updated 12:50 am EDT, Thu July 10, 2008
Photo Professional8 forMac
Anthropics Technology has announced Portrait Professional 8, the first Mac-compatible version of its portrait-retouching software. Designed for portrait images, the software has been geared for facial features using hundreds of human faces reference; the facial awareness means it requires less skill and less time to fix blemishes and other retouching. Shipping later in July, it will be available in two versions: Portrait Professional 8 Standard will work with JPEG and TIFF files, retailing for $80, while Portrait Professional 8 Studio will add 16-bit Camera RAW compatibility and will retail for $150. System requirements have not yet been announced.
Portrait Professional 8 adds enhancements to its beautification modes and hair beautification controls. It also adds enhancements for mouth, eyes, iris color/saturation and teeth whitening. User interface tweaks have been added to version 8, and the help/tutorial system has been improved.