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Filter Forge 5.002 – Bugs Fixed

June 3, 2015

Alexandria, VA, USA (June 3, 2015) – Filter Forge, Inc. today released the minor update 5.002 to the beta version of Filter Forge 5.0, a popular Photoshop plugin that allows users to create their own filters. The current update introduces several bug fixes.

How to update: To download and install the update 5.002, select Tools > Updates from the Filter Forge main menu. Users who do not want to use the built-in update feature can download and install the latest beta version manually from the beta page. The update preserves all user settings and the license key.

Filter Forge 5.0 is planned for commercial release in late 2015. All registered Filter Forge users can get a free beta key to use the beta version until the end of the beta period. To request a beta key, click here: https://www.filterforge.com/contact/beta.

About Filter Forge, Inc: Based in Alexandria, VA, Filter Forge, Inc. is a one-product company solely focused on developing Filter Forge. For more information, visit https://www.filterforge.com.

List of Updates, Additions and Fixes


  • Improved scaling of control separators in filter settings.
  • Fixed a crash due to improper handling of filters queued for loading
  • Filter Forge no longer crashes when you try to remove a search result from the list.

Mac OS X specific:

  • Fixed workspace zoom when scrolling the components pane.
  • Minor bugs fixed.

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