The Basic edition functions as a standalone application while the Premium edition functions as a standalone and plug-in for Photoshop, Lightroom, Photoshop Elements and Apple Aperture. Speed enhancements are present throughout this new version. While retaining its ability to browse folders like Adobe Bridge, it adds Bridge and Lightroom-style functionality such as the ability to rate, rank, like or dislike, and sort images.
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Jose Antunes September 17, The update cycle for ON1 software is one of the fastest in the market, it seems. Perfect Photo Suite 9. It wants to be the editor of choice for many users. If you pre-order the software now, you get 5 licenses for the price of one.
From being a suite of presets for Photoshop and other photo editors, the software from ON1 transformed into a photo editor itself, a mix of the presets with the essential tools to become a choice for those looking for alternatives. The recent launch of Affinity Photo for Mac, from Serif, with a Windows version being prepared for , was received with interest by many photographers as a viable alternative to Photoshop, which subscription model continues to divide opinions.
It is also easier to use and says everything. Like Affinity Photo or Photoshop. But the name change, although important for this next step in the software life, is just part of the changes introduced.
The ON1 Photo 10 wants to make photo editing simple and while it does work as a plug-in editor to Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, it is also a standalone application, even more so in this version that includes everything a photographer needs to browse, manage and edit photographs.
Those entrenched on Photoshop and Lightroom may still be reticent to accept it, but as the landscape for NLE in video is changing, so is it for photography. Lightroom surely did make the initial bold step in some crucial areas, but there are, nowadays, multiple applications to choose from, and examples like Affinity Photo or ON1 Photo 10 are material examples of that change.
New users will many times include these programs in their main workflows. Version 10 is a ground-up rework of Perfect Photo Suite 9, optimized for performance, stability and ease of use. Up to 4x faster than the previous version and requiring less memory to run, ON1 Photo 10 also includes an integrated mobile workflow, a modern user interface, and the essential ON1 photo editing tools photographers have come to love.
Version 10 includes the necessary tools for managing and editing their photos, improving portraits, adding effects, resizing for large-format printing, sharing, making complex selections or masks with minimal effort.
A significantly improved Effects module appears in this version. Filters respond faster than ever before and presets are easier to find and apply. New preset categories have been added for popular photography genres, and include settings for color grading and haze reduction.
Lastly, you now have complete control over the organization of your presets and preset categories, making it easy to customize Effects to work the way you want. Photo Via lets you share albums, smart albums and folders of photos between your desktop and your iPad or iPhone using Dropbox or Google Drive. With Photo Via, you can search, rate and share photos easily from any iOS device, and have the metadata synced back to your desktop.
Better and faster workflow tools for working with faces in the Portrait module. Find facial features quicker, even with side views or faces at an angle. Portrait is faster and better than ever. The new way of working with facial features makes it easier to retouch the areas you care about.
Access to Resize from any module, which lets you use the photo enlargement features of Perfect Resize from any part of ON1 Photo Sharpen, add a watermark, or create a gallery wrap when you want, without jumping to a different module. Color and tone controls now make more sense.
You can even automatically publish your Smart Albums to your mobile device with Photo Via. A new export feature, which automates the process of creating photos for printing and sharing. Take a single photo, or a group of photos, and create whatever size and file format you need.
Combined with our improved batch processing options, we make it simple for you to print, share and manage your photos without undue complexity. The path that ON1 followed with their software indicates a tendency of plug-in or presets creators: ON1 is not alone. While they do not offer a product similar to ON1 Photo10, some of their recent programs, like the recent Topaz ReMask 5 , offer a full interface to be used without the need for any other program.
This trend seems to continue now with ON1 offering a special promotion for the launch of their ON1 Photo Still an interesting price, no doubt! For a limited time, ON1 Photo 10 is bundled with exclusive extras which include: