gimp (free)

    Graphic Coverter ($45 approx)

    Acorn ($50 approx)

    Pixelmator ($50 approx)

    Photoshop Elements ($75 approx)


    There are many, many other options. Search on MacUpdate. You can set Photoshop (or any image editor) as an external editor in iPhoto. (Preferences -> General -> Edit Photo: Choose from the Drop Down Menu.) This way, when you double click a pic to edit in iPhoto it will open automatically in Photoshop or your Image Editor, and when you save it it's sent back to iPhoto automatically. This is the only way that edits made in another application will be displayed in iPhoto.

  • gaginker Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)

    Terry: many thanks for your valuable suggestions.


    I have Elements 9, so will dive in there and try to figure out the procedure. There may even be tutorials on the topic.


    Thanks again for your time.