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BIBBLE.GIF Bibble v4.98 released
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(Friday, June 8, 2007 - 14:36 EDT)

A press release today from Austin, TX-based Bibble Labs (the company behind the popular RAW file converter Bibble) announces an updated version of that program.

The new release, Bibble version 4.98, is available for Windows, Macintosh and Linux systems. It includes support for the following new camera models:
  • Canon EOS 1D Mark III;
  • Fujifilm S5 Pro;
  • Nikon D40x;
  • Olympus EVOLT E-410;
  • Olympus EVOLT E-510;
  • Olympus Camedia SP-500 UltraZoom;
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ8.
There's also new support for tethered shooting on newer Canon cameras for Windows Vista and Intel Mac, as well as the Fujifilm S5 Pro on Windows only. The program also now supports Fujifilm's wide dynamic range technology.

Two versions (Professional and Lite) are available, with Lite allowing you to select one platform on which to use the program, and Professional giving you access to all three platforms with one registration code. Compared to the Lite version, Bibble Pro adds multithreading, work queues, advanced copy and paste functionality, IPTC captioning support, support for tethered shooting, and advanced Noise Ninja support. Bibble Lite currently costs $70 regardless of platform, whilst Bibble Pro costs $130. A 14-day trial version is available for download.

Original Source Press Release:

Bibble Pro Version 4.9.8 Adds New Features and Cameras, Including Full Support for the Canon 1D Mark III and Fuji S5 Pro

Includes broader tethered shooting support and processing of Fujifilm's Wide Dynamic Range and Canon's new sRAW format

Lake Travis, Austin, Tx (June 8, 2007) - Bibble Labs, Inc. announced immediate availability of version 4.9.8 of its "Pro" and "Lite" RAW workflow software. New cameras added in this release include Canon 1D Mark III, Fujifilm S5 Pro, Nikon D40x, Olympus E-510, E-410, and SP500 UZ and Panasonic FZ8, This release also adds tethered shooting support for newer Canon cameras (Windows Vista and Intel Mac) and Fuji S5 (Windows). Like its preceding eleven major and minor releases, this latest update is free for all current Bibble 4 customers.

"We are excited to provide complete support for Canon's new 1D Mark III in this latest version," says Eric Hyman, President and CEO of Bibble Labs. "By providing support for RAW, sRAW and tethered shooting on Mac and Windows computers, we are ensuring that Mark III owners will be able to take full advantage of every feature of this remarkable new camera. Pairing the Mark III's already impressive ISO 6400 mode with the included Noise Ninja technology opens a whole new realm of low-light and available light shooting situations while producing stunning results in the least time possible."

Bibble Pro is the most comprehensive cross-platform RAW Workflow application available today, including robust support for the latest cameras and offering Best-in-Class image quality with features such as tethered shooting, Noise Ninja technology, Perfectly Clear automated image optimization and the industry's only RAW-Level plug-in interface. The Bibble Pro plug-in for Adobe Photoshop supports CS2, CS, and version 7 - providing native access to the latest camera formats otherwise inaccessible in these older versions of Photoshop. Bibble Pro also remains the fastest RAW converter in existence, and this release further increases conversion speed on all platforms.

Availability:
Bibble is available in both "Pro" ($129.95) and "Lite" ($69.95) versions for Windows, Macintosh (PPC/Intel as a Universal Binary) and Linux. Visit http://www.bibblelabs.com for further details and to download a fully functional 14 day trial version. New licensees of Bibble will also receive a free upgrade to Bibble 5, once available.

About Bibble Labs:
Located in Austin, Texas, Bibble Labs Inc was founded in 2000 to develop technologies and software for high quality processing of raw files from a wide variety of digital cameras. Bibble Labs' stand-alone products are used by thousands of photographers all over the world to quickly and accurately process their raw photos. Bibble Labs' technologies and expertise are increasingly becoming the standard other companies turn to when they wish to embed raw image processing technology in their products. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.bibblelabs.com. Licensing, distribution, and retail inquiries may be addressed to bibble@bibblelabs.com.

Bibble Labs, Bibble Pro and Bibble Lite are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bibble Labs, Inc. Photoshop and Photoshop Elements are trademarks or registered trademark of Adobe Systems, Inc. Noise Ninja is a trademark of Picture Code LLC. Perfectly Clear is a registered trademark of Athentech Technologies, Inc. Camera brands and models are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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