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.
PlayMemories Studio is a new and easy-to-use application for viewing, managing, editing and sharing digital photos and HD video clips on the Sony PlayStation 3 console. The integrated viewer in PlayMemories Studio lets you browse and view photos and videos – including 3D images and clips – on your TV screen. A Map view displays all your geotagged images on an on-screen globe, while one-button effects allow you to turn your photos into monochrome/sepia, emulate the effect of a soft-focus lens or a toy camera etc. PlayMemories Studio also allows users to tag, trim and join video clips.PlayMemories Studio can be purchased at the PlayStation Store, with a 30-day trial available as a free download.
Sony Press Release
PlayMemories Studio unleashes the picture power of PlayStation®3
Edit, share and enjoy all your photos and videos with easy-to-use software
Brand new to PlayStation®3, PlayMemories Studio adds a new dimension of excitement to interacting with your personal collection of digital photos and HD video clips.
Available now, the easy-to-use application puts you in control of viewing, managing, editing and sharing all those special photo and video memories from the comfort of your sofa.
PlayStation®3 – processing power that’s made for digital images
Harnessing the huge processing power of PlayStation®3, PlayMemories Studio makes enjoying your image collection as much fun as playing your favourite video game. Plug in your digital camera or camcorder, pick up your PlayStation®3 controller and enjoy the show.
The integrated viewer in PlayMemories Studio lets you browse and view photos and videos – including 3D images and clips – on your TV screen. Connect your camera, browse content stored on PS3 or a connected drive or USB memory and all are displayed together in a handy ‘timeline’ view. Looking for that particular shot? Powerful filters let you pinpoint images by date, smiles, 2D/3D, favourites, GPS data and more.
Add a sense of place to your images
A fascinating Map view displays all your geotagged images in place (NB: requires GPS-equipped camera or camcorder). Just spin the on-screen globe and re-live the excitement of your travels.
Spice up your photos and video clips with a palette of one-button artistic picture effects. There’s a choice of eleven treatments including sepia, toy camera, soft focus and monochrome.
You don’t need movie editing skills to turn your video clips into polished productions. PlayMemories Studio makes it easy to create mini-masterpieces in moments. Use your controller to tag, trim and join clips. Add on-screen captions plus fun video, voice-changing and sound effects.
Store and share easily
Don’t keep all those memories to yourself – share them online. PlayMemories Studio lets you upload images and videos straight to Facebook with a few clicks. Support* is also planned for uploads to PlayMemories Online, the new cloud-based service from Sony that lets you access photos and videos from your connected TV, PC, smartphone or tablet.
Images can also be transferred wirelessly to Playstation®Vita or PSP® to enjoy any time while you’re on the move.
Download or try free for 30 days
PlayMemories Studio is available now for download at PlayStation®Store. A trial version (valid for 30 days) is available as a free download.
PlayStation®Plus subscribers can enjoy full, lifetime access to PlayMemories Studio at no extra cost as part of their annual subscription.
Registered customers buying the latest digital cameras and camcorders from Sony (?, Cyber-Shot™ and Handycam® models) will receive a digital coupon for a free download of the paid-for version of PlayMemories Studio. Please visit the coupon download site http://www.sony.net/pms/code for details of applicable models (available from 29th March 2012).