Acorn 4.3 Brings New Features, Boosts RAW, Quashes Bugs
Just one of a handful of apps optimized for Apple’s amazing new Mac Pro, Acorn 4 is an A-list image editor. Part of what keeps it there is the continual flow of updates and here comes Acorn 4.3, which packs dozens of changes.
• Acorn 4.3.1 (download)
— New menu item in the View ▸ Guides menu to turn on and off snapping to guides.
— If you have a selection, the frame of the selection will now show up in the status bar of your image’s window. This is awesome because sometimes it’s hard to know if you have a 1×1 pixel selection or not.
— New option to set the image depth when making a new image.
— The Curves window now has a preview toggle button.
— Crop Presets: There is a new option to resize your image to the original crop dimensions when saving a crop preset
— RAW Import: The raw import window now includes a histogram for your viewing pleasure
— RAW Import: You can now choose the color profile you want your image to end up in
— RAW Import: You can now choose the image depth you want your image to end up in
— RAW Import: You can now more accurately change the width and height of the image that is being opened
— RAW Import: New option to adjust noise reduction
— Faster RAW Import
— Feature tweaks and bug fixes, see full release notes
When you are ready to buy, pick up Acorn 4.3 on the Mac App Store ($49.99).
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