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.

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...]

Corel Takes Another Stab at Lightroom’s Market Share with AfterShot Pro 2

AfterShot Pro 2

Corel AfterShot Pro was hyped as a serious Lightroom competitor when it was announced over two years ago. While the program received a few updates along the way, it was quickly forgotten and written off by most photographers. Adobe’s Lightroom and Apple’s Aperture were just too well oiled to let AfterShot Pro in the door. However, that hasn’t stopped Corel from building a better version of AfterShot Pro. [Read more...]