Corel AfterShot Pro 2 Now Available in Mac App Store

AfterShot Pro 2 Mac App Store

Corel continues to make progress with AfterShot Pro 2. Now the RAW file processing program is available in the Mac App Store for $79.99.

Corel is attempting to capitalize on the demise of Apple Aperture by making AfterShot Pro 2 available in the same customer portal at the same price point. To Corel’s credit, AfterShot Pro 2 looks like a nice upgrade to the first version of AfterShot Pro. You can read more about the improvements in the AfterShot Pro 2 announcement post.

Of course, you can also still pick it up from B&H for $69.99 right now.

Amazon Offers Free Unlimited Photo Storage for Prime Members

Amazon Unlimited Photo Storage

Amazon’s Prime membership just keeps getting better and better. With Amazon’s announcement today, it makes Prime a no-brainer for virtually all photographers.

Amazon Prime members now get unlimited photo storage added to their already impressive list of benefits. The free cloud photo storage includes photos from mobile devices and computers. There are iOS and Android apps to easily connect to Amazon Cloud Drive (where the photos are stored), which is tied to your Amazon account. [Read more…]

DxO OpticsPro 10 Unveiled; adds DxO ClearView Haze Remover and Improves Denoising Technology

DxO OpticsPro 10 Elite - 3D

DxO Labs has released DxO OpticsPro 10, which adds DxO ClearView, a new feature that eliminates atmospheric haze. This new version also enhances its PRIME denoising technology, a noise reduction approach that DxO claims can improve image quality of up to one full stop over the best noise reduction algorithms currently on the market. [Read more…]

onOne Software’s Perfect Photo Suite 9 is Now Available

onOne Perfect Photo Suite 9

The recently-announced Perfect Photo Suite 9 from onOne Software is now available.

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. [Read more…]