⁕⁕⁕ Mac App Store - Best of 2014 ⁕⁕⁕

Flare 2, awarded Best of 2014 in the Mac App Store, features an improved workflow, a new user interface for Yosemite, curated collections of Effects that are updated monthly, and iCloud support so you can take your favorite effects with you wherever you go!

When you download Flare Effects, available for FREE on iOS 8, your custom built desktop effects from Flare 2 will sync automatically onto your mobile devices instantly.

Choose from a variety of Flare's built-in Effects or create your own using dozens of individual photo filters in near infinite combinations. Easy to learn for casual hobbyists, Flare 2 also has the flexibility professional photographers need.

New photographic filters in Flare 2:

Tilt-Shift, Bokeh Rings, Paper, Highlight & Shadows, Saturation & Vibrance, Color Cast, Van Zesen, Vintage Chrome, Vintage Fade, Vintage Instant, Vintage Process, Vintage Transfer, Vintage Mono, and Vintage Noir

And the filters you know and love from the award-winning Flare app:

Exposure, Midtone Brightness, Saturation, Brightness, Contrast, Tint, Duotone, Color Filter, Color Gradient, Black & White, Cross Processing,
Gaussian Blur, Motion Blur, Zoom Blur, Sharpen, Glow, Vignette,
Grain, Texture, Lightleak, Frame, Border, Rounded Edges, Barrel Distortion, Rotation, Halftone, Pixellate, Scanlines

Flare 2 features:

  • Simple Edit - Adjust effects quickly and easily
  • Advance Edit - Fine tune effects via a live preview
  • Snapshot - Temporarily saves your edits for later use
  • High Quality Textures, Borders and Frames
  • Batch Processing - Apply effects to a group of images effortlessly
  • Light & Dark interface themes
  • Unlimited Undos
  • Easy to use with iPhoto, Aperture, Photoshop and Lightroom
  • RAW format supported for importing photos
  • Crop and Rotate makes adjusting your source image a snap
  • Export photos in JPEG, PNG and TIFF formats
  • Share your creations on social networks or by e-mail
  • Online user guide

  • What's New

  • A new 'Colorfilm' filter to simulate the saturation of saturated color film.
  • A new 'Timestamp' filter to simulate the time stamps of some older film cameras.


  • The 'Texture' filter now offers the ability to blur textures and set the strength of the blur.
  • The 'Van Zesen' filter has a new parameter to change the translation strength of of the color planes.
  • The 'Gaussian Blur' filter has a new option to enable a seamless edge blur.
    Cropping has a new setting to lock the aspect ratio to the one of the original photo.


  • Improved the display quality of the preview image.
  • Relocated a difficult to reach button in the Crop interface.


    For more information on new features, check the Flare blog:

  • Flare 2 (com.iconfactory.flare) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is Flare 2 32.

    Operating System: Mac

    Minimum OS version: 10.10