Sapphire Innovations has released a fresh collection of Photoshop 6 plug-ins – Sapphire Styles vol 2.

The collection consists of 1,200 styles for Photoshop 6 and Photoshop Elements, and offers gradients, contours, drop-shadows, glows, shape-burst strokes and metallic effects. It also contains frame effects and text-enhancement styles.

The single-click effects can be used in Photoshop Layers, or modified for different variations. A demo is available for download. The full collection costs £19.99.

The company has also released Sapphire Gradients volume 2, a collection of gradients for Photoshop 6 and Photoshop Elements. This contains 250 coloured gradients, including blurry, sharp repeat lines and transparency effects. These are ideal for use as layer effects, overlays or textures. This collection costs £6.99 and a demo is also available.

Also new is Sapphire Symbols Volume 1-4, a collection of 600 royalty-free symbols per volume for use in FreeHand 9 or 10. These volumes are also available in Fireworks-compatible versions. Each volume costs £12.99 and demos are available.