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Andromeda Releases Shadow Filter Upgrade

Photoshop Shadow filter now available for Mac OS X (November 17, 2004)

Andromeda Software, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of the Shadow filter for Mac OS X. Shadow filter enables photographers and graphic artists the ability to add realistic shadowing effects to their images using Adobe Photoshop or any other image-editing program that accepts Photoshop compatible program as its host program.

Shadow's uniqueness is in using 3D geometry to cast realistic shadows. A shadow of the users input image is imposed on a casting plane that can be oriented anywhere in 3D space around the input image. Shadow has four lights that can be individually selected and oriented in the space surrounding the input image for multiple shadows. The Filter also has a virtual Camera. The Camera pans in space anywhere around input image for unique perspective effects.

Features Include:
? Perspective shadows with a Virtual Camera
? Stereo 3D viewing
? Multiple shadowing with four movable lights
? Natural soft edges and blurring
? Drop and Cast Shadows Imposed on Movable Planes
? Real 3-D Shadowing
? Novice and Expert Modes

Pricing and Availability
Upgrades for registered owners of Shadow can be purchased for $19.95 by calling (800) 547-0055 or (805) 379-4109 or visiting At this time upgrades are available as physical products; downloads are not available.

Full versions both digital & boxed are available now through, for $109.00.

Host Requirements
Adobe Photoshop 6 or later, Adobe Photoshop Elements 2 or later, or Jasc Paint Shop Pro 7 or later.

System Requirements
Shadow supports Windows machines with at least a 1 GHz Pentium III processor, 256 MB RAM and Windows 98/2000/Me/NT/XP. Macintosh machines must have at least a 500 MHz PowerPC G3 processor, 256 MB RAM and Mac OS X/9.x.

About Andromeda
Andromeda products are multi-platform, quality engineering, distinctive and beneficial. The company located in Westlake Village, CA, is a graphics software engineering company in business since 1990. The founders and senior engineering staff are digital imaging industry veterans having developed graphics imaging related software for handwriting recognition, pre-press magazine & newspaper advertising production and related image management software. Since 1990, the company has worked closely with Adobe Systems Inc., to develop, maintain, and license digital imaging technology. The company also publishes under the company name an extensive multi-platform line of desktop based Adobe Photoshop compatible plug-ins ( and on-line technology for page building and photo manipulation (

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