On1 Perfect B&W

In recent years, Oregon-based On1 Software has put a great deal of its effort into creating an alternative RAW conversion platform. The idea here is that if you use On1 Software’s Photo RAW platform, you no longer need to use Adobe’s products.

Be that as it may, On1 definitely has one of the best black and white conversion programs in existence. My preference is to run On1 from the Photoshop Filters menu, where it is found on the On1 fly-out. Note that you will not find a menu item specifically for black and white conversion. The idea is to open On1 Effects and choose Black & White from among the long list of Preset categories. For example, besides Black & White, you’ll find color film simulations and even a Color Grading category ...

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