Noise Reduction the Open Source way

What are your options when you don’t run Windows or Mac and/or don’t want to use proprietary software?
Niklas Saers covers some of the options in this blog post. Thanks to him, I learned about ISO Noise Reduction, a GIMP plugin, which I’ll give a try tomorrow.
I usually use DCAM Noise, or selective blur to remove offending pixels but that can leave awful looking smooth areas next to unsightly pixels.

3 thoughts on “Noise Reduction the Open Source way

  1. Thanks for this! I didn’t even know this type of software existed! I took some shots early on Saturday morning (7:30) in overcast conditions. I’d set the ISO to 400 but I was really disappointed with the results. Hopefully I’ll be able to salvage something. can’t wait to try out this plugin.

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