Sharpener Pro 3.004 is the most advanced and powerful sharpening solution eliminating the guesswork typically required for achieving superior and consistent results.
New adaptive sharpening algorithms and award-winning U Point® technology for selective sharpening ensure desired sharpness or creative softening of details are easily accomplished. The Sharpening Soft Proof that lets you accurately inspect results before printing saving money in costly test prints, improved handling of new output devices, and new output presets provide repeatable, professional results. Sharpener Pro 3.0 is the only tool that provides controls for both output and creative detail sharpening of different objects quickly and easily without the need to make different adjustment layers for each object or area.
A recognized leader in digital imaging technology, Nik Software has developed class-leading solutions to specific challenges photographers face when sharpening images throughout the photographic workflow and packaged them in one convenient toolset. Use Sharpener Pro 3.0 to regain clarity in digital images, draw the viewer’s attention to the focal point of an image and achieve professional, high quality sharpened images every time.
- New: U Point Powered Control Points — Enables precise, selective sharpening control
- Updated: Output Sharpening — Provides the ultimate control to create perfectly sharpened images on all devices and media types such as display, inkjet, continuous tone, half tone, and hybrid tone
- New: Creative Sharpening — Enhances fine details and textures with new structure, focus, and local contrast tools for drawing attention to desired areas within the image
- New: Industry-First Sharpening Soft Proof — Allows detailed inspection of sharpening results on screen before printing, eliminating costly test prints
- New: Output Presets — Enables custom settings to be saved for consistent, professional results
- Updated: RAW Presharpener — Retains and enhances sharp details within images without amplifying noise and other artifacts
- Updated: Powerful Selective Tool (Photoshop only) — Enables the use of Photoshop’s brush tools to paint in sharpening selectively
- New: Smart Filter Support (Photoshop only) — Provides compatibility with Adobe Photoshop’s Smart Objects enabling adjustments to sharpening after Sharpener Pro has been applied
- New: Multi-Image Support (Aperture only) — Provides compatibility with Aperture’s multi-image support, allowing photographers to easily copy and paste settings between images to maintain consistency.
- Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
compatible with Adobe Photoshop plug-ins