Nik Software has released an updated version of its Snapseed image processing app and lowered the price of its Viveza color and light control software. Viveza 2, launched in 2009 will now be available for €99.95 (down from €199.95), with upgrades from Version 1 also halved to €49.95. Meanwhile, the company has also released a 'universal' version of its Snapseed image processing app, allowing it to run on the iPhone and iPod Touch, as well as the iPad.

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Snapseed Now Available as Universal App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

Hamburg – August 2011 – Leading photography software developer Nik Software ( today released a universal version of Snapseed™, its acclaimed photo enhancement and sharing app for everyone. As a universal app, Snapseed now runs on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. Regardless of device, Snapseed offers a fast, enjoyable, and high quality photo experience for people on the go. The app enables a powerful photographic workflow that includes photo capture, stunning enhancements and effects, and a broad range of sharing options all using simple gesture controls.

Current users of Snapseed for iPad can install the iPhone version on their iPhone or iPod Touch for free by simply downloading it to their iTunes library and synchronizing their device.

Nik Software now offers Viveza 2 world-wide for € 99,95

As of August 1, 2011, Nik Software lowers the SRP for Viveza 2 worldwide to € 99,95 incl. VAT from formerly € 199,95.  For the upgrade, owners of Viveza 1 now pay € 49,95. As of August 1, 2011, the academic version also costs € 49,95.

Viveza 2 is the most precise tool available to selectively control color and light in digital images. U Point powered controls allow you to precisely control where enhancements are applied without the need for complicated selections or layer masks. Simple-to-use sliders let you quickly adjust brightness, contrast, saturation, structure, shadows, group control points, and the intelligent controls allow professional editing and optimization. Viveza 2 can be installed as 32-bit- or 64-bit-plug-in for Adobe Photoshop CS3 through CS5, Photoshop Elements 6 through 9, Lightroom 2.3 (or later) or Apple Aperture 2.1 (or later). The program is compatible for Windows as well as for Macintosh and available in German, English, French, Italian, and Spanish.

Nik Software offers regularly free online-trainings for Viveza 2. Dates and additional info can be found here: