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Brian Griffith has released Iridient Developer 2.3, an update to his photo editing software for Mac OS X. This release includes support for the Sony NEX-5T and ILCE-3000, the Samsung Galaxy NX, the Olympus OM-D E-M1, the Nikon Coolpix P7800, the Fujifilm: X-A1, the Canon PowerShot G16 and the PowerShot S120. The automatic chromatic aberration correction algorithm has also been greatly improved to give better, more consistent results under difficult image conditions. This release is a paid upgrade for users who originally purchased a license prior to 1 April 2012.
Iridient Press Release
Iridient Digital releases Iridient Developer 2.3 for Mac OS X
Pacific Grove, CA, October 9, 2013 -- Iridient Digital, Inc. has released Iridient Developer 2.3, an update to my photo editing software for Mac OS X.
The Iridient Developer 2.3 update can now be downloaded here: http://www.iridientdigital.com/products/rawdeveloper_download.html
This release greatly expands support for RAW image information based lens corrections to numerous new cameras including most all recent models from Canon, Sony, Olympus, Fujifilm and Panasonic. The automatic chromatic aberration correction algorithm has also been greatly improved and should give better, more consistent results under difficult image conditions. Camera manufacturer RAW metadata and DNG lens profile (LCP) based chromatic aberration corrections can now be applied independently of lens distortion corrections.
Sigma RAW processing has been greatly improved for both the latest Merrill models as well as earlier generation Foveon sensor cameras. Numerous improvements throughout for Foveon processing including improved overall color noise reduction while offering even better fine detail reproduction in many cases, better deep shadow tonal gradations, better highlight recovery especially for older generation models, much better handling of super saturated colors especially with older Foveon sensors, reduced color "speckle" noise and in many cases even faster processing speeds!
RAW image support has been added for the following new cameras:
Canon: PowerShot G16 and S120
Olympus: OM-D E-M1
Sony: NEX-5T and ILCE-3000
Samsung: Galaxy NX
This release also includes several bug fixes, various overall performance improvements and updated default camera profiles and settings for some cameras (particularly the Nikon D800(E) and D600).
The complete Iridient Developer version history including full release notes or version 2.3 can be viewed at the web site here: http://www.iridientdigital.com/products/rawdeveloper_history.html
This release is a paid upgrade for users who originally purchased a license prior to April 1, 2012. You get at least 18 months of FREE upgrades, regardless of version designation, when purchasing Iridient Developer. When used unregistered, in "demo" mode, Iridient Developer is fully functional however all exported images will be watermarked.
Upgrades are available to previously licensed users for the discounted price of $45 US by requesting a 40% discount code from firstname.lastname@example.org. New licenses can be purchased for $75.00 US securely through Iridient Developer by selecting "Purchase..." from the File menu or securely online through my web store at http://store.eSellerate.net/s.aspx?s=STR9488905116
Iridient Developer 2.3 is a 64-bit Intel application and requires a 64-bit capable Intel processor (Core 2 Duo or later) and Mac OS X version 10.6 or later.