Hasselblad Phocus 3.5 and Phocus Mobile 2 1.0.1 Updates

Hasselblad has introduced new updates for its image processing software to improve user experience on desktop and iPad.

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Phocus software update

 

Hasselblad's image editing software Phocus for desktop has had an update and with it comes a new tool, enhanced algorithms and upgraded processing performance. Plus, the mobile version has been improved with new tools and enhancements. 

In the Phocus 3.5 update you get: 

Defringe Tool 
The new Defringe Tool enables easy removal of purple or green fringes that may occur in situations such as high contrast transitions. Pick the area to obtain an automatic setting of amount and range and manually adjust from there if needed. Note that this tool is also available in adjustment layers. 
 
Enhanced contrast and brightness adjustments 
The new version 3 Exposure Tool adds enhanced algorithms for handling tonal adjustments to contrast and brightness. With increased control of luminosity without producing negative effects on colour rendering, this enables more detailed adjustments. 
 
Luma Mode added to Curves Tool 
Luma Mode has been added to the Curves Tool, providing the option to control luminosity with less impact on colour rendition than the simple RGB curve provides. 
 
Upgraded processing performance 
Increased GPU (graphics processing unit) usage leads to better performance of exports and high-resolution viewer rendering. Please note that this requires the Extended GPU usage option to be active. Further improvements have been implemented when batch exporting Multi-Shot images in 4 and 6 shot modes. 

 

Phocus for mobile 2 updates

With Phocus Mobile 2, users can import, edit and rate RAW images and import and rate full quality JPEG images directly on their device*. In addition, Phocus Mobile 2 supports full quality image export, tethered shooting and direct camera control.

Update 1.0.1 adds the following improvements: the ability to zoom and scroll images immediately after they are loaded in the viewer, lens correction for XCD 45P, and various enhancements to the system for a more seamless mobile experience.

iPad Air 2019 and iPad Pro 2nd generation or later recommended, minimum 3GB ram models.

Visit the Hasselblad website for more information. 

 

UPDATE: Phocus Mobile 2 is now available for iPhone. Offering an even more compact form factor with Phocus Mobile 2 for iPhone, the added platform support allows more photographers to bring advanced remote control and live view, tethering, and sharing capabilities into the field when shooting with the X1D II 50C, 907X Special Edition and 907X 50C cameras. In addition to exposure controls, creatives can browse images on the camera, import original RAW files, and export in the original file format or convert to JPEG for easy sharing.

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