Austin TX, September 10, 2002 - Photodex Corporation a leading graphics software company, today announced the release of Version 6.2 of the popular CompuPicTM family of digital content managers. Version 6.2 adds dozens of new features and enhancements to the world's fastest digital image viewers and managers.
This release of CompuPic 6.2 adds powerful new technology, including support for the rapidly growing JPEG 2000 file format and new editing features, making it a fun and useful tool for digital camera users.
Version 6.2 adds support for the new industry standard JPEG 2000 image format and sets a new standard by providing the fastest JPEG 2000 encoding and decoding available. "The best compression quality combined with the fastest image decoder makes the JPEG 2000 and CompuPic combination unbeatable" says Photodex President, Paul Schmidt. JPEG 2000 is the new wavelet-based version of the globally popular JPEG format which uses new compression techniques to compress images into smaller files with higher image quality. JPEG 2000's superior quality and compression are helping to increase the format's support and popularity. In addition to JPEG 2000, Version 6.2 adds support for dozens of additional file types, bringing the total to over 100 file types for CompuPic and CompuPic Pro.
CompuPic Pro 6.2, the flagship of the CompuPic family, includes new image editing and enhancement features. The all new Border function lets users overlay eye-catching photo borders to their images. Over a dozen image effects, including emboss, despeckle, mosaic, twirl and more let users enhance their images. These features offer fun and fast artistic manipulation for working with digital images.
Other feature enhancements in Version 6.2 include enhanced cropping and resizing, over 25 new slide show transitions, and address book support for e-mail. making CompuPic the most comprehensive image e-mail program available.
As with all CompuPic releases, Version 6.2 is available as a free upgrade to any registered user who purchased within the last year. In addition, Photodex has reduced the price of CompuPic Pro 6.2 to $79.95, with reductions in upgrade pricing as well.
All CompuPic 6.2 products are available today for download and purchase. Photodex offers three tiers of the popular digital content manager. The flagship of the CompuPic line, CompuPic Pro ($79.95) is the professional version offering web-design features, batch conversions, Picture CD creation and more. CompuPic ($39.95) is the mid-level version, offering fast viewing and browsing combined with commonly used features such as e-mailing and image editing. CompuPic Express ($24.95) is the entry level viewer for those wanting to view images from e-mail, CDs, digital cameras or the Internet. All versions are available from www.photodex.com as fully functional 15-day trials and can be purchased online at www.photodex.com, or via telephone at 800-37-Photo (800-377-4686).
Photodex helps consumers and professional photographers create unique slideshows that transform their digital memories into something special. The ProShow family of HD slideshow tools is used by millions of people to turn their photos and videos into amazing stories for any screen at home, online and on-the-go. With more than 20 years of digital imaging experience, we're serious about slideshows and dedicated to delivering exceptional products, support and service to our customers.
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