EZ Mask is an easy to use interactive image masking tool capable of extracting almost any object in an image--even if you are dealing with fine hair detail, smoke, or reflections. This extraction process creates what is known as a mask--essentially a black and white cutout. White mask areas are extracted, black areas not, and gray areas in between represent a level of transparency. Once a mask is extracted, the foreground object can be seamlessly composed onto a new background in Adobe Photoshop as well as apply filter and image corrections only within the area defined by the mask.
To work this magic, EZ Mask iteratively estimates the transparency value for every pixel in the image, based on a small sample of foreground (what you want to cut out) and background pixels marked by simple strokes on the image.
There is even a Refine mode where EZ Mask automatically updates the mask or composite as you paint a stroke.
Results show that compared with previous approaches, our method is more efficient and requires minimal effort to extract high quality masks for foregrounds with significant semi-transparent regions. In addition, the foreground colors are estimated in the semi-transparent areas to create a seamless composite.
What was once thought of as the Holy Grail of digital imaging is now a reality with EZ Mask.
EZ Mask Downloads
Windows 32 Bit
User Guide and Tutorial
The above software contains a 15 day fully functional trial.
Note: Please download and test the software on your machine before purchasing. Once a permanent license has been issued, your order can not be refunded.
The software will be converted to a permanent version by purchasing a license.
Internet access required during activation / deactivation and to get a trial license.
System / Software Requirements:
- Adobe Photoshop CS3 and up
- Macintosh Multicore Intel® processor
- Mac OSX 10.5.x - OSX 10.9.x
- Windows Vista 64 Bit, Windows 7 64 Bit, Windows 8 64 Bit
- 1024 x 768 minimum screen resolution
Internet access required for software activation / deactivation / trials