October 15, 2008
Alexandria, VA, USA (October 15, 2008) – After more than two years of hard work, the Mac OS X version of Filter Forge is finally nearing completion. The public beta version is due before the end of this year. More information and screenshots of the Mac version of Filter Forge are available here: http://www.filterforge.com/download/mac-version.html
Starting today, users can preorder Filter Forge for Mac OS X at a special discount and save up to $50. Under this offer, the Basic edition of Filter Forge for Mac OS X costs $79 instead of $99, the Standard edition $165 instead of $199, and the Professional edition $249 instead of $299. For volume and educational preorders, preorder discounts are combined with volume discounts and educational discounts respectively. The offer is valid until the commercial release of the Mac version. To preorder the Mac version of Filter Forge, click here: http://www.filterforge.com/buy/?mac
Preorder customers will receive a CD with the Mac OS X version of Filter Forge along with the license key when the program becomes commercially available. All preorders are eligible for a full unconditional refund at any time before the commercial release of the Mac version. Meanwhile, preorder customers can request a temporary license key for the Windows version of Filter Forge, which can be used on Windows installed under BootCamp.
About Filter Forge, Inc. – Based in Alexandria, VA, Filter Forge, Inc. is a one-product company solely focused on developing Filter Forge, a high-end Photoshop plugin allowing computer artists to build their own filters. 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. For more information, visit http://www.filterforge.com
Filter Forge is – by quite a margin – the most powerful plug-in we've looked at here. That's because it's a tool for creating plug-ins, both generative texture-creation tools and effect filters.
“I really like Filter Forge, I seem to find new uses for it constantly. The 2.0 upgrade looks great, HDR will be really welcome.”
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