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Snapheal for Mac. The Magic is Coming Soon.

Submitted by on December 8, 2011 – 7:56 am 9 Comments

One word… wow!

Snapheal for Mac isn’t iPhoneography-related, per se. It is, after all, a Mac app, which means processing a photo off of your iPhone. Many iPhoneographers prefer to keep it on their iDevice.

If you work with your images — any photographs — on your Mac desktop or laptop, though (I do daily in my graphic design studio), Snapheal for Mac looks to be an amazing — dare I say “magical” — new tool.

Adobe Photoshop has had content-aware tools for several versions. They’re really cool to manipulate photos and clean up unwanted objects in a photo. Snapheal looks easier and faster than Photoshop’s tools and could be a go-to photo app for many photographers and designers.

It’s from MacPhun, the developer who’s created the excellent FX Photo Studio for iPhone and iPad. From the video, it looks like Snapheal even has MacPhun’s Amazing Facts progress bar.

Snapheal hits the Mac App Store next week on Wednesday, December 14. It’s tentatively priced at $14.99 USD.

Although it’s not lo-fi or iPhoneography, Snapheal looks like a really, really cool app. We’ll keep you updated.

=M=

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Marty Yawnick

Marty is a self-employed graphic designer in the Fort Worth/Dallas Metroplex. He is an avid Rangers baseball, Chicago Cubs, Packers and Highbury Arsenal fan. In addition to capturing random moments with whatever camera is close by (usually his iPhone), his other interests include coffee, film, music, and traveling in seats 5E and 5F with his fiancé.

  • Photog Flee

    I'm happy to have stumbled across your blog. Its great to read about the latest in iPhone photo apps to fuel my addiction further. Thanks for your insights.

    • http://lifeinlofi.com lifeinlofiblog

      Glad you found us! A lot of us here understand your "addiction"….

      =M=

  • http://twitter.com/Gusbano @Gusbano

    I´m really curious.

  • http://twitter.com/skiphunt @skiphunt

    Thanks Marty!

    I would like to see more reviews/evals of Mac apps. :)

  • http://photoappinion.posterous.com Darrel

    Have you tried TouchRetouch on the iPhone? It does exactly this:
    http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/touchretouch/id373

    I've found my primary uses for it are to remove power lines and poles and to clean up spots in larger AutoStitch creations.

    • http://lifeinlofi.com lifeinlofiblog

      Hi, Darrel. I've tried TouchRetouch. You're right. It's a great app. It'll be interesting to see how the results compare between the two.

      =M=

  • Mr Timney

    FANFUCKINTASTIC

  • http://twitter.com/fxphotostudio @fxphotostudio

    this does the resolution up to 32 megapixels, will support tiff, raw and other. The release date is December 14th.

  • http://twitter.com/PositivePauly @PositivePauly

    Seems to be pretty poorly rated by those who've purchased it (listed price is $10 in the Mac App store)