Perfectly Clear WorkBench
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Perfectly Clear requires RGB-formatted images in either 8 or 16-bit color depth. Any image file that Photoshop or Lightroom can open and convert to this format may be used in Perfectly Clear. Monochrome and CMYK images must be converted to RGB before using Perfectly Clear. RAW files must be opened through Adobe Camera RAW and loaded into Photoshop to be accessible to Perfectly Clear.
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What if you could push just one button to make your digital photos look better? That’s the goal of Athentech Imaging’s Perfectly Clear ($149). This photo-editing software, available as a plug-in for Lightroom, Photoshop, and Photoshop Elements, smooths skin on portraits, clears up haze on landscapes and removes noise, red-eye, and color cast. It’s a worthy addition to the toolkit of any serious photographer, and amateurs may appreciate it even more.
Setting Up Perfectly Clear
For this review, I’ll focus on the pro-level Perfectly Clear Photoshop plug-in. I tested on a 4K-touch-screen-equipped Asus Zen AiO Pro Z240IC ($9.99 Per Month at Adobe)(Opens in a new window) running 64-bit Windows 10. The software is compatible with Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista; and there’s a version for Mac OS X 10.8 or later. It works with Photoshop versions from CS3 to Photoshop CC, ($9.99 Per Month at Adobe)(Opens in a new window) and with Photoshop Elements 8 and up, in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. -Perfectly Clear WorkBench
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Each of the plug-ins is available as free 30-day, fully functioning trial software. If your workflow is not tied to Photoshop($9.99 Per Month at Adobe)(Opens in a new window) or Lightroom, there’s another way to get Perfectly Clear’s imaging magic—by purchasing Corel’s PaintShop Pro X6 Ultimate($9.99 Per Month at Adobe)(Opens in a new window), which, for $99 total, includes the plug-in. -Perfectly Clear WorkBench
Authentech also sells subsets of Perfectly Clear. For Windows there’s Perfect Skin for $59 and Perfect Eyes for $49. In the Mac App Store, you’ll find Lucid Eyes, Lucid Exposure, Lucid Details, and more, ranging in price from free to $2.99 for Lucid Skin. There are no Windows app store versions of these, but you can get Lucid desktop, a simplified version of the Perfectly Clear plug-in, for $49. -Perfectly Clear WorkBench
OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor
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