uMark Review: Easy way to watermark images

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Images have become part and parcel of our daily lives and products like uMark cleverly protects the media content. If you are a blogger or vlogger, you deal with images. Sometimes, you will capture screenshots and then compile an article. You should protect the images to prevent others from using them. Nowadays, images are being copied from blogs without the knowledge of the original blogger and there should be a mechanism to prevent it by making effective use of products like uMark.

uMark enables users to add text and image watermarks. You can add names along with symbols like © ® £ or your logo as watermarks on your photos. With the help of uMark, you can watermark multiple photos without consuming system resources. You can add various shapes and fill them with solid or gradient colors. It’s also possible to add QR codes as watermark on your photos.

uMark enables users to add borders and shadows to the photos. You can easily customize watermarks with your own font, font size, style, and color including the ability to set custom transparency levels, shadows addition, and watermark rotation.

With the help of uMark, you can select from any one of the 9 predefined positions to add the watermark. You can view a preview of the watermark immediately after making each and every change. You can punch a date stamp on your photos with EXIF watermarks.

The tool also enables users to add camera information and other technical details as watermarks. To enhance protection, you can repeat the watermark horizontally or vertically in tiled format. This will prevent others from stealing your images. uMark provides support for English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, and Portuguese languages.

Working with uMark

To work with uMark, you can either double click on the desktop icon or search for the app on the Start menu. You will be prompted to either continue the free version or purchase Pro. We are using free version and it completely satisfies all the requirements.

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The first step is to add images by selecting “Add Images” button. The relevant image will be added to the dashboard and you can view a preview of the image on the right side.

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You can add multiple photos by selecting “Add Images” button. You can also add several photos in one go by hitting CTRL+A from the Open dialog. You should select “Add Watermark” button to add watermark to your images. You will view a list box as shown below

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You can add text, image, shape, QR code, filer, and copyright to the images by selecting the appropriate option. To add a simple text watermark, you should select “Add Text Watermark” option. You will view the below dialog.

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As soon as you enter the watermark text, you will be able to view a preview of the image as shown below. You can adjust the font parameters, add font color, special characters, and other text effects including tiling from the Watermark Settings dialog. However, the tiling mode is not available in free edition. However, you can add tiles if you make use of MSTech Image Resize Basic, which we reviewed recently.

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You can easily edit the watermark by double-clicking the watermark placeholder. You can adjust the position of the watermark by any one of the Preset Position.

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If you are satisfied with the watermark, then you can save them in an output location of your choice by selecting “Save Images” button.

Conclusion

uMark enables users to easily add watermarks to their images and protect their images. The software does a great job using a single and simple dashboard. The ability to add special characters is a great bonus. The free version does the job completely for average users. We highly recommend uMark for all your image management and security requirements.

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uMark

$29
uMark
97

Easy Installation

10/10

    Simple to use

    10/10

      Advanced features

      10/10

        Easy watermarking

        10/10

          Affordable

          10/10

            Pros

            • Simple to install
            • Fast processing
            • Plenty of features
            • Quick watermarking
            • Multiple Image Support
            • Affordable

            Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com

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