Category: Software

Thursday, May 25, 2017

ImageFramer 4.0

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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Apparent Software has released a new edition of ImageFramer, a well-known image framing application for Mac OS X. Version 4.0 introduces dozens of improvements, including an Adobe Photoshop Lightroom plug-in, batch processing, integration with Apple Photos, and the capability to export and import frames and design templates. "With ImageFramer 4, we focused on improving the workflow for photographers," said Jacob Gorban, Apparent Software's Founder. "We developed an Adobe Photoshop Lightroom export plugin, Apple Photos editing extension, and a built-in Batch Processing module. Additionally, exporting and importing of custom designs eases collaboration between ImageFramer customers." ImageFramer is available in three pricing tiers: US$29.95 for ImageFramer Lite, $39.95 for ImageFramer Standard and $69.95 for ImageFramer Pro.

Apparent Software has released a new edition of ImageFramer, a well-known image framing application for Mac OS X. Version 4.0 introduces dozens of improvements, including an Adobe Photoshop Lightroom plug-in, batch processing, integration with Apple Photos, and the capability to export and import frames and design templates. "With ImageFramer 4, we focused...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

MacPhun Luminar and Aurora HDR for Windows

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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MacPhun have announced the upcoming launch of their Aurora HDR and Luminar applications for the Windows platform. "Our Windows engineering team was formed in late 2015 and it has been working on core architecture and other behind-the-scenes tech since then, alongside our Mac developers," says Kevin La Rue, Vice President at MacPhun Software. "[T]he public beta of Luminar for PC will be available in July -  we’d love for you to give Luminar a test drive and help us make it as outstanding as it can possibly be." Interested readers are encouraged to pay a visit to the company's website to learn more.

MacPhun have announced the upcoming launch of their Aurora HDR and Luminar applications for the Windows platform. "Our Windows engineering team was formed in late 2015 and it has been working on core architecture and other behind-the-scenes tech since then, alongside our Mac developers," says Kevin La Rue, Vice President...

Monday, May 22, 2017

infltr 2.8 for iOS

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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With the launch of Version 2.8, infltr has become the first smartphone app to allow editing of the four most popular types of visual media on iOS: photos, Live Photos, video & animated GIFs. Available in 22 languages and priced at £2.29, infltr boasts millions of filters. Users can change the filter throughout their recording, scroll through the finished video to find moments to filter, or play the video and change the filter at the same time. In the new infltr, 10 new adjustment & transform tools have been introduced to enhance all four types of media. Users can change the photo's saturation, brightness, contrast, filter intensity, crop, rotate, straighten, flip horizontally, flip vertically and change perspective horizontally and vertically. Users can combine these new adjustments with infltr’s original filters & vignette to create their own personal filters which are saved to their account on the cloud, and so accessible from any devices. These new editing capabilities have also been integrated in to infltr’s camera which allows users to capture filtered photographs and Live Photos The filter can be changed in camera mode in real time by touching the screen. Now saturation, brightness, contrast, vignette filter intensity can also be changed before shooting. Users can access and create their own personal filters directly from the camera.

With the launch of Version 2.8, infltr has become the first smartphone app to allow editing of the four most popular types of visual media on iOS: photos, Live Photos, video & animated GIFs. Available in 22 languages and priced at £2.29, infltr boasts millions of filters. Users can change the filter...

Friday, May 19, 2017

CyberLink MakeupDirector 2

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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CyberLink have released MakeupDirector 2, the latest version of their virtual makeup software. The software has hyper-accurate auto face detection, with more than 50 adjustable feature points for applying virtual makeup, making the tool invaluable for makeup professionals and photographers for retouching and allowing them to avoid the cost of trying every shade or brand out in real life. New features in Version 2 include custom colour palettes for foundation, eyeliner, blush and more; step-by-step makeup tutorials and a revamped contouring tool. Additionally, further integration has been made with Perfect Corp’s beauty community Beauty Circle. “Applying virtual makeup should not be limited to traditional photo retouching, but should provide a method for perfecting makeup designs in real life as well,” said Dr. Jau Huang, CEO of CyberLink. “With Makeup Director 2 we have made this concept a reality, by adding interactive tools that are granting makeup artists and photographers the flexibility to ensure the highest quality results, regardless of the challenges faced in their projects.” The program is available for $49.99.

CyberLink have released MakeupDirector 2, the latest version of their virtual makeup software. The software has hyper-accurate auto face detection, with more than 50 adjustable feature points for applying virtual makeup, making the tool invaluable for makeup professionals and photographers for retouching and allowing them...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

DJI Introduces Its First Smart TV App

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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DJI has announced the availability of its Smart TV App for smart TV platforms including the Samsung Tizen TV and Apple TV. The DJI Smart TV App will allow users to stream a variety of aerial content and 4K videos captured from around the world, all in the comfort of their living room. Once downloaded and installed, the DJI Smart TV App can then be activated without the need for registration. “We’ve made flying and capturing aerial footage easy with our drones, and now with the DJI Smart TV App, creators will have more ways to share their work with the world. This is really an opportunity for people to be inspired, intrigued, travel to places they would have never imagined and see the world in a whole new way,” said Paul Pan, Senior Product Manager.

DJI has announced the availability of its Smart TV App for smart TV platforms including the Samsung Tizen TV and Apple TV. The DJI Smart TV App will allow users to stream a variety of aerial content and 4K videos captured from around the world, all in the comfort of...

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Magix Launch Updated Version of Video Pro X

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Magix have released the latest version of their video editing software, Video Pro X. From 10-bit HEVC decoding/encoding and professional colour grading to 360° editing and precise audio mastering, this new edition offers powerful tools for broadcast-quality results. In addition, scalable proxy editing, preview rendering and hardware acceleration enable real-time video editing in HD, 4K and 360°. The software supports all formats from the professional and consumer sector such as ProRes, HEVC 10-Bit, AVC and MPEG-2. Thanks to new support for lookup tables in Video Pro X, it can sync flat recordings with LUTs from the camera manufacturer or upload cinematic effect LUTs to create unique film styles. Lookup tables save colour grading information and can easily be imported and applied, or custom created and saved. The latest version of Video Pro X is now available in stores and online for £349.00.

Magix have released the latest version of their video editing software, Video Pro X. From 10-bit HEVC decoding/encoding and professional colour grading to 360° editing and precise audio mastering, this new edition offers powerful tools for broadcast-quality results. In addition, scalable proxy editing, preview rendering and hardware acceleration enable...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Capture One Pro 10.1

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Phase One today released Capture One Pro 10.1. New features in this version include an enhanced Stules workflow, tokenised watermarking, a new master reset function, vectorscope orientation for colour wheels, and a number of Apple Script enhancements. This update adds support for raw files generated by the Pentax K-70 and KP, the Panasonic GH5, GX8, TZ85, TZ100 and FZ2000, the Nikon D5600 and D3400, the Fuji X-Pro2, X-T20 . X-A10 and XQ2 cameras, as well as 21 new lenses. Capture One Pro 10.1 for Mac and Windows is available now and free to current Capture One Pro 10 customers.

Phase One today released Capture One Pro 10.1. New features in this version include an enhanced Stules workflow, tokenised watermarking, a new master reset function, vectorscope orientation for colour wheels, and a number of Apple Script enhancements. This update adds support for raw files generated by the Pentax K-70 and KP,...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Alien Skin Software Announces Spring Sale

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Alien Skin Software today announced its spring sale. All products in its store - including the Advanced Layers Update for Exposure X2, Blow Up, Snap Art and Eye Candy 7 - are 30% off through May 10th.

Alien Skin Software today announced its spring sale. All products in its store - including the Advanced Layers Update for Exposure X2, Blow Up, Snap Art and Eye Candy 7 - are 30% off through May 10th.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Akvis Update All of their Programs

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Akvis have released updates to all of their image editing applications. The new versions offer a redesigned graphical user interface with support for Ultra HD displays, full compatibility with Photoshop CC 2017, some bug fixes, and other improvements. The upgrade is free for recent buyers as well for those who bought 1 Year of Updates during the last 12 months. Users whose licenses are older and are not valid for the latest versions can update each program for $14.95 or update all of the products at once for $39.95.

Akvis have released updates to all of their image editing applications. The new versions offer a redesigned graphical user interface with support for Ultra HD displays, full compatibility with Photoshop CC 2017, some bug fixes, and other improvements. The upgrade is free for recent buyers as well for those who bought 1...

Thursday, April 13, 2017

BatchPhoto Espresso

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Bits&Coffee, the creators of batch image converter program BatchPhoto, have launched a free online and mobile version of the program, called BatchPhoto Espresso. The app can perform common operations, such as Convert, Resize, Crop, Rotate, Touch-Up or Apply Effects. Special effects, such as black & white, sepia, charcoal, swirl, and negate, can also be applied to images. BatchPhoto Espresso can be accessed from any computer or device connected to the Internet at the website below.

Bits&Coffee, the creators of batch image converter program BatchPhoto, have launched a free online and mobile version of the program, called BatchPhoto Espresso. The app can perform common operations, such as Convert, Resize, Crop, Rotate, Touch-Up or Apply Effects. Special effects, such as black & white, sepia,...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.10

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Adobe have released an update to Lightroom CC. Version 2015.10 / 6.10 adds support for raw image files generated by the new Canon EOS M6 (pictured), EOS 77D, EOS 800D and Pentax KP; incorporates 22 new lens profiles, and fixes a number of bugs. In order to install the update, select Help > Updates in the Adobe Creative Cloud app.

Adobe have released an update to Lightroom CC. Version 2015.10 / 6.10 adds support for raw image files generated by the new Canon EOS M6 (pictured), EOS 77D, EOS 800D and Pentax KP; incorporates 22 new lens profiles, and fixes a number of bugs. In order to install the update, select Help >...

Adobe Camera Raw 9.10

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Adobe have released ACR 9.10 and DNG Converter 9.10. The latest update of Adobe Camera Raw adds support for the new Canon EOS M6, EOS 800D and EOS 77D, and the Pentax KP (pictured), incorporates 22 new lens profiles, and fixes bugs. To install the update, simply select Help>Updates to use the update mechanism in the Adobe Creative Cloud app.

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Adobe have released ACR 9.10 and DNG Converter 9.10. The latest update of Adobe Camera Raw adds support for the new Canon EOS M6, EOS 800D and EOS 77D, and the Pentax KP (pictured), incorporates 22 new lens profiles, and fixes bugs. To install the update, simply select Help>Updates to use...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Picktorial 3

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Picktorial Innovations today released Picktorial 3, their latest non-destructive raw photo editing platform for MacOS. This edition provides advanced local adjustment options, all of which are fully non-destructive and offer real-time preview. These include luminosity and colour masks used by fine-art photographers, a high-end edge-aware brushing engine, state of the art skin-smoothing capacities, blending modes and more.The latest version also offers full support for the latest Fujifilm X.trans cameras' raw image files (including compressed/uncompressed RAF) and auto lens correction based on embedded metadata. The update is free for owners of the previous version.

Picktorial Innovations today released Picktorial 3, their latest non-destructive raw photo editing platform for MacOS. This edition provides advanced local adjustment options, all of which are fully non-destructive and offer real-time preview. These include luminosity and colour masks used by fine-art photographers, a high-end edge-aware brushing engine, state of the art...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Akvis Refocus 7.0

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Akvis have just released Refocus 7.0, an application designed to improve the sharpness of out of focus images and apply lens blur effects to your photos. This update adds two brand new modes - Motion Blur and Radial Blur - allowing you to create the natural-looking illusion of movement - either linear or radial. Additionally, Version 7.0 offers an enhanced Background Defocus effect and an array of new presets. Akvis Refocus sells for $39 (Home license) / $49 (Deluxe license) / $72 (Business license). One license key allows activating and using the software on two computers.

Akvis have just released Refocus 7.0, an application designed to improve the sharpness of out of focus images and apply lens blur effects to your photos. This update adds two brand new modes - Motion Blur and Radial Blur - allowing you to create the natural-looking illusion of movement - either...

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Advanced Layers Update for Alien Skin Exposure X2

Zoltan Arva-Toth | Software
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Alien Skin Software today announced the Advanced Layers Update for Exposure X2, their non-destructive raw photo editor. Free free for owners of Exposure X2, the Advanced Layers Update takes a bold step forward by adding advanced layering tools that enable stacking of effects for added creativity. Layers can be copied and pasted, turned on and off individually, applied to multiple images, and more. “Exposure now offers an advanced layering system that provides photographers with limitless stacking capabilities, so they can precisely blend multiple looks in their images,” said Alien Skin CEO Finley Lee. “And Exposure’s fast, catalog-free approach runs circles around traditional photo editors.” The Advanced Layers Update for Exposure X2 may be used as a standalone program or as a set of plug-ins to Photoshop and Lightroom.

Alien Skin Software today announced the Advanced Layers Update for Exposure X2, their non-destructive raw photo editor. Free free for owners of Exposure X2, the Advanced Layers Update takes a bold step forward by adding advanced layering tools that enable stacking of effects for added creativity. Layers can be copied...

Friday, March 24, 2017

Velapp for iPhone

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Velapp is a new iOS app that allows you to edit your iPhone videos on the fly, taking advantage of Apple's 3D Touch technology.. While filming, users press on the screen to mark the moments they believe are the best. This assigns the frames a rating between 0-10. The harder the press, the higher the number assigned. Once they’ve finished recording, Velapp’s technology automatically pulls together the highest-rated scenes into edited footage and users can then choose how much of it to play back and export. Velapp is available in a free version, which creates watermarked videos each with a one-minute maximum, or a £1.99 paid-for version that removes the watermark and offers exports of any length.

Velapp is a new iOS app that allows you to edit your iPhone videos on the fly, taking advantage of Apple's 3D Touch technology.. While filming, users press on the screen to mark the moments they believe are the best. This assigns the frames a rating between 0-10. The...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Akvis AliveColors Beta Version

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Akvis have introduced the beta version of their new AliveColors image editing application for Windows and Mac OS X. The software offers a variety of image editing tools and effects that lets users create new images from scratch or touch up existing ones. AliveColors allows you to manipulate pictures in a number of ways: it retouches and repairs photos, reduces digital noise, improves focus, applies blur effects, colourises black-and-white photos, corrects colour and tone, improves detail, performs all necessary prepress adjustments, creates HDR images, extracts complex objects, adds text, edits raw files, combines images into collages, applies a variety of unique effects etc. Along with the image enhancement features, the program provides users with an array of artistic brushes and easy-to-use shape tools. The fully functional beta version is available for download at the website below.

Akvis have introduced the beta version of their new AliveColors image editing application for Windows and Mac OS X. The software offers a variety of image editing tools and effects that lets users create new images from scratch or touch up existing ones. AliveColors allows you to manipulate pictures...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Zoner Photo Studio X Spring Update

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Zoner Photo Studio X has received its second major update in six months. Adding a new Filter Brush (for localised non-destructive edits), this update additionally offers an easier way to make complex selections. For travelling photographers, the Spring Update brings the opportunity to work with tracklogs so they can see photographs right along the route of their trip in the Map view. Auto-completion for photo titles, descriptions, and locations speeds up work for anyone who wants to have their photo collection well-organised. Batch edits to labels, ratings, and GPS data are now done in the background while you work. The program’s sharing options newly include the ability to share photos directly to an administered Facebook page, or in a message on Messenger. Zoner Photo Studio X is available as an annual subscription license at a price of $95.88.

Zoner Photo Studio X has received its second major update in six months. Adding a new Filter Brush (for localised non-destructive edits), this update additionally offers an easier way to make complex selections. For travelling photographers, the Spring Update brings the opportunity to work with tracklogs so they can see...

Friday, March 17, 2017

Adobe Offer 20% Discount on CC Photography Plan at TPS 2017

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Adobe have teamed up with The Photography Show (TPS) 2017 to offer visitors to the show 20% off the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan (£8.08 per month instead of £10.10 per month for an annual plan). Providing access to the Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC desktop applications, the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan also includes unique sophisticated mobile capabilities: automatically syncing photos with Lightroom CC on the desktop, Lightroom on mobile devices lets users access and edit their entire catalogue of photos on iPad, iPhone as well as Android smartphones and tablets. Additionally, the Adobe Theatre is returning to The Photography Show this year from March 18 to March 21 2017, offering a comprehensive programme of sessions to help improve and enhance photographers' image editing skills.

Adobe have teamed up with The Photography Show (TPS) 2017 to offer visitors to the show 20% off the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan (£8.08 per month instead of £10.10 per month for an annual plan). Providing access to the Lightroom CC and Photoshop CC desktop applications, the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography...

Thursday, March 16, 2017

RNI All Films 4.0.4

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RNI have released a new version of RNI All Films. The new RNI All Films 4.0.4 for Adobe Lightroom and ACR brings customised camera profiles for a number of new cameras including the Leica TL and M10, the Phase One IQ3 100MP, the Fujifilm X-100F. GFX 50S, X A3, X A10 and  X T20, the Canon EOS M5 and PowerShot G9 X Mark II, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the Panasonic FZ80, GF9 and GH5, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, and the Sony DSC-RX100 M5. Additionally, film grain is now turned off by default. You can use RNI Toolkit in Lightroom to set the desired level of film grain (ISO 100/21° – ISO 1600/33°).

RNI have released a new version of RNI All Films. The new RNI All Films 4.0.4 for Adobe Lightroom and ACR brings customised camera profiles for a number of new cameras including the Leica TL and M10, the Phase One IQ3 100MP, the Fujifilm X-100F. GFX 50S, X A3,...