Examples

This 200% enlargement shows how fine edges acquire stairstep artifacts from traditional resizing. Blow Up keeps thin features like hair (and tentacles!) smooth and clean.

Original
Original

Anemone Bicubic
Bicubic 200% enlargement
Anemone_Blow_Up
Blow Up 200% enlargement

Photo
courtesy of Nick Hobgood under GNU and Creative Commons licenses listed here.

The edges of the fire in this 200% enlargement are much more crisp when enlarged with Blow Up.

Original
Original

Bicubic
Bicubic 200% Enlargement

Blow Up
Blow Up 200% Enlargement

Photo courtesy of Luc Viatour www.Lucnix.be under GNU and Creative Commons licenses listed here.

The human eye is particularly sensitive to faces. That’s why Blow Up is crucial for large portrait prints. Notice how well Blow Up preserves edges around the teeth, eyes, and glasses in this 200% enlargement.

Original
Original

Bicubic
Bicubic 200% Enlargement
Blow Up
Blow Up 200% Enlargement
Bicubic
Bicubic 200% Enlargement
Blow Up
Blow Up 200% Enlargement

Blow Up is phenomenal at enlarging illustrations such as this logo. We resized this image by 400% yet curves retained their shape and stayed tack sharp!

Logo Original

Original

Logo Bicubic 400%
Bicubic 400% Enlargement
Logo Blow Up 400%
Blow Up 400% Enlargement

In this extreme enlargement of 300% you can see traditional bicubic enlargement break down, but Blow Up keeps edges sharp and smooth.

Original
Original

Bicubic 300%
Bicubic 300% Enlargement
Blow Up 300%
Blow Up 300% Enlargement

This 200% enlargement shows how traditional bicubic resizing starts to blur and break up edges while Blow Up holds them together and keeps them sharp.

Original
Original

Waterfall Drips Bicubic
Bicubic 200% Enlargement
Waterfall Drips Blow Up
Blow Up 200% Enlargement
Waterfall Rocks Bicubic
Bicubic 200% Enlargement
Waterfall Rocks Blow Up
Blow Up 200% Enlargement

Photo courtesy of ForestWander Nature Photography www.ForestWander.com under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic License.

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