Xenofex 2, a plug-in offering 14 effects for Adobe Photoshop and other illustration applications, is available from
Alien Skin Software LLC. Now compatible with Mac OS X, Xenofex 2 offers four new filters, 10 upgraded ones, and the Eye Candy 4000 interface.
Effects include: Burnt Edges, Classic Mosaic, Constellation, Cracks, Crumple, Electrify, Flag, Lightning, Little Fluffy Clouds, Puzzle, Rip Open, Shatter, Stain, and Television. The Eye Candy 4000 interface lets users tweak their effects in a preview that includes underlying layers and productivity features such as command menus and keyboard shortcuts.
Xenofex 2 has an estimated street price of US$129. Registered users of Xenofex 1.0 can upgrade for US$69, while users of other Alien Skin Software products (Eye Candy 4000, Image Doctor, Splat! and/or Eye Candy for After Effects) can upgrade for $99.
The Xenofex 2 is a plug-in can be used with Adobe Photoshop 6 or 7, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0, and Macromedia Fireworks MX. It works with Mac OS X (10.1 or later) and Mac OS 9.x.