Commercial Photoshop-compatible Plugins
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Number of Companies: 210
- FaceAge: Manipulates the age or weight
of persons in digital photos.
- Neat Image: Reduce visible noise and grain in digital photographic
- Gallery Effects: Enhanced versions of the native Photoshop
plugins. Not sold anymore.
- RAW and JPG2000: Import RAW files from various cameras and
open and save JP2 files. Not sold anymore. Included in Photoshop
CS and later.
- Filter Meister: Sophisticated tool
for creating your own plugins
(Out of Business???)
- Color Temperature Plug-in: Correct color temperature with floating
- PlaidMaker: Create any type of yarn dye fabrics like plain,
sateen, diamond, twill, basket, herringbone and more
- ColorVision: create new colorways from a scanned fabrics without
losing there original textures or shadings
- StyleDraper: Apply new fabric instantly to existing models,
then start building a catalogue without actually producing any sample
- ColorChart: Match any color in a design and easily duplicate
it with a single click
- MotifStudio: Total control on the type of repeat needed to
create the final design: free, tossed, border, stripe, engineer and
- Retoucher: Eliminates dust, scratches, texts and even small
objects with a mouse click
- Chameleon: Automatic adjustment of inserted objects to the
target image color range
- Stamp: Allows retouching image imperfections (stains, scratches,
dust) using similar parts of the image
- Enhancer: Allows detecting details from underexposed, overexposed
and mid tone areas of a photo without manipulating exposure
- Coloriage: Colorization of black and white photos and replacing
of colors on a color photo
- Noise Buster: Reduces both luminance and color noise on digital
images without spoiling other aspects of the photo
- Sketch: Converts an image into a pencil sketch or a watercolor
drawing with a few mouse clicks
- Decorator: Change the surface of an object in a verisimilar
- LightShop: Light effects
- Art Suite: Collection of versatile effects for decoration of
Magnifier: Tool for increasing
- ArtWork: Imitates different painting techniques: oil painting
(Acquired by Quark)
- PlateMaker: Exports DCS 2.0 files. Adds extra plates for varnishes,
foil stamps, metallic inks, and spot colors to separations. Not
Blow Up: Offers high quality image resizing
- Bokeh: From changing the depth of field to placing a radial
sweet spot and adding a vignette.
- Exposure: Recreate the
look of traditional B/W and color films
Eye Candy: Create chrome, brushed metal, glass, bevels, shadows,
reflections and more.
SnapArt: Creates natural media
artwork in a single step
- Xenofex (discontinued): Realistic natural phenomena and sophisticated
(discontinued): combines frames, textures, edges, borders, mosaics
- Image Doctor
(discontinued): removes blemishes and defects, quickly repairs
over-compressed JPEGs, and seamlessly replaces unwanted details and
- LuraWave: reads and writes LuraWave compressed images. Not
(Out of Business???)
- AliveColors: corrects up to eight colors simultanuesly
- imageSynth: Create seamless textures from any source photograph
Digitalizer: Lets you create an illustration
consisting of symbols or that of a digital matrix whose components form
an initial picture
- Engraver: Produce pictures that resembles an old engravings
- Fire: Depicts various flames and fires
- Lens Pro: Create many beautiful lenses and glass objects
Alpha Strip: Make cutting edge
- IcePattern: Create a variety of frosty ice patterns
- RedEyes: Removes the red eye effect often caused by a flash
- PhotoProto: automatically turns Photoshop artwork into a working,
interactive prototype that can be packaged, emailed and executed
- Photography: includes cMulti, Mezzo Line-Screen, B & W mezzo
line-art, Diffract, Prism and Rainbow, Halo, Reflection, Star and Velocity
- Three-D: for 3D visualization, 3D scene creation, Surface wrapping
and Package Design
- Three-D Luxe: Enhanced Version
- Screens: Converts gray-scale into a wide variety of different
line art screens featuring mezzotints, sharp contrast mezzograms, mezzoblends,
ellipses, lines, circles, spokes, waves or any blended combination.
- Techtures: 500 hand rendered realistic textures to explore
- Shadow: Perspective shadows with a Virtual Camera, Stereo 3D
viewing, Multiple shadowing with four movable lights
- Velociraptor: Velocity trails ahead may arc, bounce, cascade,
converge, curve, decline, diminish, jolt, jitter, loop, spiral, spring,
streak, trail or wave.
- VariFocus: Lets you focus/defocus features in your image with
- Measurement: For Medical-Scientific Graphic Arts Images
- Cutline: Stamp directional screens
- LensDoc: Corrects the barreling and pin-cushioning image distortions
produced by many zoom and wide angle lenses.
- Perspective: 360 degree rotation of images in any direction.
- ScatterLight Lenses: digital lenses for scattering highlights
- RedEye Pro: RedEye removal
- AmphiSoft Filters: Image correction and special effects
- Photosharpen: Sharpens photos by removing their edge anti-aliasing
- Photo Detailer: Recover detail from unevenly lit or poorly
- Color Darkroom: allows you to edit and fine tune your printer's
- PNGOUT: Creates optimized PNG images that are usually smaller
than those created with Save for Web and ImageReady
create repeat patterns rom scanned hand-painted motifs and high-resolution
(Out of Business ???)
- Sharpen+Soft: gives the user the control over sharpening or
softening image areas.
- Correct+Apply Color: change the color in your images.
- Shift+Gain: make nearly seamless selections then facilitates
extremely accurate adjustments to the Hue, Saturation, Value and Red,
Green, Blue Components of the image in one Filter pass
- Grain: allows you add grain to images on one or more color
- JPEG Deblocker: prepares a JPEG file for subsequent image enhancement
by smoothing out the blocks in low saturation high luminance areas while
preserving detail in the rest of the image.
- Selection: utilizes the Asiva technology and mapping techniques
to create selections in Photoshop 8 or 16-bit files
- FITSPlug: A file format plugin that offers support for FITS,
a format for astronomical images.
- Perfectly Clear: Instantly
gives you one click correction to perfection.
- PhotoPro Tools
: For coping with image distortions and digital
photo artefacts. Not sold anymore???
- CoCo : Selective color correction without masking in RGB, Lab,
CMYK and MultiChannels
- CoCo Multi Channel: Tool for t-shirt printing and creating
spot color separations, bump plates and masks
- Photo/Graphic Edges: adds torn, ripped, deckled, feathered,
painted, film frames and darkroom styled edges to any grayscale or color
- DreamSuite Series One: 18 visual design solutions for type,
graphics and photographs
- DreamSuite Series Two: 12 new plugins
- DreamSuite Gel Series: add reflective and refractive depth
effects. Includes advanced brush based tools to let you paint on depth
and translucent reflections, colors and textures.
- AutoEye 2.0: rebuild lost detail and color in images
- Mystical Lighting: 16 lighting and shading effects
- Mystical Tint, Tone and Color (MTTC): 38 color effects
Axion (Out of Business)
- Flare Effects: create a wide varitity of Lens Flares, Sparkles
and other wild effects. Not sold anymore
- Glow and Sparkle: allows you to create a wide varitity of Glows,
Sparkles and other effects. Not sold anymore
PageCurl: realistic and high quality turning
- Puzzle Pro: lets you produce realistic and high quality jig-saw
- PhotoZoom: Render sharp and crisp clear
image magnification without the jagged edges, loss of detail or lack
- Better JPEG Lossless Resave: Avoid
recompression loss when editing and resaving JPEG images in Photoshop.
(Out of Business???)
- biTmiX: or creating impressive signs, reflections and other
decorations and for plastic textures, foundations and backgrounds production
Top Software (Out of Business)
ProJPEG: JPEG tool for Web graphics professionals
- PhotoGIF: tool for Web graphics production
- ImageVice: color reduction
- ColorSafe: provides fully interactive color pickers for the
easy creation of almost limitless hybrid colors from the base colors
in the Web safe palette.
Quantum Mechanics: Removes color noise
and color artifacts while preserving maximum image detail. Not sold
- Band Aide: Removes luminance noise from high ISO and underexposed
digital photos. Not sold anymore???
- Real Texture Tools: Dehaze Filter, Color Correction for Correcting
Image Luminance and Chromaticity, AutoTile automatically creates seamlessly
tileable texture patterns, Perspective corrects perspective distortions,
Synthesis creates a wide assortment of synthetic textures using fractal
Chroma Graphics (Out of business)
- Chromatica, Edge Wizard, Magic Mask
(Out of business)
- Shadow Control
: Boost details in otherwise lost, dark areas
of deep shadow of the image while preserving details in highlights
- Highlight Control: Extracts details from the highlights
- Photographic Filters: Variety of Cokin graduated and solid
- Smart Sharpen: Sharpening tool that works on the edges, while
leaving the featureless areas intact.
- IR Film: Emulates the look of infra red film, or a photo taken
with a digital camera and infra red filter
- WhiteBalance: Changes the white balance of JPEG photosds
- MRWFormat: Open Minolta raw files
(Out of Business???)
- JPEG 2000 Adobe Photoshop Plug-In:
Load and save (8 bit and 16 bit signed/unsigned) JPEG2000 compliant
Digital Media (Out of Business???)
- Insight: allows designers to predict image legibility for color
deficient viewers by accurately simulating color blindness.
- i2e Photoshop plug-in: Allows Photoshop
users to use the Colour-Science i2e image enhancement technology
- DoctorPRO: Editing of output profiles
using virtually all of the Photoshopglobal editing tools.
: Uses popular patch readers to create and edit CMYK and RGB profiles
for color printers, PostScript printers and RIPs.
- PrintFIX: maintain consistency from
your monitor to any number of RGB printers
- ConGo Plugins Import/Export/Filter Plugins:
Allow you to open old C64 images in your image application. The C64
was the world's favorite home computer in the mid 80s and had a maximum
color resolution of 160x240 pixel, 64K RAM and a 8bit processor.
- KPT Collection: remarkable image transformations and original
- KnockOut: Masks hair, smoke, shadows, water, transparencies
and any blurred or out-of-focus edges
- Powertone: dynamic and colorful images
that can be printed with only two inks. Not sold anymore???
- CurveMeister: image corrections with
various curves and color models
- Image: advanced, interactive JPEG image
compressor. It features selective (regional) image compression.
Hotshot: A selection of image-enhancement
controls one one dialog
- Retrogade: Recreate classic effects as if you were shooting
with traditional black & white film
- Flueron: Ultra-violet/fluorescent style colour shifts
- Alienator: alternative approach to colour-modification effects
(out of business, but web site is still available)
- Photo Optics: correction and color
- Jade: Enhance image colors, contrast
and dynamics, while preserving the overall quality of your images
- Digital Disk Recorder: Video capture/layoff
for Digital Disk Recorders via ethernet and SCSI for image input/ouput
- Universe Image Creator: Create realistic images of space including
stars, nebula, galaxies, and more
- Web Euphoria: Including AgedFilm, an
amazing old-movie effect, StarField, FogBank, VideoLook, Sabbatier and
many more. Not sold anymore???
- Primatte Chromakey:
Take a foreground image of any resolution shot
against a single color background, and replace that color with whatever
- Backdrop Designer: Create resolution-independent backgrounds
- Texture Anarchy: For creating textures and borders
- ToonIt! Photo: Give your photos that sought-after cartoon look
- Aurora: add natural elements to any 2D PhotoShop image to enhance
an existing picture or create new content from scratch
- Verdant: allows users to randomize, rotate, scale, and place
plants and trees in Photoshop.
- Modelshop: Add 3D models to your images
- Light!: Adds light to the scene just
as if you were adding a light at the time of shooting
- Ozone: Independently adjustes the color and brightness of 11
- Snap: Interactive image cutout tool using a coarse to fine
- EZ Mask: Interactive image masking tool capable of extracting
almost any object in an image
- Power Mask: Realtime, interactive tool capable of extracting
almost any object in an image
- Power Stroke: Interactive stroke-based interface to quickly
and intuitively perform targeted adjustments
- 55mm and Digital Film Lab were sold to Tiffen. See below!
Workshop (out of usiness)
- Elemental: Create textures and patterns
from stormy skies to burnished oak, from lava flows to dappled water.
(out of business)
- HVS ColorGIF, HVS JPEG: have been
- Divine Elemente: Exports
designs from Photoshop to WordPress
- DreamText: 3D fonts that can be rendered to your image with
the help of a plugin.
- Eye Fidelity Tools: specialized processing solutions for professionals
using digital cameras, scanners and printers in proofing as well as
- DxO FilmPack: Simulates the colors and the grain of over 20
popular film types and transforms images into toned print
- DxO ViewPoint: Perspective correction
- Dynasty Studio Plugins: 40 plugins
with effects that are known from Filter Factory filters
- Photomizer: Image optimization of the
- PTLens: Corrects lens pincushion/barrel distortion, chromatic
aberration and vignetting
- Mask Pro, Intellihance Pro, PhotoFrame, pxl
SmartScale, PhotoTools: were sold to onOne Software.
Deskpak Flexo Tools: Resolve flexo specific
printing issues and allow Photoshop operators to visualize changes
- Deskpak Ink Tools: Spot color ink retouching in Adobe®
Photoshop made easy
- EZlect: Creates selections with soft
antialiasing by clicking on the object and background areas in an image.
- FM Tile Tools: 21 image altering filters
- IFX PaintEngine:
6 brush types, 3 brush stroke algorithms, and 88 parameters to give
each choice an unprecedented amount of variety
- FDRCompressor: Compress the tonal value range of an image
- Wallpampered: Change your desktop
wallpaper from within Photoshop
- FilterForge: Build your own filters for creating seamless textures,
visual effects, distortions, patterns, backgrounds and more
FocusFixer: Restores out-of-focus images
- NoiseFixer: Designed to remove 'noise' or 'graininess' from
Corrects problems caused by differing exposure
levels in photos.
- SizeFixer : Enlarge your photos up to A1 size
- TrueBlur: Blur regions of your photos just as your camera would.
Super BladePro: surface and texture generator
- Design Sextet: Six plugin filters to warp, recolor, abuse and
dreamify your images. Includes Aetherize, Twist, Swerve, Lacquer, Silver,
- Flood: realistic pseudo-3D watery reflections with control
over waves, ripples, and perspective
- Melancholytron: Make pictures moody, nostalgic, and somehow
- Hue and Cry: Create abstract regions of color: vivid or pallid,
structured or diffuse, endless weird imagery
- LunarCell: Instant planets. Fractal, reality-based, or just
- Flexify: Bend spherical panoramas into vertiginous new shapes
- Glitterato: Stars and nebulas with lots of realism and little
- SolarCell: Create suns in a fantasy style. Design your own
sun with controls for every part of its appearance
- India Ink: Convert color images to unusual black-and-white
- Mr. Contrast: Add dramatic contrast to photos and hyper-emphasize
- Tesellation: turn any graphic into a seamlessly repeating tile
- Knot: Twisted 3-D abstractions
- Polymerge: Combine image gangs into bizarre composites
- Creative Pack: Winding edges, undulating surfaces, bright colors
- UnDistort: For correcting deformations
Fo2PIX (Out of Business)
- Buzz.Pro: Helps find image high and low-lights over a large
range of scales, helps find the 'artists line', simplifies to produce
blocks of colour.
- Buzz.X: Run a desired effect
or style across multiple images allowing the creation of stunning artistic
video. Create a living painting.
- FocusMagic: corrects both "out of focus" blur and motion blur
Furbo Filters (Out of Business)
- Furbo Designer Pack is now available as Creative Pack from
Flaming Pear. See above!
- flAIR: eight fast high quality filters
- LensCare: depth of field and out of
- FabricWeaver: generate tens of thousands
of different woven fabrics in photorealistic detail
Gamut Imaging (Out of Business)
- ImageBook: enables people to create proof sheets consisting
of thumbnail images in any size and style
- AcuFilters: six filter plugins for blurring, sharpening, masking,
removing noise and increasinf saturation
(previously Sapphire Innovations)
- Andrew's Plugins vol 20: GXContrasted
- Andrew's Plugins vol 19: Circus Daze
- Andrew's Plugins vol 18: Carnival gradient colors
- Andrew's Plugins vol 17: Edge / Sketch plugins
- Andrew's Plugins vol 16: Gradients
- Andrew's Plugins vol 15: 100s of Color effects
- Andrew's Plugins vol 14: Motion
- Andrew's Plugins vol 13: Distortions /patterns / tiling plugins
- Andrew's Plugins vol 12: Gradients
- Andrew's Plugins vol 11: Blend Blurs
- Andrew's Plugins vol 10: Colors Surreal
- Andrew's Plugins vol 9: Gradient Blurs
- Andrew's Plugins vol 8: Gradient Smears
- Andrew's Plugins vol 7: Gradients Patterns
- Andrew's Plugins vol 6: Color cutoff
- Andrew's Plugins vol 5: noise effects
- Andrew's Plugins vol 4: Blurs / lines
- Andrew's Plugins vol 3: Photo
- Andrew's Plugins vol 2: Distort/blur
- Andrew's Plugins vol 1: 26 mixed
- GrowCut: An interactive image cutout tool designed to extract
solid or opaque objects.
- Tone Mapping: Tone Mapping function of Photomatix Pro available
as Photoshop plugin
- Harmony: pick perfect color schemes right inside Photoshop.
Not sold anymore???
- AutoCorrect: Reclaim Lost Colors and Details in Photos
- AutoDenoise: Reduce Noise for sharper and crispier images
- AutoMask: Perform Precise Masking Fast... Hairs, Trees, Smokes,
Transparencies, Blurred Edges
- AutoFocus: Denoise, deblur and sharpening tools
- AutoSelect: Change selectively colors in RGB without building
- AutoSmooth: Smoothes surface and perform anti-aging while keeping
- DepthField: DOF tool to put your subject in focus
- ClassicFrames: tool to give the final
classy touch to your images.
MagicFrames: more than 400 ready made
edges for all your images
- MagicStyles: More than 500 Ready Made Effects
- MagicTrack: A Drawing Application as a plug-in, circles, stars,
- OttoPaths: Get and manipulate outline text within Photoshop
- PhotoFract: Create your own fractal
- PhotoFixLens: Correct barrel, pincushion and perspective distortions,
vignetting and fringing
PhotoLight: Generate photographic
- PhotoPatch: 200 ready made Patchwork/Weave/Mosaic
- PhotoRepeat: Create your own Fabric / WallPaper
PhotoSurface: 110 ready made textures
- PhotoSpray: brush with natural images
- PhotoTessel: Select one of your images and you will get amazing
- PhotoWeave: Create all kind of Plaids, Striped Fabrics or Patterns
- SelectPro: perform accurate, very smooth color corrections
without creating any mask
- Squizz: all kind of distortions
- SpiroMaker: Create Spirographs (Trochoids)
- SmartPicker: Professional ColorPicker for Photoshop or Elements
- StarMaker: Create stars/bursts as paths, selection or layers
- Textissimo: 750 text effects
- XFile: efficient Upsizing algorithms for very Important Image
- Filters Unlimited: A filter development system with 350 built-in
- Bevel SE, Bevel Pro. Not sold
- Picture Styles: Includes a plugin that
transfers the image to the Picture Styles application, which offers
many texture effects.
- Background Remover:
Select objects from images with complex background content by roughly
marking colors inside and outside objects.
Translucator: Extracts translucent objects
(glass, smoke, fog, fur etc.) from image
- Magic Denoiser: Dramatically improved the look of images without
blurring the edges and fine details
- Magic Sharpener: Sharpening without color halos and increased
- Magic Enhancer Pro: essentially improve your photos
adjust lightness, contrast and color balance.
- Image Repainter: Borrows template image colors properties to
change colors of source image.
- Tile Builder: Creates seamless patterns using symmetry rules
- Image Frame: Add frame and text to your photos.
(Out of Business???)
- ScanPrepPro: automates Photoshop's tools to produce top quality
color separations, halftones, and line art
- Alius: takes posterization to a whole new level
- Deep Bit Filters: lets you work on 16-bit images
- AutoPilot: automatically turns that raw image into professional
quality artwork, ready to publish on a printing press, a desktop printer
or the web
- MaskWarrior: automatic generation of masks and paths. Not
- PathOptimizer: converts a mask into an optimized path. Not
Imaging Factory (Out of Business)
- Unsharp Mask, Debarrelizer, Perspective,Vignette,
Squeeze, White Balance, White Point, Color Equalizer, Chromex I, Convert
To B&W, Noise Reduction, Gaussian Blur, Simulated DOF, Soft-Focus,
Graduated Color, Graduated Fog, Color Correction
Noiseware: The better way to remove
RealGrain: Simulates grain patterns
and the look of film grain
Portraiture: Removes imperfections
in portrait shots while retaining important picture detail
- Primate: remove objects from solid-colored backgrounds and
composite them into new backgrounds
- PaintEngine: Simulate paint techniques
- PhotoPage: create high-quality digital and printable contact
sheets. Not sold anymore???
- Jpeg It!: allows easy baseline and progressive JPEG conversion. Not
- Shadow Illuminator: Restores details in shadows through physical
modeling of light and surfaces.
- DynamicRange Workshop :
Enhances details and contrast, recovers highlight/shadow andincreases
dynamic range of images
- GlamFocus: Smart Sharpen, Smart Blur,
Kelby's Notes (Not available anymore???)
- Kelby's Notes: The answers to the top 100 most-asked Photoshop
questions right in Photoshop
- Kenebec Filters: 17 plug-in filters
for digital imaging, e.g. for sharpening, noise reduction and monochrome
- LensFix and Panotools: Extract flat images from panoramas,
correct for lens distortions, re-map images between many different image
projections. Based on Helmut Dersch's Panorama Tools.
- Color Swap Deluxe: Three types of grayscale conversion which
comes in handy when regular grayscale conversion and desaturation don't
- KODAK Photo CD Acquire Module: lets you select, customize and
import Photo CD images. Not sold anymore???
- Digital ROC : automatically restores color quality to digital
images by removing the color cast from faded images and effects of tungsten
and fluorescent lighting.
- Digital SHO: The Digital SHO software plug-in automatically
reveals details hidden in shadows commonly caused by exposure problems
such as backlit subjects, uneven flash illumination and partial shade.
- Digital GEM: Noise reduction plugin
(Out of Business???)
- Kuvic Filters: 13 special effects plugins
- Foto Effects: Makes grads, corrects
colours & distortions, softens and sharpens. Not sold anymore???
- Lazy Nezumi
Pro: Smoothes your mouse
and pen tablet strokes in real time while you draw
- Imagenie: Automatic colour correction.
Not sold anymore???
- Sketcher - Create pencil and pen-and-ink sketch effects
- PhotoGrey - Simple yet powerful greyscale conversion with extra
- Thredgeholder Pro - Very effective edge detection
- Chalkaholic Pro - Powerfulvirtual art effects are possible
with this one.
- Genuine Fractals: was sold to onOne Software. See below.
- Artistic Effects: Aqua, Chrome, Drop, Ice, Metal and Snow effects
- 3D Maker: Allows creation of pseudo 3D graphical elements out
of 2D drawings
- Lucis Art: Correct scans and repair improperly exposed images,
Accurately enhance the smallest image detail, Create a surrealistic,
brilliantly colored image, Mimic a watercolor painting, Add a textured
and sculptured appearance
Generates high-resolution, tiling images from low-resolution sources
using advanced image synthesis algorithms
- Digital Photography ToolKit:
create realistic image composites at a fraction of the time and cost
compared to conventional compositing methods
- Magic Seperator: Not
- DCE Tools: Various plugins for correcting, enhancing and fixing
- ReDynaMix: Will give your ordinary image a punch with vivid
colors and crisp color tonality
- Color! Color!: Create bold, vivid colors without increasing
- SiteGrinder: Produce entire web sites from image layers in
- ZoomEngine (previously
Quick Enlarger): Enlarges pictures with a better quality
than the resize tool of Photoshop
Metacreations (see Corel)
- Kai's Power Tools 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 and KPT Convolver: Some are
sold by Corel.
- Pattern Workshop: create and edit patterns and use them to
fill a selection. Not sold anymore???
- Impressionist: A plugin for creating impressive brush effects.
Isn't available anymore. It was once delivered with Image Composer
as a part of Frontpage 98 and Frontpage 2000 Standalone.
- 3D Texture Painter: not sold anymore
DRI Pro: Dynamic range increase automation
- BW Workflow Pro: B/W Conversion automation plugin
- CSpro: Sharpening for specific DSLR camera files
- ISOx Pro: Noise reduction automation plugin
- SR Professional: Shadow recovery automation plugin
- Intellisharpen: Sharpening automation plugin
- SI Pro: Image enlarging automation plugin
- ResizePro: Custom interpolation for specific DSLR cameras
- Web Presenter Pro: Image downsampling automation plugin
- Velvia Vision: Enhance color and tone
in your photographs
Softener: add soft, glossy effects to your
- Autochromatic: creates colorized, greyscale, duotone and tritone
- Autointerlace: automatically creates the interlace effect you
see on television screens
- Sharpener: Sharpening tools for images of any size and for
any output/print process
- Color Efex: Fifty-five filters, including Sunshine, Polarization,
Skylight, Graduated Sky Blue, Solarization, and many more
- Dfine: Noise and JPG artifacts reduction and a detail enhancement
- Viveza: Selectively control color and light without the need
for complicated selections or layer masks.
- Silver Efex Pro: Create professional quality black and white
- Cinematte: blue screen keying/chromakeying
- Genuine Fractals: enables you to create resolution-independent
images from any size file and lets you print superior quality enlargements
without any degradation in image quality
- Mask Pro: Versatile masking in Photoshop
- Intellihance Pro: Fast and easy image enhancement
- PhotoFrame: Endless border effects in Photoshop
- pxl SmartScale:Creates high quality scaled images by preserving
the color and brightness data contained in the original image
- Essentials for Photoshop Elements: Correct color, remove unwanted
backgrounds, add creative borders and resize your photos
- PhotoTools: 150 photographic effects
- FocalPoint: Put the focus where they want
- PhotoTune: Six step process to correct the color in your digital
- EasyS Plus SharpeningToolkit: Filter/action set to help sharpening
- Tonality Tuning Toolkit: Filter/action set to help tuning the
tonality of your pictures
- Variations: Finetuning you pictures by using variations
for resizing your images
Lets you preview equirectangular images as VR panoramas
Alpha Strip: a unique set of procedures
for cutting the images on alpha channel.
- Digitalizer: image can be represented by a letter matrix, the
elements of which will form the shape of initial image
- Engraver: cutting through images with thin lines that will
form a geometric pattern as if engraving
- Fire: realistic fire effects
- Lens Pro: designing realistic lenses and 3D-crystals as well
as crystalline 3D-models
- Colors and Black: create duotones in
(Out of Business???)
- Turbo Mask:
Cutout objects with one mouse click
- Image Styles: Away to make an unlimited amount of beautiful
and photo realistic graphic images in a minimal amount of time.
- PCDip: creates indexes for Photo CDs
- P4GT: Enables seamless access to version
control for artists, developers and everyday users Photoshop. Not
- JPEG Wizard: create smaller, faster downloading images without
- ImagePress JPEG2000: compress images to 100% compatible JPEG
- PhotoLightning: Makephoto prints, send emails without attachments,
create slide shows, burn CD's, post photos to web logs, and make enhancements
Makes the colors of a print match the colors on the screen.
- PT Portrait: Gain the unexpected portrait retouching results with
an easy way
PhotoTune (Out of Business)
was sold to OnOne Software.
- 20/20 Color MD:
Not sold anymore???
- Primate: was sold to Imagica
- iCorrect OneClick : Automatic white balance, exposure, and
saturation correction with a single click
- iCorrect Portrait: Point-and-click color correction software
for portrait, wedding, school, sport, and event photographers
- iCorrect EditLab Pro: High Speed Professional Color Correction
and Color Management Software
- inCamera: Create ICC profiles for digital cameras and scanners
- Noise Ninja (Bundle Versions):
Solution for removing noise and grain from digital photographs and scanned
- PixelEnlarge: An image enlargement
tool specialized on non anti-aliased images.
- PhotoKit: Provides digital replications of common analog photographic
- PhotoKit Sharpener: Provides a complete sharpening workflow
- PhotoKit Color: Precise color corrections, automatic color
balancing and creative coloring effects
- PhotoKit-EL: Gives you all the wonders of a darkroom without
the chemicals. Not sold anymore???
Nine plugin filters, which use information from the selection mask to
modulate filter parameters
Enhances local contrast and amplifies fine detail
- EasySharp: Selective edge-sharpening
- Artistic Halftone:
Create stippling and halftone artwork in seconds
- Photo Evolution Pro: Optimizes the
white balance, shadows/highlights, contrast and sharpness of photos.
Only available in German language.
An interactive blend tool to fade images into
each other quickly and easily.
- elemental: Creates seamless patterns and textured designs which
are entirely independent of resolution.
- splatter: Scatter rain, snow, confetti, clouds or any other
image across your picture.
- textArt: Create and customise hundreds of special text effects
PluginMaster (Out of Business)
Solution for managing and using plugins in your favorite application
- Anti-aliasingr: Filter edge roughness and jagged edges in graphics
- Black Definition:Control black in photos and graphics as if
it were a colorchannel.
- Brightness: Edit brightness without loosing color
- Color Correction: For color correction and removing colorcast
- Color Fringe Remover: Remove chromatic aberrations
- Contrast: Control black-white contrast independent of color-contrast
and without changing color, hue or saturation
- Radial Density: Correct radial exposure and radial brightness
- Dynamic Range Compression: Shadow illumination without artefacts
like edge halos or fake illumination.
- Edgeline: Convert photos and images to line-drawings
- Equalization: Target equalization to lights, midtones and darks,
as well to specific colors
- Exposure: Correct under- or overexposure
- Film Grain: Applies grain across brightness levels
- Golden Section: Instantly draw any divine proportion on your
image or a transparent layer as an aid for cropping and composition
- Graduated Color: Digital equivalent of traditional graduated
- Histogram repair: Repair a posterized histogram
- Illumination Editor: Change or edit the illumination in a photo
- Lens Correction: Fix distorted photos with our lens tool.
- Noise Filter: Five different methods to filter noise in digital
photographs and images
- Posterize: With this plugin you can posterize color hues and
values independently and freely select any number of levels for either
- Radial Density: Get even exposure from center to corner throughout
- Saturation: Now you can edit saturation without splitting the
image up into primary colors
- Sharpness Editor: Sharpen photos and get sharper edges with
our plugins novel unsharp masks
- Soft Filter: This plug in does exactly the same as traditional
- Black & White Studio: Convert digital color to black
and white photography.
- Toned Photos: Tone your colorphoto or B/W photo sepia or like
any other toned print.
- Transparency: Transparent backgrounds and masks can easily
be made for graphic design
- White-balance Correction: Auto-mode calibrates the correct
color-filter for any lightsource
- StarFilter: Add star filter effects
to your images.
- Lens Corrector: Corrects your lens aberrations; barrel, pin
cushion, fish eye, translation or a combination of all.
- Lens Flare Pro: doesn't seem to be sold anymore after the company
was acquired by Pinnacle. See Digital Anarchy for Knoll Light
Factory which is an enhanced version of it!
- Repligator Pro: 100 image effects
- Sketch Master: Create realistic looking hand-drawings from
- Emblazer: Futuristic patterns and ornaments
- Plasteroid : Tool for texturization of plain pictures and photo-frames
- Ripples Magic: Creates composite 3D surfaces
- Texturation 3D: A multilayer texture mapper
- Lattice XP: A 3D structure maker
- Jama 2000: A deformation tool and pattern/texture generator
Perfectum: Remove digital noise,
enhance surface smoothness and improve edge antialiasing
- iEmboss: Creates a colorful emboss
- Expressionist: Precision tool for facial expression synthesis,
for making caricatures from photos, and for animated portraits creation
- Umatrix: Synthesizer of Geometric Abstractions.
- Fractalius: Creates unusual, eccentric
- Magic Bullet PhotoLooks: Lets you manipulate
and experiment with light while preserving essential photographic detail.
- Knoll Light Factory: Allows you to
design photo-realistic or enhanced lighting effects
- Process FX
: Digitally simulate traditional film cross-processing
- BleachBypass Pro: Recreate the atmospheric effects as seen
in motion pictures
- B&W Pro 2: Convert colour images to black and white the easy
- GradFilter: Apply solid and colour
graduated density filters easily in post processing
- Fog: Adds gradient fog effects to your
- Pixie Dust Pro: Various color effects
- Advanced Color Corrector: Provides
color correction controls
- Lens Corrector PRO:
For correcting camera lens distortion
- 3D Sphere Pro: Generates 3D spheres
with fully customizable object, surface, lighting, transparency and
- Depth of Field Generator PRO:
Depth of Field and Bokeh effects
Optipix: for enhancing digital photographs
- Fovea Pro: for the computer-based image processing and measurement
- Focus Extender: Combine an extended depth of field image stack
into a single image
- The Image Processing Tool Kit: tools that include most of the
functions of Fovea Pro for 8 bit per channel greyscale and RGB color
images, excluding those that deal with surface images, automation, and
(Out of Business???)
- SmarterAR: removes artifacts and enhances detail in digital
- SmarterNR: removes noise and grain from images
- SmarterResize: Photoshop automation plug-ins that resize and
set the resolution for images as the second to last step before printing
or saving to the web
- SmarterSharpenX: edge-sharpening tool
- ChannelMixer: custom conversion to B&W
- IrisFilter: Gives the natural taste
of camera lens to your images
real-time 64-bit vector paint effects
(Russian web site) --> For a translated version see here: Sattwa
Removes moire patterns from scanned images
- Noise Reduction:
noise reduction plugin
- SVG Kit: SVG format support for Photoshop
and Photoshop Elements
- Star Filter: Adds star streaks to lights
and highlights in an image
- SCC Plug-In Kit: an IPTC caption editing interface for Photoshop.
Not sold anymore???
- B+W Portrait & Family:
six filter plugins for optimizing your photos
- B+W Outdoor: six
filter plugins for optimizing your photos
Glance (Out of Business???)
- ScanTastic: Scan directly into Adobe
Photoshop or onto your desktop
PhotoSpot: creates continuous tone separations
using spot-color inks
- Chromassage: color table manipulation and palette rotation
as well as color 'injection' to colorize images into 24 bit space
- PhotoCell: designed to provide animation from Adobe's popular
image editor by converting Photoshop layers into animation files
Provides ultra-clear type at small point sizes, which will improve your
compositions' readability dramatically.
- SureSign Plug-ins:
Allow you to embed and read SureSign watermarks in your digital images.
: Application and plugin for scanning
- DC VLT/Pro: RAW Converter and digital camera tools
- HDR: Read raw files and process the data as if he had access
to the original image on the scanner
Silver IR: emulate the look of IR images
- APX 25, APX 100, Tri-X, PanX, TMAX, PlusX etc.: Turn your images
- Warm/Sepia Toning Filter: For toning B&W photographs
- TransluSense : Creates soft crossings between foreground and
background and between different picture elements
- Maskerade: Creates luminance masks, color masks, saturation
masks and edge masks
- ColorMixer: Somehow different channel mixer
- GreyMixer: Converts color images into gray tone images
(Out of Business???)
- smartGIF: lets you divide a single
Photoshop file into multiple Web ready GIFs
- NITF Escalator: File format plugin
- J2K Escalator: File format plugin
- ECW Escalator: File format plugin
- ArtGallery: Oil-paint, Engrave, Hand-Draw and more
- Rubber: deformation and plasticity effects: Rubber, Warp, Page
Curl, and more
- Artizen: Various tone mapping operator plugins
- Distort: curve-lines gradient morpher-distorber, that use Photoshop
paths like shape lines
- Transverter PI: brings PostScript rasterizing
- Rastus: Creates high resolution stochastically
screened bitmaps from halftone images
The Plugin Site
- Plugin Galaxy: 160 special effects
and 400+ presets
- HyperTyle: Generates various effects
with the help of seamless textures.
- ColorWasher: Corrects the colors, the
contrast and the exposure of photos with revolutionary algorithms and
an arsenal of photo correction tools.
- FocalBlade: Automatically sharpen photos for screen display
and print, deblur them and also add blur, soft focus and glow effects.
- LightMachine: Perform shadow/highlight, lighting and color-based
corrections without the need for time-comsuming selections and layer
- BWStyler: For b&w conversion, for creating traditional
b&w effects and for enhancing b&w photos
For effective contrast enhancement as well as creating dramatic contrast
looks, photorealistic paintings and HDR-like
- NoiseControl: Effectively removes image noise while preserving
essential details and the photographic quality of the image
- ColorStyler: Provides color effects, recreates
traditional film effects and gives your photos a special style
Replacement for the Filter menu of Photoshop and Photoshop Elements
130 Photoshop features for Photoshop Elements
- MetaRaw: Enhanced functionality for Adobe Camera
- DFX: More than 2000 standard, exclusive
and special effect filters
- Manga-Effect Plugin: Generates
special effects which are commonly used by Japanese comics
- RadLab: Simplifies photo effects.
Intuitive browsing and a powerful new rendering engine combine to give
you easy, unparalleled control.
- Tools for Television PRO: Adds an additional palette to Photoshop
that is loaded with video specific functions for Photoshop
- Vivacity: set of Photoshop plugins for image scaling, noise
reduction, JPG artifact removal and sharpening
- Adjust: Redefining Creative Exposure for Photoshop
- Simplify: Turn any regular photo into a masterpiece of art
- DeNoise: An advanced noise reduction plugin
Clean: Artistic effects like artistic
detail removal and edge stylization
- ReMask: Easily extract intricate image details
- DeJPEG: Substantially increase JPEG image quality
- Detail: Control the appearance and
intensity of small, medium and large image details
- IRIS CT: allows reading and writing of IRIS Front End Processor
- HandShake LW: reads and writes files in Handshake linework
- DCF Full Spectrum: Makes the colors in your photos look more
- PhotoFlair: Correct under-exposed dark areas of an image without
affecting correctly exposed areas.
- Color Pilot: For color correction
- Retouch Pilot: Remove imperfections from a photo
- MakeUp Pilot: Aportrait software that allows you to apply makeup
directly onto your photos
- Beauty Pilot: Bring out the beauty in women's portraits
- Perspective Pilot: For perspective correction of a photo
- Red Eye / Pet Eye Pilot: Fix red eyes in photos of animals
Pilots - Tint Guide
- Picture Cutout Guide: Separates solid objects
from the background, makes a photomontage.
- Image Resize Guide: Smart image resize and
- Photo Montage Guide: Smart image resize
and objects removal, photomontage.
- MakeUp Guide: Adds makeup directly on photos.
- Cosmetic Guide: Allows you to correct cosmetic
defects directly on photos.
- Beauty Guide: Adds makeup and corrects cosmetic
defects directly on photos.
- Pet Eye Fix Guide: Corrects shining eyes
on your pet's photos. Corrects shining eyes on your pet's photos.
- GIF/JPEG SmartSaver, Type.Plugin, Web Razor,
Web.Plugin, Web Extensions: (Have become part of PhotoImpact)
(Out of Business???)
- UltraSharpen: a sharpening plug-in for Adobe Photoshop
- Bokeh Simulator: Create bokeh and
blur photo effects
HDRExplose: Automatically merge multiple
exposures into one HDR image
- 32 Float: Adjust color, brightness and contrast while maintaining
a full 32-bit workflow
- Old Movie: transform all your digitized images into photographs
and films of the old days
- Halftone: apply perfect-quality halftone dithering to any image
- UnPlugged-X: Enhanced version of the free UnPlugged plug-ins
- FilterOptix: Lens filter emulation.
(Out of Business???)
HotTEXT: Create real 3D text right inside
- 3D Dizzy: Work with real 3D models and select camera angles
- QuickSpace: Little brother to Dizzy
- Anti Red Eye: remove
the common red-eye effect from your images almost automatically
- Web Image Guru: optimizes web images
- Virtual Painter: Turn your favorite
digital photos into realistic-looking paintings in seconds
Vivid Details (was renamed to PhotoTune)
- Test Strip: color correction (discontinued)
- Vizros Plug-ins: five filters that provide an interactive environment
to make real three-dimensional page wrapping effect.
Wasabi (Out of Business)
- SkyPaint: paint tool for creating and editing 3D, seamless,
360° panoramic images
Tools (Out of Business ???)
- Segmation: converts your Photoshop images into intriguing vector
based line art, paint-by-number, and Escher-like patterns
- Paint Alchemy: transforms your images with painterly effects
like Colored Pencil, Impressionist or Pastel
- TypeCaster: turns ordinary type into broadcast-quality 3D titles
with depth, texture, and contours
- Terrazzo: creates symmetrical tiled backgrounds
- Total Xaos: Bundle of Paint Alchemy, Terrazzo and TypeCaster
- Xe847pro: Produces digital photos and
video that appear as seen through the human eye
- Quasar: Give your images some sparkle with this starmaker plugin.
- MetaGrad: Provides most of the effects filters that were popular
with 35mm photographers
- Conditioner: 5 essential tools for fine-tuning your images
- Refiner: Cleans out unwanted grain, deals with JPEG artifacts,
smooths skin tones, and improves sharpness without exaggerating noise.
- FullPress Versioning plug-in for Photoshop:
Automatically creates, saves and manages versions of files
- Retina: Enhance perceived contrast,
brightness, sharpness, depth and resolution.
- YouSendIt: Allows designers to send
files of any size directly from Photoshop. Files delivered are secure
and can be tracked.
- 3D Invigorator: Takes any Freehand,
Illustrator or Vector clip art or Type 1 font, turns it into an ornamental
3D model and renders it. Not sold anymore???