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Extensis Mask Pro 3 Keeps Pace with Masking Challenges

Mac OS X-compatible product upgraded for work with difficult images

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Extensis' Mask Pro plug-in gives Photoshop users the ability to create realistic-looking masks, even from complex images. The most recent version, for use with Photoshop 7.0, includes advanced color-matching and decontamination technology that can improve the masking of semi-transparent objects such as hair, smoke or glass.

Other features of Mask Pro 3 include enhanced touchup tools and controls and keep/drop highlighting tools that can quickly define which areas of the image to keep or drop. Real-time preview features allow designers to view results on the fly.

Mask Pro 3 is available for $199.95 for full product and $99.95 for upgrades from previous versions. A Mac version is available now; and a Windows version will be released mid-year 2003. (Extensis: 800-796-9798, www.extensis.com)

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