StarFilter Lite 2 8BF Filter Plug-in Version Details

StarFilter Lite 2 is an older product and is no longer for sale.   It has been superseded by a newer version.

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Release Notes

Version 2.0.6 - August 1, 2013

Free Update for All Version 2 Users - To upgrade to this version simply click the button above and install. You will not have to uninstall the previous version nor reactivate the plug-in.

  • Updated color management subsystem to increase robustness and support the latest color profile formats.
  • The plug-in installer detects Corel® PHOTO-PAINT® on the system and facilitates installation into same.
  • Corrected a problem where the plug-in would not start when run under Corel® PHOTO-PAINT®.
  • Consolidated storage of last used parameters to make operation in Photoshop and other editors consistent.
  • Added some additional local data logging during installation to help diagnose installation failures.
  • Made some operations e.g., in initial light source analysis, more efficient to enhance speed of operation.
  • Built with the new Photoshop® CC SDK (compatible with all versions of Photoshop®).

Version 2.0.5 - May 13, 2013

  • Updated some graphic elements of the UI to better support scaled displays.
  • Installer will now recognize Photoshop CC 14.x and allow installation into same.

Version 2.0.4 - January 4, 2013

  • Added 3200% and 6400% zoom capability, for folks who want to look really closely at the pixels.
  • Stability enhancements in the color-management subsystem, to better handle poorly formed color profiles.
  • Added awareness of new OpenGL (e.g., 4.2) functions and features.
  • Added installer support for Photoshop Elements 11 and several other editor versions not yet released.
  • The installer now at the final screen displays the version of the plug-in it has just completed installing.

Version 2.0.3 - September 10, 2012

  • Added installer support for Corel® Paintshop® Pro X5.
  • Made some minor help file corrections and updates.
  • Built with new Photoshop CS6 SDK (prior versions are perfectly compatible with Photoshop CS6).

Version 2.0.2 - April 6, 2012

  • Added installer support for Photoshop CS6.
  • Corrected an issue where holding down the space bar to pan would fail if certain controls were active.
  • Corrected a problem where some people were not able to run the plug-in after installing.

Version 2.0.1 - March 23, 2012

  • Released only briefly, then pulled back offline due to installer problems with Windows UAC.

Version 2.0.0 - January 9, 2012

What's New In Version 2.0
  • Ultra-fast interactive operation using OpenGL and the GPU on your video card!
  • Multi-threaded operation - faster startup and write-back on modern multi-processor / multi-core machines.
  • Even better Photoshop integration, including space bar panning.
  • Now recognizes deeply colored highlights in images, such as reflections from colored gemstones.
  • A great new interactive manual and integrated help facility!
  • Better color management - handles the newest ICC profiles.
  • Minor bugfixes.
  • StarFilter Lite 2 can coexist on the same machine with StarFilter Lite version 1.

Click here to see the StarFilter Lite version 1 release history.