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Hi all,

I remember seeing a program around that allowed you to enlarge images a lot, with minimal quality loss (can't remember the technical term, but the program basically estimates what the new pixels would look like).

Has anyone created a plugin that can handle this sort of thing?

Thanks

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There's a nice little shareware application called STOIK that uses an algorithm called "smart interpolation" to resize images with superior accuracy. I was actually going to suggest implementing an algorithm like that a few months back, but had forgotten about it :)

Links for the thinker's soul:

http://www.stoik.com/stoik_smart_resizer/index.html

http://www.dmi.unict.it/~battiato/downl ... 3_SIAD.pdf

Unfortunately [or at least to my knowledge], it's impossible to create a plugin for this because Paint.NET doesn't allow a plugin to resize the canvas. However, that doesn't mean that Rick or Tom can't add that to Paint.NET's resize dialog.

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Sounds to me like it would work. Taking a cue from the Align Objects plugin...

 

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