updated 09:50 am EST, Thu December 21, 2006
SOHO Business Cards 2.0
Chronos today released SOHO Business Cards 2.0, an update to its business card software that includes a completely revamped interface and more than 15 new features for creating business cards. The new interface includes a new context-sensitive Smart Inspector that appears only when needed, a new Business Card Wizard, a new 'Favorites' ad 'Text' Bin to store and re-use designer graphics and commonly used text, and a new Single Window Interface. Version 2.0 also includes includes new design tools for object grouping, unlimited layer support, more than 100 "Super Masks", 30 special effects, photo tuning (brightness, contrast, sharpness, exposure, etc.) and cropping, grid overlay/underlay, the ability to lock objects, arrows, and a perspective tool. The business card kit includes tools to design and print business cards as well as 13,000+ designer-quality photographs, photos of objects and vector clip art images, 50 Bitstream commercial-grade fonts, and 3,000 ready-made designs. It requires Mac OS X 10.4 and is priced at $40. Upgrades are $20.