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Development target file format
JPEG (w  colorspace)
TIFF (w colorspace)  
Taste / Parameter
Add preset
Import taste
Export taste
Temporarily Store Development Parameter
Initialize Development Parameters
Save Development Parameters
Load Development Parameters
Copy development parameters
Paste development parameters
Paste Partial Development Parameters
Paste from last edited parameter function
Exposure bias
Exposure bias [slider]
Fine-tuning the exposure bias
Auto exposure bias
Exposure bias tool
Dodging [slider]  
Adjusting Bright Sections and Dark Sections with Dodge Functions / HDR Functions          
White balance
Auto white balance
* This feature has become a AWB [Absolute] in Pro5 later.
Auto white balance [Natural]    
Color temperature [slider]
Color deflection [slider]
Dark adjustment [slider]
Skin color tool
Gray balance tool
Multi-Light source compensation          
Underwater Photo Controller
Auto White balance                
Water depth                
Color deflection (underwater)                
Color restoration                
Muddy reduction                
Fine-tuning by “White balance adjustment”
White balance target
Hue slider
Saturation slider
Tone adjustment
Contrast center
Black level
Black level tool    
Tone Curves
Individual RGB tone curves
L tone curve              
RGB histogram displayed in tone curve dialog
Level correction function
Automatic level correction      
Color Adjustment
Color mode [Color representation]
Profile [Faithful]      
Profile [Natural]      
Fine color controller
8 point on the color circle
Adjustment with Sliders
Highlight controller
Chroma / Luminance control
Saturation / Hue control
Restoration of highlight area
Dynamic range
Improved highlight controller algorithm
Monochrome Controller
Color filter                
Detailed sharpness adjustment
Normal sharp
Pure detail
Unsharp mask      
Natural sharp          
Outline emphasis
Detail emphasis
False outline control
Noise reduction
False color control NR5 NR1 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR1 NR3 NR5 NR5 NR5
Noise reduction NR5 NR1 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR1 NR3 NR5 NR5 NR5
Noise canceller – Noise level *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1
Noise canceller – Noise cancel strength *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1
Neat noise      
Improve the color noise that occurs in the dark.    
Fringe removal    
Reduce Moire      
*1 Noise-canceling function is activated even without adjusting the slider of the noise canceller because algorithm of noise reduction is improved, you can finish in image with reduced noise.
Portrait Beautification / Add Noise
Portrait Beautification            
Add Noise            
Spotting tool (Spot removal)
Auto erase    
Red eye correction        
Partial correction tool
Circular correction filter              
Gradual correction filter              
Image properties
Edit Exif information  
Edit image properties [IPTC]  
Edit image properties [GPS]    
Support a rating of the image          
Choose Rating Display / Non-display under the thumbnail display              
Development setting
JPEG Output
TIFF Output  
Demosaic Sharp Adjustment  
Batch development Mark
Batch development
Auto Preview setting
File format
Image Pixel Size to Save
ICC profile
Default filename for saving
Unsharp mask
Save unsharp mask adjustments as taste  
Option for JPEG/TIFF JPEG only
Save Image Rotated
Resolution Plus ( FUJIFILM FinePix S3pro )  
Specifying colorspace [sRGB]
Specifying colorspace [AdobeRGB]
Batch rename
Imprinting the date  
Batch development  
Editing history      
Save development settings as taste  
TIFF LZW compression  
Individual image printing
Batch printing
Auto trimming
Unsharp mask (Print)
Save unsharp mask adjustments as taste  
Contact sheet
AdobeRGB output
Print color management
Imprinting the date  
Soft Proofing (Display of Printing Warning)          
Color settings of the margin          
Frame setting of the photo image (color / thickness)          
Lens aberration controller
Shading (vignetting) control
Distortion control
Chromatic aberration control
Chromatic aberration control tool
Changes centered on shading            
Rotation/Digital shift
Rotation tool
Digital shift
Image ratio
Fixed ratio
Print area
Output size
Display warning
Enable Highlight warning
Enable Shadow warning
Enable Out of gamut warning
Focus peaking              
Display setting
Exif information 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Display grid
Thumbnail mode
Preview mode
Speeding up preview    
Combination mode
Color management
Select scenes for operation
Multi-preview mode (side by side)  
One click selection
Smooth scrolling
Real-time help
Large-sized skin    
Adoption of clear type font    
Highlighting selection controls    
Folder tree    
Improvement to set/clear Marks      
Thumbnail correspondence to Spoit tools      
Full screen preview            
Preview display Select background color              
Image width in thumbnail window          
Reset to the default parameter by one click mouse button          
Change the color of updated parameters (Color display)          
Customized function of operation
Shortcut Key Customization
Floating window
Dockable Floating Window
Select skin
Floating thumbnail window
Thumbnail placement setting (top / bottom / left / right)
Thumbnail scrolling setting (vertical / horizontal)
Editing input outside of range    
Tab scroll    
3 column layout for controls      
Related files
Close selected image
Open single selected image in Explorer (Win) / Finder (Mac)
Create hot folder            
Individual displays of JPEG / TIFF with the same name      
Support Universal Binary
Support honeycomb CCD
Multi-CPU support
New registration process
Save / Load customization settings  
Support Unicode    
Support 64bit OS    
Support Exif2.3    
Support AVX2 (Windows only)      
Available number of computers with one license 3 1 2 2 3 1 2 / 3 2 2 3


Non Destructive Editing

Make changes - a lot of them. All edits are saved in separate files. When your photo is perfect, then develop it into a new image.


Better Correction Tools

Each version of SILKYPIX adds new tools and improves existing tools. No gimmicks to get you into a cloud or ecosystem.


Best Camera Support

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