Nik Software have some fine products at the moment, And with the increasing popularity of Apples iPad with photographers and enthusiasts,  it seems a sensible move to broaden compatibility to this new generation product.

Snapseed is a new software program designed for the iPad. Here is the official press release information:

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Nik Software Introduces Snapseed™ for iPad

Revolutionary photo app includes company’s patented U Point technology

and extends photography to mobile devices

Hamburg – June 7, 2011 – Leading photography software developer Nik Software

( today introduced Snapseed™, its new photo experience for iPad.

Snapseed is an entirely new photo application designed specifically for iPad and leverages

the company’s advanced photographic technologies to deliver a fast, fun, and high quality

photo experience for everyone.

“Snapseed represents a new generation of photography applications that will extend far

beyond mobile devices and deliver to everyone the power, performance, and simplicity that

we have delivered to professionals for over a decade,” said Michael J. Slater, President and

CEO of Nik Software. “Everyone at Nik Software is passionate about photography and we are

all excited to begin to offer products and features that we love via Snapseed.”

Snapseed enables anyone to create amazing photos with a wide variety of innovative filters

and tools. Snapseed includes filters like Grunge, Vintage and Drama that can make any

photo look extraordinary. Snapseed for iPad introduces the company’s revolutionary U Point

technology in touch devices, bringing precise selective adjustments to change lighting,

color, and more by simply touching and swiping the screen. Swiping side-to-side enhances

the Brightness, Contrast, or Saturation of only the object selected, blending the effect

naturally throughout the image. Snapseed for iPad is the first application in a new

generation of photography software that brings the power of the desktop to mobile devices.

With Snapseed, users can enhance, edit, and share their photos via social networks, email

and even print via Apple’s AirPrint™ Wi-Fi printing standard.

Key Features

Grunge — Explore styles and textures without limits and give photos a totally unique


Selective Adjust — Using nothing more than a finger, make precise selections and

enhancements in seconds with Nik Software’s revolutionary U Point technology

Drama — Add custom effects to a photo which range from subtle enhancements of

textures to wildly creative and artistic effects

Vintage Films — Nine unique nostalgic films, plus controls like saturation, textures

and vignettes make any photo look like a vintage color film photo from the 50’s,

60’s or 70’s

Tune Image — Correct photos shot in difficult lighting situations, create depth and

vibrancy with Ambience, or adjust White Balance, Saturation, Contrast and more

with a few quick swipes

Organic Frames — Add unique borders to photos by choosing styles and textures

Black and White — Give photos a classic look with this darkroom-inspired filter.

Select styles, grain, vignettes, and more for a perfectly nostalgic look

Sharing — Show off photos via email, print them, or share on Facebook, Flickr, and more

To learn more about Snapseed visit

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