General Comments and Introduction to Silkypix
Not a tutorial, just interesting items.
| Silkypix Home Page|
Developer Studio Pro 6
30 day trial, cost to license. Base cost allows 2 computers, extra cost for 3 computers.
Make sure to de-install (Help - Clear Product Key Registration) the software before de-commissioning a computer. Silkypix support can help if a disk crash prevents the de-install.
The manual does get installed on the hard drive when Silkypix is installed.
All prices rather expensive in my view but major version upgrades are far apart so over extended time is cheaper to own than most other software.
Regular free updates occur as new camera models are added. Even older versions are updated regularly and you need the serial number of your installed version to enable your update download. Find that number by "Help - Version Information" and cut and paste that Serial Number into the site's download box.
This one just starting out so only basic information there as yet it seems, worth checking back now and then to see if more has been added.
Free for Panasonic RAW cameras, it has most of the capability of the paid V5/6 versions. The manual does get installed on the hard drive when SE is installed.
Free Casio version is here for EX-10 and EX-100 cameras only. Pentax/Ricoh free version seems to be here but only at V3.
Upgrade special deals for Panasonic, Pentax/Ricoh, Fujifilm and Tamron versions are on the V6 home page. No idea of prices as I do not have camera serial numbers to check with.
|Silkypix Features & Functions|
These pages describe the basic functions of Silkypix enabling more intelligent exploring of the features. Shows differences in the free Panasonic SE version. Exploring these two links helps explain most of the useful features, it's as good as a tutorial
| Some Silkypix Tastes|
Some interesting effects from Silkypix to download to add to the already installed tastes. Make sure to use the correct version Taste to match your software.
|My List of V3 - V4 - V5 Pro Differences||An old Silkypix Review|
|Some basic help in a DPReview thread||A (not very active) Silkypix Forum|
Comment about Manuals - hard to read at first but make more sense as you get used to the controls and their possibly unfamiliar names. Plenty of extra reading and explanations of how things work in digital imaging. The appropriate manual is always installed on the hard drive at Silkypix install time, access via F1.
|Important: After installation or updates, always check View - Display Settings - Enable Colour Management - Select ICC/ICM File - Specify the file that your monitor calibration program (such as Datacolor Spyder) created.|