ArcSoft has announced an upgrade to its image editing program PhotoImpression. Version 5.1 is said to feature 'significant' upgrades to previous editions of the software including easy acquisition from cameras, scanners, freehand and template-based cropping and auto colour enhancement, as well as offering the usual tools of red-eye removal, decorative frames and project templates. It is available as a download from the website for €49.99 (£29.99).

Press Release:


All-in-one photo editing tool revamped to deliver smoother navigation
and image enhancement for all levels of user

9 November 2004 - ArcSoft Inc., the leading provider of digital imaging software, has released ‘PhotoImpression 5.1’, an all-in-one photo editor and project maker for both Windows and Macintosh platforms.

The easy-to-use and affordable software is now available across Europe and features significant upgrades from previous versions. The user interface has been redesigned to enhance user navigation and now makes it quicker to find what you’re looking for.

Creative content, such as clip art, decorative frames and project templates, makes the program suitable for all levels of user from simply touching up pictures and printing photos to designing calendars and sharing pictures online.

“PhotoImpression 5.1 picks up right where the previous version leaves off, ”states Todd Rumaner, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for ArcSoft. “Any photo lover who uses a digital camera, scanner, or printer will appreciate the powerful editing features and intuitive interface. It has just about everything you need to view, edit, print, burn and share your pictures.”

ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5.1 is a full-featured application that includes ‘colour-correcting’, which is done by simply clicking a few buttons. The red eye removal tool now offers an “automatic” mode.

PhotoImpression 5.1 features include:

  • Easy image acquisition from cameras, scanners, etc.
  • Freehand and template-based cropping
  • Auto-colour enhancement commands
  • Single and multiple image/page printing with automatic photo sizing any specific size
  • Easy burning solution to store and share slideshows forever…
  • Email and photo-sharing tools

ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5.1 is priced at SRP £29.99 and €49.99 available now, click here.