The perfect degree of image sharpness for every photo!

SHARPEN projects 4 Professional

Available as stand-alone or plug-in software for Windows

Rescue images affected by motion blur or target specific areas for clarity enhancement, scratch of sensor error correction – this all with just a few clicks.

SHARPEN projects 4 professional is the go-to software for powerful and professional resharpening to rescue out-of-focus or even blurry shots, remove sensor errors, and bring out fine details. For razor-sharp images, exactly how you want them. With new features and enhancements, effortlessly create razor-sharp images.

Why projects-software is the right pick for you:

  • Amazing solutions for requirements that common image processing programs hardly support
  • Modular: all projects tools can be used individually or together in your workflow
  • Stand-alone and plug-in ready for Lightroom Classic® and Photoshop®
  • Can be used for Windows and (if provided) Mac
  • Over 1.000.000 satisfied customers worldwide
  • Simple for beginners, detailed for professionals
  • No Subscription – no recurrent pricing
  • Full control over your images – no cloud application
  • Smart Software made in Germany
  • Introduced in 2012 and since then continuously developed, improved and optimized

Buy now $ 99.00

Compare Standard – with Pro Version here
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Explore the Difference with SHARPEN projects 4 pro

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Sharp, Sharper, SHARPEN

The new multi-directional sharpness method allows you to efficiently eliminate blur in 3 steps which was caused by camera shake. Until SHARPEN projects 4 professional, this blur has been very difficult to eliminate using conventional methods.
Tackle blur with the best tool at hand! Protect selected areas with the additional area protection masks. On top of that, you have full control over the sharpening process.

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Small Things, Big Effect

The new version also brings some small improvements that make your work more intuitive and efficient, so you can get the most out of it.
From new individual customization options to accelerated calculations, we’ve thought of the little things.

All Highlights at a glance:

– Multi-directional sharpness
– Oversampling with 3 levels
– 4 sharpness quality modes: Balanced, Pro, Pro+, Pro Infinity
– Blur function PSF incl. comparison display
– Supports 1213 camera RAW formats
– Plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop®/Lightroom® Classic
– Software for Windows

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Optimized User Interface

Efficiently accelerated and optimized features and a user-friendly interface, make image editing fun. Get the most out of your images!
In addition, optimizing your shots with the included and – in the new version – extended presets is a piece of cake and lightning fast, making it ideal for busy people and even beginners.

Intelligent Protection of Image Elements

The software offers 46 different and intelligent masking functions to protect image elements that you do not want to sharpen or just want to sharpen less. Without having to work pixel by pixel, you can efficiently protect sky or skin tones as well as smooth areas or even the center of the image.

Flexible Blur Modes

From the 4 different blur reduction modes Balanced and Pro to Pro+ and Pro Infinity, you can choose the perfect level of sharpness for your image. For the first time, it is now possible to reduce blur occurring in different directions within an image – e.g. caused by moving objects – with the new multi-directional sharpening technology.

Sharpen projects 4 professional is perfect for:

Portraits: selective sharpening of mouth and eye
Sport photography : correction of motion blur
Removing blurriness created by lengthy exposure time
Macros: bringing details to the forefront
Skillfully sharpen a telephoto shot
And much more!

The intelligent masking function helps protect selected image regions when editing. Presettings allow you to designate target areas, such as skin tones or smooth textures, and save you loads of time and effort. In next to no time, you’ve sharpened exactly the parts of the image you set out to improve. Thanks to enhanced image sharpness computation, now you too can get even more out your photos. The Oversampling modes “Single” and “Double” ensure a precise and thus improved blur correction.

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Download Free Trial-Version and explore SHARPEN projects

Are you ready for the next evolutionary Stage of HDR post-processing? then give SHARPEN projects a try and Download instantly the latest Version for Windows

Selective Drawing Module

How to use the Selective Drawing module to modify only certain areas….

Select the perfect Sharpeness

SHARPEN projects 4 professional is the software for powerful and professional re-sharpening to rescue blurred or even shaky shots, remove sensor errors and highlight individual details. For a razor-sharp image, just the way you want it. With new features and enhancements, you can edit your photos even faster and more successfully.
In this video, you’ll learn how to use the different sharpening options in SHARPEN projects 4 professional to sharpen your images.

How to use the color module

How to change the colors in your images. With the ingenious color module of the projects series.

Easy for beginners, detailed pro professionals

With the clearly structured high-tech toolbox of SHARPEN projects 4 professional – 100 % made in Germany – you can create true masterpieces. You have the subtly balanced presets on the left and the expert filters on the right side. Arrange your favourite tools as you wish, even with 4K design.

The integrated image suggestions are at the heart of SHARPEN projects 4 professional. In a matter of seconds, SHARPEN projects 4 professional analyses your images and creates useful image suggestions – including all facets of modern photography.

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Including Photoshop Filter Plug-In

Many roads lead to SHARPEN projects – now conveniently as ever from Adobe® Photoshop® and Lightroom®! The new fully-fledged filter plugin for Adobe® Lightroom® Classic and Photoshop® offers maximum comfort for your personalized workflow.

Accurate analysis down to the very last detail

The new quality mode “Pro Infinity” and contour mode enable a previously unseen degree of accuracy in the application of blur distribution. Here, the actual maximum image size is used during calculation.

SHARPEN projects 4pro: packed to the brim with new functions

– NEW! New functions for selective drawing: smart mode, new gradient range, composing with 4 additional layers
– NEW! Virtual detail module
– NEW! 6 new presets
– NEW! 7 additional methods for layer compositing in selective drawing
– NEW! Grain module: additional color spaces HSV/HSL

– NEW! Multi-directional sharpness in 4 levels
– NEW! Real-time color module in 10 levels for individual color editing
– NEW! Virtual micro details in 8 categories
– NEW! Focus-peaking to display focused areas
– NEW! Oversampling modes in 5 levels

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Exklusive Features of the PRO Version

Anyone who wants to utilise the full technical capabilities should choose the professional version. The full version provides the latest tools and every technically feasible feature, and everything else a professional needs.
The professional version of SHARPEN projects 4 is just what you need:

+ PRO: PSF blur function incl. comparison display

+ PRO: Collection of 33 presets

+ PRO: RAW development module

+ PRO: 45 sharpness presets

All functions, all tools, all the features – SHARPEN projects 4 professional sets the standard for what is technologically possible.

Ideal for professionals and hobby photographers alike!

Tutorials, Quick-Tipps and more

Explore the whole functions of the product in our Tutorials or watch the Videos to get to know the UI

Preset-Collections for fast results

SHARPEN projects adapts to your preferences. The range of presets is constantly being expanded and supplemented by new cutting-edge photo-themes. So you are always up to date and well-equipped for special topics. For every Situation, we have created a huge collection of professional Presets to boost your images on the fly.

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Preset Collection #1

22 Vintage presets for SHARPEN projects

Download  $ 9,95

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Preset Collection #2

22 fantasy presets for SHARPEN projects

Download  $ 9,95

User-Manual, List of supported Formats, updates

User-Manual, Updates, Plug-ins and list of supported RAW-Formats: all information can be found in in the support-area

Standard or Pro – you have the choice

Compare all features of your latest Software Development and choose the right plan perfectly suited for your requests.

 

SHARPEN projects 4

$69
$69
  • NEW! Multi-directional sharpness in 2 levels
  • NEW! Real-time color module in 10 levels for individual color editing
  • NEW! Virtual micro details in 8 categories
  • NEW! Focus-peaking for displaying focused areas
  • NEW! Virtual Detail Module
  • Number of presets: 20
  • Number of quality modes: 4
  • NO Plug-ins for Adobe Lightroom®, Photoshop® & Photoshop Elements®, RAW module with selectable camera profiles
  • NO Integrated batch processing
  • NO Exposure bracketing modes: 2
  • Categories for image sharpness: 5
  • Haze and fog correction
  • NO Raw-Modul

SHARPEN projects 4 professional

$99
$99
  • NEW! Multi-directional sharpness in 3 levels
  • NEW! Real-time color module in 10 levels for individual color editing
  • + NEW! Virtual micro details in 8 categories
  • NEW! Focus-peaking for displaying focused areas
  • NEW! Virtual Detail Module
  • Number of presets: 33
  • Number of quality modes: 4
  • Plug-ins for Adobe Lightroom®, Photoshop® & Photoshop Elements®, RAW module with selectable camera profiles
  • Integrated batch processing
  • Exposure bracketing modes: 2
  • Categories for image sharpness: 7
  • Haze and fog correction
  • RAW-Modul

Your Upgrade Options

Upgrade to the latest Version! If you own any older version of our software, you always have the option to upgrade to the latest version, or switch to professional – and at a great price.

 

Simple Pricing:

  • Upgrade now to SHARPEN projects 4 Pro from any previous version for only $ 59.00  BUY NOW
  • Upgrade now to SHARPEN projects 4  from any previous version for only $ 49.00  BUY NOW

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SHARPEN projects 4 professional is the go-to software for powerful and professional resharpening to rescue out-of-focus or even blurry shots, remove sensor errors, and bring out fine details. For razor-sharp images, exactly how you want them. With new features and enhancements, effortlessly create razor-sharp images.

Why SHARPEN projects is the right pick for you:

  • Multi-directional sharpness
  • Oversampling with 3 levels
  • 4 Sharpness quality modes: Balanced, Pro, Pro+, Pro Infinity
  • Blur function PSF incl. comparison display
  • Supports 1213 camera RAW formats
  • Plug-ins for Adobe Photoshop®/Lightroom® Classic
  • Only for Windows®

Buy now $ 99.00

Compare Standard – with Pro Version here
SHARPEN projects 4 professional

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Recommended

 

Windows  8/10 (64 Bit) – 4 GB RAM – Intel I3 (or comparable AMD processor) – DirectX compatible graphics card – Screen resolution 1600×900 (or higher)

Minimum

 

Windows  8/10 (64 Bit) – 8 GB RAM – Intel I7 (or comparable AMD processor) – DirectX compatible graphics card – Screen resolution 1920×1080 (or higher)