updated 04:50 pm EST, Mon December 6, 2010
iWeb Themes Park adds five new themes
An update to FocalBlade has been released, improving rendering speeds, while iWeb Themes Park has announced the launch of seven new iWeb templates.
The Plugin Site has posted an update to FocalBlade, a sharpening plugin with features for printing and adding blur, soft focus, and glow effects to 8- and 16-bit images. The software can be used within a number of graphics applications, including Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Illustrator, Painter, Fireworks, Canvas, Photoline and GraphicConverter. Version 2 is said to render between 10 and 100 times faster than the original, depending on the settings used and processor power. It adds support for multiple sharpening workflows and various output devices, as well as smart filtering in Photoshop CS4 and CS5. It also includes a new Softproof feature, which simulates the sharpness of prints.
iWeb Themes Park releases five new paid themes, two free Christmas options
iWeb Themes Park is distributing five new paid themes for Apple's website creation software. The new options include Circles, Decorations, Recreation, Rise Up and Trustworthy. Each one features navigation bars, unique logos, endless backgrounds, and a variety of icons and pictures that can be used to customize templates. Individual templates can be bought for $12 or $13, while an inclusive iWeb Themes Box featuring 85 themes costs $48. The company is also currently offering two free Christmas-oriented templates.