Retouch4me announced the first neural network-trained plug-in for DaVinci Resolve that automatically retouches skin imperfections extremely quickly and completely independently.
The new . from the Estonia-based company Heal OFX video plugin builds on the technology found in are photo retouching software† In April, Retouch4Me announced a suite of nine plugins that focused on specific retouching tasks and were able to automate what would normally take much longer by hand.
While most plugins that offer to do what Retouch4Me does make the skin look fake and plastic, the company’s artificial intelligence-powered tools manage to actually deliver great results in a variety of settings with minimal effort. photography disciplines.
The tool removes blemishes on the skin, but keeps textures and tones intact, contributing to a final image that looks realistic. Although expensive, Retouch4Me manages to do what it claims, leading to PetaPixel to recommend it the best AI portrait retouch plugin†
While the photo software was impressive, the company clearly had more in mind for its AI. Heal OFX for DaVinci Resolve takes the basic results from his photo software and transfers them to video where retouching was much more complicated in the past.
“Some users applied our plugins to retouch video by creating a sequence and editing each individual frame,” said Oleg Sharonov, the project’s author and principal developer. “We decided to simplify the task, make it easy to edit and optimize the work of the neural network for video. We are launching a new plug-in that retouches directly in Da Vinci with just the touch of a button.”
Retouch4me says that the Heal OFX plugin works like a professional video retoucher and allows videographers to quickly get natural-looking results without spending time and resources on the process. A short demonstration of the plugin can be seen in the video below.
The demonstration shows that the tool removes facial blemishes, but also seems to remove beauty spots and freckles. It’s not clear how much, or if, the plugin can be refined to target only a specific type of “imperfection”, but given the company’s description of Heal OFX, it seems that, at least for now, the only option a general application of the effect.
“The unique neural network tracks and stores retouched fragments of the video. You don’t have to remove each spot individually, you get the perfect result with just one push of a button,” says the company. “The application allows you to control the level of processing and select areas where it is not needed. It makes the plug-in perfectly suited for high-quality natural retouches.”
Retouch4me has not revealed how much Heal OFX will cost, nor has the company disclosed a launch date, but those interested in the tool can Sign up on the company’s website be notified when the product is ready for purchase. Editors should expect to pay a decent amount for the tool, as each of the photography-based plugins runs between $99 and $120.