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Peter Wallace I have been trying to buy this but it is not working - it is coming up at full price. Is there a coupon code that we should be using? Please let me know ASAP as the discount is gone soon.
Mar 11 2008 at 8:14pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Hello Peter,

Try using this coupon: RESH-5MFT-BITS
It should have been added to the buy link.

Reshade - Mar 11 2008 at 8:29pm Copy Link
GAOTD User This got pretty good reviews when it was last week's most popular GiveawayOfTheDay: http://www.giveawayofthed.../#comments
Mar 11 2008 at 10:57pm Copy Link
Vilmos Kertesz I check out the programs you offer, and I am normally like them. But this... You cannot gain information that does not exist. So, enlarging something and claiming that you will get the same quality is... at least questionable. You watched too many movies where they turn around the 2D image of a security camera.

Also, IrfanView, which is a free software, can do the same, and MUCH more... Sorry BitsDuJour.
Mar 12 2008 at 12:12am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Vilmos,

Sorry if the title might not be explicit enough, but "Without Quality Loss" means not losing details. This implies keeping what there is in the image as best as it can be done: overall sharpness, edge clarity, texture detail. All this with as little distortion as possible and few or no artifacts (depending on the zoom level).

The best interpolation (resizing) algorithm implemented by IrfanView can be perfectly simulated within a subset of the parameters for Reshade Client. Please read more about Reshade, and how to use it here:
Reshade - Mar 12 2008 at 12:33am Copy Link
Mar 12 2008 at 11:47am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu The new Reshade version 1.4 will have shrinking also. It will be released in the next few days.
Reshade - Mar 12 2008 at 8:40pm Copy Link
mike b I see that Reshade was also offered back in May 08 (, but the comments that were left back then are no longer accessible (clicking the link brings you to the comments page for the upcoming offer). Is there any way we can see those comments?

Aug 27 2008 at 1:47pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu This is how they do it it seems. I've sent a notice to the site owner about the possibility to display the older comments.

In any case some of them were related to some non-existent features back then. The Reshade Image Enlarger version offered now has all of them and a few more.

Reshade - Aug 27 2008 at 9:05pm Copy Link
Roger Thomasson We decided that it'd be best to offer each subsequent promotion of a software title with a clean comment slate. Most titles undergo a steady regimen of updates and version releases, and we feel as though it's best to offer each promotion accordingly -- on it's own terms.


BitsDuJour Admin - Aug 28 2008 at 2:18am Copy Link
mikeb b That seems reasonable.

I've taken a quick look at Reshade and the results are quite impressive. Now I just have to decide if I can justify the purchase of the specialized tool (even at 50% off it's still more than most utilities I buy),
Aug 28 2008 at 11:04am Copy Link
Nico Westerdale Mike and Vlad,

Roger and I had a meeting today and decided that it actually would be a good idea if the old comments were visible. We've done this as an expandable 'Old Comments' section on the review, so you can just click 'Reveal' to see them.
BitsDuJour Admin - Aug 28 2008 at 12:41pm Copy Link
Red Zuan Good.
Mar 23 2009 at 6:09pm Copy Link
S B I've been using the demo of this program and pushing it. It resizes images (and can also sharpen them).

It's difficult to enlarge images without also enlarging the blur. Photoshop isn't great at it (and often makes textures ugly); Reshade is much better. Reshade seems to work well on images of faces and scenes, as well as manufactured products. It can eliminate the little boxy jpg artifacts and smooth out noise, at the same time sharpening edges.

Where are the limits to enlarging? Though some images can be stretched way out (and some just won't stretch), for maintaining high quality Reshade seems to be able to double the size of most images and maintain or improve their quality. It's great with texture and grain.

This is not a Photoshop plug-in, but is a sand-alone program, and we will be using it as an adjunct to Photoshop to adjust the sizes of images for use on the web.

There are several other image resizing programs: PhotoZoom, Alien Skin's Blow Up 2, and Genuine Fractals. Reshade seems to be as good as, or perhaps a little better than the competition, and is certainly a relative bargain at BdJ.
Mar 25 2009 at 9:09pm Copy Link
pereh pereh I have tested resizing tools at the end of last year for my new workstation.
This one is new to me, and it does a good job. But I will stick to the one I like most: Magnifier from AKVIS.
Mar 27 2009 at 12:18am Copy Link
ByteSmith What version are we purchasing (1.x or 2.x)
What is the upgrade policy (couldn't find on product site)
Dec 7 2009 at 7:54am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu The offer is for Reshade v2.0 Beta. The license will work for 1.x too if you want to give the older version a try.

As for the upgrades, they come free at least until we get v2.0 out of Beta, after that they will be available at a reduced cost compared to the full license.
Reshade - Dec 7 2009 at 2:08pm Copy Link
Herneith me If you already have a license for the current version, how much will the upgrade be, is this deal cheaper than the upgrade?
Dec 8 2009 at 2:05am Copy Link
Software Guy Please clarify - is this license for version 2 .x of reshade, including non-beta when it comes out, or is it only good for version 2 BETA, and we must pay to get a final version of 2.x Reshade? Thanks!
Dec 8 2009 at 2:30am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Clarification:

If you purchase a license for the current v1.51 or v2.0 Beta you will get a free upgrade to the final release of Reshade v2.0 . Afterwards we will be offering upgrades at a reduced cost relative to the full license.
Reshade - Dec 8 2009 at 2:38am Copy Link
O I Is this a single user or a single computer license? In other words can I use it on my work and home machines as a single user?
Dec 8 2009 at 2:52am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu One of the licensing models available includes:

(B) License for a single user
The Software Product may be installed on two computers, such as desktop and laptop, on the condition that only one single person is the main user of both computers and that this person is the only person using the software.

For more information please see the license agreement before installing Reshade Image Enlarger.
Reshade - Dec 8 2009 at 3:01am Copy Link
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Dec 9 2009 at 12:47pm Copy Link
Zora op I want buy several licenses,but the price in regnow is uncorrect ?

coupon code ?
Dec 9 2009 at 12:49pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Zora,

Try removing the "extended download service" option. It is probably adding to the price you expected.

If this is not the case, please let me know exactly what is wrong with what you see in regnow.
Reshade - Dec 9 2009 at 2:44pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu As far as we tested it, Reshade runs on both Vista and Windows 7. Please let me know if you encounter any problems with it.
Reshade - Dec 9 2009 at 3:22pm Copy Link
J K Please clarify upgrade policy. Is this good for 2.x point releases, up until 3.x release, or are you saying 2.01 will require an upgrade fee? 2.02? 2.10? Please clarify.
Dec 19 2009 at 5:43pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu The upgrades are free until we release v2.0. After that, from v2.01 onwards, upgrades will come at a cost.
Reshade - Dec 20 2009 at 11:11pm Copy Link
Stefan Hauber I'm a little irritated: In your example-screens (and the ones on your website) you demonstrate how ReshadeImageEnlarger enhances the pictures and the results are (quite unbelievable) impressing. Just before I wanted to see this enhancements with my own eyes (i.e. making a screenshot, cut out the original-picture and enlarging it with your software) I saw, that above the original-picture there appears a text 'downsized to fit'. In my opinion that means that the original-picture, the source from which the good result is created is larger? And the higher the resolution of the original-picture is the less astonishing is the resulting good quality.

I wish you wouldn't use these kind-of-marketing tricks...

B.t.w.: On your homepage there exists v2 as beta only. Is it possible to run stable v1.x with the given license-key for v2 too?
May 24 2010 at 6:35pm Copy Link
Roger Thomasson @Stefan I hope the vendor will forgive me if I'm incorrect, but I don't that any software could sharpen a 150x300px, 72dpi web image to the extent that the pictures illustrate.  I believe that there is an assumption that the images the customer will be using are of reasonable quality and size (for example, from a digital camera) to allow for any such image manipulation.   Also, I think the fact that the vendor disclaims the original size of the photograph means, by definition, that this is not a "marketing trick" :-) -r
BitsDuJour Admin - May 25 2010 at 1:06am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu @Stefan I know that there are a lot of not so original image enlargement applications out there, to say the least. We come across them more often than we would want to. Luckly Reshade does what it's meant to do, in many situations even more than what people expect it to. Related to your comment about the "downsized to fit" note, all 3 images on the 1500% zoom example are downsized a bit including the zoomed versions (same amount for photoshop and reshade). So practically the zoom ratio is maintained (15x) even if the images you see are a bit smaller for display purposes. Was this the issue you were worried about? To answer your last question, the key for the v2.0 Beta will work on the previous version 1.5 . @Roger You're quite right Roger, and I'd like to say more about the issues you mentioned. Reshade can sharpen any picture even starting from very low resolutions, making contours as well defined as an original high resolution version, but there's a catch: there will be contour distortions if overdoing it. In the case you mentioned, to upscale a 150x300px @ 72dpi to a printable size will require a lot of zooming. Because Reshade can't infer what's not there, the amount to which existing information can be reused is limited, and it will show to some extent. So the more pixel resolution you have in the original, the easier you'll be able to enlarge the image to large print sizes.
Reshade - May 25 2010 at 5:00am Copy Link
S B Vlad,

Can you address some of your plans for Reshade and its future?

Will you continue active development on Reshade (it looks like development has slowed significantly [no new builds or blogs])? 

Version 2 has been in beta for quite some time.  There are a number of brand-new, very powerful sharpening technologies and parametrized, adaptive methods are currently very popular (perhaps like Reshade, but with even more control).  Are you actively working on adding additional new underlying sharpening algorithms for version 2?

Do you anticipate new builds soon?

Does Reshade take advantage of multi-core processors?

Do you plan a plugin version?

Many thanks!
May 31 2010 at 11:01pm Copy Link
xCurt I clicked "buy", but why am I being re-directed to ??? Firefox safety will not accept that site!
May 31 2010 at 11:26pm Copy Link
Roger Thomasson @ Curt No, we haven't been hacked :-)   RegNow recently requested that all purchase, download, and affiliated links be converted to links.  You'll notice that sport a "Digital River" logo -- that's the parent company of RegNow and a number of other eCommerce providers.   We've been using the converted links for several months now with no issues. Sorry for the confusion! -r
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 1 2010 at 12:24am Copy Link
xCurt good tto hear :-)
But why doesn't howdownloads supply a VALID identification (for Firefox 3.6.3)? If this has been going on "for several months", you surely have had the time to sort this out. What goes for Digital River logos and stuff, they COULD merely be pictures of the real thing.
Jun 1 2010 at 1:12am Copy Link
Roger Thomasson @ Curt The switch occurred in mid-February of this year.  Your complaint is actually the first we've heard of any incompatibilities or issues with the new links.  I'll contact RegNow ASAP and let them know about the Firefox bug :-) -r
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 1 2010 at 1:39am Copy Link
xCurt Not hacked; Reshade now purchased and installed :-)
But Reshade does NOT support Unicode!! Batch working is impossible because of this; what a bummer! I really hope they will fix this in the final version.
Jun 1 2010 at 1:52am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu I'm glad that you're asking at such a level of detail. I truly appreciate that. @S B It's true, Reshade development has been a bit slow lately, we're doing our best to finish the final release. Related to the more recent upscaling methods, most of them are still just in the research stage. If you found any good applications out there, I'm not against comparing them with Reshade. There's no point in selling an application that does worse than cheaper or same price products that handle the same problems. To answer your question regarding any improvements to the underlying image processing methods, the final 2.0 release will not have significant changes to the current methods, except for some fine tweaking. We do plan to improve them significantly in future releases after v2.0 though. For now Reshade just takes advantage of vector processing instructions, but no multi-core support. But I think this question is more about how fast it runs in general. The processing speed is comparable to other similar applications, though it's a matter for you to decide if it's fast enough for your needs. Try it out, it's very quick to download and install the free trial. About the Photoshop plugin version being offered in the future, we do not have plans to do that as part of our v2.0 final release. Afterwards, there might be a chance to get one out. @Curt It seems that most users do not have the unicode problem you've mentioned. I think it's the first time I hear about it actually. We will have to look into it, in any case I've added it to the feature list for the 2.0 final release, which comes as a free update if you purchase the beta.
Reshade - Jun 1 2010 at 3:03am Copy Link
xCurt Reshade does support SOME Unicode, but it wouldn't read the very first file-name I asked it to open: "Kaposvár, Festok városa 2010, by kataaca.jpg".
Jun 1 2010 at 5:47am Copy Link
Jon Perry I'm trying to download the "try before you buy" option and I'm getting "a server not found" error. Please help, if this program can do for me what I think it can I wouldn't want to miss out on the sale promotion, but I want to take 10 minutes and play with it first to make sure it does.

Thank you
Jun 1 2010 at 5:52am Copy Link
Roger Thomasson @ Jon Strange, the download link is working fine for me.  Would you mind giving it another try, but after clearing your cache first? -r
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 1 2010 at 6:05am Copy Link
Jon perry @Roger I've tried it on 3 computers on my network and all to no avail. I don't know if my ISP (Qwest) might have a firewall in place, but I took mine down to try and get the file with no such luck. :(
Jun 1 2010 at 6:11am Copy Link
xCurt Jon, you're right. Go to the homepage and get it from
Jun 1 2010 at 6:24am Copy Link
Roger Thomasson @ Curt It's not working for you either? Strange.
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 1 2010 at 6:31am Copy Link
Jon Perry @Curt  thanks, I was one step ahead of that and downloaded the 2.0 beta, that is the current demo correct?

Jun 1 2010 at 6:33am Copy Link
Roger Thomasson Tried it again, worked again.  I did get a server error once, but a second click on our download button did the trick. Anybody else having trouble? -r
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 1 2010 at 6:36am Copy Link
Roger Thomasson Anyhow, to reiterate Curt -- if you can't get Reshade to download via our link, go ahead and do it via the product website: But if you like it, make sure to purchase it here!  Otherwise you won't get that handy Bits du Jour discount :-)
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 1 2010 at 6:41am Copy Link
Jon Perry @Roger

Is the beta 2.0 version the trial on the stand alone link that I should download or should I be looking for something else?
Jun 1 2010 at 6:47am Copy Link
Roger Thomasson @ Jon Yes, the 2.0 Beta version is the one that we're offering today.
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 1 2010 at 6:55am Copy Link
David C. Metcalfe I want to purchase this, but the site does not discount from the $199.00 price. How do we get it for $59.70?
Jun 1 2010 at 11:04am Copy Link
Jon Perry @David 

Even with the problems I had with trying to get the demo, once you click the "buy now" button above it will take you to a page that will give you the licensing options that is the discounted price. If you are trying to purchase from I imagine you will not find this discount there.
Jun 1 2010 at 11:10am Copy Link
David C. Metcalfe When I go to this URL (http://www.hotdownloads.c...kid=100001) it shows the correct price, but when I click on "Order Now" it goes to https://www.hotdownloads....ftsell.cgi and show the price as $199.00 US. I don't want to risk paying this much.
Jun 1 2010 at 11:50am Copy Link
Jon Perry @David

try this URL:

and then order now. Should bring you to a screen that looks like this:

with the price slashed out and then a lower price in red.
Jun 1 2010 at 12:05pm Copy Link
David C. Metcalfe All links bring me to https://www.hotdownloads....ftsell.cgi which has the price at $199.00. Is there a coupon code? I hope we can get this working...
Jun 1 2010 at 12:52pm Copy Link
Richard Koplow The site is listed as safe by McAfee but shows as linking to an unsafe file, apparently at As a result, much enterprise security software prevents any access to If anyone reads this and can actually get to, they might advise the site managers to correct this so their site can be accessed by firms employing web filtering. 
Jun 2 2010 at 5:24am Copy Link
Jan-Christoph Ihrens In December 2009 (!) it was mentioned that version 2.0 was in beta state. That doesn't seem to have changed in the past one and a half years. Could you tell me one reason why I should purchase a program the development of which is seemingly non-existent anymore? It's not what I'd call a good investment...
May 22 2011 at 6:34am Copy Link
Nick Katz Now that's a darned good question. It's not some inexpensive program that you don't mind becoming obsolete.
May 22 2011 at 11:05am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu The program is already out of beta for almost 6 months already. We've made many changes from the beta to the current version of Reshade 2.0 Pre-Release. The next version 2.0 RC1 is almost ready for release too, it will be out in the following month.

Let me know if you have any other questions.
Reshade - May 22 2011 at 2:20pm Copy Link
Jan-Christoph Ihrens Well, I hope you'll understand that I'm not too impressed by the fact that you managed to make a pre-release version out of a beta version in one and a half years. Which looks more like a cosmetic change to me - normally everything between the last alpha version and the first release candidate is called a beta version. ;-)

Do you have a roadmap that might convince me?
May 22 2011 at 4:35pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu I understand why you may be worried. We made slow progress during 2009, but I assure you that we've constantly been improving Reshade thoughout the last year and a half.

We've handled more than 180 bugs since the beta, to be able to launch the Pre-release version which also includes some new features:

- multi-language pack for English, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Spanish
- unicode filename support
- improved crop and batch processing
- some cosmetic changes :-)

We made a promise to our customers, to keep Reshade upgrades free until we release Reshade 2.0 RC1. We consider that reliability under various conditions is thus more important than adding new features at this point. We will be continuing to add features from version 2.1 onwards.

If you're interested you can check out the changelog here: . Most of the changes since the Beta have been recorded there.

I hope that covered the roadmap question too.
Reshade - May 22 2011 at 5:50pm Copy Link
Jan-Christoph Ihrens Thank you very much for your answer and the link, Vlad.

"We made a promise to our customers, to keep Reshade upgrades free until we release Reshade 2.0 RC1."

Hm, on Dec 8 2009 at 10:38am you wrote:

"If you purchase a license for the current v1.51 or v2.0 Beta you will get a free upgrade to the final release of Reshade v2.0."

Now it has been reduced to a free upgrade to the release candidate?

"We consider that reliability under various conditions is thus more important than adding new features at this point."

I don't have a problem with this attitude, it's perfectly sensible. I'm a (web) developer myself, and I'd choose the same approach. It's more the long time between the start of the beta phase and the completion of the new version (that is still unforseeable as there will probably be several release candidates before the final relase) that worries me. And the fact that I'd have to pay for a pre-release version *and* the first release candidate (!).

I'm no troublemaker - sorry for being so persistent. But as Nick Katz said, this is no nine-dollars-tool the abandonment of which would just cause a shrug...
May 22 2011 at 6:30pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Thanks for asking for clarification.

There's no policy change, upgrading to any v2.0 Release Candidate is free. We will probably go for 2.0 RC1 and then directly to Final.
Reshade - May 22 2011 at 6:52pm Copy Link
Jan-Christoph Ihrens "There's no policy change, upgrading to any v2.0 Release Candidate is free."

Okay, then I misunderstood you; thanks for clarifying this.

I'll think about your BDJ offer. :)
May 22 2011 at 8:23pm Copy Link
Vilmos Kertesz "easily increase image sizes over 2000% without the loss of sharpness or detail"

It is simply NOT POSSIBLE TO DO. End of conversion.
May 24 2011 at 7:24pm Copy Link
Vilmos Kertesz To be more precise: how do you know that what you think is "noise and randomness" (quote from the screenshot) is not actually signal? No sure way to know that. If you think the answer is yes, plead your case. Otherwise, please dont misdirect the users.
May 24 2011 at 8:34pm Copy Link
Kate Hadley To be fair - this is the best image enlarger in the world, I have used it for years and have always been surprised at the quality of the enlargements, and yes Vilmos it *does* increase sizes without loss of sharpness or detail. If you want a really high quality enlarger then this is the one to go for (and no I don't work for the company). :)
May 24 2011 at 10:33pm Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Thank you for the feedback. I hope the following will help make things clearer.

Reshade is an image enlarger application, it increases image size maintaining local edge contrast at the right scale so that the perceived output looks as best as possible given the available information in one single image. The zoom amount can go over 2000% depending on the image type. So, in some cases the acceptable zoom may not go as high.

For noise removal, it's impossible to perfectly detect which parts of the image are actual content and which are noise. What is possible to do is to create a good enough estimation of these defects and remove them appropriately. Because Reshade provides controls to remove such defects on demand, no details will be lost unless the user wants to do that.

I suggest trying out the application using your own images. In then end, what matters is our own judgement.
Reshade - May 24 2011 at 11:39pm Copy Link
Vilmos Kertesz Vlad, thank you for your precise answer.
May 25 2011 at 12:39am Copy Link
xCurt This is a surprise to me. I have Image Enlarger 2.0 Beta as of 2. September 2009, and when I click "update" I am told there is no update. Can I just download a new exe, and install on top of the old version?
May 25 2011 at 1:24am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Yes, just download the new version from our site. It will update just the same.
Reshade - May 25 2011 at 1:45am Copy Link
Mike Carlson When I go to the website, it talks about buying credits. Credits for what. What is the difference between private and public. Don't understand what you are talking about.
May 25 2011 at 4:34am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu @Mike: We offer our Reshade image resizing technology under two different models. One is the stand-alone application that is on sale here ( and the other one is the online image resizer service. I think you may be talking about the latter.
Reshade - May 25 2011 at 4:47am Copy Link
Software Guy I checked the website for information on upgrades and could not find any info or pricing. But for BDJ users who purchased this on BDJ in 2009, I did find this:

Software Guy :Please clarify - is this license for version 2 .x of reshade, including non-beta when it comes out, or is it only good for version 2 BETA, and we must pay to get a final version of 2.x Reshade? Thanks!
Dec 8 2009 at 2:30am
Vlad Hosu Clarification: If you purchase a license for the current v1.51 or v2.0 Beta you will get a free upgrade to the final release of Reshade v2.0 . Afterwards we will be offering upgrades at a reduced cost relative to the full license.

So it seems that the past buyers would be entitled to upgrade to this version 2 for free.

I do recommend this software from personal experience - it works quite well. If you only have a few pictures to enlarge, there is also an online version for enlargement at reasonable cost.
Jan 23 2012 at 3:45am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Previous version upgrades to Reshade 2.0 RC1, which is the current version, are free. Upgrades to future major versions (next one will be v3.0) will come at cost. The price hasn't been settled yet, however it will not exceed half of the product price.
Reshade - Jan 23 2012 at 4:19am Copy Link
Avi S Commenters have notes that this works well with faces etc. I'm wondering: what about manuscripts? I often encounter medieval manuscript photos where it is hard to decipher the letters, especially if the manuscript is worn and the ink has faded. Can Reshade help in these cases?
May 25 2012 at 2:21am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu Reshade may be able to help in this case too. The denoising and contrast features complement each other in removing the worn out look of the manuscript guiding attention to the important details. Reshade allows for controlling the strength of writing edges making them more prominent and easier to decipher. In some cases, depending on how damaged the manuscript is, the line completion feature (smoothing) can connect interrupted contours making barely visible letters stand out.
Reshade - May 26 2012 at 9:54pm Copy Link
xCurt Version 2.0 Release Candidate 1 since 30. August 2011. Will it be updated? It seems your online version has a marginal better quality.
May 28 2012 at 12:53am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu @Curt: We'll be releasing a new version in the next few months. The web-based application uses the same implementation under the hood as the stand-alone, however the default parameters are slightly changed to account for web images.
Reshade - May 28 2012 at 2:40am Copy Link
Louis H Hello Vlad. Thank you for being a vendor who is around to answer folks questions.

Which version of Photoshop was used for your comparison photos on your website? And do you have any comparison examples with the current CS6 version of Photoshop? Thanks.
May 28 2012 at 3:01am Copy Link
Vlad Hosu @Louis: The comparison was made with Photoshop CS3 as far as I remember. There haven't been any noticeable changes recently wrt to Photoshop's Bicubic interpolation (the one used in the examples). This applies to versions up to CS5, haven't tested CS6 yet.
Reshade - May 28 2012 at 3:14am Copy Link
Louis H Thank you, Vlad. Your response is appreciated! I'll give it a trial run later today.
May 28 2012 at 3:50am Copy Link
Frank Stephens It would have been interesting to compare this to BenVista PhotoZoom Pro 4.1.2 which I recently purchased at a discount. Alas, no time, busy holiday weekend, I'll stick with PhotoZoom Pro.
May 28 2012 at 11:57pm Copy Link
Tim Harris On the main page u have 25% off - 96.75 - on the order form it's 103.20 so which is it. As i'm sure u already know, most usually honor the main agreement price and don't up the price later on another page (not counting the CD backup, etc).
Jun 4 2012 at 12:14am Copy Link
Constantin Florea @Tim, I am sorry about the price confusion, the vendor did specify the correct price of $103.20 (representing a 20% off discount) however when we set up this Every Day promotion we entered a 25% discount by mistake.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
BitsDuJour Admin - Jun 4 2012 at 12:26am Copy Link
Tim Harris no problem!
Jun 4 2012 at 3:20am Copy Link
Roderick Nicolson Somethings not right. I've just received an email from BitsDuJour with an offer for an 84% discount - $19.95 instead of $129.00.
However above it offers a 20% discount for $103.00.
Oct 30 2012 at 3:09pm Copy Link
marko ifebo De 84% de rabais on passe à 20% C'est pas cool !
Et du coup moi aussi je passe de 84% d'intérêt pour ce soft à 20% d'intérêt et peut être moins ?

84% discount on passes 20% This is not cool!
And suddenly I also passes 84% interest in this soft 20% interest and may be less?
Oct 30 2012 at 3:24pm Copy Link
Roger Thomasson Sorry folks, this was definitely a mistake on our part. The upcoming deal is for Reshade Image Enlarger Lite and will be listed shortly.

Mea culpa!

BitsDuJour Admin - Oct 30 2012 at 3:40pm Copy Link

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