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Four Sony Alpha Cameras Get Huge Firmware Updates and C2PA Tools

Back when Sony announced its groundbreaking a9 III camera in November, the company also revealed that the Sony a1 released in early 2021 and the a7S III launched in mid-2020 would receive a significant firmware update "next spring." Spring has sprung, and the rumored firmware update, plus quite a bit more, has arrived.

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Samsung Brings Galaxy AI to Older Devices, Free Until ‘End of 2025’

Samsung Galaxy AI was introduced alongside the latest Galaxy S24 series smartphones in January, bringing numerous AI-powered features like Circle to Search and Generative Edit to Galaxy devices. Living up to its earlier promise, Samsung says this suite of AI tools will come to more Galaxy devices this week.

Microsoft Photos Generative Erase

Windows Photos Now Has Generative Erase and More AI Tools

Microsoft has been active with artificial intelligence lately, including developing an AI-powered Super Resolution upscaling tech for Windows 11. The company's latest AI advancement is Generative Erase in Windows Photos, and it's available now on Windows 10 for select users.

Pixelmator Photomator 3.3 update released, adds file explorer editing functionality

Photomator 3.3 Adds a Powerful New File Browser to the Photo Editor

Pixelmator has released a significant update to Photomator, its award-winning photo editing app for Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Vision Pro. Photomator 3.3 includes a powerful new file browser built on native macOS functionality, promising a fast and convenient photo browsing and editing experience, no matter where photographers keep their files.

OM-1 firmware update coming this fall

An OM System OM-1 Firmware Update is Coming and Will Improve AF and UX

Following the launch of the OM System OM-1 Mark II, many photographers wondered, "Could this have been a firmware update?" There are quite a few new features exclusive to the new Micro Four Thirds flagship camera because it features improved processing power and memory. Nonetheless, OM Digital Solutions (OMDS) has heard the complaints and has announced a new firmware update for the original OM-1.

Polarr Next AI-powered web app for photo editing

Polarr Next is a Web-Based, AI-Powered Photo Editor Made for Pros

Polarr has launched the Polarr Next Public Beta 1.0. Building on the company's experience with artificial intelligence and photo editing solutions, Polarr Next is "the world's first user-trainable AI photo editor that adapts to user inputs in real-time," promising to "revolutionize" how professional photographers work with large batches of RAW images.

How to Use the Camera Raw Filter in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop contains a very broad and deep set of tools for making edits and adjustments to images. While there is little limitation to what can be achieved using the native tools available in Photoshop for more than two decades, they may not be as intuitive and user-friendly to photographers who have spent most of their time editing raw images in Lightroom.

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Topaz Gigapixel 7 Upscaling App Offers Better AI and New UI Features

Topaz Labs' Gigapixel is one of the best applications available for upscaling images. Now, it should be even better, thanks to the largest update to the program that Topaz Labs has released in over a year. Users will see a range of improvements, including a fresh UI and, not surprisingly, upgrades to the AI engine.