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Topaz AI Gigapixel upsizing

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Topaz AI Gigapixel upsizing software

Software for smart upscaling of images


Topaz have announced some smart new software for upscaling images called A.I Gigapixel.

As the name suggests, it’s capable of generating huge files.

There’s a 30 day fully functional demo available at Topaz Labs

The info below is from Topaz, but we’ve had a chance to try it out and Keith has written a detailed AI Gigapixel  review, including using it to make large prints.

Update: See also Topaz AI Gigapixel V1.1 update info

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A.I. Gigapixel info from Topaz

About A.I. Gigapixel:

Topaz A.I. Gigapixel is a standalone application only (it does not work as a plugin or Topaz Studio adjustment) made for batch resizing your images. It uses the power of Topaz’s proprietary Artistic Intelligence engine to make sharper and clearer upscaled images than traditional upscaling tools.

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A.I. GigaPixel is the first desktop application to use the power of Deep Neural Networks to realistically enlarge your images, up to 6x.

Traditional up-scale methods use “interpolation” (bi-cubic, Lanczos, fractal, etc.) to create higher resolution images.

These traditional methods produce images that are blurry, unrealistically painterly, and lack the details that are present in real high-resolution images.

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We scaled the original image down to 16% of its original size then used A.I. Gigapixel to enlarge that thumbnail 600%

This is the eye from the thumbnail.

The unsurpassed quality of A.I. Gigapixel can enlarge full-size Raw images to over a gigapixel in size. it can also enlarge thumbnail images to create full-size versions that are practically identical to original high-resolution photos. Can you tell which image is the original and which was upscaled from a thumbnail?

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We scaled the original image down to 16% of its original size then used A.I. Gigapixel to enlarge that thumbnail 600%

This is the eye from the thumbnail.

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This is the output from A.I. Gigapixel on the left, and the original full-size image on the right when zoomed to 150%.

Product Technical Info:

Topaz A.I. Gigapixel is available as a standalone batch processing application only. It is compatible with 64-bit Windows 7+ and Mac OS X 10.11+. It also requires a GPU with OpenGL 3.3 or later (Intel HD5000 or better, Nvidia GTX 760 or better, AMD R9 280 or better.

You can take advantage of a free 30-day trial with A.I. Gigapixel, through the main application.

A.I. Gigapixel is available for $99.99.

Topaz also have a ‘making of’ blog post covering some of the background development info for the software.

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Too good to be true? We wondered… See Keith’s detailed review of Topaz AI Gigapixel for more

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