August 29, 2011 in Image Editing (E)
[prMac.com] Zoetermeer, Netherlands - VeprIT today is pleased to announce the release of Photo Sense 1.5.2, a new version of its powerful and easy photo enhancement software for Mac OS and iOS. In addition the lite version has been updated (Photo Sense Lite 1.0.2).
VeprIT Photo Sense is an easy photo enhancement software for Mac OS and iOS. It is designed to make photographs more attractive quickly and easily, without spending a lot of time and money on learning, purchasing, and using professional photo manipulation software. Photo Sense (the full version) can also be used as a batch image converter/resizer (down-sampler). For images of the same size, it can even be used to perform batch image cropping and straightening.
Photo Sense (the full version) enables the user to:
* Automatically apply professional image enhancement techniques to multiple photos
* Compare photos before and after processing, choose which ones to save
* Adjust processing options for selected photos to improve automatic results
* Improve the composition by cropping and straightening
* Apply various creative effects
* Speedup the workflow by copying & pasting desired image settings between photographs. These settings include processing options, effects, and even crop & straighten settings
* Convert image formats
* Resize (downsample) images
Key points behind Photo Sense's design philosophy are to provide easy (mostly automatic) non-destructive image editing and batch processing.
Instead of adjusting every photograph manually as required in traditional image editors, the user can let Photo Sense process multiple photographs completely automatically. To perfect the results, it is possible to choose what aspects (such as color, contrast, exposure, saturation etc.) should be automatically adjusted for every photograph. The user can also give the photos an artistic finishing touch by applying creative effects, and improve composition by cropping and straightening.
Photo Sense (the full version) is designed to achieve the maximum efficiency: it is possible to apply processing options and effects to multiple selected images at once, to copy & paste image settings (processing options, effects, and even the crop & straighten settings) from one photo to one or more other images, etc.
Photo Sense developers have several years of professional photography experience. As a result, Photo Sense uses exactly the same image processing techniques as used in professional manual photo editing. The only shortcoming the application has compared to a manual work is the lack of human vision, which sometimes can lead to non-optimal choice of image processing parameters.
There are two measures Photo Sense supports for such cases. First, it provides a convenient way to compare the photographs before and after processing. The user chooses which photographs to save. Second, Photo Sense supports a semi-automatic mode, which allows the user to choose what adjustments should be applied to particular photographs. In most cases when Photo Sense fails to improve a photograph completely automatically, the user can easily fix this with a few mouse clicks.
New in Photo Sense 1.5.2 and Photo Sense Lite 1.0.2:
* Improved highlights handling
* Reduced artifacts appearing in some images
* Behavior improvements and bug fixes
Photo Sense 1.5.2 requires an Intel-based Apple computer with Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) or later. Photo Sense 1.5.2 distributed at the Mac App Store, as well as Photo Sense Lite 1.0.2, require Mac OS 10.6 (Snow Leopard) or later. A RAM of 1 GB and more is highly recommended for performance reasons. Photo Sense for iOS requires iOS 4.2 or later. iPhone 4 is highly recommended for performance reasons.
Pricing and Availability:
An evaluation version of Photo Sense (with disabled photo saving) is freely available for download. The current price is 22 Euro. Photo Sense is also available on the Mac App Store. Photo Sense Lite is only available on the Mac App Store. Photo Sense for iOS is available on the iTunes Store.
VeprIT is a young software development company founded in 2011 by Demid Borodin (PhD degree in Computer Engineering) and Olga Kleptsova (MSc degree in Mathematics). Mac OS was chosen as the base platform for VeprIT software because of its great power hidden under the beautiful and simple user interface. These platform characteristics had a great influence on the approach VeprIT adopted for its own software products. The first VeprIT product, Photo Sense, is a very representative example of this approach. Photo Sense is pursuing an extremely ambitious goal to completely hide all the hard work behind photo enhancement. Achieving this goal was possible thanks to the founders' background is software engineering, mathematics, and photography. Copyright (C) 2011 VeprIT. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.