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CodedColor allows you to use other picture editing software to manipulate your images.  Select File > Send to, or right-click on the thumb and select the editor of your choice. The selected pictures will then be transferred to the chosen application. CodedColor will automatically detect any changes made by the third-party tool. You can customize the list of tools by selecting Define "Send to" List.


The Applications tab shows all applications installed on your Windows system, if they are correctly registered by an installation program. In this list you can select the external editors of your choice, with which you want to edit your pictures.


If you want to refresh this list of applications (after installing more image editing programs), press Refresh list. Please note, that you then have to reselect your preferred image editors.




List of installed Applications


Enable those applications, that you want to appear in the Send To menu.



Organizer with Applications folder


The Application links in this folder can be refreshed by clicking on Program Settings > Applications > Refresh List. You can start an application by doubleclicking on the linkfile in the Organizer.



Send To popup menu


This menu appears in the Explorer in Imageview and Thumbsview, when pressing the right mousebutton on a thumb and selecting Send To. The selected image will then be opened in the desired application, for instance Photoshop or MS-Paint.


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