The ultimate blurring filter set that combines user directed controls and feature sensitive methods.
SmoothKit in Action
SmoothKit is a set of feature-sensitive blurring and sharpening filters.
See what SmoothKit can do for you!
A base pass of SmoothKit created a dreamy effect. Then line animation was added on top and processed by SmoothKit to create an “energy wave”.
Music Artist: Paul Oakenfold
Director: Laura Kelly, Production Co.: Partizan
© 2003 Maverick Recording Company
SmoothKit is a set of blur and sharpen filters that complements and extends the features of basic blurs and sharpens usually provided.
Blur without over-softening important features and edges. Emphasis is on precise control with no compromise on image quality.
SmoothKit sharpens with much less ringing, using a proprietary sharpening algorithm.
Soften areas while preserving sharp edges.
Choose what to process
Selectively filter the luminance, or the chrominance, or each of the RGB channels independently.
Sharpen plugin with a proprietary technique that significantly reduces usual sharpening ringing artifacts.
Includes a jaggie-reducing filter, to help eliminate staircasing.
Better median filter
Get much less blocky results with SmoothKit's median filter.
Optional grayscale images may be used to modify blur size on a pixel-by-pixel basis.
Blur using provided directions
Directional filtering with per-pixel direction and strength controls.
Intelligently reduces block artifacts in MPEG or other compressed footage.
Multi-frame (temporal) filtering with several useful processing modes.
Depth of field
Z-blur uses depth maps for blurring control. Ability to change where the focal point should be.
Learn how to use SmoothKit’s features
Instructional videos, and example videos, that help you learn how to get the most of each plug-in's robust features.
License for Quantel eQ
Provided by Video Design Software’s Synapse for Generation Q
You’ll need to purchase Synapse and Neurons Bundle II from Video Design Software directly (and NOT from our webstore).
For more info and compatibility, please go to Video Design Software’s Synapse product page.
To purchase Synapse and our plugin bundle for generationQ products, please see Video Design Software’s sales contact page.