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9 July 2020 - APP 1.082 has been released which contains one important bug fix. 1.082 has full Fujifilm RAF support, so that includes SuperCCD & X-Trans camera's 🙂 !

9 July 2020 - New and updated video tutorial using APP 1.081: Complete LRGB Tutorial of NGC292, The Small Magellanic Cloud by Christian Sasse (iTelescope.net) and Mabula Haverkamp

2019 September: Astro Pixel Processor and iTelescope.net celebrate a new Partnership!

Future Release Improvements - Light Pollution and Gradient Removal  


Brown Dwarf Customer
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 7
November 7, 2018 22:07  

I downloaded the free 30-day trial release and reprocessed a M45 image that had light pollution and gradient issues.  The existing APP tools didn't address many of the issues.  I saw a note that these would be addressed in a future release.  When will the post-processing tools be improved to address background light pollution, its normalization, gradients and associated noise?

I intend to reevaluate the next major release.


Jim W.

Phoenix, AZ USA

Molecular Cloud Customer
Joined: 2 years ago
Posts: 4
November 7, 2018 23:41  

Additionally on Jim's post, is there going to come on next release any noise removal tool?

White Dwarf Customer
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 16
November 13, 2018 19:57  

The current light pollution removal tool works really well in my experience, better than any other ones I've tried and very easy to do. How are you arranging the select boxes?  

This post was modified 2 years ago by jtrezzo

Quasar Admin
Joined: 3 years ago
Posts: 1913
November 21, 2018 00:04  

APP is known to be very good at specifically this so it would be very interesting to know what you tried to combat light pollution.