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07.09.2016 - Vextractor 6.92.

  • Fixed bug with resolution in JPEG.
  • XYZ vector format: sequential numbering of items.
  • 24.08.2016 - RasterStitch 3.90.

  • Only for x64: Increased the maximum size of the processed image (from 2 GB to 4 GB in RAM).
  • 11.08.2016 - RasterStitch 3.81.

  • Fixed bug with DPI in JPEG.
  • 13.04.2016 - Vextractor 6.91.

  • Bugfix release.
  • 17.03.2016 - RasterStitch Panorama 3.80.

  • New option: You can select the type of projection: spherical, cylindrical or plane.
  • Increased the size of the thumbnails.
  • 21.01.2016 - Vextractor 6.90.

  • Output to AutoCAD DXF was changed. Now you can choose between output to DXF R15 or in older DXF versions R11/R12.
  • 20.08.2015 - RasterStitch 3.70.

  • Added print support.
  • The vertical stitching mode now have a vertical "binocular" microscope.
  • 25.07.2015 - Vextractor 6.80.

  • Arcs and circles recognition algorithm was speeded up.
  • 15.06.2015 - Vextractor 6.70.

  • Arcs and circles recognition was improved.
  • 31.03.2015 - Vextractor 6.61.

  • Fixed bug in command line processing.
  • 20.03.2015 - Vextractor Lite 1.30.

  • Added output to Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) format.
  • 16.01.2015 - Vextractor Lite 1.20.

  • Now you can choose a different sets of predefined parameters for various types of processing.
  • And you can make optimal parameters preset for your image type.
  • 02.01.2015 - Vextractor 6.60.

  • Added more raster transformations in Batch processing mode.
  • 01.12.2014 - Vextractor Lite 1.10.

  • Added output to Scalable Vector Graphics format.
  • A raster image import from Clipbord.
  • Option for polyline's nodes visualization.
  • 31.10.2014 - Vextractor Lite 1.00.

  • The first release of new easy-to-use auto-tracing utility.
  • 22.09.2014 - RasterStitch 3.60.

  • Added new stitching mode: simple side-by-side image stitching.
  • Fixed bug with JPEG 2000 read-write support.
  • 14.09.2014 - Vextractor 6.50.

  • Saving images in JPEG.
  • 06.06.2014 - Vextractor 6.43.

  • Improved compatibility with Windows 8/8.1.
  • 24.03.2014 - RasterStitch 3.51.

  • Fixed bug with image rotation.
  • 20.01.2014 - RasterStitch 3.50.

  • Added option for acquiring images from a scanner.
  • 03.01.2014 - Vextractor 6.42.

  • Fixed bug in TWAIN scanner suppot.
  • 12.12.2013 - Vextractor 6.41.

  • Fixed some bugs in vector editor.
  • 02.11.2013 - Vextractor 6.40.

  • Now output to DXF format have a splines support.
  • 09.08.2013 - RasterStitch 3.40.

    Added option to make a transparent background for stitched images.

    06.06.2013 - Vextractor 6.31.

  • Bugs fix release.
  • 19.05.2013 - Vextractor 6.30.

  • New options for SVG vector format. Now polygones output has two topology modes: stacking polygones or tile polygones. In stacking mode polygones will be written in pyramidal stack (without holes), the small overlapping polygones over the large polygones. In the tile mode the polygone, overlapped by small ones, will be written with the appropiate holes in the body.
  • 20.02.2013 - RasterStitch Panorama 3.30.

    The program was splitted on two separate branches: precise image stitching and panorama creation tool.

    The registred users may ugrade to both of branches for free.

    01.02.2013 - Vextractor 6.20.

  • New vector operation: create line.
  • DXF output: new option for saving 2-points contours as LINE record.
  • 02.01.2013 - Vextractor 6.10.

  • Extended compatibility with Windows 8.
  • Many minor tweaks in the user interface.
  • 15.11.2012 - RasterStitch Panorama 3.20.

  • The panorama creation algorithm was speeded up.
  • 02.10.2012 - RasterStitch Panorama 3.10.

  • The panorama creation algorithm was optimized for multicore CPU.
  • Interface improvement: now you can see which images was included in the panorama. Appropriate images will be marked by special signs in source images list.
  • 01.09.2012 - Vextractor 6.00.

  • Changed DXF otput: added new option "Split polylines to lines".
  • 01.08.2012 - Vextractor 5.91.

  • Bugfix release.
  • 25.06.2012 - RasterStitch Panorama 3.00.

  • Automatic photo panorama creation from multiple source images.
  • New GUI with two sepatate modes: automatic panorama creation and semi-automatic/manual stitching.
  • 18.05.2012 - RasterStitch 2.62.

  • Bugfix release.
  • 11.05.2012 - Vextractor 5.90.

  • Adaptive thresholding algorithm was improved.
  • 11.11.2011 - Vextractor 5.81.

  • Some minor bugs fixed.
  • 10.11.2011 - RasterStitch 2.61.

  • Optimized by speed.
  • Added zooming by mouse wheel.
  • Some minor bugs fixed.
  • 20.09.2011 - Vextractor 5.80.

  • Palette image creation algorithm was enhanced. Added two new options: correct gradients and filter for the small areas.
  • 16.06.2011 - RasterStitch 2.60.

  • Added four interactive demonstrations which explain software usage in a diffrent situations.
  • 13.06.2011 - Vextractor 5.70.

  • Added new vector operation: move co-located points.
  • Outline vectorization algorithm was modified.
  • 06.05.2011 - Vextractor 5.60.

  • Vextractor 64-bit version now can process black-and-white images over 2 GPix.
  • Color palette creation was improved.
  • Vectorization GUI was reorganized and simplified.
  • 20.03.2011 - RasterStitch 2.50.

  • Added image resampling tool.
  • 03.02.2011 - Vextractor 5.50.

  • First release of Vextractor 64-bit version.
  • Fixed bug with output to XYZ format.
  • 09.11.2010 - Vextractor 5.40.

  • Added output to HPGL vector format.
  • 27.09.2010 - Vextractor 5.30.

  • New vector median filter for color images.
  • 04.07.2010 - Vextractor 5.20.

  • The processing algorithm of the lines intersections was modified.
  • 02.06.2010 - Vextractor 5.10.

  • More effective contour gaps removing for centerline vectorization mode.
  • Line width attribute added to Shapefiles vector output.
  • Vector formats options now be visible by default.
  • Some minor bugs fixed in vector editor.
  • 27.05.2010 - RasterStitch 2.41.

  • Minor improvement of microscope tool.
  • Now save to raster options will be visible by default.
  • 10.04.2010 - Vextractor 5.00.

  • Color reduction algorithm was redesigned from scratch.
  • New color reduction option for smoothing the images.
  • 22.03.2010 - Vextractor 4.91.

  • Fixed bug in palette which occurred on large images.
  • SVG header changed for more compatibility with standard.
  • 25.02.2010 - RasterStitch 2.40.

  • New command line option: set points for stitching.
  • MS Windows 7 compatible.
  • 24.02.2010 - Vextractor 4.90.

  • New vector operations: move and clone vector objects.
  • 11.02.2010 - Photo Image Inpainter 1.00.

  • Photo image retouching software. First public release.
  • 08.01.2010 - Vextractor 4.80.

  • Significantly improved palette transformation.
  • Enhanced batch processing for color images.
  • 19.10.2009 - Vextractor 4.70.

  • Added new raster conversion method - adaptive threshold for making a black-and-white images.
  • 11.09.2009 - Vextractor 4.61.

  • Fixed bug in Vector Size/Reference Info dialog - "delete" button was not visible.
  • 28.05.2009 - Vextractor 4.60.

  • New outline splines creation method with sharp corner recognition. Work for monochrome and palette images.
  • 22.05.2009 - RasterStitch 2.31.

  • Improved compatibility with MS Windows Vista.
  • 17.04.2009 - Vextractor 4.51.

  • Fixed bug in photo vectorization for 8bpp palette images.
  • New command line options: morphological filters erode/dilate/opening/closing.
  • Some minor bugs fixed.
  • 28.03.2009 - Vextractor 4.50.

  • Smart trace algorithm was modified for better processing of line crossings.
  • Now contour smoothing will be adaptive to line width.
  • 12.03.2009 - RasterStitch 2.30.

  • Added automatic stitching via command line.
  • 01.03.2009 - Vextractor 4.40.

  • Drawing and map vectorization has been significantly improved. Now you can get better results on very noised images.
  • 20.02.2009 - Vextractor 4.30.

  • Detection of ortholines was improved.
  • 07.02.2009 - RasterStitch 2.20.

  • New "binocular" microscope for manual stitching mode.
  • 08.01.2009 - RasterStitch x64 2.10.

  • First release of RasterStich x64 edition for WinXP x64/Vista x64.
  • 21.11.2008 - Vextractor 4.20.

  • Vectorization in centerline mode was optimized by speed.
  • 19.10.2008 - Vextractor 4.12.

  • Solved a problem with 64bit OS compatibility (Windows XP/Vista x64).
  • 13.10.2008 - Vextractor 4.11.

  • Fixed bug in EPS and AI output. Image resolution was wrong after conversion to black-and-white pallete.
  • 26.09.2008 - Vextractor 4.10.

  • Photo vectorization and image segmentation algorithms was modified.
  • Outline vectorization now produce "seamless" polygone output.
  • Added Smart Blur image filter for raster preprocessing purposes.
  • 19.09.2008 - RasterStitch 2.10.

  • Stitching points autodetection was speeded up.
  • 28.08.2008 - RasterStitch 2.00.

  • New image blending algorithm for reducing or eliminating the visibility of any seam between photos.
  • "Fill corners" image stitching mode was significantly improved.
  • Fixed bug which arise on multicore processors when you try to stitch palette images (1|8 bpp).
  • 01.08.2008 - Vextractor 4.00.

  • Drawing vectorization (centerlines) has been significantly improved. Now vectorization give a much better results on noised images.
  • All raster preprocessing algorithms was optimized.
  • 24.06.2008 - Vextractor 3.97.

  • Added French interface.
  • 06.06.2008 - Vextractor 3.96.

  • Added Italian interface.
  • Fixed bug with spline colors in DXF output.
  • Modified ArcInfo Shape and MapInfo output. Now the splines will be saved with curve approximation by polylines.
  • 23.05.2008 - RasterStitch 1.91.

  • Some GUI improvement.
  • 09.05.2008 - Vextactor 3.95.

  • Added output to ILDA Image Data Transfer Format.
  • 08.04.2008 - RasterStitch 1.90.

  • Improved memory management for automatic reference points detection.
  • Image stitching algorithm was significantly optimized for modern multicore processors.
  • 24.03.2008 - RasterStitch 1.81.

  • Improved memory management for stitching palette images (1bpp|8bpp).
  • Significantly increased maximum size for black-and-white (1bpp) images.
  • 05.03.2008 - Vextactor 3.94.

  • Added German and Russian interfaces.
  • 19.02.2008 - RasterStitch 1.80.

  • Added automatic reference points detection algorithm.
  • Since v1.80 RasterStitch not compatible with MS Windows 95/98/ME.
  • 07.12.2007 - Vextractor 3.93.

  • Some minor bugs fixed.
  • 12.11.2007 - Vextractor 3.92.

  • Photo vectorization algorithm has been improved and speeded up.
  • 04.10.2007 - Vextractor 3.91.

  • Now the undo operation can be done for vectorization.
  • Fixed bug in photo batch processing.
  • Fixed bug in opening/closing morphologic filter.
  • Some improvements in raster processing dialogs.
  • 17.09.2007 - RasterStitch 1.70.

  • Now you can save raster images to PNG, GIF, TIFF and JPEG with specific settings and compression rates.
  • Fixed bug in microscope view on 16bit video mode.
  • 06.08.2007 - RasterStitch 1.61.

  • Fixed bug with raster dpi corruption when stitching.
  • 02.08.2007 - Vextractor 3.90.

  • New vectorization algorithm for photo and photorealistic images.
  • Now in vectorization options you can choose a raster preprocesing strategy.
  • Vectorization wizard was revised and reoganized for complience with new photo vectorization algorithm.
  • Fixed bug in command line for ArcInfo shape output.
  • 28.06.2007 - RasterStitch 1.60.

  • Memory usage during stitching was optimized.
  • 01.06.2007 - Vextractor 3.80.

  • Added vectorization wizard.
  • 14.04.2007 - Vextractor 3.70.

  • Added image segmantation algorithm.
  • 02.03.2007 - Vextractor 3.61.

  • Some bugs fixed.
  • 12.02.2007 - RasterStitch 1.50.

  • Added Command line support.
  • 29.01.2007 - Vextractor 3.60.

  • Added Gaussian smoothing filter for raster image preprocessing.
  • 06.12.2006 - RasterStitch 1.40.

  • Stitching algorithm was modified.
  • 04.12.2006 - Vextractor 3.50.

  • User interface was significantlly redesigned and improved
  • New design for main toolbar
  • New options dialog with visual settings for vectorization
  • Fixed several bugs in vector editor
  • 17.10.2006 - RasterStitch 1.30.

  • Added zoom to Micro View window
  • 27.09.2006 - Vextractor 3.40.

  • New vectorization preprocessing option: conversion to monochrome bitmap with adaptive threshold
  • Fixed bug with wrong parameters initialization in "Remove Isolated Spots" dialog
  • 11.09.2006 - Vextractor 3.30.

  • Added output in Adobe Illustrator vector format (AI)
  • 11.08.2006 - Vextractor 3.20.

  • Added new vectorization algorithm for Bezier splines creation
  • 25.07.2006 - RasterStitch 1.20.

  • Image smoothing algorithm was significantly improved
  • 04.07.2006 - RasterStitch 1.10.

  • Graphic User Interface (GUI) was redesigned and improved
  • Microscope tool modified: now you can see a previously set reference point position
  • 05.05.2006 - RasterStitch 1.00.

  • RasterStitch - the first version of image stitching software was released
  • 15.03.2006 - Vextractor 3.10.

  • Added Command line support
  • Now the default vector size will be calculated on the base of image resolution (DPI)
  • Changed image size indicator in status line
  • Fixed bug with memory leaks during vectorizing of palette images
  • Fixed bug with contour's index integrity violation while split contour operations has been occurred. First of all this affect on ASCII XYZ format output
  • 04.01.2006 - Vextractor 3.00.

  • Now you can choose one of predefined set of vectorization parameters for different image types and make your own optimal sets
  • Added new option for raster image resizing
  • ASCII XYZ text format now have a set of parameters for tuning up the fields and delimiters
  • ArcInfo Shape format: fixed bug with polygones colors. Now it will be stored properly
  • 29.10.2005 - Vextractor 2.96.

  • Now GeoTIFF coordinate reference information will be taking into account during batch processing
  • Fixed problem with polygone's disappearing while "Delete Segment" command is applied
  • Fixed bug with raster image resolution in "Convert to Bitmap" operation
  • 20.08.2005 - Vextractor 2.95.

  • New edge detection algorithm released
  • Added support for RAS, PBM, PGM, PPM raster formats
  • Conversion to grayscale images
  • Added new "Convert to Bitmap" dialog with two threshold-conversion methods: by brightness and by gradient magnitude
  • 26.05.2005 - Vextractor 2.90.

  • Added support for GeoTIFF coordinate reference (read only)
  • Added support for ArcView World-file coordinate reference
  • Now raster images can be saved in PNG format
  • Another correction in Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) output - float point coordinates support
  • Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) now has compatibility with coordinate reference
  • Now closed polylines in SVG treated as polygon objects
  • Interface: scale indication in percents; added "fit to window" command
  • Interface: Coordinate Reference Dialog changed for compatibility with GeoTIFF and World-file coefficients
  • Some minor bugfixes and improvements in interface and vector editor
  • 21.03.2005 - Vextractor 2.81.

  • Added support for Wireless Bitmap (WBMP) and Windows Icon (ICO) file formats
  • New units type: geographic longitude/latitude for MapInfo MID/MIF format
  • Corrected output to Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) - fixed bug in image size calculations
  • 30.01.2005 - Vextractor 2.80.

  • Now you can save closed polylines as polygons in ArcInfo Shape format
  • New selection tools: selection by rectangle, invert selection, delete selected objects
  • Now you can save selected vector objects in separate file
  • Added polylines length filter. You can select or remove polylines which have length in specified range
  • 12.12.2004 - Vextractor 2.70.

  • Added output in Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) format
  • 01.09.2004 - Vextractor 2.60.

  • Vectorization algorithm for building centerlines has been improved for better processing of noised images
  • Added new vector operations: Delete Segment and Close Polyline
  • Closed polylines may be drawn by different color via View Settings dialog
  • 30.07.2004 - Vextractor 2.50.

  • Vectorization algorithm was modified: added line width limit for centerlines
  • Interface changes: XP-style menu
  • 02.06.2004 - Vextractor 2.40.

  • Now supported vectorization for color (palette) images
  • New color transformations for Black'n'White and Palette images
  • Vectorization algorithm changes: now "min contour size" filter available for outline mode
  • Snap To Grid mode for vector editor
  • Snap To Node mode for vector editor
  • Edit->Edit Options dialog for grid and snap settings
  • Zoom by selected rectangle
  • Added PNG raster format support
  • Added Scalable Vector Graphic (SVG) format support
  • Input Z-value toolbar has new option for z-stepping (with auto increment)
  • UNDO enhanced, stack depth increased
  • Image Brightness/Contrast
  • Image Median filter
  • Image Erode/Dilate filter
  • Raster/Vector layers visibility switches on toolbar
  • "Batch processing" dialog design changed
  • Despeckle filter in batch processing
  • Fixed bug in batch processing: now File Open dialog can add any number of files to processing list
  • DXF and DXB output changes for closed polylines: the last points will be coincidental with the first points. In the previous versions last point in closed polylines was ignored
  • Vextractor File Format (VFF) autosave option (check for changes at every 10 minutes)
  • ... Many little improvements and minor bug fixes
  • 14.11.2003 - Vextractor 2.31.

  • Fixed bug with raster resolution after color transformations
  • Changed image encoding after "negate image" operation (for 1 bpp images only)
  • 31.10.2003 - Vextractor 2.30.

  • Added batch processing
  • New vector output format: ASCII XYZ simple text format
  • 04.09.2003 - Vextractor 2.20.

  • Added support for Z-values (elevation)
  • Some minor changes and bugfixes in vector editor
  • Coordinate reference procedure was changed. Added new "vector image size" option
  • For AutoCAD dxf output added "Closed polyline" flag
  • 04.05.2003 - Vextractor 2.10.

  • Vectorizing algorithm has been significantly rebuild and improved
  • Fixed rarely occurred bug in SmartTrace algorithm
  • Smoothing didn't work properly for 3-points polylines - fixed
  • 20.01.2003 - Vextractor 2.00.

  • Added arcs and circles recognition module
  • Added ortholine detection module
  • Rotation on arbitrary angel for raster images
  • Undo now work for all type of operations: raster and vector
  • Vector editor enhanced for arcs and circles manipulations
  • 21.10.2002 - Vextractor 1.90.

  • New vector format added: MapInfo MID/MIF
  • 07.08.2002 - Vextractor 1.80.

  • Windows Metafile formats WMF and EMF now supported
  • Vectorizing algorithm has been improved
  • New option: View Settings allow user customize raster/vector colors
  • New option: Vector statistics

  • 22.07.2002 - Vextractor 1.72.

  • Fixed bug in Create Polyline tool: program fails if undo polyline creation
  • Fixed bug in Delete Point. In exclusive edit mode: if last polyline's point has been removed - editor will be switched to nonexclusive mode
  • Split Polyline now highlight polyline before splitting (in nonexclusive edit mode)
  • 11.07.2002 - Vextractor 1.71.

  • Fixed bug in draw system that may cause Vextractor to crash in edit mode
  • 22.06.2002 - Vextractor 1.70.

  • The most significant thing in this version: added polyline editor. Read more in docs
  • Vector information now may be automatically backup on disk. See vectorize options and read more in docs
  • Polyline nodes highlight on/off option
  • User Interface: Dockable toolbars and toolbars on/off option
  • User Interface: Left Button with SHIFT pressed now can change microscope center
  • Help system bug fixed: in some cases help didn't work properly or didn't show at all
  • Help system improvement: show tips at startup
  • Bug fixed: error occurs when saving long polylines in Shapefiles
  • 05.04.2002 - Vextractor 1.60.

  • Targa Image file support (*.tga)
  • Raster operations toolbar
  • Scrolling improvement.

  • 12.02.2002 - Vextractor 1.50.

  • New raster despeckle filter
  • Smart trace algorithm improvement
  • 15.12.2001 - Vextractor 1.40.

  • AutoCAD DXB and ArcView shapefiles formats support
  • New trace option: snap to grid
  • Added raster image info dialog (size, color depth and resolution)
  • Added vector units type settings (inch, meter, cm, mm, pixel)
  • Raster resolution and vector units type may be used for setting vector coordinate system
  • 10.09.2001 - Vextractor 1.30.

  • Added advanced T-junctions processing
  • 25.07.2001 - Vextractor 1.20.

  • Added color/grayscale to black&white image conversion by adjustable threshold
  • Added option for viewing selected polylines info in simple text format
  • Some user interface improvements has been made>
  • Fixed some minor bugs
  • 10.07.2001 - Vextractor 1.11.

  • Fixed bug in drawing on Win9x platform (GDI 16bit restrictions)
  • Fixed bug in Coordinate Reference - with one reference point vector coordinates was wrong
  • Fixed some minor bugs in polyline smoothing
  • 27.06.2001 - Vextractor 1.10.

  • Added polylines merging
  • Added small polylines removal
  • Fixed bug in Coordinate Referencing, so the output to DXF now work properly with user defined coordinate system
  • 05.06.2001 - Vextractor 1.00 released.

    Latest News

    07.09.2016
    Vextractor 6.92

    Bugfix release.

    24.08.2016
    RasterStitch 3.90

    Only for x64: Increased the maximum size of the processed image (from 2 GB to 4 GB in RAM).

    11.08.2016
    RasterStitch 3.81

    Fixed bug with DPI in JPEG.

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