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Information on the Sale of "SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Windows / English)"

March 19, 2014
Ichikawa soft laboratory Co., Ltd.

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Ichikawa soft laboratory (location: Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi; President: Yoshikuni Ichikawa) has released the latest version of the digital development software "SILKYPIX Developer Studio" series English version of "SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Windows)".

You can purchase a license for the English version of "SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Windows)" from Ichikawa soft laboratory's online store (

About SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6

SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 is the latest version in the SILKYPIX series, developed with the aim to improve its "pleasing performance" and "high resolution."
This digital development software includes high-speed reading of RAW data, functions for sensitive image editing, and a high resolution image processing engine, with a wide range of support from editing to printing.

Sale Price for a SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Windows / English) License

Regular Sale Price

- Regular Sale Price: ¥27,300 (sales tax included) *1

The Upgrade Price

We offer upgrade price became a time-limited special offer price is abolished. SILKYPIX series customers can purchase SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 at an upgrade price any time.
We offer one license of SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 for your existing license at upgrade price.

- For SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro, Pro5, Pro5 for Panasonic, Marine Photography Pro4 customer: ¥10,920 (sales tax included) *1
- For SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 or 4.0 customer: ¥16,380 (sales tax included) *1
- For SILKYPIX bundle version customers: ¥21,840 (sales tax included) *1
[List of SILKYPIX bundle versions]
SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.1 SE
SILKYPIX Developer Studio 4.0 for TAMRON
SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 for PENTAX or LE
  • You can register 2 computers with 1 license of SILKYPIX Studio Pro6.
  • We will release SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Mac / English). We will announce details of SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Mac / English) on the SILKYPIX website when details are determined.
*1 These Prices will be change on April 1, 2014 due to increase in consumption tax.

The main features of SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6

Easy to use interface

A balance of functions required for editing photographs is included, corresponding to a change in interface which is easy to use. In addition, it is compatible with the display layout that matches with the editing environment you use. You can easily use it on a wide variety of scenes, from notebook computers to large LCD monitors.

Image Processing Engine with Both a Quick Processing Speed and High Resolution

SILKYPIX's features of "smooth harmony" and "high resolution," as well as "excellent color reproduction" means that there is no loss in image quality. The program has been optimized for high speed.

Improved Image Quality during Noise Reduction

The latest developed noise reduction algorithm "NR5," has been installed, improving the quality of images during noise reduction.

Simulation Function for Color Management and Print Results

A function has been added for the process of accurately editing through printing, including color management on the monitor and when printing. By designating an ICC profile, you can have print warning displays that simulate printing on your monitor close to your printing results.

System requirements

Operating System Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
*Administrator permission is needed for installation.
*Native support for 64bit version of Windows® 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista
CPU Intel Pentium® processor-based PC or compatible computer
(Core 2 Quad or later is recommended)
Internal Ram memory Recommend 2GB or more
Available HDD space 150MB when installing / starting software
Enough disk space for editing images
(Require about 10MB per 1 image.)
*During running this software, this software creates temporary files which occupies up to 10GB of disk space to improve performance.
DISPLAY XGA (1024x768), Full Color (24 bit or higher)
OTHERS Keyboard, mouse, or equivalent devices.

List of New Fuctions on Pro6 (only some of the representative functions)

Development process/Output process
Easing low frequency color noise in wide areas Easing Brightness Noise Improved Maintenance Level of Outlines during Noise Reduction
Adjusting Bright Sections and Dark Sections with Dodge Functions / HDR Functions Red eye correction Portrait Beautification
Adding noise Automatic level correction Unsharp mask during preview
Changing shading center Soft proofing
(Display of Printing Warning)
Hot Folder
Navigator 3 column correspondence to controls Improved Marks
Full screen preview Applying Spoit tools to Thumbnails AVX2 Support
Individual displays of JPEG / TIFF with the same name    

Compatible Cameras

"SILKYPIX Developer Studio" is compatible with various cameras with a wide range of RAW development, and has an established reputation for becoming quickly compatible with new models.
As new camera models often become compatible at a fairly rapid pace, please see our website for the latest information.
*This is not a guarantee of compatibility with any particular camera.

Features of the SILKYPIX Sereies

"SILKYPIX Developer Studio" is software for developing high quality pictures as you imagine from RAW data shot on digital cameras.
What kind of high quality images can you obtain by using the strong capabilities on your computer? Some of the demerits specific to digital cameras that were thought to be inevitable, for example, unnatural edges on high chroma color borders, false colors on portions with a fine structure and color noise in highly sensitive shots, have thoroughly been brought under control, resulting in both higher resolution and color distinction. The name SILKYPIX comes from our aim to produce silky smooth natural photographs.

Free Upgrade Campaign for Pro6(Win,Mac/English)

Our company began sales of SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Windows / English) on March 19, 2014. After "SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Mac / English)" is released, we send a new free license to upgrade "SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Mac / English)" to customers who purchased "SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro5 Download Version (Mac / English)" after March 19, 2014 from the ISL online store.

*We will send an upgrade license to an e-mail address registered at purchase.
*We will conclude this campaign at release of "SILKYPIX Developer Studio Pro6 Download Version (Mac / English)".


Company name Ichikawa soft laboratory Co., Ltd.
Location Makuhari Techno garden Bldg.CD5F,1-3, Nakase, Mihama-ku, Chiba-city,Chiba 261-8501 Japan