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Poll Results 2004


This page shows the results of polls on various topics that were conducted on this web site. So always keep in mind that the results are only representative for the visitors of this site and can't be generalized. Placing these polls on other sites could produce totally different results.

 


Noise Reduction Poll

conducted in December 2004

Which is your favorite noise reduction tool?
 
1. ABSoft Neat Image
28.9 %
  
2. Other
27 %
  
3. PictureCode Noise Ninja
16.3 %
  
 
4. Imagenomic Noiseware
6.9 %
  
5. Nik Multimedia DFine
6.3 %
  
6. Kodak AFS DigitalGEM
5.7 %
  
7. Helicon Filter
3.8 %
  
8. Visual Infinity Grain Surgery
3.1 %
  
 
9. PowerRetouche Noise Corrector
1.3 %
  
10. The Imaging Factory Noise Reduction Pro
0.6 %
  
 
Total of votes: 159

 

 

Good Photos Poll

conducted in November 2004
How many of your photos do you print or present to people?
 
1. 10%
26.8 %
  
2. 1%
19 %
  
3. 20%
13.7 %
  
 
4. 50%
11.1 %
  
5. 90%
7.8 %
  
6. 80%
7.2 %
  
7. 33%
7.2 %
  
 
8. All of them
3.9 %
  
9. 66%
2 %
  
10. 99%
1.3 %
  
 
Simplified Result:
20% or less: 60%
33 - 80%: 27%
Almost all: 13 %
 
Total of votes: 153

 

 

Megapixel Poll

conducted in October 2004
How many photos did you take during the last 12 months?
 
1. 5,000 or less
22.4 %
  
2. 2,000 or less
16.5 %
  
3. 10,000 or less
15.5 %
  
 
4. 1,000 or less
12.9 %
  
5. 500 or less
12.2 %
  
 
6. 20,000 or less
7.6 %
  
7. More than 20,000
7.3 %
  
 
8. 100 or less
5.3 %
  
9. I didn't take any photos.
0.3 %
 
10. I didn't know.
0 %
 
 
Simplified Result:
More than 5,000 photos: 30%
1,000 - 5,000 photos: 40%
Less than 1,000 photos: 30%
 
Total of votes: 303

 

 

MegapixelPoll

conducted in September 2004

How many megapixel does your digital camera have?
 
1. 6 Megapixel
21.7 %
  
2. 5 Megapixel
20.5 %
  
3. 3 Megapixel
20 %
  
 
4. 4 Megapixel
16.6 %
  
 
5. 8 Megapixel
8.3 %
  
6. 2 Megapixel
7.9 %
  
7. 9 or more Megapixel
3.2 %
  
8. 1 Megapixel
1.6 %
  
9. 7 Megapixel
0 %
 
 
Total of votes: 685

 

 

RAW Converter Poll

conducted in August 2004

Which of these tools do you use for RAW conversion?
 
1. Adobe Camera RAW (Photoshop CS)
52 %
  
 
2. The RAW converter supplied with my digital camera
13 %
  
3. PhaseOne CaptureOne
12.5 %
  
4. Nikon Capture
10 %
  
 
5. Other
5 %
  
6. BreezeBrowser
4 %
  
7. SharpRAW
1.5 %
  
8. SilverFast DCPro
1 %
  
9. Bibble
0.5 %
  
9. QImage
0.5 %
  
 
Total of votes: 200

 

 

RAW JPG Poll

conducted in July 2004

In what format(s) do you usually shoot digital photos?
 
1. I only take photos in JPEG format.
45.6 %
  
 
2. I take photos in JPEG and RAW format.
14.5 %
  
4. I only take photos in RAW format.
12.7 %
  
 
3. I take photos in JPEG, TIFF and RAW format.
10.4 %
  
4. I take photos in JPEG and TIFF format.
9.3 %
  
 
5. I don't know. Whatever my digital camera provides.
3.5 %
  
6. I take photos in TIFF and RAW format.
2.3 %
  
7. I only take photos in TIFF format.
1.7 %
  
 
Simplified Result:
JPEG: 82.7 %
RAW: 40.5 %
TIFF: 24.4%
One Format Only: 63%
Two or Three Formats: 37%
 
Total of votes: 173

 

 

Batch Processing Poll

conducted in July 2004

How many of your photos do you correct via batch processing?
 
1. I only correct my photos manually.
68.3 %
  
2. I batch process approx. 10% of my photos
9.7 %
  
 
3. I batch process approx. 50% of my photos
7 %
  
 
4. I don't do any photo correction. I use the photos as they come out of the camera
3.8 %
  
 
4. I batch process all of my photos.
3.8 %
  
5. I batch process approx. 90% of my photos
3.2 %
  
 
6. I batch process approx. 25% of my photos
2.1 %
  
6. I batch process approx. 75% of my photos
2.1 %
  
 
Simplified Result:
No Correction At All: 4%
Manual Processing: 68%
Not Much Batch Processing: 12%
Batch Processing: 16%
 
Total of votes: 186

 

 

Standalone Poll

conducted in June 2004

Should a graphics application be delivered and installed with plugins?
 
1. I don't care as long as I also can install the plugins into my graphics application.
27 %
  
2. I don't need a simple graphics application installed.
24 %
  
 
3. I prefer to have a graphics application installed if it doesn't cost anything extra.
21 %
  
4. I may find it useful to use the plugins in a simple application from time to time.
18 %
  
5. I want to have a graphics application installed even if it costs extra.
10 %
  
 
Simplified Result:
Yes: 49%
No: 51%
 
Total of votes: 139



Image Application Poll 2004
conducted in April 2004

Which of these image applications and which version do you use regularly?
 

1. Photoshop

Version 4 and older: 0.69 %
Version 5:
0.97 %
Version 6:
2.8 %
Version 7:
12.91 %
Version CS: 9.77 %

27.14 %
  
 

2. Paint Shop Pro

Version 4 and older: 0.23 %
Version 5:
0.49 %
Version 6:
0.69 %
Version 7:
6.69 %
Version 8: 11.6 %

19.7 %
  
 

3. IrfanView

8.91 %
  
 

4. Photoshop Elements

Version 1: 1.54 %
Version 2:
5.37 %

6.91 %
  
 

5. PhotoImpact

Version 5 and older: 0.4 %
Version 6:
0.69 %
Version 7:
0.51 %
Version 8: 1.71 %
Version XL: 2.11 %

5.42 %
  
 

6. Corel Photo-Paint

Version 7 and older: 0.23 %
Version 8:
0.8 %
Version 9:
0.97 %
Version 10:
0.8 %
Version 11: 1.37 %
Version 12: 0.91 %

5.08 %
  
 

7. Fireworks

Version 3 and older: 0.11 %
Version 4:
0.8 %
Version MX: 1.71 %
Version MX 2004: 1.09 %

3.71 %
  
 

8. Painter

Version 5 and older: 0.57 %
Version 6:
0.29 %
Version 7:
0.74 %
Version 8: 1.66 %

3.26 %
  
 

9. Other: 4.91 %
10. The GIMP: 2.4 %
11. MGI Photo Suite: 1.77%
11. Serif PhotoPlus: 1.77 %
12. Ulead PhotoExpress: 1.6%
13. Picture Publisher: 1.38%
14. PhotoDeluxe
: 1.37%
15. Mediachance PhotoBrush: 1.14%
16. Digital Image Pro: 0.96%
17. Corel Photo House: 0.91 %
18. PhotoDraw: 0.63%
19. Ultimate Paint: 0.49%
20. Photoline: 0.34%

 

19.67 %

 
 
Total of votes: 1750

 

 


Free Plugins Poll

conducted in January/February 2004


Which of these free plugins do you use?
 
1. Harry´s Filters
6.8 %
  
2. EyeCandy4000 Free Filters
6.7 %
  
3. Flaming Pear Freebies
6 %
  
4. Ulead Free Plugins
5.2 %
  
5. Xero Plugins
4.7 %
  
 
6. Redfield Free Plugins
4.1 %
  
7. Almathera Plugins
4 %
  
8. Xenofex Free Plugins
3.9 %
  
9. MuRa´s Filters
3.6 %
  
10. FantasticMachines Paint Engine
3.3 %
  
 
11. DragonFly´s Plugins
3.1 %
  
12. DC Filters
3 %
  
13. AutoFX DreamyPhoto/Mosaic
2.8 %
  
14. Flaming Pear Primus
2.3 %
  
15. Lokas 3D Shadow
2.25 %
  
16. NVR Bordermania
2.2 %
  
17. VDL Adrenaline Free Plugins
2.1 %
  
17. PhotoFreebies
2.1 %
  
19. Rosenman Plugins
2.05 %
  
20. AmphiSoft Filters
2 %
  
 
21. FantasticMachines Tile Tools
1.95 %
  
22. namesuppressed Plugins
1.9 %
  
23. Axion LensFlare/Glow
1.85 %
  
23. Cybia's Works Filters
1.85 %
  
25. Luce
1.8 %
  
 
Rest: FilterFarm 1.62%, Plugin Galaxy PopArt & Zoom 1.62%, Extensis PhotoText/PhotoBevel 1.58%, Metrix 1.36%, Panorama Tools 1.36%, Fotomatic
1.25%, Gregory Parett Plugins 1.18%, AIM Deepspace Filters 1.1%,
David Blend Filters 1.03%, ReindeerGraphics Free Plugins 1.03%, Olympus RAW Plugin 0.99%, Vischeck 0.92%, Pro Canvas 0.92%, Type Chameleon 0.81%,
Telegraphics Format Plugis 0.77%, fnord Plugins 0.74%.
 
Total of votes: 2719

 

 

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