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Upscayl free download for Mac

Upscayl

Version 2.9.9

AI image upscaler.

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Based on 8 user ratesRead reviews & comments
Free
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Upscayl overview

Upscayl is a cross-platform application built with the Linux-first philosophy. This means that we prioritize Linux builds over others but that doesn't mean we'll break things for other OSes.

Upscayl does not work without a GPU, sorry. You'll need a Vulkan compatible GPU to upscale images. CPU or iGPU won't work.

Note: While the software is classified as free, it is actually donationware. Please consider making a donation to help support development.

What’s new in version 2.9.9

Updated on Feb 12 2024

Changed
  • New sidebar for image options
  • Added NEW LENS VIEW feature
  • Added a new custom width option, unlimited upscaling yay!
  • Fixed an edge case where Upscayl would output a PNG for a JPG (#653)
  • Fixed another edge case where Upscayl wouldn't output anything for JPG in batch mode
  • Updated the Real-ESRGAN (Fast) model name, batch output folders will now have a different name (Breaking change for saved models)
  • Batch output folders will now have the custom width in the name if that option is used
  • The comparison slider can now be controlled by the keyboard and be accessibility friendly thanks to @nerdyman (#655)
  • Upscayl's binary distributions should now install its icon in its correct path!
  • @MrPenguin07 has provided a Gentoo ebuild package (#665)
  • Upscayl's Mac version should now correctly report a minimum version requirement of Monterey. With this update, we finally have a Homebrew cask!
Backend changes
  • Updated https://github.com/upscayl/upscayl-ncnn to latest Vulkan version
  • Upscayl will now ignore hidden files and folders automatically! desktop.ini files will now be ignored under Batch Upscayl (#615)
  • Uppercase file extensions will now be processed correctly

Information

License

Free

Size

357.1 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.upscayl.org/

Downloads

2614

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 12.0 or later
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JonaTalk77
JonaTalk77
Jan 1 2024
2.9.5
0.0
Jan 1 2024
0.0
Version: 2.9.5
I don´t know what is the problem. I have a Mac of 2015 with OSX High Sierra. (10.3.6). I tried this soft but it doesn´t work in my system. Please, help me, thanks
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Dec 2 2023
2.9.4
5.0
Dec 2 2023
5.0
Version: 2.9.4
This app has shown considerable improvement. Although its benefits seemed small with earlier releases, it now shows considerably more improvement than similar apps and outputs smaller file sizes. Kudos to the devs!
zlazkow
zlazkow
Oct 27 2023
2.8.6
0.0
Oct 27 2023
0.0
Version: 2.8.6
Btw, the developer offers free beta testing on his website.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Oct 27 2023
2.8.6
0.0
Oct 27 2023
0.0
Version: 2.8.6
Then developers obviously working hard, went from version 2.0.1 in May to version 2.8.6 today. Let's wait and see how it develops. Potential is there.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Sep 21 2023
2.8.1
0.0
Sep 21 2023
0.0
Version: 2.8.1
Dev's current description of Upscayle "AI": "Free yourself from all the constraints. Upscayl is now everywhere! No more long loading times, hardware issues or quality compromises! . . . With state of the art AI, Upscayl helps you turn low resolution images into high resolution. Crisp and sharp! • Upscayl anywhere, anytime, any device • No GPU or hardware required • Face Enhancement • 10+ models to choose from • 5x faster than Upscayl Desktop • Video Upscaling • Commercial Usage • 5+ Modes • Fully Customizable • Free and Open Source" - - Despite the above, the FAQ states: "Q: Do I need a GPU for this to work? A: Yes, unfortunately. NCNN Vulkan requires a Vulkan-compatible GPU. Upscayl won't work with most iGPUs or CPUs. But hey, no harm in trying ;)" - - IOW: CONFUSION and GUESTIMATION, not unlike the general HYPE that is current "AI". <-- As such, be glad it's free. Consider it BETAWARE, IMHO. Be certain to keep your SOURCE image! THAT is what's accurate, not any AI reinterpretation.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Sep 21 2023
2.8.1
0.0
Sep 21 2023
0.0
Version: 2.8.1
The description of this software at this point is disappointing and partially wrong. And of course, so-called "AI" isn't, and what you get is a mashup of stuff from its database that it interprets as an 'improvement'. If you're using this software to tease out detail from a low resolution picture, good luck. That's not what this software is for and is not what it does. - - I'm going to make a followup comment providing a description of the software according to its current home page. - - Again, never count on "AI" accuracy. It's an reinterpretation of input that is limited by its database of information.
Sleek
Sleek
May 5 2023
2.0.1
1.0
May 5 2023
1.0
Version: 2.0.1
app does not do anything this Message pops up: DECODING ERROR=> This image is possibly corrupt or not supported by Upscayl. You could try converting the image into another format and upscaling again. Otherwise, make sure that the output path is correct and you have the proper write permissions for the directory. If not, then unfortuantely this image is not supported by Upscayl, sorry.
Sleek
Sleek
May 5 2023
2.0.1
1.0
May 5 2023
1.0
Version: 2.0.1
github never checks what system app works, probably app Developers are Micro*hore Widows Developers! This is 2nd app my github this Week That is junk on MacOS High Sierra. (10.13.6)
Castle-Rose
Castle-Rose
May 5 2023
1.5.0
1.0
May 5 2023
1.0
Version: 1.5.0
I have a 2017 27" iMac OS 10.13.6. The sad truth is that this doesn't do squat. I go through steps 1 - 4 and click ”upscayl” and all I get is a “DECODING ERROR =>”. IT does the same thing with jpeg, png, tiff, and eps files. Useless!
Ean
Ean
Sep 20 2022
1.5.0
0.0
Sep 20 2022
0.0
Version: 1.5.0
Wow. Amazing. Works well with M1 Mac. Seems to over-sharpen a bit on the images I tried, but a great, quick way to upscale low-res images. Highly recommended.
Saratxe
Saratxe
Jan 16 2024
2.9.8
5.0
Jan 16 2024
5.0
Version: 2.9.8
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Dec 2 2023
2.9.4
5.0
Dec 2 2023
5.0
Version: 2.9.4
Bottacco
Bottacco
Sep 3 2023
2.5.5
5.0
Sep 3 2023
5.0
Version: 2.5.5
makareim
makareim
May 10 2023
2.5.1
5.0
May 10 2023
5.0
Version: 2.5.1
Sleek
Sleek
May 6 2023
2.0.1
1.0
May 6 2023
1.0
Version: 2.0.1
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
May 5 2023
2.0.1
5.0
May 5 2023
5.0
Version: 2.0.1
Castle-Rose
Castle-Rose
May 5 2023
1.5.0
1.0
May 5 2023
1.0
Version: 1.5.0
zalogujnastronie
zalogujnastronie
Sep 20 2022
1.5.0
5.0
Sep 20 2022
5.0
Version: 1.5.0
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