Photo Essentials 4 has been discontinued but you can still enhance and add special touches to your photos with Perfect Effects 4 and replace backgrounds with ease using Perfect Mask 5.2.
Both Perfect Effects 4 and Perfect Mask 5.2 are fantastic companions to Photoshop Elements, Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture and they each can be used as a standalone application.
Create Images with Impact
Perfect Effects 4 includes a robust library of one-click photographic effects and easy-to-use tools that allow you to make your images extraordinary. You can add professional looks to your photos instantly and enhance detail, adjust color and brightness, add borders and frames, and more.
Make It Cool
Have fun adding professional effects to your photos. Convert your picture to a classic black and white image or give it a popular vintage look with a simple click of your mouse. There are over 400 one-click effects to inspire and entertain your creativity.
- Simulate classic film, filter and darkroom techniques, like sepia toning and cross processing.
- Give your image the modern look of HDR without the complexity of multiple shots.
- Add Hollywood glamour to your pictures with effects inspired by popular movies and cinematic themes, such as Lord of the Rings, Moulin Rouge and more.
- Stack multiple effects on top of each other to create your own unique effects that you can save and share with your friends.
Make It Better
Solve some of your most common digital photography problems after the shot with Perfect Effects 4. Use effects from your library to make your photos darker, lighter or warmer. You can also add detail, glow or more color. Enhance your entire image with these effects or paint them in exactly where you want in with an intuitive set of brushes.
Put the finishing touch on the image you've created with Perfect Effects 4 with a collection of borders, edges, frames and vignettes. Stack multiple frames to create your own unique look and choose the frame that looks best on your image after comparing your options side-by-side.
Replace Unwanted Backgrounds
How many times have you wanted to take a person out of one picture and put them into another, but have been stopped because difficult areas, like hair, make the background replacement difficult? Perfect Mask 5.2 makes it easier than ever to paint away an unwanted background leaving your subject to be placed onto a new background. You'll be amazed at how well it works!
Cut It Out
Perfect Mask includes easy-to-use tools that recognize your subject and isolate backgrounds for removal with extraordinary accuracy. For images on a solid background, removing the back ground can be done with a simple click of the mouse. For images with difficult subjects such as hair or tree branches, you can simply brush through them and remove the background while maintaining your core image.