November 28, 2014

Nik Software announces Snapseed for Android tablets running ICS

Snapseed for iPad[6]

 

Today at CES, Nik Software announced their new Snapseed for Android tablets running Android 4.0. Snapseed is a new software that will bring new photography tools to Android tablet loving photographers everywhere.

“We’re very pleased to bring Snapseed to the Android tablet market,” said Michael J. Slater, President and CEO of Nik Software. “Offering Snapseed for Android tablets is a great opportunity
for more users to experience the fun and creativity of photo editing and sharing. We worked with NVIDIA to make Snapseed fast and responsive for Android users everywhere.”

Features include:

  • Tune Image—Quickly correct photos taken in difficult lighting situations, create depth and vibrancy with Ambience, or adjust White Balance, Saturation, Contrast and more
  • Auto Correct—Automatically analyzes your photo and adjusts color and exposure, or you can use gestures to add or reduce the enhancements
  • Selective Adjust—Make precise selections and enhancements in seconds with Nik Software’s revolutionary U Point technology
  • Tilt-Shift—Creates a narrow in-focus area designed to simulate depth of field, common in a Miniature Scene look
  • Details—Enhances details with traditional sharpening as well as Nik Software’s unique Structure control found in the professional Nik Software product line
  • Crop & Straighten—Rotate or straighten with simple touch controls and select from a variety of standard aspect ratios while cropping
  • Grunge—Explore styles and textures without limits and give photos a totally unique look
  • Drama—Add custom effects to a photo which range from subtle enhancements of textures to wildly creative and artistic effects
  • Vintage—Nine unique nostalgic films, plus controls like saturation, textures and vignettes make any photo look like a vintage color film photo from the 50’s, 60’s or 70’s
  • Frames—Add unique borders to photos by choosing styles and textures
  • Black and White—Give photos a classic look with this darkroom-inspired filter. Select styles, grain, vignettes, and more for a perfectly nostalgic look
  • Sharing—Email photos or share on Facebook and Flickr
Hit up the full press release for more details.

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Las Vegas, NV (Photo Marketing Association, Consumer Electronics Show)—January 10, 2012—
Leading photography software developer Nik Software (www.niksoftware.com) today announced
Snapseed® for Android tablets. Snapseed elegantly combines Nik Software’s professional
photography tools with its award-winning interface and technology. The new version of the
acclaimed photo enhancement and sharing app will be initially compatible with NVIDIA® Tegra®-
powered tablets running Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.x). To learn more and watch videos,
visit www.snapseed.com.
“We’re very pleased to bring Snapseed to the Android tablet market,” said Michael J. Slater,
President and CEO of Nik Software. “Offering Snapseed for Android tablets is a great opportunity
for more users to experience the fun and creativity of photo editing and sharing. We worked with
NVIDIA to make Snapseed fast and responsive for Android users everywhere.”
Neil Trevett, Vice President of Mobile Content at NVIDIA added, “Snapseed delivers a photo
experience that’s enormously capable, incredibly responsive, and initially available only on
Tegra-based tablets. Our teams have worked closely to ensure that the app fully harnesses
Tegra’s power and efficiency to provide a magical experience.”
Nik worked with NVIDIA to bring Snapseed to
Android, opening the magic of photo enhancement
and sharing to millions of Android users. Anyone can
create amazing photos with Snapseed by using its
innovative filters and tools like Grunge, Vintage and
Drama to make any photo look extraordinary. Nik’s
revolutionary U Point technology enables precise selective enhancements to change lighting,
color and more by simply touching and swiping the screen. Side-to-side gestures enhance the
brightness, contrast or saturation of only the object selected, blending the effect naturally
throughout the image.
Snapseed offers powerful tools that inspires and enables anyone to create amazing photos. High
quality results are now fast, fun, and easy. Using Snapseed, anyone can capture, enhance, edit,
email and share their photos via social networks in just a few seconds.
Key Features
 Tune Image—Quickly correct photos taken in difficult lighting situations, create depth
and vibrancy with Ambience, or adjust White Balance, Saturation, Contrast and more
 Auto Correct—Automatically analyzes your photo and adjusts color and exposure, or you
can use gestures to add or reduce the enhancements
 Selective Adjust—Make precise selections and enhancements in seconds with Nik
Software’s revolutionary U Point technology
 Tilt-Shift—Creates a narrow in-focus area designed to simulate depth of field, common
in a Miniature Scene look
 Details—Enhances details with traditional sharpening as well as Nik Software’s unique
Structure control found in the professional Nik Software product line
 Crop & Straighten—Rotate or straighten with simple touch controls and select from a
variety of standard aspect ratios while cropping

Grunge—Explore styles and textures without limits and give photos a totally unique look
 Drama—Add custom effects to a photo which range from subtle enhancements of
textures to wildly creative and artistic effects
 Vintage—Nine unique nostalgic films, plus controls like saturation, textures and vignettes
make any photo look like a vintage color film photo from the 50’s, 60’s or 70’s
 Frames—Add unique borders to photos by choosing styles and textures
 Black and White—Give photos a classic look with this darkroom-inspired filter. Select
styles, grain, vignettes, and more for a perfectly nostalgic look
 Sharing—Email photos or share on Facebook and Flickr
Compatibility, Pricing and Availability
Snapseed for Android Tablets will be available on NVIDIA Tegra 2 or 3-based tablets running Ice
Cream Sandwich (Android 4.X). Snapseed will be available in early 2012 in English at the Android
App Store for $4.99 or the equivalent in other currencies.
About Nik Software
Nik Software, Inc. develops award-winning desktop and mobile software solutions and
technologies for the professional digital imaging and consumer photography markets. Established
in 1995, Nik Software has become the recognized leader in digital photographic products and
technologies, including its patented U Point
®
technology. The company’s products have won over
100 top industry awards for quality and innovation, including iPad App of the Year in the App
Store Rewind 2011 for Snapseed. Earlier in 2011, the company earned the prestigious
International TIPA award for Best Photo Software for its Complete Collection of professional
photography products, which includes Color Efex Pro, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro, Silver Efex
Pro, Viveza, and Dfine. For more information, visit www.niksoftware.com.

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