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Filter Forge 7.004 – Support for new host applications

October 20, 2017

Alexandria, VA, USA (October 20, 2017) – Filter Forge, Inc. today released the minor update 7.004 to the beta version of Filter Forge 7.0, a popular Photoshop plugin that allows users to create their own filters. The current update fixes several issues and adds support for the latest host applications: Adobe Photoshop CC 2018, Photoshop Elements 2018, and Corel PHOTO-PAINT 2017.

How to update: To download and install the update 7.004, 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 7.0 is planned for commercial release in November 2017. All holders of a Filter Forge 6 license can get a free beta key to use the beta version until the end of the beta period.

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


  • Added support for Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 as host application.
  • Minor bugs fixed.


  • Added support for Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT 2017 as host applications.


  • Fixed an issue when menu items were not disabled properly.

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