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Helicon Filter is a complete photo editing solution for the digital photographer.

Helicon Filter is a complete photo editing solution for the digital photographer.

Its easy and intuitive interface, live preview feature, and contextual help ensure an easy start in photo editing for beginners.
The program is built as step by step workflow guiding you through all post processing stages of photo editing.

The video below shows how to improve an image in one minute (full screen mode, 720p recommended).
The most typical workflow is shown: crop and fix horizon, enhance brightness, set white balance, apply a bit of sharpening and add a nice frame.

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This video below demostrates how you can use retouching brushes of Helicon Filter 5 to correct portraits. Live Preview for all brushes makes retouching much more intuitive and precise. Helicon Filter allows cloning of texture, preserving local gradient and hue. This means that you can clone areas even if brightness of source and destination areas differs very much.

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Helicon Filter features:

File management:

* Support for all popular file types including all RAW
* Fast folder browser
* Lossless rotate, copy, delete, move operations
* Template-based rename
* Full EXIF and IPTC information
* Support of color profiles

Noise reduction:

* Noise level auto detection
* Selective noise reduction in highlights and shadows, in defined hue, in color range.


* Gradient haze compensation
* Brightness equalizer/curve
* Brightness in Highlights, Shadows
* Contrast, Gamma, Exposure
* Local contrast
* Levels (black point, white point)


* One-click White Balance tool
* Color map and RGB sliders for manual WB
* Memory colors list (several skin types, green, sky, etc.)
* Saturation for bright and dull colors
* Equalizer for selective saturation
* Spectral sensitivity controls
* Black&White conversion
* Exposure warnings


* Reduction of chromatic aberration on high contrast areas (e.g. sun behind the tree)


* Fine details extraction
* Edge sharpening
* Threshold to keep noise from sharpening
* White halo control
* Equalizer to sharpen only selected color ranges.


* Vignetting correction
* Barrel/pincushion correction
* Perspective correction
* Rotation, squeezing, stretching
* Skewing, bending


* Presets for popular paper sizes, monitor resolutions
* Proportional selection (e.g. 2:3, 3:4, user defined)
* Batch crop/resize


* Blurred or black&white image as a frame texture
* Overlay frames
* Color picker to choose frame color


* Placeholders for EXIF data (date, ISO, aperture, etc).
* Several text styles including embossed, shadowed, semi-transparent, inverted text


* 'Delete scratches' brush to remove scratches, wires, pimples on the face, etc.
* 'Clone' brush
* 'Change brightness' brush to make some areas darker or brighter
* 'Change color' brush to paint with color or to change the hue keeping the brightness the same
* 'Change saturation' brush
* 'Blur/sharpen' brush
* 'Reduce noise' brush
* 'Fix red eye' brush
* 'Distort' brush to fix protruding ears and similar problems
* 'Erase changes' brush to delete effect of the brushes and/or filters
* All brushes can be edge-sensitive
* Undo/redo is available


* Image can be saved to disk, emailed, printed
* Save dialog shows file size for give JPEG quality
* JPEG, JPEG2000, TIFF (24 bit, 48 bit, lzw compression), PNG, PSD, BMP formats are supported

Advanced features:

* Multiprocessor support
* Batch processing
* User settings support
* 16 bit precision image processing

What's New in This Release:

Geotagging module added

System Requirements:

256M ram, 1024x768
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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