8.61. Hot…

8.61.1. Overview

This command identifies and modifies pixels which might cause problems when displayed on PAL or NTSC TV screens.

8.61.2. Activating the filter

You can access this command from the main menu through ColorsHot….

This command only works on images in RGB mode, and only if the active layer does not have an alpha channel. Otherwise the command is disabled.

8.61.3. Options

16.264. ábra - Hot options

„Hot” options


You have to select the TV mode: PAL or NTSC.


Here you can select the method used to remove hot pixels.

  • Reduce Luminance

  • Reduce Saturation

  • Blacken: this changes hot pixels to black.

Create a new layer

When this option is checked, work is performed on a new layer instead of the active layer.