Kodak’s Cancelled BW400CN Film Lives on in Replichrome Lightroom Presets . . . for Free

Replichrome Sample Pack

Totally Rad! Inc. is taking the opportunity to let everyone know that even though Kodak has officially killed BW400CN film, Lightroom and Camera Raw users can pick up the Replichrome BW400CN preset for free as part of Totally Rad’s Replichrome Sample Pack.

Below are a couple of recent photos to which I applied the BW400CN presets after I saw Totally Rad’s press release today. [Read more...]

Red Giant Universe 1.2 Update

Red Giant Universe 1.2 Update

Red Giant has updated its Universe plug-in suite to version 1.2 for both free and paid users. The update adds nine new effects and transitions, Sony Vegas support and Premiere Pro improvements.

Check out the full rundown of the new additions in the below video.

More details in the press release below.  [Read more...]

Perfect Photo Suite 9 Announced

onOne Perfect Photo Suite 9

onOne Software has announced Perfect Photo Suite 9 with a number of new features. Among the key new features are fast previews of RAW files, a new Smart Photo feature, which lets you re-edit photos with previous settings intact and improved masking tools. Additionally, noise reduction is now part of the Suite as a result of user feedback and requests.

Perfect Photo Suite 9 will be available in late October 2014 in two versions: Premium and Basic. The Premium version includes support as a plug-in ofr Photoshop, Lightroom, Photoshop Elements and Aperture; and retails for $129.95. The Basic version doesn’t offer plug-in support but functions as a standalone image editor; and retails for $79.95.

The Premium version is available for a limited time to owners of previous versions of Perfect Photo Suite for $89.95.

More details about Perfect Photo Suite 9 are available here at onOne Software’s website.

Corel Unveils PaintShop Pro X7 with Content-Aware and More New Tools

Corel PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate

Corel has released PaintShop Pro X7 and PaintShop Pro X7 Ultimate with several new enhancements designed to help the program compete with the professional-grade editing prowess of Photoshop.

Notably, PaintShop Pro X7 adds a new Magic Fill tool that provides content-aware editing in a manner similar to what we experience in Photoshop. Check out the rest of the new features and redesigned tools from Corel’s summary below. [Read more...]

DxO Optics Pro v9.5.1 Adds Raw File Support for Sony A7S and RX100 III

DxO-Optics-Pro-9

DxO Optics Pro has been updated to version 9.5.1 with added support for the following cameras:

Additionally, 376 new camera/lens combos have been added to library of DxO Optics Modules.

More about DxO Optics Pro 9 on the DxO Labs website.