on Tuesday announced that
Mask Pro 3
is now shipping. The Photoshop plug-in uses advanced color matching and decontamination technology, giving users the ability to create, real-life masks from any image.
Features in Mask Pro 3 include:
Color Decontamination for improved edge transparency: New feature. Greatly improves masking of semi-transparent objects like hair, smoke or glass without sacrificing the quality of the image.
Keep/Drop Highlighting: New feature. Easy-to-use highlighter tools offer users quick definition of “keep and drop” areas within an image.
Enhanced Touchup Tools and Controls: New feature. Blur and chisel tools provide users with powerful global and local control of mask edges.
Most advanced color-matching technology available: Improved color-matching technology creates masks based on keep/drop color areas generating the most accurate and color-correct masks.
Real-time preview: Unlike any other masking product on the market, Mask Pro 3 allows users to view results on the fly.
OS X compatibility.
The English version of Mask Pro 3 will be available for download from the Extensis web site, and is available for a suggested retail price starting at US$199.95 for the full product and $99.95 for upgrades from previous versions of Mask Pro. In addition, a competitive upgrade to Mask Pro 3 is available for a suggested retail price starting at $169.95.
Mask Pro 3 for Mac supports OS X (v 10.1.5 or higher) as well as OS 9.2.2, Adobe Photoshop 6.0.1 and Photoshop 7.01 and higher, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 and requires a Macintosh PowerPC G3, G4, or G4 dual processor with 128MB RAM.