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Term that describes using a computer program to change a digital image is also known as image processing or image enhancing. A simple form of manipulation is to remove scratches and dust or to change the subject's colour.

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The part of the computer that processes the image. If you intend doing a lot of image manipulation buy a computer with at least 32Mb or RAM, but ideally with 128Mb or more.
Image manipulation software that merges one image into another. You choose two images draw maps around them and the software takes the mapped reference points and cleverly locates similar points on the other picture before blending the two. This technique is regularly used by the media as fun way off showing us what the offspring of two famous people could look like.
The leading image manipulation software for professional and advanced digital image makers. Now in version CS5.
Software that either allows users to access peripherals, such as a scanner, through their image manipulation software or adds features to an existing application, such as filters or third-party add ons.