Category: Software

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Adobe Lightroom December 2017 Update

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Adobe have updated the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, as well as updates to Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw. The new Auto Setting creates a better photo by using Adobe Sensei artificial intelligence to analyse your photo and compare it to tens of thousands of professionally edited photos. The Tone Curve has been added to Lightroom CC on desktop, along with split toning.

Adobe have updated the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, as well as updates to Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw. The new Auto Setting creates a better photo by using Adobe Sensei artificial intelligence to analyse your photo and compare it…

​PortraitPro Body 2

Mark Goldstein | Software
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PortraitPro Body 2 is a new standalone full body retouching software and plugin for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Elements. Version 2 of the industry’s first and only dedicated body contouring software offers Warp Fixer controls, Photoshop Smart Filter, Lite Mode and is the fastest and most accurate PortraitPro Body ever.

PortraitPro Body 2 is a new standalone full body retouching software and plugin for Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, and Elements. Version 2 of the industry’s first and only dedicated body contouring software offers Warp Fixer controls, Photoshop Smart Filter, Lite Mode and is the fastest and most accurate PortraitPro Body ever.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

DxO PhotoLab 1.1 Released

Mark Goldstein | Software
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DxO PhotoLab 1.1 offers an easier-to-use design, the ability to interface with Adobe Lightroom CC Classic, and an improved brush tool.

DxO PhotoLab 1.1 offers an easier-to-use design, the ability to interface with Adobe Lightroom CC Classic, and an improved brush tool.

Nikon SnapBridge 2.0

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Nikon has released version 2.0 of SnapBridge, completely overhauling the screen design and menu structure. It also offers new functions, including instructions for connecting to a camera, that make the app easier to use, more intuitive, and enable simpler connection.

Nikon has released version 2.0 of SnapBridge, completely overhauling the screen design and menu structure. It also offers new functions, including instructions for connecting to a camera, that make the app easier to use, more intuitive, and enable simpler connection.

Create Entertaining Photo Stories with the Free Looparoid App

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Looparoid is the first app that lets you combine multiple pictures to create unique photo stories that resemble Polaroids to share with your friends and family.

Looparoid is the first app that lets you combine multiple pictures to create unique photo stories that resemble Polaroids to share with your friends and family.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Fujifilm X Raw Studio Released, New Firmware for GFX 50S, X-T2 and X-T20 Cameras

Mark Goldstein | Compact System Camera , Software
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Fujifilm X Raw Studio is new conversion software that allows photographers to quickly and easily convert RAW files. X Raw Studio utilizes the connected camera’s X-Processor Pro high-speed image processing engine, allowing for quick and effective conversion without compromising on image quality. Compatible with both Mac and PC systems, it enables batch conversion of a selection of images.

Fujifilm X Raw Studio for Mac is available now, and is set to launch for Windows in February 2018. It is available to users at no cost.

Also available today are Firmware updates for the Fujifilm X-T2 and X-T20 X Series cameras and the GFX 50S.

Fujifilm X Raw Studio is new conversion software that allows photographers to quickly and easily convert RAW files. X Raw Studio utilizes the connected camera’s X-Processor Pro high-speed image processing engine, allowing for quick and effective conversion without compromising on image quality. Compatible with both Mac and PC systems, it…

Phase One Releases Capture One 11

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Capture One 11 is a major new version of the industry’s premier RAW conversion and image editing software. Capture One 11 has been designed to deliver a significantly faster and smoother experience, offering new, highly responsive tools, workflow enhancements and a finely tuned processing engine.

Capture One 11 is a major new version of the industry’s premier RAW conversion and image editing software. Capture One 11 has been designed to deliver a significantly faster and smoother experience, offering new, highly responsive tools, workflow enhancements and a finely tuned processing engine.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Zoner Photo Studio X Adds Support for HEIF Files

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Zoner Photo Studio X has added support for HEIF files from the latest iPhones, making it the first software in the world to offer a solution for reading and writing this format on Windows. Zoner Photo Studio X can be purchased as a one-year subscription license for $49.

Zoner Photo Studio X has added support for HEIF files from the latest iPhones, making it the first software in the world to offer a solution for reading and writing this format on Windows. Zoner Photo Studio X can be purchased as a one-year subscription license for $49.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Luminar 2018 Now Shipping

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Luminar 2018 adds a new RAW file conversion engine, new photo editing filters, major speed improvements and a forthcoming digital asset management platform. Luminar is a universal all-in-one photo app designed to offer everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing. 

Luminar 2018 is available today:

  • $49 upgrade for current Luminar users
  • $59 for Luminar for Windows Beta testers
  • $69 for new users

The Digital Asset Management platform will arrive in 2018 as a free update.

Luminar 2018 adds a new RAW file conversion engine, new photo editing filters, major speed improvements and a forthcoming digital asset management platform. Luminar is a universal all-in-one photo app designed to offer everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing. Luminar 2018 is available today:$49 upgrade for current Luminar…

Affinity Photo Review

Tim Coleman
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Affinity Photo is billed as professional photo editing software, but can it really take on and beat the market leader, Adobe Lightroom? Find out by reading our in-depth Affinity Photo review...

Sony Imaging Edge Now Available to Download

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Sony's Imaging Edge software suite is now available to download for Mac and Windows. Announced at the same time as the A7R III camera, Imaging Edge includes a remote shooting application, image viewer and RAW development application. Importantly, Imaging Edge also supports the A7R III's Pixel Shift Multi Shooting mode.

Download Imaging Edge

Sony's Imaging Edge software suite is now available to download for Mac and Windows. Announced at the same time as the A7R III camera, Imaging Edge includes a remote shooting application, image viewer and RAW development application. Importantly, Imaging Edge also supports the A7R III's Pixel Shift Multi Shooting mode.Download…

Adobe Lightroom Downloader App

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Adobe Lightroom Downloader is a new app that downloads all your Lightroom CC photos and videos from the cloud as original files and stores them in a local folder. Available for  Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra, Adobe Lightroom Downloader retains any edits made to the raw images by writing them into the XMP sidecar files that accompany the downloaded raw files.

Get the Adobe Lightroom Downloader app

Adobe Lightroom Downloader is a new app that downloads all your Lightroom CC photos and videos from the cloud as original files and stores them in a local folder. Available for Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra, Adobe Lightroom Downloader retains any edits made to the raw images by writing…

AKVIS Retoucher 9.0

Mark Goldstein | Software
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AKVIS Retoucher 9.0 is a photo restoration software that helps to remove dust, scratches, date stamps and other unwanted details from photos. Version 9 offers a number of Color Correction parameters, the flexible Crop tool as well as the Vignette option that lightens/darkens the image at its perimeter. AKVIS Retoucher 9.0 is available now for $87.

AKVIS Retoucher 9.0 is a photo restoration software that helps to remove dust, scratches, date stamps and other unwanted details from photos. Version 9 offers a number of Color Correction parameters, the flexible Crop tool as well as the Vignette option that lightens/darkens the image at its perimeter. AKVIS Retoucher…

Friday, November 10, 2017

ON1 Photo RAW 2018

Mark Goldstein | Software
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ON1 Photo RAW 2018 offers photographers accelerated photo management, precise photo development, hundreds of customizable photo effects, fast and beautiful HDR, pano stitching, masking and blending adjustments, layers, and much more.

ON1 Photo RAW 2018 is available for download as a free 30-day trial from the ON1 website. Previous owners of any ON1 app (or ON1 plug-in) can upgrade for $99.99. Those who don’t own an ON1 app can order for $119.99.

ON1 Photo RAW 2018 offers photographers accelerated photo management, precise photo development, hundreds of customizable photo effects, fast and beautiful HDR, pano stitching, masking and blending adjustments, layers, and much more.ON1 Photo RAW 2018 is available for download as a free 30-day trial from the ON1 website. Previous owners of…

Monday, November 6, 2017

Capture One Brand Ambassador Program

Mark Goldstein | Software
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The Capture One Brand Ambassador Program aims to show why Capture One is considered “the professionals’ choice in image editing.”

The Capture One Brand Ambassador Program aims to show why Capture One is considered “the professionals’ choice in image editing.”

Friday, November 3, 2017

Halide 1.5 for iPhone X

Mark Goldstein | Camera Phones , Software
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Halide 1.5 is a camera app with a redesigned user interface made from scratch for iPhone X, as well as offering numerous enhancements and new features for all iPhones. Halide 1.5 will be on sale for $2,99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) for a limited time during iPhone X launch weekend from Friday November 3rd, to Monday November 6th, after which the price will go up to $4,99.

Halide 1.5 is a camera app with a redesigned user interface made from scratch for iPhone X, as well as offering numerous enhancements and new features for all iPhones. Halide 1.5 will be on sale for $2,99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) for a limited time during iPhone…

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Affinity v1.6 Adds Performance Enhancements and a Light User Interface

Mark Goldstein | Software
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The new 1.6 versions of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are even faster, smoother and more powerful than before. Also, for a limited period, buyers of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer will be able to claim a bundle of creativity-boosting extra goodies totally free of charge. The v1.6 update is available free of charge to existing owners of the Affinity desktop apps.

The new 1.6 versions of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer are even faster, smoother and more powerful than before. Also, for a limited period, buyers of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer will be able to claim a bundle of creativity-boosting extra goodies totally free of charge. The v1.6 update is…

Film Stocks v3.0 - New Version of Popular Photo and Video Plug-in

Mark Goldstein | Software
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Digital Film Tools have released Film Stocks v3.0, which adds 8 Black & White Films, Polaroid presets, 12 Faded - Color presets, 5 Faded - Black & White presets, and 16 Motion Picture Film presets. 89 color-grading presets from Academy Award nominated movies are also provided. The Film Stocks photo plug-in is available now for $50 USD, while the  Film Stocks video/film plug-in is available for $95.00 USD.

Digital Film Tools have released Film Stocks v3.0, which adds 8 Black & White Films, Polaroid presets, 12 Faded - Color presets, 5 Faded - Black & White presets, and 16 Motion Picture Film presets. 89 color-grading presets from Academy Award nominated movies are also provided. The Film Stocks photo…

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

New Luminar 2018 Takes on Adobe Lightroom

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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Macphun (Skylum) today announced Luminar 2018. This edition offers everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing, including new filters powered by artificial intelligence, major speed improvements, a dedicated RAW develop module and a forthcoming in 2018 digital asset management platform. Users will also benefit from the new intelligent Sun Rays filter, LUT support and real-time noise removal. Luminar 2018 has been re-built from the ground up for dramatic performance boosts. Existing filters deliver richer colors and depth in less time. A brand new streamlined user interface speeds up working with presets, filters, and masks. With full support of pro options like layers, masks, and blending modes, complex repairs and photo composites can be easily accomplished. Luminar 2018 will become available in November 2017, and in 2018 a free update will provide a new image-browser / digital asset manager to help photographers manage their image libraries. Pre-order for Luminar 2018 will run from November 1 until November 16. New users will be able to purchase Luminar 2018 for $59, and current users of Luminar may upgrade at a special price of $39.

Macphun (Skylum) today announced Luminar 2018. This edition offers everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing, including new filters powered by artificial intelligence, major speed improvements, a dedicated RAW develop module and a forthcoming in 2018 digital asset management platform. Users will also benefit from the new intelligent Sun…

Monday, October 30, 2017

Macphun to Change their Name to Skylum

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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With Macphun expanding to the Windows platform by bringing Luminar and Aurora HDR to Windows users, the company has felt compelled to change its name in order to reflect this development. The new name is Skylum. "We think that this name is a better fit, since we’re no longer a Mac-only developer," says Alex Tsepko, Chief Executive Officer. "It’s also closer to where we want to go in the near future. We will continue to use Macphun name this year, and early in 2018, we'll completely switch to Skylum."

With Macphun expanding to the Windows platform by bringing Luminar and Aurora HDR to Windows users, the company has felt compelled to change its name in order to reflect this development. The new name is Skylum. "We think that this name is a better fit, since we’re no longer a…