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waifu2x Alternatives

waifu2x is described as 'Image Super-Resolution [upscaling] for Anime-style [low detail] art or images using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks' and is a Image Upscaling app in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to waifu2x, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and SaaS. The best alternative is Waifu2x Caffe, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to waifu2x are Gigapixel AI, Bigjpg, Let's Enhance and ESRGAN.

waifu2x alternatives are mainly Image Upscaling Apps but may also be Image Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of waifu2x.
This page was last updated May 17, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online

Image Super-Resolution [upscaling] for Anime-style [low detail] art or images using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks.

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  1. Waifu2x Caffe

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Waifu2x Caffe rewrites only the conversion function of the image conversion software "waifu2x" using Caffe and is software developed for Windows. Although it can convert with CPU, using CUDA (or cuDNN) can convert faster than CPU.

  2. Gigapixel AI

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe Photoshop

    Gigapixel AI helps you do a single thing very well: increase image resolution in a natural way. This is pretty hard to do. Most upscaling algorithms don’t know how to accurately fill in missing pixels, so you end up with blocky low-quality results.

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  3. Bigjpg

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android

    Using the latest Deep Convolutional Neural Networks(based on waifu2x). It intelligently reduces noise and serration in images to enlarge them without losing quality. See demo images.

  4. Let's Enhance is an online platform that offers image upscaling, JPEG-artifacts removal and color/tone enhancement.

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    Most users think Let's Enhance is a great alternative to waifu2x.
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    Better real photo upscale quality

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  5. PhotoZoom Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows

    PhotoZoom Pro not only creates larger images than any other software (up to 1 million by 1 million pixels), it also produces higher quality results.

  6. Anime4K

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Anime4K is a set of open-source, high-quality real-time anime upscaling/denoising algorithms that can be implemented in any programming language.

  7. Video2X

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Docker

    Video2X is a video/GIF/image upscaling software based on Waifu2X, Anime4K, SRMD and RealSR written in Python 3. It upscales videos, GIFs and images, restoring details from low-resolution inputs. Video2X also accepts GIF input to video output and video input to GIF output.

  8. AI Image Enlarger

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone

    AI Img Enlarger is an online tool which could enlarge images without losing quality based on our AI technology and deep learning.

  9. Scapix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    An image, gif and video upscaling and denoiser app developed with electron, react, waifu2x and ffmpeg.

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