Xenofex 2 delivers 14 more phenomenal effects for Web designers, graphic artists, digital photographers, and special effects enthusiasts. With Xenofex 2, simulate spectacular natural phenomena such as lightning and clouds. Create striking images and text using sophisticated distortions such as Flag, Television, and the brand new Rip Open. Transform your photos into jigsaw puzzles, constellations, and intricate mosaics with a single click. Plus, presets put hundreds of quick and easy effects at your fingertips.
Xenofex 2 delivers 4 brand new filters as well as ten, totally rewritten classics from Xenofex 1. Select a filter below to see the descriptions and examples of the filters.
Burnt Edges simulates the effect of burning the edges of a piece of paper, or burning a hole into paper.
Classic Mosaic converts any image into a realistic tiled mosaic. Effective because of its edge detecting features.
Constellation reconstructs images as starlike points of light.
Cracks simulates the fault lines, cracks, erosion or fissures that one might see in an aged solid stone surface.
Crumple simulates the result of balling up of a flat object, such as a piece of paper, and then flattening it back out.
Electrify creates arcs of electricity branching out from a selection, object, or text.
Flag uses shadows and highlights to simulate three-dimensional, windblown fabric or liquid surfaces.
Lightning renders realistic arcs of lightning in digital photos and compositions without waiting for a thunderstorm.
Little Fluffy Clouds creates a wide range of cloud shapes and cloud-like effects, from slight wisps to threatening storm fronts.
Puzzle creates a jigsaw puzzle effect over your image, using highlights and shading.
Rip Open simulates a paper surface being torn, punctured, or blown open.
Shatter explodes images and selections into little pieces and shards that fly off the page.
Stain creates a realistic stain effect in the shape of any selection.
Television makes images appear as if they were displayed on an old television or computer monitor.
Xenofex 2 is a plug-in and must be used with one of the following host programs:
Adobe Photoshop CS2 9.0.2 or later
Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0.1 or later
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Adobe Photoshop 6.0 or later
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2.0 or later
Adobe Fireworks CS3*
Corel Paint Shop Pro 7.0 or later
CADLink SignLab 7.5
*Adobe Fireworks compatibility note: Due to bugs in Fireworks’ support for Live Effects, we do not support using Alien Skin plug-ins as Live Effects in Fireworks CS3. Filters can be launched from Fireworks’ filter menu without problems.