August 23, 2007

Seam Carving feature requests coming

John Nack mentioned this SIGGRAPH video a few days ago and John Dowdell later commented that the lead author of this technology has joined Adobe!

Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing

Update: Video Thing has some comments and links, including one to "An Informal Catalogue of Slit-Scan Video Artworks."

Update 2: In Imaging heavy hitters join Adobe John Nack details a number of interesting additions to the Adobe staff.

Update 3: Picutel is releasing a PS plug-in for this sort of image resizing (September).

Update 4: another tool Liquid Resize was noted in comments, and Studio Daily added info in Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing.

Update 5: CNET added a newer video from the developers.

Update 6: Gantico tested Resizer, a Flash app in this category; see Test: my first liquidly resized picture.

1 comment:

Irmgard said...

If you are looking for a software to try out seam carving, take a look at

The program that you can download there (for Windows and Linux, and free) is already highly optimized concerning speed, and apart from enlarging or decreasing image size you can also use masks to protect or delete certain parts of your image.

Have fun,