Corel Releases New AfterShot 2 And AfterShot Pro 2 Raw Image Editing Software
13 March 2013
Excerpt: Corel has launched its new AfterShot 2 software for Windows, providing photographers with a Raw photo editing and adjustment application at an affordable price. Available for just $39.99, AfterShot 2 offers 64-bit performance and a variety of features including: complete photo adjustment tools...
Excerpt: Corel’s first professional photo catalog and RAW editing software, AfterShot Pro, is based on a number of technologies—Bibble Pro, Noise Ninja, and Perfectly Clear—that are widely known and respected in the photography world. It’s available for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux.
Summary: By David English If you’re into digital cameras, you’re probably still searching for the perfect photo editor. Full-featured photo editing software, such as Adobe Photoshop Lightroom or Apple ’s Aperture, can be somewhat slow and cumbersome, especially on an older desktop or notebook computer.
Pros: Fast and responsive, Comprehensive editing tools, Can edit specific areas of an image, Runs on Windows, Mac and Linux
Cons: No red-eye correction, No dual-monitor support, Only a handful of plug-ins so far, Certain quirks to the user interface (UI), such as arrangement of keyboard shortcuts in reverse order
Excerpt: AfterShot Pro is photo-management and RAW-processing software, and a direct rival to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 . AfterShot Pro 2 is relatively light on additional features, with no video support, mapping, slideshow creation or book design, and only basic HTML export facilities.
Corel AfterShot 2 Pro: Photo editor a formidable competitor to Adobe Lightroom
3 June 2014
Excerpt: In a perfect world, editing your photos would be just as fun as snapping them. Corel's newly-released AfterShot Pro 2 is an $80 image editor for shutterbugs and pro photographers that almost makes it so. If you've used either Adobe Lightroom or Picasa, Aftershot Pro 2 will feel familiar.
Excerpt: In a perfect world, editing your photos would be just as fun as snapping them. Corel's newly-released AfterShot Pro 2 is an image editor for shutterbugs and pro photographers that almost makes it so.
Pros: Easy to use. Fast and responsive. Keeps advanced tools out of the way.
Cons: No manual alignment in HDR tool. Perfectly Clear feature is underwhelming.
Excerpt: Corel has acquired the RAW conversion application previously known as Bibble and turned the property into an image editing program called AfterShot Pro. Consider it a cheaper alternative to the industry standard workflow manager, Adobe Lightroom.