Image Tricks Pro

3.9 24 May 2017

Edit images using Mac Core Image filters.

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Developer website: Belight Software

Image Tricks Pro is a powerful photo editing application that utilizes Mac OS X Core Image filters and Quartz Compositions to transform your favorite photos. Image Tricks Pro also contains a powerful image generator for creating random images, as well as photo frames and borders to decorate your images even further.

In addition to the features included in Lite, the Pro Edition also includes:

  • 42 image filters (total 149)
  • 104 photo frames (total 116)
  • 62 vector borders (total 74)
  • 154 unique masks (total 225)
  • 5 Quartz compositions (total 43)
  • 7 image generators (total 20)
Features
  • Tricks with Filters and Compositions:
    • Adjust colors (saturation, brightness, contrast, sepia, etc.)
    • Blur images (motion blur, sharpen luminance, unsharp mask, etc.)
    • Distort faces and more (bump, pinch, twirl, etc.)
    • Turn a photo into art (mosaic, color pencil, halftone, etc.)
    • Blend two pictures together (page curl, checkerboard, etc.)
    • Tile an image, create a kaleidoscope out of it, crop it, and much more
  • Picture Frames and Borders:
    • 114 photo frames and 65 vector borders for your photos
    • Zoom in and position your photo inside
    • Flip frames and apply shadows to them
  • Image Generators:
    • Random images created using mathematical algorithms
    • Control all of the parameters with easy-to-use controls
    • Set the core colors of the generated image

What's New

Version 3.9:

Note: Now requires OS X 10.8 or later

  • Introduced "Use Background Color" in the Options dialog of Save/Export; useful when a user doesn't want to preserve transparency, but use the background color instead
  • Added the ability to share an edited image to Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and more
  • New background images added
  • Improved program UI
  • Filter effects were revised and fixed where necessary
  • Filter parameters (width, radius, etc.) adopt to image size automatically when the picture is changed
  • Fixed the problem with incorrect transparency for some borders, frames, and masks
  • Photo effects: chrome, fade, instant, mono, noir, process, tonal, transfer were grouped together
  • Similar filters were grouped as following:
    • Kaleidoscope Tiles (Eightfold Reflected, Sixfold Reflected, Sixfold Rotated, Triangle Tile, Twelvefold Reflected)
    • Rectangular Tiles (Glide Reflected, Fourfold Rotated)
    • Acute Angle Tiles (Fourfold Reflected, Fourfold Translated)
  • Fixed the problem with mouse/trackpad usage on Triangle Kaleidoscope filter
  • Removed filters: BL Sobel, BL Rectangular Splash, Accordion Ford Transition
  • Multiple other improvements

Requirements

  • OS X 10.8 or later

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Details

Downloads
721
Version Downloads
425
Type
Multimedia Design / Image Editing
License
Shareware
Date
24 May 2017
Platform
Intel 64 / OS X
Price
$9.99