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Alien Skin have upgraded Eye Candy 3 - a popular plug-in filter set for Photoshop and other graphics programs.
Eye Candy 4000 now includes five new filters (Wood, Marble, Melt, Drip and Corona giving a total of 23 options along with an array of new features to help users create sophisticated graphics quickly and easily.
The plug-in combines practical filters that designers will use every day with stunning special effects such as Wood, Chrome, Smoke and Fire. Designed to assist both novice and professional users, Eye Candy 4000 includes the following features:
Simple, intuitive interface with clear, understandable controls
Huge previews that include underlying layers
New Bevel Profile and Color Gradient Editors
Unlimited 'undo' capability for all filters
Seamless tiling for texture effects
Hundreds of presets that create complex effects instantly
Settings that are tradable via email and across platforms
Real-world parameter units for creating resolution-independent effects-a major time-saver for users who regularly move from print to the Web
Maximum support for RGB, CMYK, and other image modes
All of the former Eye Candy 3 filters have been strengthened with new features. Many have been completely reworked. Chrome, for example, now uses reflection maps to create realistic metal effects while Shadowlab and Star have new in-preview controls
'Our main focus has always been making complex graphics easier for everyone,' said Jeff Butterworth, president of Alien Skin Software. 'We've always listened carefully to what our users tell us, and are delighted to offer them this
truly major upgrade. Eye Candy 4000 is more powerful and easier to use than ever before.'
What software will it work with?
Eye Candy 4000 is compatible with Adobe Photoshop 4.0 or later, Jasc
Paint Shop Pro 5.0, Corel Photo-Paint 8 or later
Eye Candy 4000 requires at least 32Mb of RAM and a 24-bit or greater video card. Macintosh users must be using a PowerPC processor running MacOS System 8.6 or later. Windows users must be using a Pentium II-class
processor running Windows 98/NT4/2000/Me.
Guide price $169