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Open Photo Effects Editor is an open source app for adding delightful effects to your photos. These range from very basic effects such as temperature, tints, highlights and shadows to advanced effects such as edge detection, 3D lighting and posterization. The list of effects available are shown below: Edge Detection -Grayscale -Edge Amount -Overlay -Exposure -Edge Blur -Overlay Opacity -Contrast -Invert -Overlay Blend Sepia -Intensity -Vignette Amount -Vignette Curve -Vignette Color Highlight & Shadows -Clarity -Highlights -Shadows -MaskBlur Hue Rotation -Temperature -Posterize -Tint -Angle -Red/Green/Blue Count 3D Lighting -Diffuse Height -Azimuth -Specular Kernel -Specular Height -Elevation -Diffuse Kernel -Specular Exp -Saturation-Gaussian Blue The effects on the photos are rendered in almost real time with the help of GPU acceleration and video memory. Open Source at Github The purpose of this open source project is to provide a basic template for a Photo Effect Editor in UWP that takes advantage of Win2D's capability for processing images very rapidly using GPU and video memory. Learners of Win2D can make use of this application to visualize and explore the various parameters provided by each effect in Win2D. A programmer looking into writing a photo effects editor will not need to start from scratch. This project may be used as a basic template that can be extended further with more effects and features (such as text overlays) to make it a full fledge product.


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22.3 MB

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For all ages


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English (United States)

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