Gigapixel v6.1.0

Tony & Chelsea Northrup GIGAPIXEL TEST

Great job with faces with latest update… less good with the landscape / american flag details!

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Should not there be difference in quality. They only have different processing sizes. Choose whatever gives best performance.

Today I did a test by reinstalling Gigapixel properly. Since the template folder was over 19 GB because I was regularly doing updates over it, doing a clean install and then downloading all the templates for the GPU and CPU, my template folder is now 4.97 GB. I have gained over 14 GB.

So in conclusion, it would be good for the developer team to add a function to remove old templates during the installation of updates that bring its share of new templates.


Hello, I have had this problem as well!

Very impressed So far, the next version cant be far off I cant wait to see what it’s like .

Can image quality depend on graphics card performance?

Hey Marty, In the latest beta version the crop issue is fixed. They still need to add rotate to it so I hope they do, but the cropping can be done on each picture differently. Probably will released in near future.

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Cool, thanks for the info ! i’m not in the beta because i use gigapixel not enough, only for VEAi, but thanks for the info ! will wait the next release with impatience !

Hi, is the next update being released soon ?
I’s been one month and a half, since 6.1.0, that Nvidia series 10 GPUs try to load TensorRT model that are not compatible with those cards ! Apparently the problem has been fixed with DeNoise 3.7, so we are expecting an update for Gigapixel very soon ?

Also, as someone has also stated on this forum, this is false advertising saying the following (quoted from the official website, and is literally the first sentence of the article) :

I’d like to point out that users who have computers containing NVIDIA GPUs that are 30, 20, or 10 Series will experience notable performance improvements. We optimized the library used for NVIDIA GPUs from DirectML to TensorRT.

NVIDIA series 10 cards don’t have any Tensor cores, only the 16, 20 and 30 series have them.
Something is very wrong with the current Gigapixel version (6.1.0) as it tries to load Tensor models on incompatible GPUs and causes severe slowdowns and freezes.
At this point it is faster using the CPU… Come on.

There is a bug with Gigapixel AI 6.1.0. It is using the wrong GPU. I have 2 GPUs - RTX 3090 and GTX 1080 Ti. If I select RTX 3090 from the settings, GAI uses GTX 1080 Ti. If I select 1080 Ti, GAI uses RTX 3090. Please see attached a video I recorded. (2.5 MB)

You should also raise a support request at the main website and upload the logs. The location can be found under the Help menu.

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Some funny thing happened a moment ago. I started processing, then cancelled it, changed some settings and started processing again. Now Gigapixel shows two progress bars, just like it was processing two files at once though it processes one file at a time. Not a big issue, it just looks strange :smiley:

I am getting severe artifacts in the top left corner:

Input image:

Using M1 Max (same problem with CPU)


Some tiles did show up for him.

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Thomas, it reminds me of the issue i have with VEAI with block compression appearing on dark part, could it be related ?

I can’t say, but it looks comparable.

These artifacts are very prominent, to the point of making this marvelous magical software basically unusable, unfortunately, in darker blue colors - jeans, etc.

I can’t be the only one with this issue? M1 Mac using GP6.1 as a plugin in current Photoshop. If I copy and paste images to new files, sooner or later Photoshop partially locks up—I can usually close and save files, but almost anything simply yields the system’s error sound. I tried in the current Photoshop beta, as well—same thing. Happens every time. Anyone else?

Thank you.

You may need to offer a explanation of what you are doing as copy and paste has nothing to do with GigaPixel.

I am suffering from a sleeping system too slow because Giga pixel v6.1.0 is using a wrong GPU !!!