Helicon Filter 5.8.0

Helicon Soft Ltd. in Graphic Apps / Editors

Helicon Filter screenshot

User Rating: 2.9 (35 votes)

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 most typical workflow is shown: crop and fix horizon, enhance brightness, set white balance, apply a bit of sharpening and add a nice frame.

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.

Brightness:

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

Colors:

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

Aberration:

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

Sharpening:

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

Distortions:

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

Crop/Resize:

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

Frames:

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

Text:

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

Retouching:

'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

Save:

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

File Size: 141 MB License: Trialware Price: $15.00
Platform: Windows Vista, Windows Vista x64, Windows 7, Windows 7 x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 x64, Windows 10, Windows 10 x64
Downloads: Total: 290 | This Month: 18 Released: 2016-11-29
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