Press Release: Human Software Ships PhotoSurface version 3.0

Adding to its line of filter plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop®, Corel PhotoPaint®, Human Software is introducing PhotoSurface version 3.0. PhotoSurface comes as a filter plug-in compatible with applications supporting Adobe Photoshop® 5.5 to CS on Windows, version 7/CS/CS2 on Mac OS X - plug-in kind such as Adobe Photoshop®, Adobe Elements 2/3 or Jasc PaintShop®.

Basic Principles
PhotoSurface is a very powerful plug-in to add in just one click a very natural and hyper realistic texture, including wood, bricks, metal, sand, glass, van-gogh like and an extensive collection of leathers. With these effects you can give a new dimension and distinctive look to all your images. A unique distortion effect gives the impression the image sticks to the surface. New version 3.0 also add many aging and weathering effects.
There is no limit to the number of change of texture/surface you can achieve, thanks to the powerful and fully editable layering mecanism, actions may be added to create new textures. With PhotoSurface it is easy to customize your new Surface. PhotoSurface works with a layer principle so you can add/combine multiple unique new texture to one single image. All this is happening inside Photoshop or any application compliant with Photoshop plug-in specifications.
An Easy-to-use User Interface
PhotoSurface offers an advanced interface with a very large preview. The effects stay live until the end so changing one’s mind is encouraged. PhotoSurface really feels like a full stand-alone graphic application but is conveniently available as a plug-in.
PhotoSurface 3.0 interface supports Photoshop 5.5+ filter plug-in standard and is therefore compatible with numerous other applications. Very straightforward buttons guide users, even beginners, in applying complex edges or patterns in a few clicks. PhotoSurface offers a big collection of textures/surfaces - more than 300 - Users choose among new textures either by browsing up or down the thumbnail previews list. Effects include among other metal/wood/stone/bricks/wall and a large collection of leather.
PhotoSurface at work
PhotoSurface comes with a library of more than 300 effects. Thanks to the layering mecanism, new effects may be easily added for infinite combinations
These textures may be combined together on the same layer or added independently to each layer.
An ideal tool for Web Designers
PhotoSurface is the perfect tool for designers and artists whatever the field they work for, web pages or prints . Used from within an image editing application such as Adobe Photoshop®, the newly created image can easily be uploaded to an internet-compatible JPEG or GIF. Hundreds of PhotoSurface ready-to-apply textures give all images a distinctive and attractive look.
System Requirements
PhotoSurface is fully compatible with Windows NT/2000/XP and Mac OS X.2 and above. PhotoSurface supports Adobe Photoshop® 5.5 to CS2, Adobe Elements, Jasc PaintShop, PhotoPaint® 8.0+ on Windows and any other applications which fully support Photoshop 5.5 plug-ins, or version 7/CS/CS2 on Mac OS X native.
PhotoSurface price is $69.95 and available as a download from
HumanSoftware products are distributed in the US and in more than 20 countries worldwide.
Human Software products can be purchased directly by calling (408) 3990057 or directly on-line on our web-site via our secure ordering system at
About The Human Software Company Inc
The Human Software Company Inc, founded in 1993, is a specialist in the design and development of graphic software applications for video, web or prepress. The team experience includes original design and concept of many high-end prepress related products and other software since 1984.
Human Software offers a full line of plug-ins : PhotoSurface, PhotoWeave, MagicFrame, AutoCorrect, Textissimo, PhotoSpray, Select, AutoMask, AutoFocus, XFile, Squizz…

Posted: Tue - July 26, 2005 at 09:25 AM