in praise of RawTherapee, "Amaze" demosaicing algorithm

Started Jun 10, 2011 | Discussions thread
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GaryW Veteran Member • Posts: 8,226
Re: point of the posts is demosaicing *differences*

D Cox wrote:

"If you don't mind spending 1 minute processing each raw file, on a dual core 2.1 gigahetz Intel box. RT does support multiple CPUs (e.g. dual or quad core) well."

Well, it's a stop-gap for a year or two until Sony finally bring out sensors with full-colour pixels. Then all this heavy calculation for demosaicing will no longer be needed.

They still haven't brought us PD on-chip. It might be longer than a year or two, and that's assuming that they can keep up the pixel count....

In the mean time the results are quite good.

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