Portland, OR – February 2, 2016 — ON1, Inc. has announced ON1 Effects 10 FREE, a new free version of its effects app for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. Photographers will find powerful tools for adding style to their photos that can be difficult or time-consuming to create in Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, or Photoshop Elements.
ON1 Effects 10 FREE includes: The free version includes a select number of stackable effects (filters, presets, borders, and textures) from the full version of ON1 Effects 10. In all, over a hundred photo effects are included.
Two of the most popular ON1 filter categories have been added in the latest release. These are the Dynamic Contrast Filter and the HDR Look Filter. New preset categories for Color Grading, Faded and Matte Looks, and Haze Reducing are also available.
Effects 10 FREE includes the ON1 Perfect Brush technology. The edge detection in the Perfect Brush allows users to brush their effect(s) on specific areas of a photo.
The masking tools allow users to selectively mask or paint in effects on parts of photos. Add any effect to or remove it from a specific part of a photo with a simple brush stroke. The set of masking tools are easy to use and perfect for local adjustments, such as brightness, contrast, and detail.
The Filter Stack allows users to combine different effects to create and customize their own looks. Each effect can be applied to its own layer users can adjust and fine-tune.
ON1’s Perfect B&W module is also integrated into Effects 10 FREE, which lets users apply the included filters-including the popular Dynamic Contrast effect-to monochrome photos.
Users will have complete control over the organization of presets and preset categories (same in the full version), making it easy to customize Effects FREE.
About ON1 Effects 10 FREE
ON1 Effects 10 FREE works on both Mac OS X (10.8, 10.9, 10.10, 10.11) and Microsoft Windows (7, 8, 10). Effects 10 FREE also works as a plug-in to Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom CC, or as a standalone application. Version 10 supports Photoshop CC 2015, CC 2014, and CS6; Lightroom 6, 5, 4; Photoshop Elements 14, 13, 12 and 11. It also includes the Apple® Photos extension.
For a complete list of the effects (filters, presets, borders, or textures) included in ON1 Effects 10 FREE, click here.
Availability and pricing
ON1 Effects 10 FREE is available immediately for download from the ON1 website.