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Nik Software at Photokina 2008, Cologne announced the free update to its Dfine 2.0 noise reduction software plug-in. Dfine version 2.1 offers compatibility with Apple Aperture 2 and with Smart Objects within Adobe® Photoshop. The Dfine 2.1 update is available as a free download to registered owners of Dfine 2.0 directly from Nik Software at www.niksoftware.com
* New Smart Filter Support (Photoshop only)—Provides compatibility with Adobe Photoshop’s Smart Objects enabling modifications or adjustments to noise reduction after Dfine has been applied.
* New Multi-Image Support (Aperture only)—Provides compatibility with Aperture’s multi-image support, allowing photographers to easily reduce noise in several images without leaving Dfine’s interface.
* New Debanding Control—Resolves issues in which unwanted horizontal or vertical banding artifacts are introduced in the capture process. Dfine is the only product designed specifically to handle this issue.