Perfect Effects 9 Free is coming in early November 2014!

The Perfect Effects 8 Free gives you the best way add subtle to striking effects to your photos instantly or take complete creative control and transform your images into uniquely stylized images. It's also the easiest and most versatile way to add effects when you're using Adobe® Photoshop®, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom®, Apple® Aperture®, or as a standalone photo effects editor.

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Free Edition

Perfect Effects 8 Free does not apply any watermarks nor impose a limited time on usage, and best of all, all of these photo effects are yours for FREE!

Works with Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, Apple Aperture, or as a standalone application.

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Free photo effects for Photoshop, Lightroom, Elements, or Aperture

Designed specifically for photographers, you'll find intuitive and powerful tools that make it easy to add effects that can be difficult or time-consuming to create in Photoshop, Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, or Aperture.

Adjustable Filters

Create the popular look of HDR or retro Vintage, develop a stunning black and white image, or add borders, textures, and glow with the adjustable filters in Perfect Effects 8 Free. Each filter includes its own options that can be adjusted—giving you absolute creative control.

Combine Effects

Design a look all your own by combining, stacking, and blending any combination of presets and filters. Add each effect as its own layer that you can adjust and fine-tune. Your creative options are endless.

Paint-in Effects

Add any effect to or remove it from a specific part of your image with a simple brush stroke. You can even paint in enhancements, such as brightness, contrast, and detail—wherever you want to fix common photo problems.

Perfect Brush

Turn on the Perfect Brush and Perfect Effects 8 Free will recognize the areas you're working on so you won't go "outside the lines" as you apply or remove adjustments.

Save and Share Presets

Create an effect you love? Save it to use again and again. You can even share it with others and import presets created by others.

Works where you do.

Use as a plug-in with Adobe® Photoshop®, Adobe Lightroom®, Adobe Photoshop Elements, Apple® Aperture®, or as a standalone app.

For both Mac and PC

10.8, 10.9, 10.10 (current maintenance releases, 64 bit)
Windows 7, Windows 8 (current maintenance releases, 64 bit)
Intel Core 2 Duo, Xeon or better processors(s)
8+ GB
Hard Drive
1.5 GB for installation
Fast 7200 RPM or SSD drive
OpenGL 2.0 compatible video card with 256 MB dedicated video RAM, 1280x720 resolution (OpenGL 4.0 compatible video card with 1GB dedicated video RAM, 1920x1080 resolution is recommended)
Optional Application Integration
Adobe Photoshop CS6, CC, CC 2014
Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and 12
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 and 5
Apple Aperture 3.5
High-speed Internet connection for activation, auto update checking, online help, content downloads and tutorials.
Wacom tablet for press sensitive input.
Hardware display calibration tool.
Supported Language