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Poll Results 2009


This page shows the results of polls on various topics that were conducted on this web site. So always keep in mind that the results are only representative for the visitors of this site and can't be generalized. Placing these polls on other sites could produce totally different results.

 
Product Version Poll
conducted in November/December 2009

In which versions of an image processing product are you interested?
 
 
1. Photoshop Plugin (for Photoshop, PSP, Elements etc.)
47.7 %
   
 
2. Lightroom Plugin
11.4 %
   
3. Standalone Program
11.1 %
   
4. AE Plugin (for After Effects, Premiere etc.)
8.6 %
   
 
5. Other
4.9 %
   
6. iPhoto Plugin
4.6 %
   

7. Aperture Plugin

3.9 %
   
8. Bibble Plugin
3.8 %
   

8. FxPlug Plugin (for Final Cut, Motion)

3.8 %
   
 
Total of votes: 558

 

Plugin Application Poll
conducted in October/November 2009

In which versions of Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro and Photoshop Elements do you use plugins?
 
1. Photoshop
54.6%
   
2. Paint Shop Pro
29.6%
   
3. Photoshop Elements
15.8%
   
 
 
1. Photoshop CS4
35.3%
   
2. Photoshop CS3
28.9%
   
3. Photoshop CS2
13 %
   
3. Photoshop 7
13 %
   
4. Photoshop CS
5.8%
   
5. Photoshop 6 or older
3.8%
   
 
1. Paint Shop Pro X2
38.5%
   
2. Paint Shop Pro 9
18.1%
   
3. Paint Shop Pro X
14.3%
   
4. Paint Shop Pro 7
9.6%
   
5. Paint Shop Pro 8
8.3%
   
6. Paint Shop Pro XI
7.5%
   
7. Paint Shop Pro 6 or older
3.8%
   
 
 

1. Photoshop Elements 7

30.1%
   

2. Photoshop Elements 6

22.7%
   
3. Photoshop Elements 5
12.4%
   
4. Photoshop Elements 8
12.1%
   
5. Photoshop Elements 4
9.9%
   

6. Photoshop Elements 1/2

7.4%
   
7. Photoshop Elements 3
5.6%
   
 
Total of votes: 2000

 

Lightroom External Editor Poll
conducted in June/July 2009

What do you think of Lightroom's external editor feature (from the Photo > Edit In menu) as a replacement for real plugins?
 
1. I do not use it. If I need to use Photoshop plugins, I rather edit my photos in Photoshop or another application than in Lightroom.
37%
   
 
2. I have no problem with it. I often use the external editor feature to apply Photoshop plugins to my images in Lightroom.
29%
   
3. I sometimes use the external editor feature in Lightroom, but I am not enthusiastic about it.
23%
   
 
4. I do not need Lightroom's external editor feature, because I do not need to apply Photoshop plugins.
10%
   
5. I only use standalone versions of Photoshop plugins with Lightroom's external editor feature.
2%
   
 
Total of votes: 62

 

32bit vs. 64bit Poll
conducted in May 2009

Do you use the 32bit or 64bit version of Photoshop CS4 for Windows?
 
I only use the 64bit version all of the time and I rather avoid 32bit plugins than using the 32bit version of Photoshop CS4.
19%
  
I mainly use the 64bit version, but I feel forced to switch to the 32bit version in order to use 32bit plugins.
11%
  
I mainly use the 64bit version and do not mind using the 32bit version of Photoshop in order to use some plugins.
3%
  
 
I mainly use the regular 32bit version, although I would be able to use the 64bit version of Photoshop CS4.
11%
  
I only use the regular 32bit version of Photoshop CS4, because I do not have the 64bit version of Windows Vista or XP.
32%
  
I use an older version of Photoshop.
24%
  
 
Total of votes: 205

 

Plugin Price Poll
conducted in March / April 2009

How much would you pay for a useful Photoshop-compatible plugin?
 
Price
Votes
Cumulative
 
$300
1.6%
1.6%
$250
3.2%
4.8%
$200
2.4%
7.2%
$150
2.4%
9.6%
$125
5.6%
15.2%
$100
15.3%
30.5%
$80
4%
34.5%
$70
3.2%
37.7%
$50
21%
58.7%
$30
16.9%
75.6%
$20
16.9%
92.5%
$10
3.2%
95.7%
$5
2.4%
98.1%
 
Total of votes: 171

 

Video Application Poll
conducted in February/March 2009

Which video editing application do you mainly use?
 
 
1. Adobe Premiere Pro
23%
  
2. Other
16%
  
3. Adobe Premiere Elements
14%
  
 
4. Pinnacle Studio Plus/Ultimate
9%
  
5. Sony Vegas Pro
6%
  
5. Pinnacle Studio
6%
  

5. Ulead VideoStudio

6%
  
 
6. Apple Final Cut Pro 4%
4%
  

6. Ulead MediaStudio 4%

4%
  
7. Adobe After Effects 3%
3%
  

8. Sony Vegas Movie Studio 3%

3%
  
9. Apple Final Cut Express 2%
2%
  

9. Magix Video Pro 2%

2%
  
10. Avid/Pinnacle Liquid 1%
1%
  
 
Total of votes: 183

 

Noise Reduction Poll
conducted in December / January2009

Which is your favorite noise reduction tool?
 
1. PictureCode Noise Ninja
18%
  
2. Imagenomic Noiseware
16%
  
3. Photoshop's Noise Reduction Filter
15%
  
4. ABSoft Neat Image
14%
  
 
5. Other
11%
  
6. Nik DFine
7%
  
7. ImageSkill Magic Denoiser
7%
  

8. Topaz Denoise/Vivacity

4%
  
9. Kodak DigitalGEM
2%
  
10. Helicon Filter
2%
  
 
1% and below: Hi ISO Noise Reduction Filter 1%, Mediachance PureImage/DCE AutoEnhance 1%, PowerRetouche Noise Corrector 1%, Fixer Labs NoiseFixer 1%,
PictureCooler 1%, Redfield Perfectum 1%, Visual Infinity Grain Surgery 0.3%,
Softwhile DeNoise 0%, Camera Bits Quantum Mechanic Pro 0%, The Imaging Factory Noise Reduction Pro 0%
 
Total of votes: 331

 

 

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