November 30, 2006
Alexandria, VA, USA (November 30, 2006) – Filter Forge, Inc. today released the update 1.006 to the beta version of its flagship software, Filter Forge, and announced that the release of the final commercial version was postponed until the first quarter of the year 2007.
The core of this update is Vista compatibility. Filter Forge now works under Windows Vista and, except for several minor problems, is stable and fully functional. However, additional work is required to include Vista into the list of operating systems officially supported by Filter Forge. This is one of the reasons why the release of the final commercial version of Filter Forge, originally planned for the end of the fall 2006, has been postponed until the first quarter of the year 2007.
Users who wish to extend their beta licenses can request new license keys via the contact form at http://www.filterforge.com/contact/
How to update: To download and install the update 1.006, select Tools > Updates from the Filter Forge main menu. The update preserves all downloaded and user-created filters, as well as user settings and the license key. Users who do not want to use the built-in update feature can download and install the update manually from http://www.filterforge.com/download/
About Filter Forge: first publicly released in May 2006, Filter Forge is a high-end plugin for Adobe® Photoshop® allowing computer artists to build their own filters – seamless textures, visual effects, distortions, patterns, backgrounds, frames and more. The key features of Filter Forge include a visual filter editor and a free online library of user-created filters to which anyone can contribute. Filter Forge is currently in the public beta testing stage. Filter Forge is the flagship product of Filter Forge, Inc., a one-product company dedicated solely to making Filter Forge a premier product. For more information, visit http://www.filterforge.com
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