Ultimatte Knockout an Extensis MaskPro are the best. For a comparison
between these two check out Publish (this is a magazine targeted at
publishing professionals and those aspiring to become one). Their site is
at: http://www.publish.com then follow the links to reviews.
Another program is Arrivoselect. I have tried this one and found it somewhat
cumbersome in using, but the results were not that bad.
Gordon Sanderson wrote
>I am soliciting your suggestions for the top masking programs available.
>These should allow the easy removal of backgrounds from different images.
>They can be either add-ins or stand-alone programs. I appreciate any
>comments you can provide on your previous experiences with these tools. I
>am trying to pick the best one out there, but I have no idea which is the