Mirko Viviani has released Lyn 1.3 for Mac OS X, an update to his lightweight image viewer and browser designed for photographers, graphic artists, and web designers. The upgrade introduces a new editing inspector with histogram, filters and effects, an integrated movie player and a camera import panel.
Lyn natively supports such popular image formats, as JPEG, TIFF, JPEG2000, PNG, TGA, RAW, HDR, OpenEXR, PPM, PFM, animated GIF, etc. The app accommodates images of virtually any size and supports multi-core processing and multiple monitors.
With its combined swap, tiling, and on-the-fly scaling technology, Lyn can load and display high-resolution, progressive images. In addition, the app supports single or multiple monitors, and Camera RAW and DNG files from most DSLRs.
Lyn requires Mac OS X 10.5.7 or later. It costs US$20 and is available directly from the Lyn website (http://www.lynapp.com/). A demo is available for download.