Photographers of any skill level, from amateur to professional, will appreciate FX Photo Studio Pro's offerings of tools and filters. With over 150 effects to choose from and manual controls to adjust critical elements of your photos, FX Photo Studio makes a great addition to any Editor's toolbox.

Ideal for when you need to make crucial adjustments to your images quickly, FX Photo Studio's layout will win over novices and professionals, alike, with its approachable and intuitive interface. The small learning curve means you hit the ground running minutes after installation. You can add different filter effects from a variety of styles at the click of a button. Element sliders will allow for fine-tuning of vital characteristics of your images (Temperature, Saturation, Hue, Exposure, etc.), similar to controls offered by other suites at 10X the price. The latest update allows the program to support image resolution of up to 40 megapixels and a variety of image formats, even RAW! With FX Photo Studio, it is possible to add multiple effects, create presets, and even develop your own personal approach to photography.

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  • Combine and layer any of the 173 effects and 40 photo borders to create the perfect looking image.
  • Customize exposure, brightness, saturation, contrast, temperature, and hues; sharpen image and reduce noise; adjust levels, shadows, highlights, and more.
  • The elegantly streamlined design provides easy access to every tool you'll need, without cluttering your screen.
  • Load images from any folder on your Mac or digital camera .
  • Export images in a variety of formats to iPhoto, Lightroom, Aperture, and Photoshop.
  • FX Photo Studio may not replace a fully-stocked, professional editing suite like Photoshop, but if you're looking for a hassle-free and easy-to-use tool, it will get you to where you need to go for a fraction of the price. Regularly priced at $39.99, the program is being offered at half-off for a week at the Mac App Store. Exclusively through you can knock another $10 off that price and get FX Studio Pro for Mac for only $9.99 -- a 75 percent saving. Give the free trial a whirl and grab this limited-time offer before it ends at 11:59p.m. PST on Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

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