Neat Image is a digital filter designed to reduce visible noise in digital photographic images. It is a tool for owners of digital cameras, flatbed and slide scanners; and is for use by both professional photographers, and digital image processing enthusiasts. Neat Image not only reduces the high ISO noise associated with image sensors in digital cameras and scanners, it can also reduce the film grain visible in scanned slides and negatives, JPEG artifacts of overcompressed images, and color banding, and at the same time makes images sharper. Neat Image is indispensable in low-light, wedding, sport, and action photography. Features include: Premium quality of noise reduction provided by the most advanced noise reduction algorithms in the industryNeat Image uses device noise profiles to make noise reduction custom-tailored to your imaging device. Neat Image works as a Photoshop plug-in and a standalone application Neat Image can be as automatic as you want it to be Neat Image provides exactly the amount of control wanted Neat Image v5 is fast: v4 is 2x faster than v3 and 5x faster than v2Neat Image is even faster on dual-core systems!