BWStyler 2 offers a staggering wealth
of tools. ... Fortunately, there are several modes of
access, either through visual thumbnails or different
dialog elements ... The price is quite affordable ...
Rating: 4.5 of 5
... a feature-rich and user-friendly
application that can be used for both novices and professional
photographers ... It's wrapped in a well-structured and
approachable layout ... a comprehensive and intuitive
utility, packed with individual tools and designed for
those who want to adjust general and advanced photo properties
... as well as correct imperfections and improve the overall
I can recommend
this Black and White conversion plug-in, not only for
its controls, numerous tools and ease of use but most
of all for its tremendous value for money.
Royal Photographic Society
- Spring 2007, No 34
Create a classic
look and feel in your photos using the B/W Styler for
Windows. This Photoshop plug-in does more than just convert
images to black-and-white. ... the tool uses the whole
contrast range of color photos to achieve dramatic black-and-white
January February 2007
... it does a splendid
job. ... This is a filter that gives you the ultimate
control over a monochrome conversion from a digital photograph.
... for all your conversion to monochrome needs, I dont
think you can do better than with B & W Styler. Its
simply so powerful theres no competition.
... would find many of the effects a great timesaver.
Photographers may particularly welcome the ability to
give digital images a 'film' look, which may also make
them more effective. ... I found it very fastand convenient
when I needed to produce a couple of 'black and whites'
for a client in a hurry .... BW Styler is moderately priced
compared with many Photoshop plugins ... and worth buying
... I have certainly come to appreciate the flexibility
of using B/W Styler ...
One excellent option
for performing these conversions is B/W Styler from PhotoWiz.
Far from being a simple conversion utility, B/W Styler
handles not only the emulationof traditional film, but
goes on to simulate lens filters, film developing lab
effects and different types of photo papers! ... B/W Styler
is aimed at all levels of user capability, with a choice
of three different working modes to match your skill set.
Plugs and Pixels Issue 08
Finally, a true
innovation ... offers new possibilities for digital photo
tuning! ... B/W Styler makes it possible ... to unify
digital techniques with the chemical dark room in a unique
manner. ... a powerful tool for converting digital color
images, which is intuitively usable from the beginning.
... it goes far beyond what was available for demanding
B&W conversions up to now.
This Photoshop Plugin...
makes many editing steps with native Photoshop tools superfluous.
... everything is included in a very good and affordable
filter. ... In my opinoin a must-have for all Photoshop
... plugins that
are worth their money. If you want to occupy yourself
with the topic of black and white photos, then this plugins
should be part of your toolbox. You can quickly achieve
professional and top class black & white photos with it.
Bessere Digitalfotos mit Corel
I like the many
tools it offers ... the conversion process really sparks
This is possibly
the most comprehensive tool of all for those converting
colour images, whether scans from film or digital originals.
... It has an immense range of settings yet can be used
by beginners or advanced workers with equal ease.
Photography: Working in Black-and-White
The configuarble split
screen preview with its before/after view is a big help...
Overall Impression: Powerful tools, split screen, good
price/perfomrance ratio. Rating: 3 of 3 stars.
DOCMA Magazin 45
For black and white
enthusiasts, B/W Styler is a real treat. ... Even if your
original color image is dull, B/W Styler can turn it into
a vibrant black and white conversion ... This is an impressive
black and white solution, with three user levels for inexperienced,
intermediate, and advanced users. ... Like all the software
from this vendor, it is well conceived and delivers what
John Lewell, The Digital Photographer's
B/W Styler produces
harmonious "real" grain. Other tools work with ugly undefinable
pixel piles, but not B/W Styler. ... The plugin reacts
very rapidly on my old 1.5 GHz G4 - in contrast to other
tools. ... With B/W Styler The Plugin Site brought off
a big coup. ... the results are simply convincing. ..
the plugin is a real bargain compared to other tools.
... B/W Styler is a must have in my opinion.
Functionality: 4.5 out
Userfriendloness: 5 out of 5
Speed: 5 out of 5
Practical Gain: 5 out of 5
Availability: 5 out of 5
Price/Performance: 5 out of 5