Software: Auto FX Software has announced version 6.0 of its Photo/Graphic Edges software. This new version of includes dozens of new features and effects. PGE 6 includes SmartLayers (tm), Visual Layer Presets, Brush Effects, Unlimited Undo and lots of new creative content. Photo/Graphic Edges 6.0 includes a stand-alone imaging application as well as a plug-in that works with Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro and Corel Draw. Photo/Graphic Edges 6.0 retails for $179 but purchase before October 31st and get it for $149.

Photo/Graphic Edges 6.0 Is Fun and Easy!

Photo/Graphic Edges 6.0 is a suite of 14 photographic effects that empower anyone, regardless of experience, to give images a unique, artistic look. By giving your images shape and dimension you can add interest and appeal to your work.

This new version of Photo/Graphic Edges includes dozens of new features and effects. PGE 6 includes SmartLayers (tm), Visual Layer Presets, Brush Effects, Unlimited Undo and lots of new creative content.

Photo/Graphic Edges 6.0 includes a stand-alone imaging application as well as a plug-in that works with Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Paint Shop Pro and Corel Draw.

Using Photo/Graphic Edges is easy. The program features a common user interface design so that learning how to use one effect helps you better understand the others.

But don't let the ease of use fool you. PGE 6 is an advanced program with an infinite amount of variations to explore. The program is built around SmartLayers technology. If you have worked with layers in other programs, you will love the way ours work. Everything is dynamic so that when you click on a layer all of the controls for that layer and effect are loaded up automatically for you to adjust. The layers palette lets you turn on, off, clone, move and add new layers.

PGE 6 uses a non-destructive dynamic imaging architecture. What this means to you is that you can undo, redo and adjust as much as you like and your original image is never changed until you save out the file. You can combine effects together, transform and resize images as many times as you like and the quality never degrades.

There is no limit to what you can do with this advanced architecture.

BRUSH ON EFFECTS WHERE YOU WANT THEM

PGE 6 features powerful new brush on effects that allow you to interact with the effects to get exactly the look you are after. Whether you are brushing on edges, smudging, distorting, pushing, etching or burning on effects you are going to love the new interactive brush tools in PGE 6.

HELP ON DEMAND

PGE 6 lets you hold your mouse over a control for a few seconds and a floating window appears that contains detailed instructions about the control. This powerful feature gives you instant access to control information without the need to look in a manual or use a separate help system that takes you away from the task at hand. The PGE 6 tool tips are fast and efficient to use.

PGE 6 INCLUDES MACINTOSH AND WINDOWS VERSIONS ON THE SAME CD

PGE 6 includes Macintosh Classic and OS 10 native software and Windows 98/2000/NT/ME/XP compatible versions with your purchase. Use the software on whichever operating system you desire - both are included.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Windows 98/NT/2000/2000 ME/XP
128 RAM recommended
30MB disk space required

Power Macintosh - OS 9 or higher
Mystical runs native in OS X or higher
256 RAM Minimum
512 RAM Recommended
30MB disk space required

FILE OPEN AND SAVE SUPPORT

PGE 6 features file loading and saving support for: .psd, .tif, .bmp, .jpg and .png file formats.

AUTOUPDATE FEATURE

PGE 6 includes a new AutoUpdate feature that detects if new updates are available online. If they are it asks your permission to update and then installs the new updates while you continue to work. This seamless new feature ensures you are always up-to-date and is a great time-saver.

INTEGRATED SUPPORT FOR PHOTOSHOP

PGE 6 features complete support for Adobe Photoshop versions 4.0 and higher and from within Photoshop Elements 1.0 or higher. PGE 6 includes integrated support for layers and transparency features, Photoshop Actions, Last Filter Command, Fade Filter Command, works as a Photoshop filter, saves and loads Photoshop .psd files and is easy to access and use as a filter from within Photoshop.

PGE 6 even saves to the Photoshop .psd file format with layers intact. As you are working on your designs inside the PGE 6 plug-in or application version you can save out copies of your work as Photoshop .psd native files.

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