Color Efex Pro for Lightroom
now compatible with Adobe Photoshop LightroomNik Software has rolled out their latest edition of Color Efex Pro 3.0 -- the popular digital photographic filters for retouching and creative enhancements. It's now available for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.3 and higher. The update is free to current owners of Color Efex Pro 3.0.
Once installed, Color Efex Pro 3.0 is accessible via the Lightroom Photo>Edit In... menu. Edits made using the plug-in within Lightroom are non-destructive in nature, with edits applied automatically to a newly generated TIFF file and not the original. It also takes advantage of Lightroom and its efficiencies for every day tasks, like the ability to edit multiple images in one session, saving time for photographers.
Color Efex Pro 3.0 filters include U Point technology for precise selective control and offers 52 traditional and stylizing filters that let users quickly and easily perform high quality retouching, color correction and creative enhancements. U Point powered Control Points give photographers precise selective editing functions without the need to create complicated selections and layer masks. This innovative technology is easy to use and works directly on the image, empowering photographers to make selective enhancements in a fraction of the time needed by using other methods.
Current owners of Color Efex Pro 3.0 may download a free update at niksoftware.com/.
Color Efex Pro 3.0 comes in three versions at different price points: The Complete Edition retails for $299.95; the Select Edition retails for $159.95; the Standard Edition retails for $99.95. Customers interested in purchasing all 5 Nik Software products for Lightroom or Aperture only may pre-purchase the Nik Software Complete Collection for Lightroom or Aperture for $299.95. Customers may also pre-purchase the Ultimate Complete Collection, which adds support for Adobe Photoshop in addition to Lightroom and Apple Aperture and retails for $599.95. Customers pre-purchasing the Complete Collection will receive email notification for each product as they become available.
Nik Software, Inc. is a privately held company that develops software solutions for the growing digital imaging and photography markets. Established in 1995, Nik Software has become the recognized leader in digital photographic filter development and produces award-winning technology and software products for digital photography and imaging professionals including U Point technology (www.upoint.com), Dfine, Viveza, Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, and Sharpener Pro software.
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