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Filter Forge 6.006 – Support for Paint.NET, Bugs Fixed

December 23, 2016

Alexandria, VA, USA (December 23, 2016) – Filter Forge, Inc. today released the minor update 6.006 to the beta version of Filter Forge 6.0, a popular Photoshop plugin that allows users to create their own filters. The current update adds Paint.NET as a supported host application and fixes several issues.

How to update: To download and install the update 6.006, select Tools > Updates from the Filter Forge main menu. Users who do not want to use the built-in update feature can download and install the update manually from the download page. The update preserves all downloaded and user-created filters, as well as user settings and the license key.

About Filter Forge, Inc: Based in Alexandria, VA, Filter Forge, Inc. is a one-product company solely focused on developing Filter Forge. For more information, visit https://www.filterforge.com.

List of Updates, Additions and Fixes

Platform-independent:

  • Fixed an issue with the Circular Arc component.
  • Fixed an issue where nested Loop components were no longer allowed.

Windows specific:

  • Added support for free Paint.NET as host application via a free shim called PSFilterPdn.

macOS specific:

  • Fixed an issue where a loop with a large number of iterations could lead to a crash.

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