ArcSoft PhotoStudio 2000
by Rick Smith (December 2, 2000)
Need to do image enhancement and need to have the same program work on Macs as well as PCs? Canít afford $609 for a copy of Photoshop 6? Or even $199 for the upgrade? Well, ArcSoft has the solution for you. For only $99, ArcSoft PhotoStudio 2000 is a full featured image software package with layers, macros, undo and special effects. (PC version is only $39.) PhotoStudio 2000 also:
permits up to 100 layers. Each one allows independent special effects or other alterations without affecting other layers.
includes a Macro feature so effects can be performed with a single click.
allows "batch" processing of images with a single click of a mouse.
provides features such as transparency backgrounds, editable text, red-eye removal and other retouching tools.
performs instant adjustment image parameters such as brightness, contrast, hue, and saturation.
includes special effects such as clone, smudge, emboss and ripple.
manages images easily. Image files can be stored and retrieved quickly and easily inside the album manager. These images can be posted or uploaded to the Web, without leaving the program or launching another application. Multimedia presentations can also be created.
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