Keith's Image Stacker is a very nice utility, made for image processing, that provides the use with many interesting tools, such as: Gaussian blur, level adjustment, Wavelet shrinkage de noising, Laplacian sharpening, dark frame subtraction and flat field division, and many more.
This application was firstly made for the astrophotographers, who takes more than one shots of an object and then, they stack the images to get a single, final image that is better than all the photos before. The program does its job by averaging the set of images on a per-pixel basis.
That ensures that the signal to noise ratio of the final image is greater than the individual images.
The program is not really easy to use, because it is designed especially for people who know what they are doing, but if you have some knowledge about computers and photographs, this program will be a great addition to your computer.
Basically, Keith's Image Stacker provides a workspace in which you can align many similar images (for example, you can take them from a QuickTime movie of any planet, through a telescope with a web cam) and then stack the images into a single, better image. The program comprises either the sum or the average or even some value in between of the individually stacked images.
With this program, the "true" information will appear and the noise will drop out.
Keith's Image Stalker is shareware but if you pay the developer a small sum, for all his hard work, you will get updates and all the future versions for free.
Why is Keith's Image Stacker famous?
Keith's Image Stacker is famous because it is a great program to have, not only for the astrophotographers, but for all who like photographs in general.
Publisher: Keith Wiley
Tags: image processing, stack images,