AI Picture Restorer

Restore photos with AI

Restore, sharpen, and repair pictures with AI. Hotpot builds on the latest research to automatically remove scratches, sharpen colors, and enhance faces, transforming damaged photos into cherished memories. Our free service repairs both color photos and black & white ones.

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Volume pricing: $0.02 - $0.25 per image depending on volume, subscription, and co-marketing. Contact us for details.

Free images are limited by the CC BY-NC license.

We may use invisible watermarks to identify Hotpot creations for legal disputes.

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AI Picture Restorer Overview

This Hotpot AI service restores pictures by automatically performing scratch removal, face enhancement, and color sharpening. What used to require trained professionals hours can now be accomplished in seconds.

The service repairs both color and black & white photographs.

While this service automates photo restoration, it cannot replace experts for demanding restoration jobs. It is designed to help consumers with lightweight requirements while helping professionals save time on difficult restoration requests.

For this service, pictures are not saved without user permission. For storage costs and user privacy, we only retain images for as long as necessary to run our machine learning models, and do not store photos beyond this.

Note: Our AI Photo Upscaler is optimized for people and products. Use this to generate images of higher resolution.

Research Credit

Hotpot builds on and is informed by many machine learning papers and projects. See here for attributions.

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