1. Technology
Send to a Friend via Email

Alien Skin Software : Plugin Information, Tips, and Downloads

Alien Skin Software was founded in 1993 and in 1994 they were the first company to create a drop shadow filter for Photoshop. Their Black Box filter set, released in April of 1994, became a staple in the Photoshop user's toolbox. Today, Alien Skin are still writing and selling some of the most popular special effects plugins and filter collections. Alien Skin's Photoshop-compatible plugin titles include: Eye Candy 4000, Xenofex, Splat!, and Image Doctor. This page is your starting point for information, reviews, tips, tutorials and presets for all of Alien Skin Software's plug-ins.
  1. Splat! (16)
  2. Eye Candy (10)

Alien Skin Alt Photo App for iOS
Learn more about Alt Photo, Alien Skin's free photo effects app for iOS.

Alien Skin Software Releases Exposure
Exposure brings the look and feel of film to digital photography. Digital photographers can now simulate current and discontinued film stocks, as well as recreate their signature look as a one-click effect.

Review: Alien Skin Xenofex 2 (Win/Mac)
Xenofex 2 is another fabulous special effects plugin collection from the effects masters and plug-in pioneers at Alien Skin. Xenofex 2 offers 14 customizable filters, including 10 updated classics and 4 new effects. See them all in the Xenofex gallery.

Review: Alien Skin Splat! (Win/Mac)
Guide summary and rating of Alien Skin's Splat!, a collection of 6 content-powered plug-in filters for creating frames, textures, edge effects, borders, mosaics, and patterns.

Review: Alien Skin Image Doctor (Win/Mac)
Alien Skin Software recently released its first set of image repair and photo retouching filters, Image Doctor. This set includes four filters: Smart Fill, Scratch Remover, Spot Lifter, and JPEG Repair.

Eye Candy 5: Textures (Win/Mac)
Eye Candy 5: Textures is the next generation of special effects plug-in filters from Alien Skin. With ten texture filters and countless customization options, Eye Candy 5: Textures gives you an infinite variety of unique, seamless textures for your projects.

Review: Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000 (Win/Mac)
Guide summary and rating of Alien Skin Eye Candy, a set of 23 highly customizable special effects designed to save you time by simplifying complex techniques.

Xenofex Textures from Digital Producer
Ten pages of example textures created using Xenofex.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.