onOne Software Announces Update to Adobe Photoshop Image Scaling Plug-in Genuine Fractals 4.1
Free update to popular image scaling plug-in for Adobe Photoshop CS2 offers several usability improvements including batch processing.
PORTLAND, Ore. October 20, 2005 Independent software developer, onOne Software, Inc. today announced an update to their popular Photoshop plug-in Genuine Fractals that uses a patented technique to increase the size and resolution of digital images. Widely recognized as a premiere digital image scaling solution, Genuine Fractals 4.1 offers professional and enthusiast digital photographers with several new usability improvements including support for automated batch processing.
onOne Software acquired several Photoshop plug-in titles from Celartem Technology companies LizardTech and Extensis in July 2005 including Genuine Fractals. onOne Software is composed of several former employees of Extensis and LizardTech who had direct experience working on the Photoshop plug-ins that were purchased.
The new versions of Genuine Fractals and Genuine Fractals Print Pro provide users with several new usability improvements including:
• Batch Processing for automated scaling of multiple images
• Preset Image Sizes for quick selection of 14 popular image sizes
• Improved Unit Information display shows the original image size and the new image size after the image is scaled
• Improved usability for the Zoom and Crop tools
• Keyboard shortcuts for all of the tools in Genuine Fractals
Genuine Fractals 4.1 and Genuine Fractals Print Pro 4.1 will be available for purchase on October 25, 2005 directly from onOne Software at http://www.onOnesoftware.com or from an authorized onOne Software reseller. Pricing for Genuine Fractals 4.1 will be $159.95 for new purchases and $69.95 for upgrades from Genuine Fractals 3.x or earlier. Pricing for Genuine Fractals Print Pro 4.1 will be $299.95 for new purchases and $69.95 for upgrades from Genuine Fractals Print Pro 3.x or earlier. Registered users of either version of Genuine Fractals 4.0 are eligible for free updates to version 4.1 of their respective version of Genuine Fractals. A list of authorized resellers can be found at http://www.onOnesoftware.com/resellers.html.
"At onOne Software, we are committed to our loyal user base and our products," said Craig Keudell, President of onOne Software. "This update to Genuine Fractals was driven by customer feedback and we are happy to make it available to existing users for free as well as to offer new pricing for new users who need a superior image scaling solution for Photoshop."
"GenuineFractals is my choice of tools when I want to scale or change the linear resolution of my pixel-based images in Photoshop while maintaining the highest possible image quality." said Photoshop author, trainer and Prepress "Guru" Taz Tally. "In addition, images that I resample with Genuine Fractals respond better to sharpening than those resampled with bicubic interpolation in Photoshop."
onOne Software will be demonstrating Genuine Fractals 4.1 in addition to the rest of their Photoshop plug-ins including Mask Pro 3, PhotoFrame 2.5, Intellihance 4 and pxl SmartScale 1.0 at PhotoPlus Expo East this week in New York, New York. Tradeshow attendees are encouraged to visit the Extensis booth (Booth #1210) on the expo floor where onOne Software will be providing product demonstrations.
About onOne Software
onOne Software provides valuable software solutions to professionals and enthusiasts in the professional photography and graphic design industries. Solutions include a wide range of plug-in enhancements for Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements and QuarkXPress. Founded in 2005, onOne Software is a privately held company located in Portland, Oregon. For additional information, visit http://www.onOnesoftware.com or call 1-888-968-1468.