onOne Software Inc., Portland, Ore., announced the availability of Perfect Layers 1.0 for $69.95. Perfect Layers is a tool for photographers to create and work with layered files in their workflow application of choice. It is a standalone product and can be used directly from within Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software, Adobe Bridge and Apple Aperture.
Top features include creating layered files from within Lightroom and Aperture, multiple-image compositing and image blending.
Owners of Plug-In Suite 5 can upgrade to Perfect Photo Suite 5.5, which will include Perfect Layers, at no additional cost.