Sharpen Images Online

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Radius is only in integer units, the larger it is the slower the processing is. But it should be at a minimum 1 or better still 2 times the sigma.
Floating point value from 0.1 for practically no sharpening to 3 or more for severe sharpening. (0.5 to 1.0 is rather good.)


Radius: 6  Sigma: 3  


How to sharpen images online?

  • Add all files you want to sharpen either by drag and drop section or choose file by click on input area.
  • Enter the value of radius and sigma in the input box.
  • Click on Sharpen button to sharpen and download the sharpened file.
  • You can click on reset button if you want to sharpen new file.
What is sharpening?
  • The `sharpen` operation is used to increase the visual acuity of an image by intensifying the contrast of adjacent pixels. It enhances the edges in the image making it look more defined.
  • The `sharpen` operation takes two arguments: the radius and the sigma. The radius defines the size of the area around each pixel that is used for the calculation, and the sigma defines the standard deviation for the Gaussian operator that is used in the calculation.
  • Please note that the `sharpen` operation can sometimes introduce noise into the image, especially if the sigma value is high. It's often a good idea to experiment with different values to find the best balance between sharpness and noise.
What are the uses of Sharpen operation?
  • The `sharpen` operation has several uses:
  • 1. Enhancing Image Details: The `sharpen` operation can be used to enhance the details of an image, making it look more defined. This can be particularly useful for images that are slightly blurry or out of focus.
  • 2. Highlighting Edges: The `sharpen` operation can be used to highlight the edges in an image. This can be useful in various image processing tasks, such as edge detection and object recognition.
  • 3. Improving Image Quality: The `sharpen` operation can be used to improve the overall quality of an image, making it look more visually appealing.
  • 4. Preprocessing for Other Operations: The `sharpen` operation can be used as a preprocessing step before applying other image processing operations. For example, sharpening an image can make it easier to segment or classify.
  • 5. Automating Image Editing: If you have a batch of images that need to be sharpened, you can use the `sharpen` operation in a script to automate the process.

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