RealViz has released a freely-available update to its Sticher panorama creation software that adds tools to correct common errors found in image files. Version 5.1 also supports movie export and batch rendering.
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Stitcher 5 is a panorama assembly program that can blend multiple overlapping conventional photographs to produce a seamless ultra-wide image. It can work with anything from just two or three originals to ultra-wide panoramas up to seamless 360 degree views.