[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 22:31:50 +0200, Jim Sabatke <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> I've just compiled a plugin based on a denoising program that attracted
>> slashdot's attention a short while ago.
>> It gets very good reviews compared to Noise Ninja and other commercial
>> I was wondering if it is good enough that you might be willing to
>> include it in the standard distro? The only holdback I can see is that
>> it is written in C++.
>> I've got it running on SuSE 10.0 and there is a windows version
>> available online.
>> The author has no objections to including it.
> very interesting filter.
> I just did a quick comparison rescaling some of thier sample images with
> lanczos interpolation in gimp.
> Generally, lanczos was inbetween cubic and the denoising filter. The
> latter usually produces images that are easier on the eye than both
> cubic and lanczos but on closer inspection this is not without a price.
> Denoising grossly simplifies the image in cleaning it up. The girl in
> hat image, res_lana.png becomes badly distorted and the result is worse
> than both lanczos and cubic. (This is going by thier images on the demo
> Ringing, while present, is less than gimp lanczos.
> However, quite a bit of detail is lost and the biggest defect seems to
> be constast takes a bit hit.
> The overall effect is pleasing and probably would be good for a lot of
> Like any image processing it's a case of horses for courses and what
> defects in the result are acceptable in a specific application with a
> specific image.
> Thanks for bringing this up. A useful filter to have.
Thanks for the analysis. This code is still undergoing active
development, with students scheduled to keep it up. I'm passing your
comments to the development team.
Gimp-developer mailing list