Alien Skin Software

Alien Skin Software has been producing cool graphics software since 1993. In the early days they made the first drop shadow filter for Photoshop. Since then, they have released a steady stream of highly regarded tools for photographers and graphic designers. They distill advanced math and cutting edge research into simple tools that render beautiful pictures. They have a reputation in the industry for bug-free software and fast, friendly tech support.

About their products

Exposure 4

Enjoy all the creative tools of film photography, such as discontinued films, dark room tricks, and lo-fi camera quirks. We accurately simulate classic films, like Kodachrome, Polaroid, and Panatomic-X. The result is a photo that looks like it was made by a human, not a computer.
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Blow Up 3

Blow Up keeps photos crystal clear during enlargement. Especially in large prints hung on a wall, the difference between Blow Up and Photoshop is astounding. Version 3 makes pictures even sharper without computer artifacts.
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Snap Art 3

Snap Art turns your photograph into a beautiful work of art that looks completely handmade. Improved realism in version 3 keeps your subject natural and recognizable. The result is a finished piece worthy of printing on canvas and hanging in a gallery.
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Bokeh 2

Bokeh 2 provides a wide range of creative focus effects and accurate lens simulation in a simple interface. Photographers use Bokeh to draw attention to their subject by manipulating focus, vignette, and depth of field.
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Image Doctor 2

Everyone loves the perfect photo. That’s also why everyone loves Image Doctor 2, the powerful Photoshop® plug-in from Alien Skin Software. Image Doctor’s unique software algorithms can save what would be the perfect photo from the trash bin while saving you hour upon hour of Photoshop work trying to fix it.
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Eye Candy 6

Eye Candy 6 is a set of 30 Photoshop filters that elegantly handle a wide range of design tasks, from slick Web interfaces to tasteful logos to spectacular titles. Realistic simulation of natural phenomena gives beautifully detailed results.
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Why we love them

The folks at Alien Skin Software love their work and it in shows in everything from the intuitive design of their Photoshop plug-ins to their stellar customer support. We especially love Exposure for adding traditional film character to digital photos and Blow Up for enlarging files for large format printing. The results are so good, they have to be seen to be believed.

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