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Nesting Up a Storm with ImageNest

Posted by Dan Gillespie on April 8, 2009, 4:00 pm

I'm officially a nesting fool now. I've been using ImageNest for a year or so now and have been testing the latest version 1.2 this week.  This software is very easy to use, it works great, and it doesn't cost a lot - a wonderful combination! Upon launching the software you will see the main screen for the entire application.  The user interface is very intuitive and just about everything you need to do is right here. Typically I will configure my printer, page size, nesting method, and spacing first. Then simply click the "Add Images" button, browse to the folder where I have photos I want to print, and add them. ImageNest begins to fit the images automatically but when it's finished you can choose to nest with a different method, change spacing, resize images, crop images, rotate images, and then click "Refit Multiple" and the automatic nesting runs again with all the new settings. You can also use a manual nesting method and set it however you like. ImageNest has saved me tons of time outputting prints for clients (of my other business Hot Rod Portraits) and I'm sure that any photographer who has an inkjet printer will save time and money using it.  You can read more about ImageNest and purchase it here.Imagenest screenshot

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We too have been recommending Image Nest. It works pretty well and is so valuable in conserving media costs.