KnockOut 2 speeds up the design process and dramatically increases the quality of your photo composites by letting you preserve fine image details that were once impossible to mask precisely. An ideal plug-in for Adobe Photoshop, Corel PHOTO-PAINT, or Painter 8, KnockOut 2 fits seamlessly into your workflow.
New CMYK color support
W orks directly with CMYK images instead of converting to RGB and losing color accuracy. This new feature helps ensure that KnockOut 2 fits into any workflow.
New Zoom tool
A llows you to gain greater control and flexibility by zooming in on an image at predefined zoom levels using a drop-down list.
New Touchup tools
Perform detailed corrections to masked images with the brush and eraser tools, ensuring your cleaned-up images are virtually indistinguishable from the originals.
Enhanced Polygonal Line tool
Mask large, complex images faster and more easily by using the polygonal mode to define your selection by points or freehand.
Utilizes four settings to describe the amount of detail in the foreground and background area of an image, and create a more precise mask by choosing the setting that's appropriate for the image.
Exceptional speed and productivity.
Enhanced Adobe Photoshop compatibility
A s an Adobe Photoshop plug-in, KnockOut 2 features shortcut keys, menus, and commands similar to those in Adobe Photoshop. This makes the software more intuitive for those who have made Adobe Photoshop an integral part of their tool set.
Newly Designed for Mac OS X
KnockOut 2 is designed to run natively on Mac OS X and features the intuitive new Aqua interface. It also runs on Mac OS 8.6 to 9.1
New Revert File
Options allow you to return to an earlier version of an image whenever you want to discard unwanted changes. If the image has never been saved, KnockOut 2 will retrieve it from the host application or file and discard the current image. If the image was previously saved, KnockOut 2 will revert to the last saved state. Retain the fine details of transparent objects such as fire, glass, and ice. Select image elements that were previously impossible to capture including hair. Preserve the transparency of shadows and highlights to create truly realistic images.
New Multiple Undo/Redo options
With up to 99 levels of Undo/Redo, you can go back to different stages of your work rather than starting from scratch. Specify how many Undo or Redo levels you require, and select which shortcut keys you prefer to use for Redo.
Automatic error corrections
H elp you to avoid costly or time-consuming mistakes before they happen. KnockOut 2 automatically prevents you from making selections that will cause errors
Powerful new masking tools.
New Property Bar
Takes advantage of quick access to commonly used tools. Auto Outside Object, for example, lets you automatically create an outside selection after having created an inside selection on the image.
Allows you to insert Adobe Photoshop, JPEG, Macintosh PICT and TIFF images as a background after processing the foreground of an image. KnockOut 2 also includes a library of images that can be inserted, or you can import your own images.
Inside Object and Outside Object tools
Use the Inside Object tool to draw the marquee selection lines that define the color in the interior of the transition area or the foreground object, and use the Outside Object tool to draw the lines that define the color in the background of the transition area.
Underlay Color Palette
Lets you see your masked image on different colored backgrounds by displaying the foreground of a processed image against various colors.