User Guide

The Gigapixel interface has seven different sections:

  1. Main Menu
  2. Preview
  3. Navigation
  4. Filters Panel
  5. File List
  6. View Options & Zoom
  7. Dimensions

Use the main menu to learn more about Topaz Labs, find your preferences, change your view settings, look for short keys, and request help.


To find your Preferences:

(MAC) Topaz Gigapixel AI > Settings

(WINDOWS) Edit > Preferences



The preview area shows your imported image and what the final output of your enhancement looks like when you are ready to save.

When your enhanced image is zoomed in, you can use the navigation to manually select a specific area you want to see in the Preview.

Filters Panel

The Filters Panel showcases all the enhancement filters you can apply to your images.

File List

The File List is the collection of images imported into Gigapixel AI in one session. See details of each enhancement you've made to each photo as well as process multiple images at the same time.

How to Read the File List

How to Read the File List

Preview Options and Zoom

Compare and contrast your image before and after an enhancement is applied through multiple views.


VIEW ORIGINAL - The Eye symbol shows the input image you've imported. This symbol is only available when in Single View. You can also use the SPACE bar as a short key.

CAPTURE - The Capture tool screenshots your before and after images while in Split View or Side by Side view only. Click on the Camera icon Next to "Capture" to take the screenshot. This symbol appears when Split View or Side by Side view is in use.

SINGLE VIEW - displays the entire edited version in the Preview. Click on the single rectangle icon on the right of the Capture button.

SPLIT VIEW - displays a gray line with the original version displayed on the left and the edited version on the right. Click and drag the line across the image to view the edited version. Click on the single horizontal rectangle icon with a line down the middle on the right of the Single View button.

SIDE BY SIDE VIEW - displays the original version and the edited version fixed side-by-side to create a before and after comparison. Click on the two vertical rectangles icon on the right of the Split View button.

ZOOM SLIDER - Click and drag the circle icon on the right of the Side by Side View button.

FIXED ZOOM OPTIONS - Click the drop down arrow to reveal the Fixed Zoom options on the right of the Zoom Slider.


The new enhanced upscale of your image is reflected in the far right corner of the application screen. These dimensions are in pixels.

Hover the mouse over the Dimensions to reveal both the original input and new out size.


The Dimensions changes to an "Update Available" button whenever a new version has been released.

Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh

Getting Started

Filters Panel