Check out Iris. It’s a free public beta. I ran into this at Macworld Expo two weeks ago and it looks promising. If you have used it, please leave comments and let us know what you think.
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Hmmm… it requires Leopard, I wonder if it takes advantage of all the Core stuff. Can’t wait to get home to give it a whirl. (Wow, does that make me a geek or what- can’t wait to get home on a Friday to try a new app.)
I’m running an up-to-date Leopard iMac. It’s a new aluminum machine 2.0 Ghz with 4 GB of RAM. I couldn’t make anything happen using a 3024×1998 JPG that was only 1.8 MB. It was just too slow.
I have to say it seems more like an alpha than a public beta. I’d say it’s not usable, many filters improperly render.
I am interested to see if anyone else has a different experience.
I’m not sure how I found this but after looking at some screenshots, I downloaded it immediately. I’m impressed by the ui and I like having everything all together. It actually reminds me a bit of the aperture UI. One of the things I like about iris most besides the UI is the little pane that showS all your opened images. Normally when I’m working on a large project, I may have upwards of ten files open in photoshop jand when I need a certain image, I usually click on the minimized files in the dock until I find it. With this “file pane” I can quickly glance and find the file with ease.
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