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Is there a lens correction plugin?

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rbrown1973 Calculating status...
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May 27, 2012 11:01 AM

Hi All,

 

I am looking for something Aperture related that has built in lens profiles similar to LR that can correct distortion quickly. I tried unsuccessfully to install the PTlens plugin three times. It simply doesn't work. Are there any other options that are decent?

 

Thanks for the help!

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)
  • CorkyO2 Level 4 Level 4 (1,290 points)
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    May 27, 2012 12:38 PM (in response to rbrown1973)

    Did you install all three files in the correct locations as follows?

     

    /Application folder:

     

    PTLens.app

    PTLensEdit.app

     

     

    /Users/<YourLogin>/Library/Application Support/Aperture/Plug-Ins folder:

     

    PTLens.ApertureEdit


     

    Note - the user Library is hidden by default in OS X 10.7.x. If you press and hold the Option key while using the 'Go' menu in OS X menu bar, you will be able to select and navigate to the Library folder in the latter address above.

     

    Unfortunately, with PTLens (or any other plug-in) - Aperture makes a TIFF (or PSD) master file to work on. I don't know of any program or plug-in that doesn't add to the workflow in Aperture for lens correctlion.

     

    FWIW, I use DxO Optics Pro 7.5 for my kit lens, but I output in JPEG format and then import into Aperture. It works well for me, but is not necessarily for everyone.

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