PLUGS & FILTERS

This is by no means an exhaustive list, and I cannot guarantee whether all the sites are active.

#Disclaimer: I did not write this list, although I have and will add other links from time to time, it is provided as a resource only.

AFH Web Design http://www.afh.com/web

AFH Beveler - Want to give a photo a chiseled edge or create some quick web buttons? This is the filter for you! Requirements Win Only



Andrew's Filters http://www.sapphire-innovations.com

Simple Filters - A huge selection of wonderful plugin filters. Some of the best you can find on the net! Requirements Mac & Win



Axion Software http://www.axionfx.com

Lens Flare - Both 16 & 32 Bit versions of this cool lens flare filter are available. Requirements Win Only

Glow - As with Lens Flare there are both 16 & 32 Bit versions of this filter available :) Requirements Win Only



Cybia http://www.cybia.co.uk

AlphaWorks - 7 plug-in filters for creating transparency effects. 4 of these are preset single effects with no variable slider settings. The 3 gradient effects however have a single variable slider. Requirements Mac & Win

ColourWorks - 20 plug-in filters for producing various colour modification effects. Enjoy! Requirements Mac & Win

EdgeWorks - 15 plug-in filters for creating various edge effects. All of the filters have variable slider settings. Requirements Mac & Win

ScreenWorks - 15 plug-in filters for generating screen / mesh effects. These are preset single effects with no variable slider settings. Requirements Mac & Win

ColourWorks - 15 plug-in filters to enable colour modifications. All of the filters have variable slider settings. Requirements Mac & Win

EmbossWorks - 10 plug-in filters for creating simple embossing effects. All of the filters have variable slider settings. Requirements Mac & Win

SwapShop - 15 plug-in filters for "swapping" colours in your images. All of the filters have variable slider settings. Requirements Mac & Win

MasterBlaster - 20 plug-in filters for "blasting" colours in your images. All of the filters have variable slider settings. Requirements Mac & Win



DCspecial Filters http://www.teleport.com/~pegasys/plgn.html

DCspecial Filters 2.0 - Several cool assorted plugin filters including Ice, PerssianRug... Requirements Win Only

DragonFly´s http://www.philipp-spoeth.de

Sinedot Shader Filter - Create funky looking patterns with this simple little plugin filter. Requirements Win Only

Icon & Cursor Format Plug-In - With this plugin filter your host will be able to load and save Windows Cursor and Icon files. Requirements Win Only

Retrodots Filter - Create a funky swiss cheese pattern with this filter! Requirements Win Only

Enki's Lair http://www.netreach.net/~barry

Enki's Filters - 5 filter factory filters: Jon Mullen's Japanese Fan, Plaid Gradient, Sierpinski Laser Show, Wallpaper Deluxe and Yellow Diffuse. Requirements Win Only

 

Fantastic Machines http://www.fantasticmachines.com

Paint engine

FM tile tools

Filter Factory Gallery http://www.netins.net/showcase/wolf359/ffagalry.htm

Filter Factory Archives - A huge collection of filter factory plugins by assorted artists, well worth a look! Requirements Win Only


Filter Farm http://www.kees.cc

Filter Farm - The author says "...it is an environment where filters live their own life. They grow from genetic information. They exchange this information to guarantee rich diversity in future generations. The user influences the evolution process by giving his judgment to the result of each development before giving the signal for the next generation to emerge." Requirements Win Only

Flaming Pear http://www.flamingpear.com

Original Blade Pro - Create incredible metallic images with this cool plugin! Requirements Mac & Win

Colour Swap - Three simple filters which convert the hues in RGB images. Requirements Mac & Win

Vitriol - A filter which changes colors' contrast as if viewed through colored glass, but without tinting the image. Requirements Mac & Win

ChromaSolarize - Spooky contrast with your original colors. Requirements Mac & Win

Tachyon - Reverse brightness, keep the colors. Requirements Mac & Win

Ghost - Create a smoked-glass look by changing brightness to transparency. Requirements Mac & Win

MakeOpaque - Fill transparent areas with the nearest color. Requirements Mac & Win

Primus - Easy bevels and textures with one click. (A set of simplified effects from SuperBladePro.) Requirements Mac & Win



Free Filters@edesign.com http://www.edesign.com/filters

Eliminate White Filter - Eliminate White filter is a Photoshop plug-in filter that generates transparency in a layer based on the "whiteness" of each pixel color. This is useful when you want to "peel" an image off the white background and put it on an independent layer. Requirements Mac & Win

Grid Creator Filter - Grid Creator Filter is a plug-in filter used to create grid pattern in Adobe Photoshop. You can control, horizontal and vertical grids' interval, width, offset and opacity. Requirements Mac Only

Gregory Paret http://www.users.cloud9.net/~gparet/photoshop

Grids - A really useful little plugin to create grids in your images :) Requirements Mac & Win

Polygons - This plug-in draws N-sided polygons and/or a circle into the selection, a path, or a new layer. If you create a selection or a path it can be 'stroked' to paint the object. Try (free-)transforming, expanding, feathering, or blurring, etc., before stroking. Requirements Mac & Win

Selection Outliner and Un-Featherer - This is a plug-in that will find the rectangular outline of a selection. This can then be followed by a crop. The two operations can be recorded into an action for one-step access. This plug-in also has options to remove feathering from a selection by selecting only fully selected pixels (minimize) or any partially selected pixels (maximize). Requirements Mac & Win

Gamma Filter - There has been some talk in the Newsgroups about the fact that the Photoshop Levels control does not do an arithmetically consistent Gamma adjustment. I wrote this plug-in before I realized that the middle slider in the Levels adjustment was even similar. Requirements Win Only

HTML Color Tags - Here is a plug-in that displays the current foreground and background in the hexadecimal format used in HTML's color tags. Requirements Win Only



Groan Zone http://www.groan-zone.net

Groan Zone Filters - A small selection of freeware filter factory filters for you to download and use. Requirements Win Only

Ilyich the Toad http://photoshop.msk.ru

Button Filters - Create great assorted button shapes. Requirements Mac & Win

Noise 'n' Diffuse Filters - Noise and diffuse effects. Requirements Mac & Win

Brightness-mapped Filters - Very cool pseudo 3D filters. Requirements Mac & Win

Colour Transfer Filters - Colour transfer function filters. Requirements Mac & Win

Mosaic Filters - Turn your images into great mosaic effect pictures. Requirements Mac & Win

Displace & Distortion Filters - Displacement and distortion filters. Requirements Mac & Win

Transparency Effect Filters - Excellent transparency effects for Adobe Photoshop. Requirements Mac & Win

Miscellaneous Filters - Assorted funky filter effects :) Requirements Mac & Win

Ivan Daunis

2D HyperClouds - 2D HyperClouds is an Adobe Photoshop plug-in filter which lets you generate cloud textures and plasmas. It is based on Perlin's noise functions, and uses the background and foreground colors to make the clouds palette. Requirements Win Only



Japanese Filters http://www.kt.rim.or.jp/~takinami

Tatsuya Filters 1 - The first collection of 10 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 2 - The second collection of 10 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 3 - The third collection of 10 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 4 - The fourth collection of 10 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 5 - The fifth collection of 10 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 6 - The sixth collection of 6 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 7 - The seventh collection of 6 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 8 - The eigth collection of 6 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 9 - The ninth collection of 6 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win

Tatsuya Filters 10 - The tenth collection of 6 pieces of source code that you can copy and create filters from in Filter Factory. Requirements Mac & Win



Johann's Software http://johann.simplenet.com

Johann's Filters - 5 Freeware Photoshop Filter Plug-Ins. Requirements Win Only



Kang's Plugins http://www.asan.com/users/kangaroo

All Filters - A selection of filters for Photoshop. Requirements Mac & Win

Krusty's FX http://www.krust.com

Krusty's FX 1.0.1 vol. I,II & III - Transparency editing tools, texture generators and other misc editing tools. Requirements Win Only
Krusty's FX vol. II 1.1 - More great texture generator filters! Requirements Win Only
Krusty's FX vol. II 2.0 - Newly released and better than ever texture generators with cool interface. Requirements Win Only



Leos Ondra http://leo.astronomy.cz

Gravitational Lenser - Gravitational Lenser 1.3, a photorealistic simulator of a point mass, weak and thin gravitational lens, is such a plug-in filter. Requirements Win Only



MA&D Software http://www.primenet.com/~mock

Mock's filters - Some simple plug-ins (LaserSight, Bevel, Mosaic) made with the filter factory. Requirements Mac & Win



Mac's Filters http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Pines/6812/filters.html

Mac's Page Curl - A great page curl filter just like the Kai's :) Requirements Win Only

Mac's Remove White - Make white pixels transparent and partially white pixels partially transparent. Requirements Win Only



MediaSpark http://mediaspark.com/

Image Editing Filters - MediaSpark Image Editing Filters allow you to easily and instantly create sophisticated effects when working with images in leading software programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Fractal Design Painter, and Macromedia Director. Requirements Mac & Win

MuRa's Filter Meister Filters http://www.geocities.com/murakuma/mmplugins.html

Tone - This filter makes tone patterns. It's useful for making comic and grid/sand/random tones. It can also convert an image to a newspaper like pattern. Requirements Win Only

Copies - This filter makes a copy of the original image and then pastes it on top in a very cool pattern. Requirements Win Only


Perspective Tiling - This filter tiles your original image into a perspective pattern. Requirements Win Only

Cloud - Make a quick and easy seamless cloud on your image. Requirements Win Only

Pole Transform - This transforms an image to polar coordinates or rectangular coordinates. Requirements Win Only

Seamless - Make your original image into a seamless tile. Requirements Win Only



New Dawn Micro http://newdawn.gzinc.com/resource.html

Eliminate Black - Useful little 'no settings' filter that removes all black from an image and leaves the sections transparent. Requirements Win Only



New Virtual Research http://www.mediaco.com/nvr/filters.html

NVR Border Mania - All of these filters are designed to create a variety of basic borders around images and are particularly well suited to creating buttons for Web pages. Requirements Win Only



Noise Filter http://pluginhead.i-us.com/ffc.htm

Noise Filter - A filter factory filter by Dave Greene. Requirements Win Only



Ormente Production http://www.ormente.net/

Volume I - Some extremely useful plugin filters. Wonderful effects possible! Requirements Win Only
Volume II - Even more filters :) Requirements Win Only
Volume III - Two very powerful, though can be tricky to use, filters! Requirements Win Only



Panorama Tools http://www.fh-furtwangen.de/~dersch/

Panorama Tools - Panorama Tools is a free program which can be used to generate, edit and transform many kinds of panoramic images. Requirements Mac & Win



Photoshop Goodies http://www.hsv.tis.net/~puon/photoshop/

ButtonMaker Duo - This FREE plugin set allows you to turn virtually anything into a button! Requirements Mac & Win



PlugIn Com HQ http://thepluginsite.com/

Harry's Filters - A current collection of 50 top quality freeware plugins. Requirements Mac & Win



Redfield Plugins http://www.redfieldplugins.com/

Jama 3D - Jama 3D is a great way to create corrugated and cellular like structures from 2D images! Sequences of transformations provide great variety of surrealistic 3D shapes and backgrounds as well. Requirements Win Only

Lattice Composer - Lattice Composer is a grids and nettings effect designer. You can produce great variety of weave patterns, fabric textures, body art tattoos and skeleton simulations. Requirements Win Only



Red Prince http://www.redprince.net/atelier/

Red Prince Flips ’n Rolls - If you would like to do some RGB channel flippin’ and rollin’ of your own then these are the filters for you! Requirements Win Only

Red Prince Noise Generator - The second collection is the Red Prince Noise Generator, which, well, generates noise. It takes advantage of his Whiz Kid Technomagic Random Number Generator, which he wrote some time ago. Requirements Win Only

Red Prince Whitewash - Red Prince Whitewash is a simple filter inspired by Etsuro Endo’s popular Eliminate White filter. Requirements Win Only

Red Prince Pixie Dust - Numerous filters are included in this collection. They range from high quality corrective filters to the wildest of special effects. Requirements Win Only

Red Prince' Plug-In of the Week - This page contains a different original free plug-in every week. These are not archived, so once the week is gone, the plug-in is gone. Requirements Win Only



Sandy Blair's Plugins http://www.btinternet.com/~cateran/

Neu! Filters - There are 10 filters in the Neu! collection, they all do pretty much the same thing, make weird patterns! Requirements Win Only

Simple Filters - These filters have no adjustable settings, this limits their usefulness, but it also makes them much quicker and easier to use. Requirements Win Only

Offset 3 Half Wrap Top Left Mirror Centre Tile Zoom Out and Flip Blintz Tile Diamond Horizontal Grain Pizza Slice Mirror Four Way Average



Sven Körber and Thomas Chronz

http://webuser.rhein-main.net/grafcolor/html/rgbtogra.htm

RGB-2-Gray - Use this plugin to convert your colour images into greyscale while controlling the weighting of the colour channels in the final image. Requirements Win Only

 

Ulead Art Texture http://www.ulead.com/download/freeware.htm



VanDerLee http://www.v-d-l.com/

SnowScape - SnowScape is a plugin for creating layers of snow, dirt, gooey, slimy stuff, blood and similar effects to your (semi-)transparent images. Requirements Mac & Win

UnPlugged Colors - The colors archive consists of a few filters which do nothing but alter the colors in an image. These filters can completely rework images so that they might turn out completely new. Most of these filters can handle the three primary colors (red, green and blue) independantly, giving you maximum control over the final results. Requirements Mac & Win

UnPlugged Effects - The effects contain many filters for creating real-life and imaginary effects. All of these filters have been created to distort the image in a way which gives the user total and full control over what actually happens, therefore the filters can be finetuned to work with every imagineable situation. Requirements Mac & Win

UnPlugged Shapes - The shapes archive consists of filters which can easily create hard-to-get shapes. Now you can finally create all those difficult shapes, which would have cost you many hours to construct in the past. Requirements Mac & Win

UnPlugged Tools - The tools are a set of specific filters, each of these filters can handle only one type of effect, but does it in a very professional and high quality way. Most of these filters have been expanded to the limits and can be changed completely to create different effects and styles. Requirements Mac & Win

Harmonix - With this plugin you can generate smooth anti-aliased harmonic frequency waveforms which may consist of up to 10 harmonic frequencies. Frequency, amplitude, phase of the harmonics can all be changed as well as the width of the line. The waveform is previewed with a high degree of accuracy so you'll know what to expect. The configuration can be stored for later use. Requirements Win Only



Werner's Neology Plugins http://privat.schlund.de/filter-factory


Neology Plugins - 23 interesting Filter Factory plugin filters. Requirements Mac & Win

 

LINKS TO OTHER PLUGIN SITES

 

http://filterfun.topcities.com/f1.html

http://www.kconline.com/fwagoner/filters.htm

http://planeta.terra.com.br/informatica/pluginhead/

http://www.sapphire-innovations.com/

 

#Disclaimer: I did not write this list, although I have and will add other filters and plugins from time to time, it is provided as a resource only.

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