Remove grain from photos
easy-to-use, noise and grain suppression utility for Mac OS XBanana Bee is delighted to announce Denoise 1.0, their easy-to-use, noise and grain suppression utility for Mac OS X. Designed from the ground up for OS X, Denoise removes noise and grain from photographs. Simply drag an image from the Finder or iPhoto and Denoise will dutifully do its magic, and save the result.
Image noise is a random fluctuation of pixel values in an image. Image noise can originate in film grain, or in electronic noise in the scanner or digital camera sensor and circuitry. In low light, or at high ISO speed settings, digital cameras tend to produce images with more apparent image noise.
Noise cannot be removed without the loss of some image detail. Nevertheless, noise-reduction algorithms have been developed that can distinguish between the image detail and unwanted noise, and alter an image in noisy areas. Denoise is based on one such algorithm.
Denoise improves photos taken under low light conditions, mobile phone cameras, as well as scanned images. It uses a sophisticated algorithm to suppress image noise by carefully smoothing flat areas while preserving image details.
Version 1.0 is Banana Bee's first release, with a focus on ease of use.
* Mac OS X Version 10.5 Leopard
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
* 2 MB Hard Drive space
Pricing and Availability:
Denoise 1.0 is available as a single-user license for only 20.00 Euro ($31.00 USD), and available as a full-featured demo. There is also a Family license available.
Located in beautiful Munich, Germany, Banana Bee is a privately funded company founded in 2007 by Michal Bencur. With a focus of developing applications for Mac platform, Banana Bee's mission is to hide software's complexity behind the easy to use interface while still keeping the computer fun to use. Copyright 2007-2008 Banana Bee. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries. - Published on 04/29/08 - Munich, Germany
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