Bibble Labs today announced Version 5 of their photographic workflow and RAW conversion software. Official launching, however, of Bibble 5 will be done at Photokina 2008 in Cologne, Germany on September 23rd.
The company said Bibble 5 improves upon all aspects of photographic workflow, offering finer control over image quality and adjustments, huge speed gains, and flexible workflow and usability.
New features in Bibble 5 include:
â€¢ Image Comparison View: View one or several images at a time. ‘Lock’ several displays together to zoom and pan images to choose among similar images, or ‘Unlock’ the displays to focus on different portions of different images.
â€¢ Simultaneously Browse & Search one or more Catalogs using shooting info (EXIF), IPTC data, Ratings and Keywords
â€¢ Presets that can include image settings & metadata which work alone or as part of a batch import or export. Simple but powerful Preset creation and management tools.
â€¢ Image Edit History to easily see what adjustments have been applied to your images Sort by name, date, rating, tag, label, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, or custom sort order
â€¢ Multiple versions per master image to apply many treatments to a single photo
â€¢ Hotkey editor allowing you to assign shortcuts to your favorite functions
â€¢ Intelligent renamer works during import, export or while browsing your Library
â€¢ Group images into Stacks to prevent clutter and speed your workflow
â€¢ Keyword Sets and Hotkeys simplify keywording. Keyword Manager to import, export, and manage keywords and keyword sets
â€¢ Includes the industry’s only RAW-level plug-in interface
Bibble 5 Pro will be available in the last quarter of 2008 at an initial price of $200.