Photo AI 3 review: denoising and upscaling that delivers unbelievable results

With an intuitive interface and amazing AI powered tools, Photo AI 3 will be very popular.

Photo AI 3.0 review; pixelated images cleaned up in an AI app
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Our Verdict

Photo AI 3 is one of a new wave of AI-inspired tools that aims to not only make the life of a photographer easier but also enable them to rescue unusable work. If noise removal and upscaling are a large part of your creative workflow, then Photo AI is worth its weight in gold.

For

  • Unbelievable denoiser
  • Incredible upscaling technology
  • Intuitive interface

Against

  • Disappointing sharpening
  • Expensive

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Photo AI 3 details

Price $100 / £100
Company
Topaz Labs
OS
Windows 10 or 11, macOS Big Sur 11 and higher
Processor Intel OR AMD, with AVX instructions, released after 2013
Memory 16 GB RAM
Graphics card NVIDIA GTX 980 Ti or higher,  AMD Radeon 570 or higher, Intel UHD 600 Graphics or higher

Ai tools are seeping into every area of life. Each new software release seems to have a new AI element to it and graphics cards are being specifically designed and manufactured to facilitate the growth. Alongside software that contains AI features, there are also software that are 100% driven by AI and one of these is Photo AI 3. AI is in the name so you’d expect that to be the case. It's also an app that has been optimised for Nvidia RTX, which signals growing support and another reason to upgrade to an Nvidia graphics card.

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The Verdict
4.5

out of 10

Photo AI 3 review: denoising and upscaling that delivers unbelievable results

Photo AI 3 is one of a new wave of AI-inspired tools that aims to not only make the life of a photographer easier but also enable them to rescue unusable work. If noise removal and upscaling are a large part of your creative workflow, then Photo AI is worth its weight in gold.

Paul Hatton
Writer

Paul is a digital expert. In the 20 years since he graduated with a first-class honours degree in Computer Science, Paul has been actively involved in a variety of different tech and creative industries that make him the go-to guy for reviews, opinion pieces, and featured articles. With a particular love of all things visual, including photography, videography, and 3D visualisation Paul is never far from a camera or other piece of tech that gets his creative juices going. You'll also find his writing in other places, including Creative Bloq, Digital Camera World, and 3D World Magazine.