Filter Forge has released the Mac OS X version of Filter Forge, a high-end plugin for Adobe Photoshop that allows computer artists to build their own filters. The company has also announced a 30 per cent discount for both Windows and Mac versions of Filter Forge.

Filter Forge allows the creation of seamless textures, visual effects, distortions, patterns, backgrounds, frames and more. The key features of Filter Forge include a visual filter editor and a free online library of user-created filters which currently contains about 6,000 textures and effects.

Read our review of the Windows version of Filter Forge.