EAW Sharpen is a filter which sharpens an image without annoying halos.
It's based on Mikes Python plugin:
More info about the algorithm from Raanan Fattal:
To install the plugin, download and unzip the attachment, and type "make".
You will find the plugin then under Filters -> Enhance -> EAW Sharpen.
NEW FOR WIN USERS: I compiled a version for Windows, which can be downloaded here:
Download the file elsamuko-eaw-sharpen-w32.zip, unzip it and copy elsamuko-eaw-sharpen.exe into %userprofile%\.gimp-2.6\plug-ins.
If you like it, hug someone :D
In the example image a strong sharpening has been applied with GIMP's Unsharp Mask and with EAW:
(cc) lilli2de: http://www.flickr.com/photos/seven_of9/4663498042/
For all scripts together, go here: