Finnish developer SoftColor has released Automata 1.0, a photo processing utility for Windows that can perform a fairly extensive list of automated adjustments to photos. The program watches a folder or folders for incoming files, then applies a series of processing steps that can include resizing, cropping, rotating, straightening, sharpening, noise reduction, colour and tone corrections (both manually-specified and automatic based on the photo's content) and colour space conversions.

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