ArcSoft Launches New Digital Image Editing Solution; PhotoStudio 2000 Offers Powerful Solutions for Digital Imaging Needs.
LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--November 18, 1999--
COMDEX The former, premier computer trade show in the U.S. Although it grew into an end user event, it was originally created for dealers and distributors (it was the COMputer Dealers EXposition). , Sands, Booth no. 1341/ArcSoft, a leading digital imaging software company and provider of online photo services, today announced the release of PhotoStudio 2000, its new full-featured, dynamic photo-editing program that gives users the ability to perfect their digital images. With a suggested retail price of $39.99, PhotoStudio2000 offers everything a high-end, high-priced, photo-editing program does, but at a price everyone can afford.
"PhotoStudio 2000 offers an extensive and impressive feature-set, including advanced editing tools -- yet it's combined with an incredibly easy-to-use interface. The program is perfect for photo enthusiasts -- from the business user to the `photo prosumer'," said Joseph Bollentini, executive vice president and chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
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PhotoStudio 2000's newest features meet any home or office photo-editing need. PhotoStudio now offers the ability to work with layers. The multiple layer feature enables users to apply special effects special effects, in motion pictures, cinematographic techniques that create illusions in the audience's minds as well as the illusions created using these techniques. or enhancements to each layer without affecting other layers - making it easy to change or alter any edits they may have at a later time. With the new Macro feature, PhotoStudio users can create and save a series of effects and enhancements as a single one-click command - allowing the user to apply the batch process on hundreds of images with a single click.
Separating itself even further from the competition, PhotoStudio 2000 provides a complete set of editing and retouching tools that are extremely easy to use. The program, running at lightening lightening /light·en·ing/ (lit´en-ing) the sensation of decreased abdominal distention produced by the descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity, two to three weeks before labor begins. speed, enables the user to experiment and improve their digital images by providing tools like multiple undo/redo, multiple layers, transparency backgrounds, editable text, red-eye removal, one-click fixes, stitch stitch (stich)
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The PhotoStudio 2000 album manager feature makes it easy for users to easily manage their image files. This feature lets users manage, store, and retrieve image files quickly and easily, and place them into multimedia presentations. Additionally, a button within the PhotoStudio program, instantly connects the user to photo related services through www.photoisland.com, ArcSoft's unique Web site. Here users can easily post and download their images to the web - without ever having to leave the program or launch a third party application. PhotoIsland provides users with free photo sharing Photo sharing is the publishing or transfer of a user's digital photos online, thus enabling the user to share them with others (whether publicly or privately). This functionality is provided through both websites and applications that facilitate the upload and display of images. and archiving and offers a large variety of digital imaging products and services.
Founded in 1994 and based in Fremont, Calif., ArcSoft develops and markets digital imaging and video software products designed for the creation of business graphics, consumer photo editing See photo editor. , multimedia, and Internet publishing. ArcSoft believes in competitively priced, high-quality software products for the retail market. Special edition versions are also included as dual platform (PC/Mac) bundles with popular PC and electronics products like digital cameras, color printers A printer that prints in color using three (CMY) or four (CMYK) colors of ink, toner or dye. Four color ribbons have been used in dot matrix printers, but these are rare today. See color laser printer and printer. and scanners. ArcSoft's OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and customers are leading digital camera, printer, scanner and computer manufacturers.
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(c) 1999. ArcSoft, Inc. All rights reserved. PhotoStudio is a registered trademark of ArcSoft, Inc. ArcSoft, the ArcSoft logo, PhotoIsland, and the PhotoIsland logo are all trademarks of ArcSoft, Inc. All other product names are trademarked or registered by their respective companies.