Here's the after:
Not perfect, but not too bad either, given that it took 30 seconds to do it. I'm sure the size and shape of the selection changes the result, and then the filter has a "radius" parameter which by default is set to 100 and can be changed, and I guess it will change the result.
Same pictures as the Video. Gimp actually does better here.
In the sky it's harder to tell, but it's still there too.
Not that I'm saying Gimp can't do as good of a job. It's exactly the same technology based on the same research. But I am saying that blog post is a tad dishonest.
GIMP's Resynthesizer is based on a 2005 PhD thesis, while the Photoshop thing is probably based on a 2009 SIGGRAPH paper.
gimp-plugin-registry (it contains the smart-remove filter)
Does anyone have experience with it or something better to suggest?
For the art producers the Photoshop version would me massively superior just for integrating with the UI, but for our purposes a version of this as a standalone utility or baked into PIL or ImageMagick would be fucking awesome.
What's the error that you're getting when you try to run it? Are you using the patched file from my tutorial?
(I forgot where I read about the "since 2.4" part.)