FilmPack 3 Essential Edition from DxO is an intriguing program that allows you to apply analog film effects to your digital photos. In this edition of FilmPack 3, you have a number of different effects: thirteen different black and white films, twenty color films, eight filters, six different tonings, and thirty-three different film grains (including silver halide). Some of these effects mimic celebrated film types of the past, such as Kodak Tri-X, Fuji Neopan, and Kodak Porta 160 NC, among others.
FilmPack 3 features a simple, quick interface that lets you easily process all of your images and allows you to categorize presets for your photos. While FilmPack 3 Essential Edition can work as a standalone program, it also can work as a plugin for DxO Optics Pro v6.6 or higher, the 32-bit versions of CS4 or CS5, Adobe Lightroom 3, and Apple Aperture 3. Want vintage film effects without investing the money, time, and hassle to acquire vintage cameras and film? Then check out FilmPack 3.