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How to remove unwanted image signatures?

by OKqualified / June 19, 2010 8:05 PM PDT

How to remove unwanted image signatures? I always read a newsletters from download.com and know that such applications exist. But I do not remember the names of these applications.

Best regards.

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Tell us more.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 19, 2010 8:06 PM PDT

What do you mean by "Image Signatures"?

Many images found on the internet are copyright, and if they have the artists signature on them then they cannot be removed.

Mark

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For instance timestamps.
by OKqualified / June 19, 2010 11:08 PM PDT
In reply to: Tell us more.

For instance timestamps. Sorry for my bad English. I am not an American

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I see what you mean.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 20, 2010 5:22 AM PDT

Apparently it is quite difficult, especially to do a good job of it.

If the images are not yours then you will still have to consider the legality of what you intend, eg copyright, but if you own the images then I found this;
http://wwwx.cs.unc.edu/~sjguy/courses.php

Clicking on the first image takes you here;
http://wwwx.cs.unc.edu/~sjguy/CompPhoto/TimeStampEx.html

Then clicking on the link on that page, (Project web page), brings you to his explanation of how he removed time stamps;
http://wwwx.cs.unc.edu/~sjguy/CompPhoto/

Good luck. It seems you may need professional software, and some learning is required.

Mark

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Many thanks.
by OKqualified / June 20, 2010 1:49 PM PDT
In reply to: I see what you mean.

Many thanks.

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To jeety10. Post deleted.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / June 22, 2010 7:29 PM PDT

jeety10 I deleted your post.

No need for your "Careers Advice" link in this discussion, not anywhere in these forums.

Mark

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