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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.
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
  • Integrated File Browser
  • Extensive plug-in support
  • Support for Photoshop Filter Plug-ins (.8BF)
  • Suport for the native formats of Photoshop, GIMP, Paint.NET, PaintShop Pro, Corel Photo-Paint and Krita
  • Support for the OpenRaster interchange file format
  • 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 selecting layers and moving them around
  • Color Picker - For picking colors from the image
  • Mark-Up - For hotspots, markings and measurements
  • ...
  • Snip - Snips out image portions for editing or reuse
  • Crop - Crops part of an image and optionally rotates it
  • Razor - For slicing images
  • Resize - For resizing layers
  • ...
  • Pencil - For pixel-by-pixel editing
  • Brush - Draws wide lines and custom strokes
  • Effects Brush - For smoke, red-eye, recolor, etc.
  • Pattern Brush - For filling areas with patterns
  • ...
  • Cloning Brush - For photo-corrective patching and duplication
  • Healing Brush - For photo-corrective patching and grafting
  • Spray gun - Creates a sprayed air-brush effect
  • ...
  • Eraser - Erases pixels, making them transparent
  • Background Erase - Automatically erases background pixels
  • Opaquer - Restores transparent pixels, making them visible
  • Edge Treatment - Cleans and refines the edges of opaque objects
  • ...
  • TextArt - Inserts plain and decorative text
  • Pen and Path - Advanced selection and marking tool
  • Line - Draws straight thick lines and arrows
  • Curve - Draws curves that join points automatically
  • ...
  • Shape - Draws filled or unfilled shapes
  • Custom Shape - Draws filled or unfilled shapes
  • GT Shape - Draws gradient-tinted shapes
  • Blocks Tool - Draws various block shapes
  • ...
  • Filling Paint - For filling a uniform area with a color
  • Transparency Fill - Erases areas containing similar pixels
  • Gradient Fill - Draws gradient-tinted backgrounds
  • Decorative GTs - Draws decorative tint effects
  • ...
  • Smoother - For smoothening and smearing sections
  • Sharpen - For selective sharpening and highlight
  • Smudge - Smudges the area under it in the direction of drawing
  • Roughen Tool - For roughening surfaces, e.g. ground or snow
  • ...
  • Liquify - Push, pull, pucker, bloat and warp pixels
  • Triangle List - Draws polygon fans and strip for special effects
  • Projection - Transforms images and adjusts perspective
  • Dynamics - Makes image adjustments such as setting the white-point

Transforms:

Adjustments:

Effects:

  • Image
    • Synthetic Enhance
    • Dynamic Contrast
    • Local Contrast Enhancement
    • Dodge and Burn
    • Make Tile
  • Color
    • Replace Color
    • Duo Tone
    • Posterize
    • Bilevelize
    • Negative
    • Channel Manipulation
    • Post-edit Anti-aliasing
    • Dither to 256 Colors:
      • Current Palette
      • Optimized Palette
  • 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
    • Luma 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
    • Watermark
  • 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
  • Value
  • Lightness
  • 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 4.2
  • 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
  • Camera RAW support based on dcraw with floating point and 48-bit processing

 

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

 

 

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