3.5. Mean Curvature Blur

3.5.1. Pregled

Regularize geometry at a speed proportional to the local mean curvature value: this filter uses the mean curvature algorithm to blur the image preserving edges.

The Mean Curvature algorithm is described on Wikipedia.

3.5.2. Activating the Filter

This filter is found in the main menu under FiltersBlurMean Curvature Blur….

3.5.3. Možnosti

Slika 17.16. Mean Curvature Blur filter parameters

“Mean Curvature Blur” filter parameters

Presets, Input Type, Clipping, Blending Options, Preview, Split view
[Opomba] Opomba

These options are described in Razdelek 2, “Common Features”.


Increasing Iterations increases blur.

3.5.4. Examples

Original image

Iterations = 4

Mean Curvature Blur can be used to denoise an image:

Slika 17.17. Mean Curvature Blur to denoise

Mean Curvature Blur to denoise

Original image

Mean Curvature Blur to denoise

Iterations = 9