Topaz Labs LLC is an intuitive standalone program for exploring and subsequently applying any of your stored Topaz Effects from within a searchable library structure. The program’s navigational structure also enables you to instantly access all Topaz plug-ins from within a single interface. Beyond accessing additional plug-ins, photoFXlab also enables image adjustment from within the program, including the ability to utilize a layered workflow, apply consistent colored tones using InstaTone, and modify enhancements using adjustment sliders and editing tools based on IntelliColor technology. Furthermore, masking and selective adjustments can be made using edge-aware brushes, including Dodge/Burn, Saturation, and Smooth/Detail options.
photoFXLab can be used either as a standalone application or in combination with a host program. Compatible hosts include: Adobe Photoshop CC, Photoshop CS4+ (non-CC), Photoshop Elements, Photoshop Lightroom, Apple Aperture, iPhoto, Corel PaintShop Pro, PhotoImpact, Serif PhotoPlus, and IrfanView.
InstaTone is a toning module that allows you to quickly apply consistent colored tones to imagery by using a wealth of available options and outsourced libraries.
Edge-aware brushes simplify the process of applying selective adjustments to local areas within an image, and include dodge/burn, saturation, and smooth/detail brush types. Awareness strength can be modified depending on the subject type and size.
photoFXlab presents an intuitive workspace that is dedicated to seamless navigation throughout all of the Topaz plug-ins. Effects can be applied instantly within this interface, basic image adjustments can be applied, and quick access to other plug-ins for more refined control are all supported.