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Adobe Releases Photoshop Lightroom 2SAN JOSE, Calif. - July 29, 2008 - Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2 software, the photographer's essential toolbox for managing, adjusting and presenting large volumes of digital photographs. With new enhancements such as dual-monitor support, radical advances in non-destructive localized image correction, and streamlined search capabilities, Lightroom 2 is a compelling upgrade that simplifies photography from shoot to finish. As Adobe's first application to support 64-bit for Mac OS X 10.5 Macintosh computers with Intel processors and Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit operating systems, Lightroom 2 also provides improved memory performance for dealing with large scale images.
onOne Software Announces Availability of Plug-in Suite 4Portland, OR - June 23, 2008 - onOne Software, Inc., announces today the availability of its new Plug-in Suite 4 software for Adobe Photoshop. onOne Software's Plug-In Suite 4 combines full versions of six essential software tools - Genuine Fractals 5 Print Pro, PhotoTools 1.0 Professional Edition, PhotoFrame 3.1 Professional Edition, Mask Pro 4.1, PhotoTune 2.2 and FocalPoint 1.0 - an affordable combination that includes everything a photographer needs to make their images look their best.
Nikon Capture NX 2 Now AvailableMELVILLE, N.Y. (June 20, 2008) - Nikon is pleased to announce that Capture NX 2 image editing software is now available for purchase at authorized Nikon dealers and through the Nikon Mall online store. The latest generation of Capture NX provides photography enthusiasts with a suite of powerful tools operated by simple yet visually intuitive controls to streamline the photo editing process. Capture NX 2 utilizes revolutionary U Point® technology to give photographers access to powerful Control Points that enhance color, exposure, and other image quality settings quickly and easily.
DxO Optics Pro v5.1 for Mac and WindowsParis, France - June 5, 2008 - DxO Labs announced today the release of DxO Optics Pro v5.1 for the Macintosh and Windows platforms. DxO Optics Pro v5.1 is the latest version of the company's award-winning flagship software application for automatic image quality enhancement for Digital-SLR camera users. DxO Optics Pro v 5.1 includes support for a cornucopia of digital cameras including, the Canon EOS 40D, Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, the Nikon D60, Nikon D300, Nikon D3 and the Samsung GX20.
DxO Optics Pro v5.1 supports Canon EOS 40D, Rebel XSi, 1Ds Mark III and Nikon D60Paris, France - June 5, 2008 - DxO Labs announces today that DxO Optics Pro v5.1 supports the Canon EOS 40D, Rebel XSi, Canon 1Ds Mark III and the Nikon D60 camera bodies with an initial selection of 32 lenses. New DxO Correction Modules for the Canon EOS 40D, Canon EOS 1D Mark III and Nikon D3 are also being released. DxO Optics Pro is the award-winning digital image enhancement tool for digital SLR cameras incorporating revolutionary optics, noise and exposure corrections in an easy-to-use, feature rich application for Mac and PC users.
Nikon Announces Capture NX 2 Photo Editing SoftwareMELVILLE, N.Y. (June 3, 2008) - Nikon Inc., today introduced the latest generation of its robust image processing and editing software, Capture NX 2, which provides photography enthusiasts with a suite of powerful tools and a simple, visual operation to streamline photo editing. Capture NX 2 utilizes revolutionary U Point® technology to give photographers access to powerful Control Points that enhance color, exposure, and other image quality settings quickly and easily. New technologies abound in Capture NX 2, including the innovative new Selection Control Point that places a commanding suite of image editing tools at the user's fingertips to simplify and accelerate the image editing experience.
Image Trends Releases the Fisheye-Hemi Plug-In for Aperture 2.1Austin, Texas (May 19, 2008) - Image Trends, provider of innovative digital imaging tools, today announces the release of the Fisheye-Hemi Plug-In for Aperture 2.1, Apple's groundbreaking photo editing and management software.
Adobe Updates Digital Negative SpecificationAdobe has released an update to the Adobe Digital Negative specification (DNG), a publicly available archival format for the raw files generated by digital cameras.
onOne Software Announces Availability of Essentials 2 Imaging Software for iPhotoPortland, OR - May 12, 2008 - onOne Software, Inc., announces today the availability of Essentials 2 software for iPhoto users. Essentials 2 for iPhoto is a collection of four easy-to-use software tools to help correct color, creatively blur a photo for dramatic visual impact, add creative borders and resize digital images for high quality large prints. The software tools included within Essentials 2 for iPhoto are based on technology used in the professional level onOne Software Photoshop® plug-ins PhotoTune 2.2, FocalPoint 1.0, PhotoFrame 3.1 and Genuine Fractals 5.
Adobe Delivers Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 Beta
SAN JOSE, Calif. - April 2, 2008 - Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 beta, a public preview of new and improved functionality to be delivered in the next major release. Lightroom is the professional photographer's essential toolbox, providing one application for managing, adjusting, and presenting large volumes of digital photographs. Lightroom 2.0 beta will feature enhancements such as dual-monitor support, localized dodge and burn correction and will be the first Adobe application to support 64-bit for Mac OS X 10.5 Intel Macs and Microsoft Vista 64-bit operating systems.
Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac Now Shipping
SAN JOSE, Calif. - March 24, 2008 -Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Photoshop® Elements 6 software for Macintosh®. Since its January launch at the 2008 Macworld Expo, Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac was named "Best of Show," and given the 2008 Editors' Choice Awards by The Mac Observer and the 2008 Macworld Award by Macsimum News. The highly anticipated Photoshop Elements 6 software for Mac® combines power and simplicity so consumers at all experience levels can easily achieve outstanding results with their digital photos.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.3 and Camera Raw 4.3 Updates Now Available
Adobe® has released updates to Photoshop® Lightroom® and the Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in, both available immediately as free upgrades for existing users. The Lightroom 1.3 update provides added support for Apple® Leopard(tm) Mac OS X 10.5 and includes a technology preview of the Lightroom Export SDK, available as a separate download on the Adobe Labs site. The Lightroom 1.3 and Camera Raw 4.3 updates also include raw file support for seven additional digital cameras including the Nikon D3, Nikon D300 and Canon 1Ds Mark III.
onOne Software Ships PhotoTools Plug-ins
Portland, OR - November 15, 2007 - onOne Software, Inc., announces the immediate availability of its two new digital imaging software plug-ins - PhotoTools and PhotoTools Professional Edition. onOne Software's new PhotoTools is a flexible yet powerful new Photoshop plug-in that utilizes the power of Photoshop Actions to provide a wide range of imaging tools including effects, corrections and production automation in a full-featured interface. PhotoTools allows users to preview effects individually or combined/stacked together in a layer-like configuration as well as save their favorite combinations as presets to be used in the future.
onOne Software Releases Essentials 2 for Adobe Photoshop Elements Software
Portland, OR - November 6, 2007 - onOne Software, Inc., announces today the availability of Essentials 2 for Adobe Photoshop Elements. This updated version of onOne Software's popular software suite includes technology from onOne Software's newly acquired PhotoTune color correction software, and onOne Software's Mask Pro, PhotoFrame, and Genuine Fractals software products fine-tuned specifically for Adobe Photoshop Elements.
Adobe Introduces New Photoshop Elements & Premiere Elements
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Sept. 24, 2007 - Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced two major upgrades to its digital photo and video software for consumers: Adobe Photoshop Elements 6 for Windows & Adobe Premiere Elements 4 for Windows. Tight integration and a shared Organizer, with a common database accessible from either application, allow users to do more with their photos and videos. Available separately or together in a single retail package, Photoshop Elements & Adobe Premiere Elements software give photo and video enthusiasts more creative ways to organize, edit, create and share digital photos and home movies.
Nik Software Dfine 2.0 Now Available
San Diego, CA - August 7, 2007 - Nik Software Inc. today announced that its award-winning noise reduction software tool Dfine 2.0 is now available for sale from specialty camera retailers in the U.S. or direct from Nik Software (http://www.niksoftware.com/) at a suggested retail price of $99.95. Designed to improve image quality, Dfine 2.0 now includes Nik Software's patented U Point technology for selective editing control and a completely new user interface that is easier to use and improves workflow for busy photographers.
New DxO Optics Pro v4.5 Features Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Plug-in
Paris, France - June 26, 2007 - DxO Labs today announces the immediate availability of the new version of its flagship product - DxO Optics Pro v4.5 - for both Windows and Macintosh computer systems. Enriched with exclusive features including an Adobe Photoshop Lightroom plug-in, DxO Optics Pro v4.5 software demonstrates DxO's continued commitment to providing photographers worldwide with an unrivalled set of digital imaging software tools.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.1 Now Available
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.1 is now available as a free upgrade for existing users, with added functionality and support for Windows Vista. Lightroom 1.1 adds a flexible image management system for multi-computer workflows, improved noise reduction and sharpening, and raw file support for 13 additional digital cameras from leading manufacturers including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, and Phase One.
onOne Software Now Shipping Genuine Fractals 5 and Genuine Fractals Print Pro 5
Portland, OR - April 27, 2007 - onOne Software, Inc., announces today the immediate availability of its Photoshop CS3 compatible Genuine Fractals 5 and Genuine Fractals Print Pro 5 Photoshop plug-ins. Featuring improved scaling technology, faster performance, several new features, a new user interface and greater ease of use, Genuine Fractals 5 now enables users to enlarge their digital images over 1000% (10,000% area equivalent) with no loss in image quality.
Pinnacle Systems Introduces the Next Generation of Video Editing Software
Tewksbury, Mass., April 24, 2007 - Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID), today announced that its Consumer division, Pinnacle Systems, Inc., is launching the next-generation Pinnacle Studio line of video editing software, the first choice in consumer video editing software solutions. Slated to reach store shelves in May 2007, the Pinnacle Studio 11 family is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of video enthusiasts with three products - Studio, Studio Plus and Studio Ultimate.