Articles tagged "software-news"

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Microsoft adds 'Ultimate Performance' mode to latest Windows 10 Pro build

Microsoft has released a new "Ultimate Performance" mode for Windows 10 Pro for Workstations—a mode that throws all power management out the window (so to speak) in favor of the best possible performance it can pull from your hardware.

Microsoft Photos Companion app offers easy photo transfer from smartphones to PC

Similar to Apple's AirDrop functionality, Microsoft's new Photos Companion app lets you send photos and videos from an Android or iOS smartphone to a PC via a WiFi network.

Lightroom Classic 7.2: Major performance boost, new features, and more

That update for Lightroom Classic CC that we tested out last month has officially arrived, bringing with it some major performance updates... FINALLY!

*Updated* Adobe is preparing a major Lightroom Classic performance update, and we got to try it

Adobe knows Lightroom Classic CC needs some serious under-the-hood performance improvements, and they gave us a sneak peek at an upcoming update that does just that.

The VEGAS Pro video editor is now available by subscription, costs $17 per month

In an attempt to attract new users, Magix has made its Vegas Pro video editing software available on a subscription basis. The program typically costs $600 to buy outright, but on the subscription model users can access it from $16.67 per month.

Free Lightroom alternative Darktable is now available on Windows

Open source Lightroom alternative Darktable has finally made its way onto Windows, giving PC users yet another option if they're looking to ditch their Creative Cloud subscription.

Confirmed: DxO says new Nik Collection to be released in 2018

Two months after acquiring the Nik Collection from Google, DxO has announced that a brand new version is already in the works for 2018

Adobe has released the final standalone version of Lightroom

They told us it would happen last month, and today Adobe followed through. The final update to the standalone version of Lightroom, version 6.14, has been released. It's all Creative Cloud from here on out.

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 adds HDR support, VR video editing, and (finally!) curves

Apple just dropped a major update of video editing program Final Cut Pro X, adding support for HDR, VR and 360° video editing, 8K support, and advanced color grading tools including (FINALLY!) curves.

Major Update: Adobe adds tone curve, split toning and more to Lightroom CC

Adobe just launched their Lightroom December update, and it comes with some very important additions to the Lightroom CC ecosystem, including: tone curve, split toning, AI-powered Auto edit, and more.

Phase One unveils Capture One 11 with 'next level layers' and more

Watch out Adobe. Phase One just released Capture One 11, a major update that makes the Raw conversion and image editing software even more powerful and layer-centric than it was before.

ON1 Photo RAW 2018 takes on Lightroom with more features and improved Raw processing

ON1's updated image organization and editing software comes with HDR stacking, pano-stitching, lots of masking options and a range of other new features to tempt potential Adobe deserters.

Macphun unveils Luminar 2018, takes on Adobe Lightroom CC

Macphun just officially unveiled Luminar 2018: the newest version of its full-featured photo editing program, and the latest contender trying to steal away a bit of Adobe Lightroom's market share.

Adobe will release the last update to Lightroom 6 'towards the end of the year'

Stand-alone Lightoom isn't dead yet, but it's not going to last too much longer. According to Adobe, the final update to Lightroom 6 will be released 'towards the end of this year.'

DxO acquires Nik Collection from Google and will continue to offer it for free... for now

It's back! DxO is acquiring Nik Collection and will continue to develop the software as Photoshop and Lightroom plug-ins, and also plans to incorporate Nik technology into its own editing software.

Capture One Film Styles Pack tries to capture the 'old analog feeling' with 15 new presets

Phase One has released a new, 15-preset Film Styles Pack for Capture One users that gives you a total of 45 different analog 'Styles' to choose from—33 in color and 12 in black & white.

Adobe updates Photoshop CC with new tools, 360° image editing, HEIF support and more

Lightroom is hogging the spotlight at Adobe MAX, but Photoshop CC got some substantial improvements as well. Find out what's new in the latest version of Photoshop CC.

Adobe unveils all-new cloud-based Lightroom CC, rebrands old application 'Lightroom Classic'

Lightroom has built a brand new Lightroom CC from the ground up to be faster, easier to use, and cloud-based. The application formerly known as Lightroom CC will continue to exist, and will go by "Lightroom Classic CC."

Pixelmator 3.7 update adds High Sierra and HEIF support

Pixelmator just released Version 3.7 Mount Whitney, which adds in a range of new features, performance upgrades and bug fixes including support for the HEIF image format.

On1 Photo RAW 2018 announced: Adds HDR processing, advanced masking and more

On1 just announced the new and improved On1 Photo RAW 2018. The updated non-destructive editor offers a ton of new features, including HDR merge, panorama stitching, advanced masking controls and much more.

Your Wacom tablet won't work with macOS High Sierra until 'late October'

macOS High Sierra came out today, but if you use a Wacom tablet you need to wait a few weeks before you upgrade. According to Wacom, they won't have a compatible driver ready for you until "late October."

Affinity Photo for iPad adds extremely useful drag-and-drop feature with iOS 11 update

Affinity Photo for iPad was touted as "the first full blown, truly professional photo editing tool to make its way onto the Apple tablet." This update makes it that much more convenient.

Snapseed app updated with new interface and presets, adds perspective tool to iOS

Popular mobile editing app Snapseed just got a major update that includes a new interface and 11 new presets for both Android and iOS, as well as adding the Perspective tool to the iOS version.

Aurora HDR 2018 pre-orders go live ahead of September 28 launch

The pre-order period will run from September 12-27 and includes a special lower price of $89 for new customers versus the regular $249 rate.

Fujifilm Japan announces X Raw Studio conversion software

Fujifilm has announced a new Raw converter that uses the camera's own image processor while connected to a Mac or PC over USB. It arrives in November 2017 for Mac, and January 2018 for PC.

Sneak peek: Adobe is developing a 'curvature pen tool' for Photoshop CC

Get a sneak peek at a new feature coming to Photoshop CC later this year: The Curvature Pen Tool.

Pixelmator Pro will use artificial intelligence to power photo editing features

The folks behind popular Mac photo editor Pixelmator have announced plans to release Pixelmator Pro, a more robust version of their software that features AI-powered photo editing features.

VSCO releases Mobile Presets 02 pack for desktop users

VSCO's Mobile Presets 02 pack is designed for photographers who'd rather edit their photos on desktop, but want to get the same looks offered by the company's popular mobile app.

VSCO releases its first video editing tool to VSCO X subscribers on iOS

VSCO—the brand known among photographers for its film-inspired presets and smartphone photo editing tools—is making its first foray into video with a new editing tool for its iOS app.

Lightroom CC 2015.12 arrives with bug fixes, new camera and lens support

Adobe just released version 2015.12 of Lightroom CC, adding support for several new cameras and lenses, and baking in several important bug fixes while they were at it.

CamFi Matrix Time software makes it easy to shoot the 'bullet time effect'

Camera trigger maker CamFi just released CamFi Matrix Time, a free Windows application that automatically syncs and shoots multiple CamFi equipped cameras, compiling the resulting shots into a 'bullet time' video on the fly.

Google introduces Backup and Sync for Photos and Drive

The Google Backup and Sync desktop app for Windows PCs and Apple Mac computers replaces the existing Google Photos desktop uploader and Drive for Mac/PC.

Nikon releases several firmware and software updates, adds new features to the D5

Nikon just released a slew of firmware and software updates, including new features and several bug fixes for the Nikon D5.

Adobe officially admits speeding up Lightroom is 'top priority'

Photographers struggling with painfully slow Adobe Lightroom performance take heart: Adobe knows there's an issue, and fixing it is 'top priority.'

Pixel Peeper lets you check the Lightroom edits made to a JPEG

The simple drag-and-drop web app reveals the Lightroom edits applied to any JPEG, along with its associated EXIF data, provided that metadata is intact.

Macphun introduces Luminar Neptune with Accent AI filter

The new Accent AI Filter improves images with one simple slider instead of many adjustments and controls, such as shadows, highlights, contrast, tone, saturation and exposure.

Silkypix adds clarity tool and compatibility with Sigma dp Quattro series

Developer Studio 8 allows owners of the dp 1, dp 2 and dp 3 Quattro cameras to process the Raw files produced by their unique Foveon sensors.

Photomatix Pro 6 launched with more color control and realistic-looking results

HDRsoft has released version 6 of its Photomatix Pro imaging application with the promise of more realistic HDR images and better control of picture characteristics.

Google Photos now auto-suggests images for archival

The new archiving suggestions are found in the Assistant tab, where the suggested photos are pre-selected.

Affinity Photo comes to the iPad

The desktop photo editing app makes its iPad debut today.

User launches Change.org petition to save Nik software collection

Sascha Rheker from Germany has launched a campaign on the Change.org petition site that aims to persuade Google to reverse its decision and continue to provide updates and add features to the Nik Collection.

Google will no longer develop Nik Collection

According to its website, Google will stop providing updates for its Nik Collection suite of plug-in photo editing tools.

MacPhun to release Aurora HDR and Luminar for Windows users

The usually Apple-exclusive MacPhun software developer has announced that it will introduce PC versions of two of its most popular applications. Both Aurora HDR and Luminar should be available for the Windows operating system by the autumn of this year.

Here's a list of free photography software you can try right now

Because free is better.

RawTherapee 5.1 released
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The update includes support for Pentax's Pixel Shift feature.

GIMP 2.8.22 fixes crash issues and 10-year-old bug

The free-to-use ‘Photoshop alternative’ is now in version 2.8.22 and includes fixes for a number of operations, such as drag-and-drop/copy-and-paste uses of the clipboard that could make the program crash.

Microsoft unveils Windows Story Remix, a video editor for Windows 10

The app provides a user-friendly way to mix photos and videos into movie clips with fun effects.

Capture One Pro 10.1 adds improved X-Trans support, PSD file viewing

An update to Phase One's Raw processing software claims better handling of Fujifilm Raws, Sony a9 support, workflow enhancements and ability to view PSD files.

Datacolor updates Spyder5 calibration software to add auto ambient light switching

Calibration company Datacolor has updated the Spyder5 software package that accompanies its Spyder5 monitor calibration devices for Pro and Elite customers. Read more

Fundy Suite offers wedding photographers tiered pricing for album design and sales tools

Fundy Software, maker of album-building and sales tools for wedding photographers, is updating its software set with additional features and a new tiered pricing structure. Read more

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