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Luminar Neo, the latest release in Skylum’s series of AI-driven editing programs, will soon receive a major upgrade: the Noiseless AI extension, designed to remove image noise while retaining crisp, clear detail.
While Luminar Neo does already offer a noise reduction option, Skylum claims that Noiseless AI is a “higher-quality” tool that ensures you “no longer have to compromise on ISO when capturing photos.” The company explains: “Based on deep photo analysis, Noiseless AI determines an image’s noise level and suggests one of three noise reduction presets…[O]ne click gets rid of noise throughout the photo.”
Most photographers occasionally struggle with noisy high-ISO images, and in recent years, various software companies have released tools promising an effective solution, such as DeNoise AI (from Topaz Labs) and NoNoise AI (from ON1). It remains to be seen how Skylum’s Noiseless AI program will perform, but Luminar Neo’s inbuilt noise reduction tool is already highly regarded. I’m hopeful that Skylum can build upon its initial success.
Noiseless AI is part of Skylum’s newest software initiative. Instead of producing brand-new Luminar programs, Skylum is releasing a series of extensions that offer expanded image editing functionality to Luminar Neo users. At present, one extension – called “HDR Merge” – is available, and Skylum has already named several upcoming additions: