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Old 09-07-2009, 01:25 AM
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Understanding Topaz Product Line

I'm confused by the Topaz Product Line now. I have Vivacity, which contains djpeg, dgpeg2000, clean ycbcr, clean, denoise/eq, enlarge, and sharpen. All of them are version 1.3. I think I got it in 2006.


1. Do I have the latest Vivacity version? Should I upgrade?

2. How do the individual products fit into this? The reason I ask is I see a Clean 2, which is a later version. And Djpeg, but I don't know if it is the same version. And these are tools that are also in Vivacity.

Is there a FAQ that explains all of this? If not, can someone help me?
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Old 09-15-2009, 10:42 PM
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Re: Understanding Topaz Product Line

Hi Andrew! I just noticed your message; hope you see the reply.

The Topaz folks have been extremely productive in their output of cool plug-ins, and inevitably this has resulted in some product overlap.

You mention Vivacity. It has pretty much been replaced by Clean, with other newer plug-ins (such as DeJPEG, DeNoise, etc.) specializing in the areas once handled by Vivacity –*but doing a much better job of it (faster, multi-processor aware, etc.).

The best way to know if you have the latest Topaz products (which are sometimes updated quietly) is to periodically download the latest demos, which will recognize your existing license.

Speaking of Topaz, they have a sale going on until 10/1 (details here).
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Old 10-07-2009, 08:16 PM
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