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Chasys Draw IES Help:


List of Features
 

Here is a summary of the various features implemented by this product. Please note that this list is NOT exhaustive. CD-ROM and non-standard distributions may include extra features.
Chasys Draw IES Artist

General:

  • Super-fast internal graphics engine (JpDRAW2)
  • Free-style layering with blending modes
  • Adjustment layers with multiple adjustments per layer
  • Composite, Animation and Multi-resolution image modes
  • Full alpha channel through out the workflow
  • Re-editable tools and fully re-editable text
  • Alpha protection (a.k.a. transparency protection)
  • Multi-core aware software architecture
  • Vista UAC aware
  • Multiple display setup aware
  • Tablet/Pen/Stylus support with pressure control
  • Shell integration with thumbnails
  • Asynchronous auto-save engine
  • Anti-aliasing and super-sampling support in tools and paths*
  • Unlimited Undo/Redo - undo any action any time
  • Just-in-time memory compression
  • Best-in-class post-edit heuristics anti-aliasing engine
  • Image Stacking for noise reduction, super-resolution, etc.
  • Advanced printing and scanning engines
  • Video capture from devices (e.g. TV/Video)
  • Bluetooth Object Exchange (OBEX) support
  • Animation, both frame-based and object-based (timeline animation)
  • Animation Composer engine
  • Screen Capture (still and video)
  • In-built utilities (Calculator, Notepad)
  • Metadata save, restore and scale to imitate vector art
  • Extensive plug-in support
  • Support for Photoshop Filter Plug-ins (.8BF)
  • Suport for the native formats of Photoshop, GIMP and Paint.NET
  • Support for older formats such as PPM/PGM/PBM, PCX, TGA, etc.
  • PDF document generation
  • Vista-style icon import and export
  • Can output C++ code module for inline image generation
  • Uses the latest CD5 specification with animation and multi-resolution
  • Includes plug-ins for JPEG-2000, AVI video, animated cursors, JPEG, PNG, animated GIF, WebP, etc.
  • Streamlined SDKs with no restrictions
  • Physical measurement specification
  • Pantone equivalent palettes for PMS 100 to 814-2x
  • Full UNICODE support in all components
  • Multiple language support with user-editable language files
  • Configurable Guides and Grids with Snap-to-Grid
  • Smart-resizing (similar to seam-carving)
  • Smart-dither to custom palette
  • Asynchronous preview rendering engine
  • Automatic color naming
  • ... and many more!

*path super-sampling enables very smooth selections, smoother than you would get with any other image editor

Tools:

  • Hand - for moving layers around
  • Pencil - for pixel art, draws thin single-pixel lines
  • Color Picker - picks (selects) colors from the image
  • Lens - used to view small areas on your work up close
  • ...
  • Brush - allows you to draw thick anti-aliased free-form lines in any color of your choice
  • Effects Brush - for special effects, such as smoke, red-eye reduction, and re-color
  • Cloning Brush - copies pixels for photo-corrective patching and duplication
  • Healing Brush - copies pixels for photo-corrective patching and grafting
  • ...
  • Pattern Brush - used to fill an area with a pattern, tiling it if and when necessary
  • Spray gun - sprays paint over a surface
  • Roughen Tool - "roughens" the area around it
  • Smudge - smudges the area under it in the direction of drawing
  • ...
  • Smoother - smoothens the area around it
  • Sharpen - sharpens the area around it
  • Eraser - allows you to make pixels in a layer transparent
  • Opaquer - allows you to make pixels in a layer opaque
  • ...
  • Background Erase - allows you to isolated objects from backgrounds
  • Edge Treatment - allows you correct edge artifacts in isolated objects
  • Texture Mapper - transforms an image into a region of any shape and complexity
  • ...
  • Filling Paint - fills areas with even color with selected color
  • Border Fill - fills areas within a border with selected color
  • Transparency Fill - makes areas with even color transparent
  • Magic Wand - erases pixels that have the same hue or brightness as the selected pixels
  • ...
  • Snip - snips out image portions for editing or reuse
  • Crop - crops part of an image and optionally rotates it
  • Razor - slices (splits) the current layer into two pieces
  • Resize Tool - provides an easy and convenient way to resize layers; performs a metadata-aware resize
  • ...
  • Pen and Path - allows you to create a path, which you can then use to select, fill and stroke regions; supports several modes of operation, including elastic and magnetic lasso
  • TextArt - allows you to add plain and decorative text to your images
  • ...
  • Mark-Up - allows you to set hot-spots and make measurements on the workspace
  • Dynamics - allows you to dynamically adjust levels in the image
  • Line - for drawing thick, straight, anti-aliased lines
  • Curve - enables you to draw smooth curves that join points on an image
  • ...
  • Shape - allows you to draw various common shapes such as rectangles, circles, etc
  • Custom Shape - allows you to draw a custom shape (polygon) of your choice by setting vertices
  • GT Shape - draws a variety of gradient- and alpha-shaded shapes
  • Triangle List   - draws a series of triangles in a polygon fan or strip manner
  • ...
  • Blocks Tool - draws various 3D block shapes
  • Full-page Gradients  - draws gradients covering the entire layer; such gradients are usually used as backgrounds
  • Decorative GTs - draws various gradient- and alpha-shade objects and effects
  • MyTool™ - allows you to use tools exposed through MyTool™ plug-ins

Transforms:

Adjustments:

Effects:

  • Image
    • Synthetic Enhance
    • Dynamic Contrast
    • Local Contrast Enhancement
    • Dodge and Burn
    • Make Tile
    • Post-edit Anti-aliasing
    • Dither to 256 Colors:
      • Current Palette
      • Optimized Palette
  • Color
    • Replace Color
    • Duo Tone
    • Posterize
    • Bilevelize
    • Negative
    • Channel Manipulation
  • Alpha
    • Chroma-Key (Blue-screen)
    • Shrink Opacity
    • Dissolve
  • Blur
    • Low-pass Blur
    • Gaussian Blur
    • Spin Blur
    • Zoom Blur
    • Motion Blur
    • Surface Blur
    • Chroma Blur
  • Sharpen
    • High-pass Sharpen
    • Normal Sharpen
    • Un-Sharp Mask
    • Smart Sharpen
  • Noise
    • Add Noise
    • Linear Denoise
    • Wavelet Denoise
    • Median Denoise
  • Camera
    • Red-eye
    • JPEG Artifact
    • Color Fringing
    • Chromatic Aberration
  • Stylize
    • Emboss
    • Edge Detect
    • Pixelate
    • Oilify
    • Diffuse Glow
    • Drop Shadow
    • Create Halo
    • Reflection
  • Distort
    • Swirl
    • Pinch
    • Liquify (image warping)
  • Render
    • Grid
    • Clouds
  • Custom
  • ...
  • External Plug-ins
  • Shell-out to External App

Processes:

Blending modes:

  • Alpha-blend
  • None
  • Mask
  • Add
  • Subtract
  • Multiply
  • Divide
  • Offset
  • Minimum
  • Maximum
  • Difference
  • Screen
  • Overlay
  • Dodge
  • Burn
  • Luma
  • Chroma
  • Hue
  • Saturation
  • Custom via BLND metadata

Miscellaneous:

  • Fully unicode with multi-language support
  • 18 scaling methods, including Bicubic (Cardinal, BSpline, BCSpline) and Windowed Sinc (Bartlett, Blackman, BlackmanHarris, Bohman, Cosine, Gauss, Hamming, Hann, Kaiser, Lanczos, Parzen, Rectangular, Welch)
  • Screen Capture (still and video)
  • CD Labeling capability, including LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling
  • Project templates
  • Brush Engine version 2.1
  • AQuE (Anti-Quantization Engine)
  • Pen and Tablet support (all WinTAB devices including Wacom)
  • Color filter matrices
  • Animated cursor creation
  • Mark-up broadcast and EXIF support
  • Soft proofing with ICC profiles
  • Converter can duplicate subfolder hierarchies
  • Video cropping, optimization and rate conversion
  • Image scanning via both TWAIN and WIA

 

Chasys Draw IES Converter
  • Support for dual/multi-core processor acceleration (up to 32 cores for 32x speed)
  • Image resizing with advanced scaling
  • Metadata transfer and scaling
  • Rotation, including automatic rotation
  • Animation conversion
  • Noise reduction
  • Auto-leveling
  • Super-fast internal graphics engine (JpDRAW2)
  • Vista UAC aware

 

Chasys Draw IES Viewer
  • Touch-friendly UI with zoom and rotate
  • High-speed loader function
  • Animation and animation rotation support
  • In-built support for plug-ins with lossless rotation (e.g. JPEG)
  • Super-fast internal graphics engine (JpDRAW2)
  • Vista UAC aware

 

Chasys Draw IES raw-Photo
  • Based on dcraw
  • Floating point and 48-bit workspace engine, combined with JpDRAW2
  • Artist-like interface
  • Curves and Gains adjustment
  • Vista UAC aware

 

 

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