Software maker Topaz Labs has released Detail 2, its detail enhancement and sharpening plug-in for Adobe Photoshop. The latest version features a redesigned interface, more editing tools and promises faster processing speed. It is available as a free upgrade for existing users or $39.99 for first-time buyers.

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Press Release:

Topaz Labs Upgrades Photoshop Detail Enhancement Plug-in

Topaz Labs upgrades Topaz Detail 2, a detail enhancement and sharpening plug-in for Photoshop that specializes in enhancing detail without creating image artifacts or noise

DALLAS—Topaz Labs announces the release of the Topaz Detail 2 Photoshop plug-in, which features a user-requested speed boost, a totally redesigned user interface, and more detail enhancement tools and presets. Detail 2 brings a quicker and more effective detail enhancement workflow to photographers.

According to Dr. Albert Yang, president of Topaz Labs, “Since the release of Detail 1, users have responded with overwhelming feedback about the unique capabilities of this new technology. However, many customers felt that it was too slow. In this new release, we were able to push the technology further and triple the speed of the program.”

Topaz Detail’s underlying algorithm employs the most recent advances in detail enhancement technology. This new technology provides the unique ability to enhance detail and micro-contrast, with no over-sharpening, edge artifacts or halos, which often occur with other sharpening tools. Topaz Detail features three levels of detail control, high-quality image sharpening, natural feature enhancement, and black and white conversion.

“We’re really excited to offer this major Topaz Detail upgrade to our customers,” said Eric Yang, Marketing Manager. “It represents a huge advancement in both technology and product usability and is sure to greatly enhance any photographer’s workflow.”

The new user interface is dark and sleek, and includes useful interface options to customize the user’s workflow. Detail 2 has a valuable lineup of new features including a redesigned and adjustable user interface, undo and redo buttons a new presets layout and a new blur reduction tool.

Topaz Detail’s flexible image enhancement capability is idea for photographers and allows them to revive and intensify intricate image details that can really help define an image.

Topaz Detail 2 is a free upgrade for existing customers and retails for $39.99. It is compatible with Windows and Intel-based Macs. For more information please visit the Topaz Detail webpage at: