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Alien Skin Software - 7/9/2013

Alien Skin Software Announces Cloud Compatibility for Eye Candy 7 Graphic Design Effects Plug-In

Alien Skin Software today announces the immediate availability of a significant update to its Eye Candy® 7 graphic design effects plug-in. The update adds 
the capability to store presets in a cloud storage folder so that they can be synchronized between multiple computers. It also adds compatibility with the 
new Adobe® Photoshop Creative Cloud™.

“Graphic designers who rely on Eye Candy 7 will appreciate the ability to store special effect presets in the cloud,” said Terence Tay, the designer of Eye 
Candy. “It’s convenient to develop a customized effect on one computer and have access to it anywhere.”

Cloud preset sharing is available to all users of Eye Candy 7, not just users of Photoshop CC. It works with multiple cloud storage services, including 
Dropbox™.

Alien Skin’s Eye Candy 7 plug-in renders realistic effects that are difficult or impossible to achieve in Photoshop alone, such as the appearance of Fire, 
Chrome, and Lightning. Realism sets Eye Candy effects apart from the generic filters built into Photoshop. Effects like Animal Fur, Smoke, and Reptile 
Skin are rendered in exquisite detail down to individual hairs, turbulent wisps, and shiny scales. 

Pricing and Availability
Current owners of Eye Candy 7 can download the update for free. Eye Candy 7 is available through www.alienskin.com for $199 USD. Owners of any 
previous version of Eye Candy may upgrade for $99 USD.

www.alienskin.com


Alien Skin Software - 6/11/2013

Alien Skin Software Ships Exposure 5

Alien Skin Software today announces the immediate availability of Exposure® 5, the new version of its flagship photography effects software. 
Exposure 5 enables digital photographers to achieve accurate film simulation, using a wide range of creative effects in a simple interface. Significantly, 
Exposure 5 can be used as a plug-in with popular host software or as a stand-alone program for even greater flexibility.

Exposure 5 brings all the creative tools of traditional film photography to the world of digital, such as the look of discontinued films, darkroom tricks, and 
trendy lo-fi camera quirks. Popular classic films like Kodachrome, Polaroid and even Panatomic-X are accurately simulated. Hundreds of preset effects 
can be applied with a single mouse-click, helping photographers achieve their desired look quickly. Exposure 5 includes both Color and black-and-
white processing so there's no need to switch between tools.

"With Exposure 5, a photographer's vision is the only element separating an ordinary image from an extraordinary one. Creative control and 
increased productivity were essential design objectives," said Terence Tay, designer of the new Exposure 5 software. "It's now much easier and 
faster for photographers of all levels to find the right look for their photographs."

The entire user interface has been redesigned with productivity in mind. A darker theme reduces distractions around the photo and matches other 
popular tools. The preset and editing panels can be hidden, to further remove distractions and allow more room for the photograph. The new visual 
preset browser shows how each preset will look when applied to an image. Users can see many presets at once, for quick exploration. In addition, 
favorites and recently used presets are just a click away.

Significantly, Exposure 5 includes many new textures for a greater variety of vintage and Lo-Fi looks. There are now separate controls for adding borders, 
dust & scratches, and light leaks. A new randomize option allows a user to easily explore multiple variations on a particular look.

Exposure 5 integrates with the popular tools many photographers use in their professional workflow: Adobe® Photoshop®, Lightroom®, and now 
Apple® Aperture®. Now Exposure 5 can also be launched as a standalone application. That is especially useful for fast batch-processing or as 
part of a workflow that includes tools that do not support plug-ins.

www.alienskin.com


Alien Skin Software - 4/23/2013

Alien Skin Software Announces Exposure 5

Alien Skin Software today announced Exposure® 5, the new version of its flagship photography effects software. Exposure 5 enables digital 
photographers to achieve accurate film simulation, using a wide range of creative effects in a simple interface. Significantly, Exposure 5 can be 
used as a plug-in with popular host software or as a stand-alone program for even greater flexibility.

Exposure 5 brings all the creative tools of traditional film photography to the world of digital, such as the look of discontinued films, darkroom tricks, and 
trendy lo-fi camera quirks. Popular classic films like Kodachrome, Polaroid and even Panatomic-X are accurately simulated. Hundreds of preset effects 
can be applied with a single mouse-click, helping photographers achieve their desired look quickly. Exposure 5 includes both Color and black-and-
white processing so there's no need to switch between tools.

"With Exposure 5, a photographer's vision is the only element separating an ordinary image from an extraordinary one. Creative control and 
increased productivity were essential design objectives," said Terence Tay, designer of the new Exposure 5 software. "It's now much easier 
and faster for photographers of all levels to find the right look for their photographs."

www.alienskin.com


Alien Skin Software - 11/1/2011

Alien Skin Software Ships Blow Up 3 Photo Enlargement Plug-In for Photoshop

Alien Skin Software today announces the immediate availability of Blow Up® 3, the new version of its photo enlargement plug-in for Adobe® 
Photoshop®, Photoshop Elements, and Photoshop Lightroom®.  Blow Up enlarges photos while keeping them crystal clear, even at huge sizes.  
With a new simple user interface and support for Lightroom, Blow Up is easy to use in any workflow.

“Our best achievement in Blow Up 3 is image sharpness,” said Terence Tay, the designer of Blow Up. “Even huge prints don’t have any traditional 
computery artifacts.”

Anyone who has enlarged a photo with traditional software has experienced the disappointment of blurry details and jagged edges.  Blow Up 3 keeps 
edges sharp and smooth, even more so than in version 2.  Especially in large prints hung on a wall, the difference between Blow Up and Photoshop 
is astounding. Blow Up does output sharpening depending on your paper type to make sure prints are crystal clear.

Blow Up is now simpler to use.  If you understand Photoshop’s resize command then you already know how to use Blow Up.  Blow Up is even easier 
because it comes with presets for standard paper sizes.

Blow Up now works in Lightroom, which is where many pro photographers spend their time.  Those pros will also enjoy Blow Up’s new faster speed 
when they are enlarging batches of photos.

Pricing and Availability
Blow Up 3 is available through www.alienskin.com for $199 USD.  That is a price drop of $50 from version 2.  Owners of Blow Up 1 or 2 may upgrade 
for $99 USD.  Free upgrades were sent to everyone who purchased Blow Up 2 directly from Alien Skin Software in July 2011 or later.

www.alienskin.com


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