jtstanco

Lives in United States FL, United States
Joined on Apr 13, 2010

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  • As others have said, GPU performance is usually the bottleneck for Sharpen AI and Denoise AI.  My experience on my 4 year old i5 iMac (Radeon GPU) is that the GPU is maxed out at 100% for the ...
  • Nikon released Capture NX-D ver. 1.6.5 on March 2, 2021. List of changes from ver. 1.6.4 to ver. 1.6.5 (macOS) as listed on the Nikon download page: Currently Capture NX-D can still be used NX ...
  • According to the review here on DPReview, which appears to be done on a Windows PC, you can run both NX Studio and Capture NX-D on the same machine and only View NX-i is deleted.  This is how it ...
  • My backup strategy is Time Machine plus a bootable clone via Carbon Copy Cloner. While I could live with the CCC workarounds for Big Sur on an Intel Mac, I have decided to remain on Catalina for ...
  • Here is a link to the Carbon Copy Cloner "macOS Big Sur Known Issues" page. The last update was on Feb 1, 2021. Unfortunately there is no indication as whether any of the listed issues have been ...
  • I have been using Affinity Photo since v 1.0 was released. I bought it from the Mac App Store as that was the only option at the time. With the latest macOS updates with stricter sandbox rules for ...
  • This was discussed on this week's episode of the "Security Now": "Security Now 803: Comparative Smartphone Security - Browser Password Managers, Adobe Flash Repercussions, SolarWinds" YouTube Link: ...
  • In my experience, LibreOffice Writer still has formatting problems with some complex company/organization specific templates used when creating the document. I just downloaded one of the wireless ...
  • I mostly use the Apple productivity Apps for my personal stuff and LibreOffice when I need better MS Office compatibility.  LibreOffice compatibility with MS Office has improved significantly over ...
  • Good advice - I did this as well.
  • You already have the Microsoft Fonts installed under macOS Mojave as a result of having Office 2011 installed.  They should be available for use with LibreOffice as well. While Office 2011 will ...
  • Linux already runs on ARM processors.  While Linux desktop ARM support primarily aimed at low power single board computer based systems, Linux server ARM support is primarily aimed at systems ...
  • When I tested Big Sur on my iMac, I did a quick test of Capture NX-D and was able to edit NEFs in Capture NX-D and then open the image in Affinity Photo from the Capture NX-D "Open With" option in ...
  • + 1 on XnView MP, I use it on both macOS and Linux. With respect to the cost of XnView MP, here is the statement from the XnView "Downloads and Purchase" section of the XnView MP page. https://www. ...
  • The latest info I can find on the Nikon Imaging global site is from August 27th https://www.nikon-image.com/support/whatsnew/2020/0827.html Google Chrome translation: I have not seen any official ...
  • My past experience with macOS upgrades has been that Canon and Nikon (the only two brands I have experience with) do not start compatibility testing until after the official release occurs and ...
  • When I use Capture NX-D, after making adjustments to the nef file I use File > Open With > Affinity Photo to open the converted tif file, finish my edits in Affinity Photo, and then use the ...
  • If you are using any of the Topaz AI plugins, you probably want to check their GPU requirements as well as they may have higher GPU requirements than Photoshop itself. This is the link for the GPU ...
  • The latest macOS Affinity Photo 1.9 Beta was released today and is now a App. https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/topic/127080-affinity-photo-customer-beta-190203/ As mentioned above, the ...
  • When I downloaded the latest version of Affinity Photo 1.9 Beta (I am an Affinity Photo user) I noticed that that the also have a Apple Silicon version (there is not yet a universal binary) When ...
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