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SmillaEnlarger – Enlarge Images Without Losing Quality

by Dwarka Rao 18 March 2010 One Comment

SmillaEnlarger is an open source program which lets you to enlarge any portion of an image and it also makes sure that you need not compromise with the image quality. This free program is based on some algorithms, which does not require any third party program to work well.

It uses number of filters, which work well to remove artifacts and fills the image information when they are enlarged. This ensures the high quality of the image even after the enlargement. There must be times when you do not go for a bigger picture because it would break the quality of the image. This tool namely, SmillaEnlarger offers a great help as it offer you with enlarged version of an image with premium image quality.

There are number of PAID programs on the Internet which promise you to offer the same, but SmillaEnlarger will blow you off with its performance. And the fact that you need not pay for it, makes it more special.

Features

  • Its user interface is the biggest boost as it simple and easy to use
  • Very powerful, as it enlarges any portion of the image without hamper the image quality
  • Portable application
  • Supports Drag and Drop feature
  • Supports batch processing
  • Lets you control the zoom area and percentage

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Performance

All you need to do is adjust the frame size and place it on the portion of the image that you want to enlarge. Then adjust the zoom percentage to get it right.

Reliability

This open source program namely, SmillaEnlarger is easier to use than many similar paid programs. It is portable, fast, easy to use and free. What else can we expect from a powerful tool? It lets you enlarge your images without any fuss.

Interface

Its simple and user friendly graphical interface enhances its usability. Within a couple of minutes you can get the exact working of the whole program.

Misc

SmillaEnlarger is a portable program which makes it fast and lightweight. In addition to its simplicity, it is a powerful tool as it lets you control some of the fundamental parameters like Sharpness, Flatness, PreSharpen, Dithering, DeNise, FractNoise.  

Pros

  • Easy to use with user friendly interface
  • Compatible on all Windows OS which include Windows 7 too
  • Lightweight and portable

Cons

  • There isn’t any free program, which offers you with so much of power.

Conclusion

The first word that would pop out when you use SmillaEnlarger would be, WOW. You do not need to be expert with tools like Photoshop or Corel Draw to enlarge images. And this tool saves a lot of your efforts too. All you need to do is open the image file, select the area to enlarge, tweak the settings and save the file. That is it.

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  • Ashley said:

    Thanks for this! I’m all about freeware, so definitely going to have to try this out.

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