The Breakroom

Four New ‘Best Of’ Effects for Flare

February 5, 2015

By Ged Maheux

Today we’re pleased to announce the release of four all-new effects for our award-winning photo editing application, Flare 2. Flare is an elegant and powerful way to add limitless custom visual effects to your photographs and was awarded one of the Best Apps of 2014 in the Mac App Store. Starting today, Flare users will see four new effects appear in the “Best of” tab in both Flare for Mac and Flare Effects for iOS. Here’s a small preview of two of these effects (original images on the left, Flare versions on the right).

Flare_ChicChic – This effect provides warm color toning and soft borders that are ideal for helping you put the subject of your photo info focus.

Flare2_NewEffectsVintage Film – A distinctive color effect with lots of contrast helps to create the moody, dramatic look of photographs shot on old style film.

Registered users of Flare 2 receive regular updates to the list of effects available to them, greatly expanding their quiver of photographic arrows. Use the effects provided or create your own completely from scratch to build the look for your images that you like best. Flare Effects for iOS lets you take your effects with you on the go and apply them directly to your images on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8. Head to to learn more or purchase Flare directly from the Mac App Store today.