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Black & White to Colour

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Hello,

just wondered if anybody had any experience of using colourising (colorizing) programmes (programs).

I have a number of old photographs I would like to convert.
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google can do that
https://imagecolorizer.com/

**On personal level, I don't like to do so.
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Try using Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.
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Or Corel PaintShop Pro
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RobertOZ wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 6:19 am
Or Corel PaintShop Pro
I have PSP 2019 ULT but can't find anywhere to colourise a black/white picture other than the 'colour changer' option.

Am I looking in the wrong place?
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To colourise B/W you need some sort of an AI module, does PSP got one?
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I have had quite a lot of success with this programme :- http://www.codijy.com/
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RobertOZ wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:33 pm
This from Corel Discovery

https://learn.corel.com/tutorials/color ... te-photos/
This seems rather complicated (for me anyway) but I will give it a go in the next few days.
Thanks.
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BJC wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:36 pm
I have had quite a lot of success with this programme :- http://www.codijy.com/
Thanks for the link. There is a free trial period which I will make use of in the next few days.
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john4647 wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:56 pm
RobertOZ wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:33 pm
This from Corel Discovery

https://learn.corel.com/tutorials/color ... te-photos/
This seems rather complicated (for me anyway) but I will give it a go in the next few days.
Thanks.
Then try this tutorial, seems straight forward to me

https://learn.corel.com/tutorials/addin ... -images-2/
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Thanks Robert,

That explains it much better, will try this weekend.

Regards.
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Managed to get some time free and tried out the tutorial mentioned by Robert.
Yes, it works fine but is very time consuming and needs a steady hand.
I was rather looking for a quicker solution and tried the link provided by Asik1. This also works fine and in a just a few seconds but the colours are a little vague.
I have downloaded a few 'trial' programmes and find that there are some that work very quickly, then give you the option to adjust/change colours.
Thanks to all for your input.
Work in progress.
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Hi John
Did you consider posting to the PaintShop Pro forums as it does appear you are working with still images.
The guys there may have more ideas
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Hello Trevor,

O/K will do.

I am using the still images in VS as part of a project but I will post in PSP as you suggest.
Thanks.
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