Shapiro Consulting Group, Inc. has released a new plug-in currently in the beta testing phase, Asiva Sharpen+Soften. Asiva Sharpen+Soften is a Photoshop plug-in designed for digital image manipulation. The plug-in supports16-bit and CMYK files and features a sampler tool for color range selection. According to Shapiro Consulting Group:
Shapiro Consulting Group, Inc., in Austin, Texas, has developed a revolutionary sharpening and softening plug-in for Adobe Photoshop.
The plug-in is currently in the beta test stage and release is expected in mid-July.
The Asiva Sharpen+Soften plug-in is based on SCGIis innovative Asiva technology, which allows unmatched control over how an effect is applied to an image.
The plug-in (Mac-Classic/OSX) supports 8 or 16-bit, RGB or CMYK files. The user may choose to sharpen or soften on or more of these channels. In addition, HSL components may be selected for sharpening or softening. This provides precise control over not only the quality but also the quantity and distribution of sharpening or softening applied.
A built in Sampler Tool allows for the easy selection of a color range where sharpening or softening should occur, often eliminating complex masking. Asivais technology allows the user to generate natural looking results effortlessly.
You can find more information about the Asiva Sharpen+Soften plug-in at the Shapiro Consulting Group, Inc. Web site. Asiva Sharpen+Soften is slated for full release in mid-July