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PRESS RELEASE: Light Crafts Upgrades LightZoneRaw Support; Announces QuarkAlliance Partnership
Version 3.6 supports Raw files from 13 more cameras including Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax and Sony models.
Our goal is to keep ahead of the trends in digital photography and offer the best tools for digital photo editing bar none.
PALO ALTO, Calif. Aug. 20 -- Light Crafts, today announced immediate availability of an upgraded version supporting additional Raw capabilities for the award-winning LightZone photo-editing software. LightZone 3.6 for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux incorporates extensive camera compatibility for 13 more camera models.
LightZone is one of the only multi-platform software applications that supports Raw photographs without the need to convert them. LightZone 3.6 offers new camera compatibility with Raw files from the Canon 450D, Canon 1000D, Fujifilm S100FS, Nikon D60, Nikon D700, Olympus E-420, Olympus E-520, Olympus SP-550UZ, Panasonic DMC-L10, Pentax K20D, Pentax K200D, Sony dSLR-A200, Sony dSLR-A350. Whether editing Raw photographs, JPEG, TIFF or DNG photos, LightZone is a complete digital image editing application in a single software package.
"We strive to maintain the compatibility of LightZone with the latest and most popular cameras," says Fabio Riccardi, chief executive officer, Light Crafts. "Our goal is to keep ahead of the trends in digital photography and offer the best tools for digital photo editing bar none."
Pricing and Availability
LightZone is available in Full and Basic versions. The Full version is priced at $199.95 and the Basic version is set at $129.95. Both can be purchased at http://www.lightcrafts.com/store/index.html. You can also download a fully functional demo at lightcrafts.com and watch tutorial videos for viewing key features in action.
The free update for registered users can be downloaded from the application itself or the download page.
Light Crafts is pleased to join the QuarkAlliance Partner Program. QuarkAlliance is a network of businesses and individuals that have partnered with Quark to provide specialized service, support and solutions for the Quark community of users.
As a technology partner, Light Crafts is pleased to offer the Quark community, including the newly released QuarkXPress 8 users, a powerful, flexible tool solely dedicated for digital image editing, management and pre-print production. To view and learn more about the QuarkAlliance Partner program, please visit http://www.quarkalliance.com.
(First posted on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 at 12:41 EDT)