Image-Editing Software for WordPress Web Design

By Lisa Sabin-Wilson

Part of WordPress Web Design For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you work with graphics (including digital photographs) for Web design, you work with two file types: raster and vector. When you create, edit, or manipulate those files, you use graphic- or photo-editing software to accomplish the job. Here’s a list of some software that you may want to consider.

Software Program File Types
Raster-based image-editing program used to create PSD layout
files and to work with raster image file types and photography
Vector-based image creation and editing used to edit vector
image files, such as AI and EPS files

Corel PaintShop Pro
Raster image and photography editing program

Vector image creation and editing for AI, EPS, and CDR file