Phix Software has releases MonoPhix for Mac, the “big brother” of the black and white photography app for the iPhone and iPad. It requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later.

MonoPhix 1.0 allows users to transform their pictures into attractive fast film Black & White and vintage pieces of art in a few, adjustable steps. The Mac version includes filters, more adjustable vignetting and focus effects, color splash features, blending modes, sharing options and more.

Additionally, it contains a number of presets and filters. The Mac version also has vignetting and focus effects for which you can control the intensity, radius and vertical and horizontal offset.

MonoPhix 1.0 costs US$1.99) for a limited time through the month of November and is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac App Store in the Photography category (