AKVIS has released AKVIS LightShop 3.5 for Mac OS X and Windows. The US$72 software lets you create light effects.

The new version offers support for Photoshop CS6 for the plug-in, adds compatibility with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Windows 8. Registered users of LightShop can upgrade to version 3.5 for free.

For a free trial, AKVIS offers 10 days of fully functional use. Just download at www.akvis.com and use the program. LightShop runs on Mac OS X 10.4 and higher and Windows XP/Vista/Win7/Win 8.