Danish RAW image editing software makers Capture One, have decided to drop the brand-specific versions, in favor of their multi-brand tool, Capture One Pro 22. The latest version was launched in early December 2021 and sports major software feature updates like Panoramic and HDR image blending and wireless tethering for cameras.Read More »Capture One Discontinues Branded Versions
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Capture One 22 (15.0.0) is now available to the general public from December 9th onwards, after having teased its arrival for a few months. The new version brings features that have been broadly requested by the Capture One user community.Read More »Capture One 22 Available With HDR, Panoramas & WiFi Tethering
If you’re a Capture One user, now is the time to upgrade to Capture One 22. The company is offering a discount of 20%, with a potential additional discount if you use our special discount code BPT10.Read More »Capture One Pre-Upgrade Sale:20%+ OFF. Don’t Miss it
In version 14.2 of Capture One 21, the company removed the tried and tested method of exporting images in favor of an easier-to-use export-window-styled workflow.
The move had a mixed response, with some professional and enterprise-level users claiming that it broke their workflow. Others – most notably beginners – welcomed the more user-friendly ‘export’ button in the toolbar and subsequent windowed dialog workflow.
Now, with version 14.4, the Export Tools Tab is back … if you want it.Read More »Capture One Brings Back Export Tab in v14.4
Affinity Photo is part of a suite of three apps: Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, and Affinity Publisher. This versatile suite of apps is made by Serif Europe Ltd. Each app serves a different purpose, and combined, they offer a rather complete set of photo editing, graphic design, and desktop publishing tools. Their capabilities rival Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign respectively.Read More »The Affinity Photo FAQs
Capture One just announced that they are working on the ability to merge multiple images into HDRs and stitch images into Panoramas. This is especially important for the company since new users tend to compare Capture One Pro directly to Adobe Lightroom Classic…
Now, with the announcement that these features are ‘in development’, Capture One seeks to even the playing field in this respect. The company has been on a roll. Earlier this year, they announced a new “Export” interface that caused a little flutter among long-time users, and the Magic Selection Brush, among other improvements.Read More »Capture One Announces HDR and Panorama Features
Lightroom Classic can be slow at times. When you’re making adjustments, or when previewing images, there is often a lag before the image is previewed. This is an indication that Lightroom is not working as fast as it can be.
Many times, a simple configuration change or hardware upgrade can make all the difference.Read More »How To Make Lightroom Classic Run Faster
Affinity Suite v1.10 has been released today and it comes with significant improvements in performance across the board. All three apps that are designed and built by Affinity will see improvements in some form or the other.
Users of Affinity 1.9 apps will be able to upgrade to version 1.10 for free even though these upgrades are expected to be made paid upgrades in the future.Read More »Affinity Focuses on Performance – Releases Version 1.10
Affinity Photo is an application that has been spoken of quite highly in the recent past. Affinity by Serif has created a suite of apps that take on Adobe’s stalwarts, Photoshop, Illustrator, and In-Design head-on. While doing so, they’ve added in their own twists, with innovations that will make you smile, and wonder why things weren’t always done this way.
They’re also new to the field, so the apps need to prove themselves before professionals consider switching to Affinity Photo, Designer, and Publisher full-time. In the meantime, one of the important questions that need to be answered is: Do Affinity Apps support Adobe file formats like .PSD, .AI, .PDF, and .EPS which have become industry standards over the course of the last 3 decades or more? Let’s find out…Read More »How Well Does Affinity Photo Handle Adobe PSD files?
Graphic designers and photographers often have to apply a series of actions or processes to multiple images from a photo shoot. This can get tiresome and the entire reason why we have computers is so that we can avoid doing boring repetitive work, right? That’s where batch processing of images comes into the picture, and I can tell you that batch processing in Adobe Photoshop has saved me a ton of time and grief over the years.
Now that I’ve started using Affinity Photo more often, I’m happy to note that has a very feature-rich tool that allows you to batch-process multiple images in a fast and very efficient manner. In fact, I wished that some of the options that it had were available in Adobe Photoshop too! So, let’s look into how you can use the “New Batch Job…” command that’s in Affinity Photo’s ‘File’ Menu, and let’s also compare it to the tools that Adobe Photoshop has to achieve similar results.Read More »How to Use Batch Processing in Affinity Photo