Aha-Soft Announces New ArtIcons Pro 5.20
Aha-Soft released it s upgraded icon creation and management tool, Aha-Soft ArtIcons Pro 5.20. This tool offers both professional and casual graphic artists all the tools needed for designing, editing, and retouching Windows icons and managing icon libraries.
The focus of this new version is laid on perfecting image processing capabilities that allow the creation of more attractive icons. Graphic artists now can apply anti-aliasing while importing and resizing images to smooth out their edges and eliminate artifacts commonly known as juggies . Another new feature is the perspective grid that helps artists better use perspective in the process of creating Windows XP-style icons.
The image editor in the new version has also been improved, and offers graphic artists a number of breakthrough features, including the ability to create icons with several raster layers.
Aha-Soft ArtIcons Pro is specifically designed for efficient icon creation and management and offers a variety of features not found in standard graphics applications, including the ability to import icons from executables, image, and library files, and the search and extract function that lets busy artists scan the contents of a folder or a drive and arrange all images found in any files into a single icon library for easy and effective management.
ArtIcons is equipped with all essential drawing tools, including various kinds of airbrushes, pencils, and paintbrushes, as well as miscellaneous text, line, and shape tools. The product also offers a variety of solid, patterned, and gradient flood fills, drop shadow, smooth, color modification, and other effects. The native Windows XP icon format support enables artists to create 32-bit icons with 8-bit alpha channels.
Price: Starts at US$29.95