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ArcSoft, Inc. Brings Imaging Technology to Consumers by Releasing Three Applications in Windows 8 Store


ArcSoft, Inc., an industry-leading software developer of multimedia imaging technologies and applications, is continuing to expand in the consumer market by bringing three image-focused applications to Windows 8 users today. Award-winning Perfect365™, ShowBiz™, and the recently released social album app Whip™, are the latest ways that ArcSoft, whose imaging technology is embedded in smartphones, cameras, and laptops, is bringing its 17 years of expertise directly to consumers.

“ArcSoft has a long history of bringing innovative imaging technology to consumers' favorite devices. Today's announcement demonstrates the strength of our commitment to building apps incorporating these technologies,” said Todd Peters, ArcSoft's SVP of Consumer and Commercial Business. “Windows 8 is an exciting new platform for which our applications are a perfect fit. We're excited to make Perfect 365™, Whip™ and ShowBiz™ available in the Windows 8 store, where we'll showcase our imaging expertise combined with Window's innovative technology, and bring a new experience to a broad audience.”


Perfect365™, which received the CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Award, allows you to quickly apply a natural touch-up or a complete makeover to a photo before emailing or sharing online. Select trendy instant makeover styles for quick results or customize every detail to get the perfect look.
Category: Photo Price: Free


Whip up and share your funny, quirky, moving, awe-inspiring stories right from your Windows 8 device! Pick your favorite photos and Whip™ turns them into a vibrant digital album, or a “Whip”. The best part? It only takes 3 steps. Even better? The reaction you'll get when you share your Whip with friends.
Category: Photo Price: Free


ShowBiz™ makes it easy for video enthusiasts to create stunning movies in just a few steps. Dress up your favorite clips with professional quality themes and transitions, and share your latest masterpiece with friends and family.
Category: Music & Video Price: $4.99 – offered promotionally for free the first 30 days in the App Store

To download Perfect365™, please visit:

To download ShowBiz™, please visit:

To download Whip™, please visit:

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft, Inc. is an industry leading software developer of imaging and multimedia technologies and applications found in the world's leading consumer electronics. Working closely with major OEM manufacturers, ArcSoft offers a full line of imaging and video solutions that enhance the features, performance, and user experience of mobile phones, digital cameras, personal computers, tablets, and consumer electronics devices. For further details, visit

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