Q: What applications can I use these filters in?
A: Please take a look at the Minimum Requirements page for the most current information on what operating systems and applications are supported.*
Q: Does it work on Intel Macintosh systems?
A: Yes it does as well as non-Intel PPC Macintosh systems using OS X 10.5 and higher.
Q: How do the filters work?
A: Spot Wash Dirt features a single the GUI interface which gives you powerful control to create professional quality weathering, surface and tactile effects!
Q: When I apply the filter, is it undoable?
A: Yes it is! By using the Undo command or the Photoshop History palette, you can undo the Spot Wash Dirt effect.
Q: Do the filters work in other any applications?
A: For Windows Users Only: Spot Wash Dirt is also compatible with earlier Windows and Adobe releases as well as the following image editing applications: ACD PhotoEditor, Corel Photo-Paint 13, Corel PaintShop Pro X and higher, JASC PaintShop Pro 8 and higher, Xara Picture Editor 3, GIMP 2, Ulead PhotoImpact and Macromedia Fireworks 8.
Q: How do I install the filter?
A: After purchase, simply download and run the filter installer application. Once installed, you will need to register and activate your plug-in using the serial number you received at the time of purchase which will arrive via e-mail as well. If you don't have an internet connection, you can also activate the plug-in offline as well.
Q: I have an idea to make Spot Wash Dirt even better, where can I send it?
A: We're always accepting suggestions from users how to improve our products! Click here to send us your ideas!
Q: What can I use these filters for?
A: What CAN'T you use these filters for?!? We knew you'd want the flexibility to use them for high resolution print projects as well as screen resolution web projects! Use Spot Wash Dirt whenever you're working with a design that could use a tactile textured look. Logos, apparel, advertisements, brochures, websites, plus so much more - You're only limited by your imagination, now that you have the tools.
Q: Is Spot Wash Dirt customizable?
A: You bet it is! We've made it easy for you to create and save presets to reproduce your favorite effects over and over again on any image.
Q: Where did you come up with such a cool product idea?
A: After the explosive growth of the Machine Wash Image Filters, we decided to develop more style specific collections to complement our Machine Wash Deluxe line!
Q: Will these work on my Macintosh/Windows computer? What OS?
A: Macintosh Users will need a Macintosh with a PowerPC or Intel processor that runs Mac OS X 10.5 or later. We also recommend at least 512 megabytes of RAM, OpenGL graphics card, 16-bit color, and 256MB of VRAM and A monitor with 1024 x 768 display resolution (1200 x 800 recommended).
Windows users will need a computer with a 1.2 GHz Pentium processor or higher that runs Windows OS 2000, XP, Vista 32 and 64 bit, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or later. We also recommend at least 256 megabytes of RAM, 1 Gigabyte of RAM recommended, OpenGL graphics card, 16-bit color, and 256MB of VRAM and A monitor with 1024 x 768 display resolution (1280 x 800 recommended).
Q: Are there any restrictions on the usage of these filters?
A: If you are creating a property for broadcast media including animation, credits, titling, production assets, etc., AND/OR if you are developing a video game and require the use of the textures provided in the collection(s) in whole or in part, you must contact us for express written permission for these uses. In addition, you may also be required to purchase additional licensing for these purposes.
In addition, if you wish to create products for sale such as digital or printed scrapbook layouts where the results of the filters are the primary design of the image, additional licensing is required. As a general rule of thumb, any image you create that primarily consists of the results of the filters requires additional licensing if you wish to resell it. If you're not sure if your design violates this restricton, please contact us and we'll be happy to let you know.