Zoom Engine is a Photoshop-compatible plugin for enlarging images. Easy to use and
with a great versatility, it is able to handle a wide range of images, while offering results
higher than common or even specialized tools. With Zoom Engine you have access to a set of
effective enlargement methods, including a unique and intelligent method, called CZ2b, for
achieving enlargements that look crisp and detailed, and that even starting from very small
images or of poor quality!
New in version 1.2: The CZ2 algorithm has been tweaked and replaced by CZ2b. Basically the new algorithm handle better high frequencies content, and gives sligthly more regular edges. Also the interface is a bit better.
- Zoom Engine has among others, the following features:
- High quality method CZ2b.
- Lanczos and Blackman interpolations with the kernel radius you wish.
- Customizable bicubic method!
- Can be used for batch processing.
- Supports 16bits mode.
Comparisons with CZ2b: On this page, thumbnails of 4 test images used. To see original pictures and enlargements, click on each corresponding links below. You can also directly browse the folder containning these images (by clicking left icon).
First two illustrations:
Now two photos:
Zoom Engine is a shareware. Full Version costs 35$. Demo Version draws black diagonals over the picture. Download the Demo Version, then you'll be able to unlock the full version by registering. Currently, only payments made with Paypal are accepted. After payement, a licence file will be sent to you by email in attachement (before 2 days).