This release adds support for the new version of MacOS (10.15, Catalina), new versions of popular image editors and new models of AMD GPUs.
Added support for new versions of host applications:
Photoshop CC 2019, Photoshop Elements 2019 / 2018, Corel PaintShop Pro 2019, Corel PHOTO-PAINT 2018.
New Volta/Turing-based NVIDIA GPUs (such as GeForce RTX 20XX series) and AMD GPUs can now be used in Neat Image.
In addition, some other changes have been made to system requirements for GPU accelleration support in Neat Image.
You have learned about human's eye sensitivity to changes in brightness and color components the previous articles and how that could be used in Neat Video's profiling process. Now it's time to utilize Preview Assist to get the most out of noise reduction. Read it here!
Our eyes react differently to changes in brightness (Luminance) and color (Chrominance). Eyes do not very well resolve small details in the color component but can significantly better discern fine details in the brightness component. Neat Video utilises this fact and uses it to your advantage when cleaning up your video. Read more here!
Drones have brought filmmaking to the whole new level, however they have issues we all want to be fixed: super-intensive sensor noise, frame flicker, compression artifacts and blurry spots in shadows. Many drone videos have at leat one of those issues. Get a better understanding why drone videos have their problems and how to make the most out of your flying friend here!
Support for Radeon Pro Vega 56/64 (installed in new iMac Pro computers) has been added in Neat Image 8.3.5. AMD Vega GPUs are now supported on all three platforms: Windows, OS X, and Linux.
Our tests have confirmed that the latest version (8.3.1) of Neat Image plug-in for Photoshop is compatible with the recently released Photoshop CC 2018 as well as Photoshop Elements 2018.
Neat Image 8 products have been updated to version 8.3 with added support for Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 and several new AMD GPU models. A new set of generic noise profiles is introduced to help help preparing profiles in a situation when photo contains no areas suitable for analysis. The update also includes improvements in metadata compatibility and stability.
All Neat Image products have been updated to version 8.2. This release adds support for Affinity Photo and Corel PHOTO-PAINT 2017 on Windows. More AMD GPUs can now be used in Neat Image on all operating systems. Improvements have been made to the Filter Tuning Assist tool. In addition, metadata (EXIF) compatibility with the latest cameras has been improved.