Digital image processing and natural media painting
ArtEffect 4 is a powerful graphics package for all tasks of
digital image processing and is perfectly suited for improving
scanned images. In conjunction with a graphics tablet, the
extensive amount of painting tools can be used to simulate
natural painting with brush, airbrush, charcoal or oilpaint.
Thanks to the layers provided by ArtEffect, image composition is
easy and efficient. A dedicated text layer and automatic creation
of shadows are only a few of the many possible special effects.
Even buttons and banners for web pages can be created easily
thanks to the powerful functions of ArtEffect.
Processing of scanned images
Colour correction, sharpen, smoothing, removal of small visual
glitches, more than 40 filters plus a filter generator, cloner
Tools for your creativity
Paint using realistic brushes, airbrush, charcoal, oilpaint, many
creative effect filters, colour gradient manager, brushmanager
featuring many brush tips and effect shapes.
Extensive layer functions (unlimited number, moveable, process
layers), dedicated text layer (text remains editable), automatic
generation of shadows, several alpha channels per image,
powerful stencil functions (including lasso, colour selection,
magic wand), light-table function.
Creation of WWW images
TrueColor, greyscale, indexed colours (2-256 colours), JPG, PNG
and other formats, Floyd-Steinberg dithering.
Access to ARexx macros, support for graphics tablets in
conjunction with optional drivers, supporting pen pressure, brush
width, etc., multiple undo/redo, virtual memory management.
Amiga with 68020 CPU or better, AmigaOS 3.x, 8+ MB RAM, HDD.