New features including stackable filters, visual presets, history browser, new filters, and more.
Nik Software has introduced Color Efex Pro 4, the company’s latest version of its digital photographic filters for retouching and creative enhancements.
Key new features include:
Filter combinations: Allows users to add multiple filters at once, adjust opacity, and make selective adjustments to get the desired look.
New filters: Including Detail Extractor, Dark Contrast, Vintage Film Efex, Natural Image Borders, and more.
Visual presets: Each filter contains single-click starting points making it possible to quickly explore creative options.
Style recipes: Users can customize and share filter combinations with others.
History browser: Facilitates intuitive comparison of previous edits and different looks.
GPU processing and multi-core optimization: Takes full advantage of the processors found on advanced display adapters to provide faster performance.
Available in October 2011. Two versions of the software will be available: The Color Efex Pro 4 Complete Edition contains 55 filters with a suggested retail price of $199.95. The Color Efex Pro 4 Select Edition contains 26 filters with a suggested retail price of $99.95.