The stunning Aqua user interface, high performance graphics rendering engine and ease of use make Mac OS X the platform of choice for the consumer and professional digital photography community
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) May 12, 2004
Hamrick Software, a leading developer of scanning software for consumers and professionals, has released VueScan 8.0, a major revision to its award-winning program that enables users to easily produce better looking digital images from color snapshots, negatives, slides and documents.
Used extensively by professional photographers, film processing labs and consumers around the world, VueScan 8.0 now offers an enhanced, user-friendly interface, support for raw files for 109 digital cameras, and support for more than 100 scanners. The Standard Edition of VueScan costs $59.95 USD and the Professional Edition costs $79.95 for a single user license. Multi-user licenses are available. A fully functional, trial copy of VueScan can be downloaded from http://www.hamrick.com/.
ÂVueScan 8.0 is the culmination of a two-year development process, with extensive testing and feedback from more than 50,000 users,Â noted Ed Hamrick, the companyÂs founder and president. ÂMost VueScan customers use Mac OS X for working with their scanners and digital cameras. TheyÂll be pleased with the performance of VueScan 8.0 on Mac OS X.Â
"The stunning Aqua user interface, high performance graphics rendering engine and ease of use make Mac OS X the platform of choice for the consumer and professional digital photography community," said Ron Okamoto, Apple's vice president of Worldwide Developer Relations. "VueScan offers Mac users an easy way to enhance digital images by leveraging the amazing graphic capabilities of Mac OS X."
Specific enhancements to VueScan 8.0 include
- 38 additional digital camera raw file types
- Brushed metal user interface on Mac OS X
- Integration of wxWindows 2.5.1
- Getting Started Guide for VueScan
- Many user interface improvements
VueScan supports over 100 flatbed and film scanners and 109 digital camera raw file types, and is available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. It automatically adjusts images to optimum color balance, which reduces the need to manually do this in Photoshop. VueScan includes built-in color calibration of scanners, producing colors that look true to life. Supporting more than 100 brands of negative film, VueScan offers options for scanning faded slides and prints, batch scanning, IT8 color calibration and other advanced scanning features.
For a detailed comparison of VueScan features see: http://www.hamrick.com/abo.html
Based in Phoenix, AZ, Hamrick Software was founded in 1991. Its first product was VuePrint, an easy to use JPEG viewer for Windows that for many years was the recommended image viewer for AOL, with more than 100,000 users. In 1998, the company first released VueScan, a program for scanning with flatbed and film scanners with more than 50,000 users all over the world.
For more information, contact Hamrick Software, 4025 E. Chandler Blvd. Suite 70-F16, Phoenix, AZ 85048. Phone: (480) 282-8032; Fax: (480) 993-2297 E-mail: email@example.com.
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