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Filter Forge 5.011 – New Host Applications, Bugs Fixed

September 19, 2016

Alexandria, VA, USA (September 19, 2016) – Filter Forge, Inc. today released the minor update 5.011 to Filter Forge 5.0, a popular Photoshop plugin that allows users to create their own filters. The current update adds support for Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X8, and fixes several issues related to LUA scripting subsystem.

How to update: To download and install the update 5.011, 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 update manually from the download page. The update preserves all downloaded and user-created filters, as well as user settings and the license key.

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


  • LUA engine updated to 5.3.
  • LUA script highlighting improved.
  • Fixed a crash when a variable name matches a system function name.
  • Minor bugs fixed.

Windows specific:

  • Added support for Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 as host application.
  • Added support for Corel PHOTO-PAINT X8 as host application.
  • Fixed a compatibility issue with non-ASCII names of user profiles.

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