Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI version 6 released

Topaz Labs released Gigapixel AI version 6 with several improvements and bug fixes (Native Apple M1 support, improved model downloads and quality boost, and lots of usability and stability fixes).

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Here is what's new in Gigapixel AI version 6:

Special Update Instructions

  • This version of Gigapixel AI requires MacOS 10.14 or Windows 10 (or higher). It is not supported on MacOS 10.13 or Windows 7/8.
  • If you use Gigapixel AI as a plugin to Photoshop or Lightroom Classic on Mac, once you install this update, please do the following:
  1. Quit Photoshop and/or Lightroom Classic completely
  2. Gigapixel AI should open by itself after installing the update. Your plugin configurations should now be reset. Follow any prompts displayed relating to installing plugins.

Major Changes

  • Native Apple M1 support
  • Drag and drop DMG installer for mac
  • Updated visual theme
  • Batch model downloading option


  • Reduced Very compressed model pixel shift
  • Reduced GPU memory usage when face refinement enabled
  • Reduced installer size
  • Allowed expanding file list to show >3 files
  • Cleaner edges on transparent images


  • Fixed preserve source format using TIFF for some JPEGs
  • Fixed black lines in output at certain sizes
  • Fixed crashes on some hardware combinations
  • Fixed incorrect backend selection on Windows 11
  • Fixed face refinement not working on machines with old GPUs
  • Fixed process failing silently if face detection model not present
  • Improved wording of various dialogs and tooltips
  • Fixed long file names overlapping other text
  • Fixed time measurement displayed in file list
  • Fixed batch processing handling images out of order
  • Fixed custom crop tool aspect ratio ignored
  • Fixed “Save As” file suffixes not matching batch mode
  • Fixed certain JPEGs showing 0x0 dimensions
  • Stopped model downloads cancelling each other
  • Require model downloads (fixes many hardware compatibility issues)
  • Fixed photoshop plugin crashing on mac
  • Fixed auto parameter calculation in plugin mode
  • Fixed some cases of exiting without output when used as plugin
  • Prompt for plugin installation when photoshop detected

Known Issues

  • Crash reporter shows up after closing app
  • White flashes when resizing window

Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI examples:

Topaz Labs Gigapixel AI example: upscale from 4,000px to 16,000px

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