Topaz Labs have announced an update for Gigapixel AI to V5.2 which brings a range of new features and improvements. This is the first paid update under the new pricing model, if you have a active gigapixel upgrade licence you should be able to download this update for free, otherwise if you have an expired update licence, you can purchase a one year renewal for $49 USD (and more bundle deals are included at the bottom of this article). The changes include:
- New AI Model – “Compressed”. You can find it under the “Image Type” option in the right panel. This image type works best with photos that have a lot of artifacts, old family photos, and images downloaded from the internet
- Whole New Look – Entire program has been given a UI overhaul to make it look more pleasing, as well as more consistent.
- Crop your images using the new Crop Tool
- Faster previewing and saving of images
- File list is now collapsible, and you can now add images directly from the file list
- Tutorials have been moved to the drop area on the starting screen
- Multiple crashes have been fixed
- Auto-detect settings should proc correctly when images are added / selected
- Images should check / uncheck correctly in the file list
- Tutorial panel should no longer show up when all opened images are unselected
- When starting a trial, program should no longer incorrectly display that you have 0 days left on the trial
- Login panel should no longer spin indefinitely if there’s a connection issue
- “Original” label should now show correctly in single image view mode
To promote the latest update, Topaz Labs are holding a sale which will run from October 22nd 2020 through to Friday November 6th, 2020. Gigapixel AI will be available for $79.99 USD instead of the usual $99.00 USD and the Utility Bundle which includes DeNoise AI, Gigapixel AI, Sharpen AI, and JPEG to RAW AI, is also on sale through the same dates and is discounted to $195 (regularly $249.99). If you use the links in this article, and the discount/coupon code TravisHale at checkout you may receive an additional discount on your purchase. You can access the deal through the links above, or here.