Speed/Quality slider in Remove Tool

What is the specification for the Speed/Quality slider in the Remove Tool?

Ie. if I want “Full Speed Ahead”, should I slide it all the way to the left? Or to the right?

Likewise, if I want “Speed be damned, I want the best result possible”? Left or Right?

If the answer is “Left” and “Right”, respectively, might I suggest that you move the word “Quality” to the far right of the slider, so you get a visual indication, that “Speed is left” and “Quality is Right”

Thanks for your feedback and suggestion :slight_smile:

The Speed / Quality controls the amount of processing time the model will spend generating a new background for your image. Higher quality takes more time and the amount of time depends on your hardware.

When you move the slider to the left you can think of this as increasing both the Quality thus increasing the time and lowering the Speed of processing.

My experience is the opposite - if I move the slider all the way to the right, it takes considerably longer to process, thus increasing the quality (I presume).

Could you check your information, please, and report back what the correct usage is?

You are correct but the processing speed will also be determined by your machine’s capabilities.

I understand. Just wanting to make sure to get the best quality…

So, just to summarize, if I want the best quality of the Remove tool (time usage be damned), I should move the slider to the rightmost position?

Is there an option to set the default values for this slider as well as the Brush Size one?

Every time I open TPAI, the speed/quality slider is at about 30% and the brush size defaults to 187. I suppose it would be better if it remembered one’s previous settings each time one opens the app.

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It is an issue of clarity. It is not clear to me which way I should move the slider for better quality vs speed/
The label “Speed / quality” is vague, although if I had to guess I would say moving the slider to the right increases the ratio of Speed/qualtity, resulting in more speed and less quality, but that leaves me unsure without experimentation. It would be clearer if, e.g., the left end of the slider is labeled “speed” and the right end “quality” or vice versa.
Thank you.


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