SOURCE: Red Giant

September 29, 2011 14:29 ET

Red Giant Brings Plastic Bullet Photo App to the OS X Desktop

Consumer Feedback Inspires New Mac OS X Desktop App; Plastic Bullet 2 Adds iPad Support, Now Available as a Free Upgrade

PORTLAND, OR--(Marketwire - Sep 29, 2011) - Red Giant ( today announced Plastic Bullet for OS X, a desktop version of the popular iPhone photo app that emulates the style of Holga 35mm and plastic toy cameras. Responding to the popularity of Plastic Bullet for iPhone, and to numerous customer requests for a Mac desktop version, Red Giant is making Plastic Bullet OS X available immediately from the Apple App Store. Red Giant has also released Plastic Bullet 2, a new version of the mobile app that adds support for iPad and gives a free upgrade for existing users.

For both apps, the Plastic Bullet interface remains simplified, making it easy to create random and unique photographic effects. The ability to share photos to social media sites has been integrated and improved, with easy in-app broadcasting to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.

"We created Plastic Bullet for mobile and Mac customers who want a fun and easy way to add unique effects to their photos and share them online," said Sean Safreed, co-founder of Red Giant. "Customers love Plastic Bullet on their iPhones, and have been asking for it on their Mac desktops. They inspired us to bring the same simplicity, fun and creativity to Plastic Bullet for the Mac OS X desktop."

Plastic Bullet 2 for iOS and for the OS X Desktop: What You Get
Both Plastic Bullet 2 for iOS and Plastic Bullet for OS X deliver a number of benefits for users, including:

  • Easy-to-use photo applications that add unique photographic effects and deliver high resolution output;
  • Options to have fun on the go with Plastic Bullet 2 for the iPad and iPhone, or at home with Plastic Bullet OS X on the desktop;
  • Ability to quickly share photos with friends, family and coworkers by uploading directly to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr, or all four sites at once.

For Plastic Bullet mobile users, the new version 2 offers:

  • A free upgrade for 1.0 and 1.2 users that delivers new features like creative border styles and higher resolution output with more megapixels;
  • Added iPad support to ensure the mobile app is universal from iPhone 3G across iPad 2;
  • Faster and more flexible photo sharing across Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr.

Pricing and Availability
Plastic Bullet for OS X is available immediately from the Apple App Store and is priced at $4.99. Plastic Bullet 2 for iOS is also available from the Apple App store and is priced at $1.99 for new users, or as a free upgrade for existing users.

About Red Giant
Founded in 2002, Red Giant ( creates an ever-expanding universe of effects tools ranging from plug-in suites, applications and mobile apps to Guru Presets, free products and sharing communities. We provide software for motion design, photography and color correction that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production. Red Giant offers the industry-leading Trapcode tools for broadcast design; Magic Bullet Suite for color correction; and over 60 products that run in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture, Avid, Vegas, Nuke, and Studio. Our effects have enhanced dozens of feature films such as "Angels & Demons" and "The Social Network," and added sparkle to networks like NBC Universal, ESPN, Disney, CNN, Comedy Central, MTV, and TNT. Join us on Facebook (RedGiantSoftware), follow us on Twitter (@RedGiantNews) and get free content at

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