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Photoshop plug-ins for retouching
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Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Illustrator, Image Ready

Inside these applications’ folders there is a folder called “Plug-Ins” or “plugins”. Place the Power Retouch plugins there, preferably inside a new folder called Power Retouch. Once the plug-ins are there, restart the application and the menu “Filters” will have the Power Retouch as a new item.

Adobe PhotoDeluxe

As with the above applications, there is a folder called “Plug-Ins” inside the main PhotoDeluxe folder. Place the plugins there. After this you have to start, or restart PhotoDeluxe and go to the last item in the File menu and select the submenu item “Extend Menu” (or something similar that indicates you want to show all menu items. The Power Retouch plug-ins will now appear under the menu Effects. You might have to relaunch the PhotoDeluxe program after this.

Paint Shop Pro

Version 8 and 9. 1. Create a folder inside the Paint Shop Pro folder and call it Plug-Ins (or anything you like). Place the Power Retouch plug-ins there. 2. Start PSP and go to the File menu and select Preferences. Here select the Plug-ins item from the list box. Press Add and select the Plug-Ins folder you just created. ress OK and OK. 3. The Effects menu will now have a sub-menu called Plug-ins. Version 7 and earlier 1. Create a Plug-Ins folder as mentioned above. Place Power Retouch inside it. 2. Go to the File menu and select Prreferences > File Locations. Select the Plug-In Filters tab and select the folder, you just created. 3. The Effects menu will now have a sub-menu called Plug-ins.

Corel Photo-Paint

1. Create a folder called Plug-Ins (or anything you like) and place the Power Retouch plug-ins there. 2. Run Photo-Paint and press Ctl-J to open the options dialog. Select Plugins and click Add to locate the Plug-ins folder you just created. 3. The Effects menu will now have the Power Retouch plug-ins.

Corel Photo House

1. Create a folder containing the Power Retouch plug-ins. 2. Select Effects > Plug-in Effects > Add/Remove Plug-in Effects. Click Add and select the folder you just created. 3. The menu Effects will now have a submenu called Pluig-in Effects with the Power Retouch plug-ins.

Deneba Canvas

1. Create a folder with the Power Retouche plug-ins. 2. Run Canvas and go to the File menu and select Preferences. Then select the Paint tab. Click the Plug-ins button and select the folder you just created. 3. Restart Canvas and the Image menu’s sub-menu Filter will have all the Power Retouch plug-ins.

IrfanView (version 3.85 and higher)

1. Create a folder with the Power Retouche plug-ins. 2. Run IrfanView and open an image (important). 3. Go to the menu Image > Effects > Adobe 8bf filters. A dialog appears. Click “Add 8bf filter” and select the folder you just created.

Complete list of applications that should be able to run Power Retouch

Adobe Photoshop. Adobe Photoshop Elements Adobe PhotoDeluxe Adobe Illustrator (Version 7 and higher) Adobe ImageReady (Version 2 and higher) ArcSoft PhotoStudio (Version 5.5 and higher, but the preview doesn't work correctly) CDH Image Explorer Pro (Version 4 or higher) CiEBV Photoline 32 (Version 5 or higher) Corel Bryce (Version 4 and higher) Corel Draw (Version 6 or higher) Corel Paint Shop Studio / Pro (Version 9 and higher) Corel PhotoPaint (Version 6 and higher) Corel/Metacreations Painter (Version 6 and higher) Deneba Canvas (Version 6 or higher) Equilibrium DeBabelizer Pro (Version 5 and higher) FixFoto 2.79 Gimp 2.2.8 Image Factory 2.78 (Colour-Science) imageN (Freeware from http://www.pixoid.com/) IrfanView (Version 3.85 and higher, Freeware from www.irfanview.com) Jasc Paintshop Pro (Version 4.12 or higher) KnowledgeAdventure HyperStudio (Version 4.2 and higher, but no color selection dialogs) Macromedia Freehand (Version 7 or higher) Macromedia Fireworks (Version 2 or higher) Mediachance PhotoBrush Megalux Ultimate Paint (Version 2 or higher) Megalux Ultimate FX (Freeware from http://www.ultimatepaint.com/ufx/) Microfrontier Digital Darkroom (Version 1.2 or higher) Micrografx Picture Publisher (Version 8 or higher) Microsoft Image Composer (Version 1.5 and higher, but dragging the preview isn't possible) Microsoft PhotoDraw 2000 Microsoft Picture It! Digital Image Pro (Version 7 and higher, but a 100% zoom may not work correctly) Newave Chaos Fx: Twilight'76 (Version 1.2 or higher) PhotoFiltre Studio Picmaster (Version 1.25 and higher) Plugin Commander Pro (Version 1.5 and higher) QFX (Version 7 or higher) Right Hemisphere Deep Paint Satori PhotoXL (Version 2.29 or higher) Serif PhotoPlus (Version 7 and higher) SigmaPi Pixopedia 24 (Version 1.0.5 and higher) SigmaPi NiGulp (Version 1.5 and higher) (Freeware from www.sigmapi-design.com/freeware.htm) Stoik ImageMan Pro (Version 5 and higher) ThinkTank Ameri-Imager (Version 2 and higher) Ulead Gif Animator (Version 4 or higher) Ulead PhotoImpact (Version 4 or higher) WebSuperGoo Achroma Xara X XnView (Version 1.70 and higher) (Freeware from www.xnview.com)