Mac users, we're pleased to announce Macphun's all-in-one photo editor Luminar is now available for purchase with special launch pricing. (Existing Macphun customers get a further discount.)
We rated Luminar as "Highly Recommended", and you can now visit the Luminar web site to try it for free.
DxO Labs have released version 2.1 of DxO ViewPoint, a program dedicated to fixing problems with keystoning and volume anamorphosis. This update automatically corrects lens distortion when used as a plugin for Apple Aperture, and now extends its compatibility to include Adobe Photoshop Elements 12. The software also now supports the Canon EOS 70D and the Sony DSC-RX1R. This upgrade is free to all owners of DxO ViewPoint who purchased a license on or after 1 August 2013.
Dxo Press Release
DxO ViewPoint v2.1 automatically corrects lens distortion in Apple Aperture and is now compatible with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12
October 23, 2013 - DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO ViewPoint v2.1, its software dedicated to fixing problems with perspective and to correcting volume deformations. DxO ViewPoint v2.1 automatically corrects lens distortion when used as a plugin for Apple Aperture, and now extends its compatibility to include Adobe Photoshop Elements 12. The software also now supports the Canon EOS 70D and the Sony DSC-RX1R.
Based on DxO Labs’ exclusive correction technologies, DxO ViewPoint v2.1 offers simple visual tools that let users easily and efficiently correct two phenomena that frequently confront photographers who shoot with wide-angle lenses: volume deformation of subjects on image edges, and convergent lines.
With a single license, DxO ViewPoint v2.1 can be used as a plugin for Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, Adobe Lightroom, Apple Aperture, and also as a standalone application for Mac and Windows.
Automatic distortion correction
Now completely compatible with Apple Aperture and Adobe Photoshop Elements 12, DxO ViewPoint v2.1 automatically corrects all types of distortion — pincushion, barrel, and fisheye — when used as a plugin for these two applications.
Thanks to DxO Optics Modules, which contain copious information about the characteristics of each camera and lens combination, photographers can apply to their images corrections that have been perfectly adapted to their equipment.
Availability and price
DxO ViewPoint v2.1 is now available for Windows and Mac in the DxO Labs online store and at photo resellers at the following price:
EUR: 79€ (Suggested retail price, including VAT)
GBP: £59 (Suggested retail price, including VAT)
This upgrade is free to all owners of DxO ViewPoint who purchased a license on or after August 1, 2013.
A fully-functional trial version of DxO ViewPoint v2.1, good for one month, is available on the DxO Labs website (http://www.dxo.com/intl/photo/free_trial_version).
About DxO Labs
Founded in 2003, DxO Labs provides digital image processing solutions that are recognized world-wide for their guaranteed excellence. In addition to its DxO Optics Pro and DxO FilmPack products for Mac and Windows designed for serious and demanding photographers, the company also licenses diverse solutions for the principal actors in the imaging industry:
Embedded technologies for real-time image processing, destined for camera and cameraphone manufacturers
Image quality evaluation and measurement tools, destined for specific imaging industries (e.g., camera module manufacturers, sensor vendors, and processor vendors) as well as for photography journalists and photo experts.
For more information, go to http://www.dxo.com