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Settings that help improve image sharpness for optimized pyramid TIF files.
unsharpMaskOptions=[ * amount, radius, threshold, monochrome *]


Specify a value for unsharpMaskOptions options with minOccurs=" * n *".
Name Type Description
amount xsd:double
Controls contrast applied to edge pixels.
  • Range: 0.0 - 5.0
  • Default: 0
radius xsd:double
Controls sharpness by setting the number of pixels around the edge of an image. The correct value depends on the size of the image.
  • Range: 0.0 - 250.0
  • Low values sharpen edge pixels only.
  • High values sharpen a wider band of pixels.
threshold xsd:int
Determines how different pixels must be from the surrounding area before they are considered edge pixels and can be sharpened.
  • Range: 0 - 255 (integers only).
  • Default: 6
monochrome xsd:int
Values include 0 or 1 only.
Set to 0 to apply to each color component separately or to 1 to apply to image brightness (intensity) only. The layer mask or composite mask is sharpened as well .
monochrome is ignored for grayscale images.


<element name="unsharpMaskOptions" type="types:UnsharpMaskOptions" minOccurs="0"/>
    <complexType name="UnsharpMaskOptions">
            <element name="amount" type="xsd:double" minOccurs="0"/>
            <element name="radius" type="xsd:double" minOccurs="0"/>
            <element name="threshold" type="xsd:int" minOccurs="0"/>
            <element name="monochrome" type="xsd:int" minOccurs="0"/>