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iPhone App | ColorSplash 000ColorSplash lets you quickly and easily give photos a dramatic look by converting them to black and white, while keeping your chosen details in color. This effect – known as a “cutout” or “selective desaturation” – draws the viewers’ attention to the colored areas. Use your finger as a brush to remove or bring back the original color from regions of your image. Quickly zoom in and out using the two finger pinching gesture. This app is amazing and easy to use, editing photos on the fly has never been more simple.

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You can zoom into the photo using the usual finger controls, and paint color selectively on animage,

 leaving a very striking effect. You do all this with your finger on the touch screen, and with a bit of practice and judicious zooming you can really be very accurate. We’re used to seeing images like this come out of high end photo programs, but doing it on the iPhone is a bit of a stunner.

The app allows unlimited undo, and brushes can be semi-transparent, so the amount of color can be varied. A palette gives you the option of hard edge or soft edge brushes, and you can save your work at any stage and go back to intermediate versions of your image if you want to. You can work in portrait or landscape mode, and there is detailed, built in help.


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     Undo any number of accidental brush strokes.

     Save multiple sessions.

     In-program help.

     Alternative view mode shows colored regions tinted red to make it easier to see and              adjust the boundaries between color and black & white regions.

Choose from 4 different brushes (hard or soft edged, opaque or transparent)

Work in landscape or portrait orientation.

Switch to and from full-screen with the tap of a finger.

Download ColorSplash ipa [via Download

ColorSplash $1.99 [via iTunes]


Written by James Lam

February 19, 2009 at 6:03 am

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