De-fringing tool

I often manually remove disturbing fringing in photos blown up in AI or GP.
I know I am running into limitations of my lens at this point.
It would be great if there could be an AI de-fringing tool.
Just a thought.

It’d help if you could post a sample of what you’re calling “fringing”. The term, by itself, is too ambiguous.

look at the leaf edges on the right.

I use a blurring brush to get rid of the fringe in a case like this.

Knowing the camera info would help here, as would seeing the original image, pre-TPAI processing. If there’s EXIF info in the original file, it should resolve the “what camera and lens” question.

Frankly, there are a host of problems visible, making it hard to know which problems came from TPAI. For example, the blue edging on the leaves, also seen in some of the bird’s plumage, might be chromatic aberration originating in the camera. The darker area around the leaves, across the frame, could be TPAI, could be the blurring brush, could be… a number of things.

For comparison, here’s a barred owl, shot with a Sony DSC-RX10 M4. Post processing was PhotoLab 6 for cropping, lighting, color, noise reduction, then TPAI for enlargement and general cleanup.

ADDED: The EXIF info didn’t come along with the image - see below:
Filename - DSC05005_DxO-topaz.jpeg
Make - SONY
Model - DSC-RX10M4
Orientation - Top left
XResolution - 2400
YResolution - 2400
ResolutionUnit - Inch
Software - Topaz Photo AI 1.2.7
DateTime - 2023:04:02 15:32:27
Artist - Richard B Emerson
YCbCrPositioning - Centered
Copyright - Richard B Emerson
Exif-IFD-Offset - 270
ExposureTime - 1/640 seconds
FNumber - 4
ExposureProgram - Normal program
ISOSpeedRatings - 400
Recommended Exposure Index - 400
ExifVersion - 0231
DateTimeOriginal - 2022:03:20 19:41:05
DateTimeDigitized - 2022:03:20 19:41:05
OffsetTime - -04:00
OffsetTimeOriginal - -04:00
OffsetTimeDigitized - -04:00
ComponentsConfiguration - YCbCr
BrightnessValue - 7.26
ExposureBiasValue - -0.30
MaxApertureValue - F 4.00
MeteringMode - Center weighted average
LightSource - Daylight
FocalLength - 220 mm
MakerNote-IFD-Offset - 832
UserComment -
FlashPixVersion - 0100
ColorSpace - sRGB
ExifImageWidth - 1989
ExifImageHeight - 2983
FileSource - DSC - Digital still camera
SceneType - A directly photographed image
CustomRendered - Normal process
ExposureMode - Auto
White Balance - Manual
DigitalZoomRatio - 1 x
FocalLengthIn35mmFilm - 600 mm
SceneCaptureType - Standard
Contrast - Normal
Saturation - Normal
Sharpness - Normal
Lens Info - 8.80 220 2.40 4

Maker Note (Vendor): -
Quality - RAW
High ISO NoiseReduction - Off
Sony Model ID - 365
Creative Style - Standard
Dynamic Range Optimizer - Auto
Image Stabilization - Off
Color Mode - Standard

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Original file is 25MB only jpg shows up when uploading, cam is Sony A6400 lens Sigma 100-400 5-6.3. Below is EXIF info:

Brightness Value: 8.955
CFA Pattern: 0, 1, 1, 2
Color Space: sRGB
Components Configuration: 1, 2, 3, 0
Compressed Bits Per Pixel: 8
Contrast: Normal
Custom Rendered: Normal process
Date Time Digitized: May 19, 2023 at 10:32:59
Date Time Original: May 19, 2023 at 10:32:59
Digital Zoom Ratio: 1
Exif Version: 2.3.1
Exposure Bias Value: 0
Exposure Mode: Manual exposure
Exposure Program: Manual
Exposure Time: 1/2000
File Source: DSC
Flash: Off, did not fire
FlashPix Version: 1.0
FNumber: 10
Focal Length: 400
Focal Length In 35mm Film: 600
Photographic Sensitivity (ISO): 1,250
Lens Model: 100-400mm F5-6.3 DG DN OS | Contemporary 020
Lens Specification: 100, 400, 5, 6.3
Light Source: unknown
Max Aperture Value: 5.312
Metering Mode: CenterWeightedAverage
Pixel X Dimension: 6,000
Pixel Y Dimension: 4,000
RecommendedExposureIndex: 1,250
Saturation: Normal
Scene Capture Type: Standard
Scene Type: A directly photographed image
SensitivityType: Recommended exposure index (REI)
Sharpness: Normal
White Balance: Auto white balance
Flash Compensation: 0
Image Stabilization: Panning
Lens ID: 65,535
Lens Info: 100, 400, 5, 6.3
Lens Model: Sony E 100-400mm F5.0-6.3

Taking the original, as available here, and feeding it to TPAI 1.3.6, here’s a grab of TPAI at work. I don’t see any major flaws. Particularly as I think the original exposure, no offense meant, less than desirable.

FWIW, I use a rather dated laptop running Win10, and the grab is off an auxiliary 21" screen (i.e., nothing special).