Photo filter Mac app Analog gets Mountain Lion, Retina and iPhoto support

Photo filter Mac app Analog gets Mountain Lion, Retina and iPhoto support

Analog, a $19.99 Mac app that lets you add analog-style filters to your photos, has gotten a significant update (version 1.2), adding Mountain Lion and Retina Display support, integration with iPhoto and Aperture and new filters.

When we first took a look at Analog last November, we called it Instagram for the desktop, though, unlike Instagram, it’s not a standalone photo-sharing service. Produced by Realmac Software, which also develops Courier and RapidWeaver, the software is available exclusively on the Mac App Store.

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In addition to support for Apple’s latest Macs and OS X Mountain Lion, Wednesday’s update can now be enabled as an external editor in iPhoto and Aperture. With the addition of the four new filters, Analog now has a total of 28 filters and 16 borders. Images can also now be repositioned as well as rotated and cropped.

Though sharing to Twitter is still yet to arrive, Analog can send to Facebook, Flickr, Picasa, Tumblr, CloudApp and email.

Filters can be a divisive topic, so Analog won’t be for everybody, especially with the $19.99 price tag, but it should appeal to those who are already hooked on Instagram’s retro-filters and want a similar look for their non-smartphone photos.

Analog 1.2 for Mac

Image credit: Jase the Base

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