LEADING THE WAY IN PHOTO EDITING

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OUR PRODUCTS ARE LOVED BY BOTH INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
& KEEN AMATEURS

Anthropics Technology is a software research and development company with a proven track record for cutting edge innovation in graphics and animation. We believe in putting powerful photo-editing tools in the hands of creative people worldwide, by designing affordable and intuitive software.

With more people than ever before utilizing digital cameras and photo editing tools, Anthropics Technology are always working to be at the forefront of consumer-based photography trends by creating a range of products to suit every photographer's needs.

Our timeline

1997 CREATEC FOUNDED

The National Film and Television School, the UK's premier media education institute founded CREATEC - a research and development division with a mission to 'invent the future of digital media'.


2000 ANTHROPICS

The researchers at CREATEC moved to Anthropics, continuing their research into human appearance.


2005 ANIMATION SOFTWARE

Initially, we used our knowledge base to develop animation software for mobile communications. This software was taken up by Nokia, Motorola, Ericsson, O2, Vodafone, Sprint and other large mobile communication companies.


2006 MY PERFECT PICTURE

Spring-boarding from this research, we released the first iteration of our groundbreaking, intelligent beautification software called My Perfect Picture.


2007 PORTRAIT PROFESSIONAL

We renamed the software Portrait Professional. Initially server-based, PortraitPro could automatically improve the appearance of faces in images using huge libraries of information and research.


2008 PORTRAIT PROFESSIONAL 8

PortraitPro 8 was the first version of the software to run independently of servers. This new version also included improved facial sculpting, color calibration and marked the first appearance of our Studio edition to support RAW files.


2009 PORTRAIT PROFESSIONAL 9

PortraitPro 9 introduced our ClearSkin (TM) technology, developed to perfect skin without simply blurring imperfections. Version 9 was also the first version to run as a plugin for Photoshop, offer a batch mode and include our ever-popular touch up brush.


2011

PORTRAIT PROFESSIONAL 10 & SMART PHOTO EDITOR

Version 10 is released with improved plugin support for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture, a new child mode and anenhance skin only mode.

We also launched Smart Photo Editor, a community-powered photo editor with a variety of tools and effects to make editing photos easy.


2012 PORTRAIT PROFESSIONAL 11

Portrait Professional 11 is released and introduces an automatic face and feature finder, so customers no longer need to select faces manually. Other improvements include a better handling of multiple faces within one session, and improved face contouring and slimming..


2014 PORTRAITPRO 12

Renamed PortraitPro, version 12 is released and now included our unique relighting technology which realistically simulates light being moved around the face.


2015

PORTRAITPRO 15 & MIRA

PortraitPro 15 was launched and included advanced makeup controls, allowing users to apply realistic digital makeup.

We also re-entered the world of mobile technology with the launch of Mira, a simple airbrushing app for phones.


FEB 2016

LANDSCAPEPRO & MYMY MAKEUP

Anthropics Technology applied their years of computer vision experience to creating a new landscape photo editor. LandscapePro includes intelligent controls which adapt to landscape features, such as mountains or buildings, and provide specialized editing tools.

We also released MyMy Makeup, a white label technology which applies hyper-realistic makeup digitally to help makeup companies overdrive their e-commerce.


Aug 2016

PORTRAITPRO BODY

Our next big project, PortraitPro Body, allows users to edit full-body portraits by using reshaping tools.


SPRING 2017

LANDSCAPEPRO 2
& MYMY SKIN

LandscapePro 2 is launched and comes with a host of brand new features, including lighting brushes and sky reflections in water.

We also released MyMy skin which was created to help women buy the best foundation for their skin tone.


NOV 2017

ST TROPEZ TAN MIRROR

Anthropics Technology partner with leading tanning brand St Tropez to create Tan Mirror. The app (which is compatible with Android and iPhone) lets customers try out real St Tropez tanning products using their own images. Customers can select their ideal product, filtering by type, and once chosen can proceed directly to the St Tropez web store.


WINTER 2017

PORTRAITPRO 17 & PORTRAITPRO BODY 2

PortraitPro 17 is launched. Now, for the first time, users can edit both the foreground and background of a portrait without leaving PortraitPro. Backgrounds can be edited or even completely replaced with block colors, gradients or alternative images.

Soon after, PortraitPro Body 2 was released. The main new tool in this version was the Warp Fixer, a useful new solution to the problem of background warping in photo editing. The user can now define affected lines in the software and have them straightened automatically.


SPRING 2018

CARTOON APP

Anthropics launches our Cartoon App for Android and iPhone. Using their cell-phone camera, users can scan their face and create a unique, personalized cartoon avatar which can be used be animated and shared via social media and messaging apps.