arti version 1.30

Designed and Developed by:

Tien-Tsin Wong
Guangyu Wang
Pheng-Ann Heng


Arti reduces the ringing artifacts exhibited in JPEG images. Such ringing artifacts are annoying. It is especially useful for retouching cartoon (anime) images. To our knowledge, it is the fastest tool available in removing ringing artifacts. Simply try it yourself.

This software is free for non-commercial usage (no registration required). For commercial usage, registration (free of charge) is required. Once registered and successfully logged in our record, the software license is automatically granted to you for both commercial and non-commercial usages. Our purpose of registration is simply for counting the software usage. Please register below. The information provided will not be used for any other purpose.

System Requirement

Hardware: Pentium III or above, 128MB RAM, installed with graphics boards listed below
OS: Windows 98/NT/2000/XP, with OpenGL

Registration and Download


Installation Instruction

  1. Download arti 1.30 ("Register and download" above)
  2. Unzip the into a subdirectory, say arti
  3. Simply run arti.exe

User Manual

Basic Steps:
  1. Press "Load input" - Load the image to process (JPEG)
  2. Press "Clean" - Clean the ringing artifacts
  3. Press "Save output" - Save the cleaned image (BMP)

Load Image Clean Save Smooth non-edge region Zoom Navigation window Input image Cleaned image CUHK Help About

Instructions: (Move the mouse cursor over the above interface to see the function of each widget)

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