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How To Get The Best Upscaling Results from Video Enhance AI

Trained on thousands of videos and combining information from multiple input video frames, Topaz Video Enhance AI enlarges your video up to 8K resolution with true details and motion consistency. Here’s how to get the best results for your footage.

Getting Started With Video Enhance AI

Download Video Enhance AI. Available for Mac or PC, you can launch a totally free 30-day trial to test Video Enhance AI with your own video projects.

How To Import Footage For Upscaling

Importing footage to be upscaled is as easy as drag and drop. You’ll find your clips at the bottom of the Video Enhance interface. Simply click on each video thumbnail to change individual processing and output settings. 

Sync Settings to Save Time
Are you planning to use identical settings for an entire batch of video clips? Easily apply synchronized settings to your whole batch:

  1. Import your first video and apply your settings.
  2. Click on Process > Setting as Default.
  3. Import the rest of your clips and identical settings will be applied.

Choosing Your AI Processing Mode

Video Enhance AI offers several different AI Models tailored to suit different types of footage.

Gaia-HQ
Standard upscaling for high-quality progressive footage.

Gaia-CG
Upscaling for progressive computer-generated content. Use this for digital animations, cartoons, etc.

Artemis-HQ
Enhancement and upscaling for high-quality progressive footage with better motion consistency. Use this to upscale higher-quality footage, like stock video clips, films, and drone footage.

Artemis-LQ
Enhancement and upscaling for low-quality progressive footage with better motion consistency. Use this for old family recordings, historical footage, etc.

Selecting Video Output Using Presets

Video Enhance AI offers a selection of video output presets, or you can choose your own custom settings. 

Preset video upscaling options include:

100% (DeNoise/DeBlock)
200%
400%
SD (640×480)
SD (768×576)
HD (1280×720)
HD (1920×1080)
4K UHD (3840×2160)
8K UHD (7680×4320)

Preview Your Video Enhance Output

Select a starting point on the timeline and click the Preview button to see a 30-frame sample of your rendered video output. Happy with your results? It’s time to process your video.

Choosing Your Output Format

The default mpeg4 output will be suitable for most projects, and will result in a ready-to-use video upon completion.

For the highest-quality output, along with a reduction in processing time for videos greater than 1,000 frames, select 16bit TIFF output.

Achieving Highest-Quality Output

For the highest-quality video productions, you need the highest-quality output. If you’re working on a larger project with more than 1,000 frames, or if you need the absolute best results, it’s recommended to select 16bit TIFF as your output format.

The final output will result in a folder of sequentially-numbered TIFF files ready to be assembled in the video editor of your choice.

Assembling TIFFs Into Video Footage

To complete your output, you can assemble your TIFF images within the video editor of your choice. 

In Quicktime, select File > Open Image Sequence and select your TIFF images. Your video will be created automatically and ready for further post-production.

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The Ultimate Workflow for Topaz Labs AI Software

We offer a full suite of advanced photo editing tools here at Topaz Labs.  Here’s the ultimate workflow to best utilize Topaz software and get the most out of your photography.

Step 1: JPEG to RAW AI

The first step in your photo editing workflow would be to run JPEG to RAW AI, if needed. Use machine learning to convert JPEG to high-quality RAW for better editing. Prevent banding, remove compression artifacts, recover detail, and enhance dynamic range.

Step 2: DeNoise AI

Next, you would run your image through DeNoise AI for superior noise reduction without loss of detail. Eliminate noise and recover crisp detail in your images with the first AI-powered noise reduction tool.

Step 3: Sharpen AI

Next, you can run your image through Sharpen AI. Create tack-sharp images even when you’re shooting handheld, at night, or with a shallow depth of field.

Step 4: Mask AI

Working on a composite image? Your next step would be to launch Mask AI. Mask AI allows you to create tricky masks in record time thanks to our intuitive machine learning technology and trimap technique.

Step 5: Adjust AI

Next, you would run your image through Adjust AI. Our AI-powered modes bring out colors, shadows, details, and more to make your photos as vivid as intended, all in one step.

Step 6: Topaz Studio 2

Time to get creative! Edit your images beautifully with powerful filters and frictionless masking in a fine-tuned non-destructive layer workflow.

Step 7: Gigapixel AI

Here’s your final step! Upscale your photo by up to 600% while perfectly preserving image quality.

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We’ve Added 40 New Looks to Topaz Studio 2!

Explore a Whole New Set of Looks!

We recently updated to Studio 2.20 and with big improvements under the hood comes a whole new set of 40 different Looks!

Browse through the list below to discover and experiment with new Studio 2 Looks. New to Studio 2? Download your free 30-day trial now.

Abstract\Floral Gild
Abstract\Travel to Tortuga
Artistic\Charcoal Sketchbook
Artistic\Happy Little Trees
Bold\Egyptian Sand
Bold\Spiny Intensity
Bold\Yellow Intensity
Bright\Hieroglyph Cave
Colorful\Barbie Highlighter
Colorful\Golden Purple
Colorful\Mermaid Flashback
Colorful\Mermaid Texture
Colorful\Under the Sea
Colorful\Vibrant Treetops
Dramatic\A Touch of the Dramatic
Dramatic\Blazing Sunspot
Dramatic\Edged Sketch
Dreamy\Blueberry Dreamgirl
Dreamy\Blush Haze
Dreamy\Dream Cloud
Dreamy\Dreamstrokes
Dreamy\Watercolored Lady
Fun\Easy Wave
Fun\Mayan Static
Fun\Starlight Glitter
Fun\Underwater Polaroid
Moody\Craftmaster Tinotype
Moody\Gothic Glean
Moody\Silent Movie Detailed
Moody\Trails of Ghost
Simple\Comfy Static
Simple\Definition Detail
Simple\Tale of the Bard
Soft\Soft Melt
Soft\Soft Stained Glass
Soft\SoftSketch 2
Soft\SoftSketch
Warm\Autumn Scarf
Warm\Gold Tinted Glasses
Warm\Golden Madonna