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Filter Forge 6.003 – Second Beta of Filter Forge 6

September 29, 2016

Alexandria, VA, USA (September 29, 2016) – Filter Forge, Inc. today released the minor update 6.003 to the beta version of Filter Forge 6.0, a popular Photoshop plugin that allows users to create their own filters. The second beta stage updates 33 components, enables users to submit filters to the online library, adds support for Corel Paint Shop Pro X9 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X8, and fixes several issues.

The highlight of this beta is refreshment of 33 existing components, some of which have been unchanged since Filter Forge 1.0. The update converts numeric inputs into map inputs, enabling filter authors to define the value of a parameter separately for each area of the image. To read more about the new beta and see the examples, click here: https://www.filterforge.com/download/beta6/index.html

How to update: To download and install the update 6.003, 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 beta page. The update preserves all downloaded and user-created filters, as well as user settings and the beta key.

Filter Forge 6.0 is planned for commercial release in November 2016. All holders of a Filter Forge 5 license 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

Platform-independent:

  • 33 components have numeric inputs converted into map inputs
  • Enabled submission of filters to the online library.
  • Fixed a Curve Switch component crash.
  • 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.

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