The WIR i-Star Professional Edition Beta software is out there now, ready for you to download, if you want to experience professional-level color management for your photographs.
The i-Star, developed by Wilhelm Imaging Research, is a powerful CIELAB based, full tonal scale, comparative image analysis software with simplified single-number or two-number reporting of results. It also provides comprehensive analysis of image appearance differences with specific colors, including critical human skintone colors, or with user-selected pictorial â€œregions of interestâ€ in both color and black-and-white photographic images.
A fully-enabled WIR-i-Star Professional Edition (Windows Beta) can be downloaded for free at the Wilhelm Imaging Research website. The free version will automatically expire on January 1, 2009, plenty of time to test, enjoy and take advantage of its functionalities. You can of course keep it after the beta period by purchasing a new license.
[Site: Wilhelm Imaging Research]