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January 31, 2007

Contact: Dmitry Chernichenko
Company: ImageSkill Software Ltd.
Title: Chief Executive Officer

ImageSkill Magic Sharpener: New version of smart sharpening tool making your photo more lifelike

ImageSkill Software has updated of ImageSkill Magic Sharpener plug-in v.1.5 for Windows. It returns a user feeling of reality and breathes new life into your photo without color halos and increased color noise and JPEG artifacts.

Plug-in increases the contrast along edges and gets more sharpness and contrast to fine details making them more visible. The latter features can be managed independently doing sharpness enhancement to be content-sensitive in some sense. Since sharpness increasing is very creative process when one is trying to satisfy its own demands that in general contradict each other the separate processing of edges and fine details give everyone unbelievably easy way to realize his own flight of fancy. It is the main feature that differs this plug-in from other (Nik Sharpening, Focus Magic etc).

Features at glance

  • High quality image sharpening without halo defect
  • JPEG artifact removal
  • Noise suppression feature
  • Original high-speed sharpening algorithms
  • Support script feature
  • 16-bit mode support

Magic Sharpener processes RGB and Grayscale images with 8 or 16/bits channel. Plug-in has simple install and de-install procedures and automatically detects suitable graphics hosts.

Demonstrations of the plugin's features are available in ImageSkill online Tutorial. ImageSkill Magic Sharpener is compatible with Adobe Photoshop and Photoshop Elements, Macromedia Fireworks, Corel (Jasc) Paint Shop Pro, Corel Painter, Corel Photo-Paint and Microsoft Digital Image Suite. ImageSkill Magic Sharpener runs on Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/2004/XP/NT3/NT4.

The full version of ImageSkill Magic Sharpener is available in English for $29.95 including VAT, downloadable from Just now, we upgrade our products for registered customer free of charge.

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About ImageSkill Software

Our team works in the image processing area since 1998 year. Over the last seven years we have worked for the JASC Software Inc., specializing in creation of photo-editing software. (In 2004 JASC was acquired by Corel Corporation). We took an active and very productive part in developing of the last four versions of their software (JASC Paint Shop Pro 7, 8, 9, Corel Paint Shop Pro X). Also we have developed image enhancement tools for LG Electronics. Recently we started the selling of our products under ImageSkill trademark.

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