Aha-Soft Releases a Complete Solution for Icon and Cursor Artists
Aha-Soft's New Image Editor Makes Working with Icons and Cursors a Breeze
August 9, 2004 - Aha-Soft, a leading developer of cutting-edge image processing software announced this month the release of IconLover 2.0, the final version of an award-winning utility for creation and editing of Windows icons and cursors (including the animated ones). IconLover enables professional and amateur artists to design and edit all kinds of graphics required in the software development cycle, including icons, static and animated cursors, splash screens and interface elements - all these kinds of graphics can now be designed in a single application.
Version 2.0 of IconLover features a number of major improvements over the previous versions of this software. The first and most sufficient new feature is the support for Windows cursors which places IconLover among the first applications with direct support for all Windows graphics formats. Being specifically designed for efficient icon and cursor management, this software offers a number of features that cannot be found in general purpose image editors and make authoring and editing small graphics a breeze. These features include the ability to import icons from executables, image and library files and the search and extract function that enables users scan through 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.
IconLover is supplied with all essential drawing tools including various kinds of airbrushes, pencils and paintbrushes as well as miscellaneous text, line and shape tools. The software is equally well equipped in the effects department and offers a variety of solid, patterned and gradient flood fills, drop shadow, smooth, color modification and other effects. The native support for the Windows XP icon format enables artists to create 32-bit icons with 8-bit alpha channel. IconLover 2.0 also has a number of unique features including the ability to apply effects to multiple images in the icon collection.
Other new features in IconLover 2.0 include the support for large images, ability to export and import transparent PNG images, ability to export all images from a library to a single 32-bit image and improved interface.
Apart from the True Color video mode IconLover has no special software of hardware requirements and will run on any Windows 95 and higher machine.
IconLover v2.0 costs $49.95(US). The trial version is fully functional but expires after 30 days trial.
About the Publisher
Based in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Aha-Soft manufactures cutting-edge image processing software for professional and amateur graphic artists. Aha-Soft's line of icon and cursor tools features innovative software designs to set new standards. This privately owned company was founded in 2000 and is off to a phenomenal start, receiving high praise in its first years of operation from top Internet download sites including ZDNet, TuCows and Simply the Best.
For more information about Aha-Soft please visit the company's web site at www.aha-soft.com.
P.O. BOX 17077, Krasnoyarsk-10, 660010, Russia
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Download Evaluation Copy of IconLover 2.0
Download from: www.aha-soft.com/downloads/iconlove.exe (exe, 1 MB)
and www.aha-soft.com/downloads/iconlove.zip (zip, 1 MB)
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