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Most of the current crop of editing software applications can do this, but remember – if there is no detail in the shadows, you probably won't pull any detail back into the image. If there is detail but just masked, then maybe – a bit. Imagine that you have twenty different levels of brightness from white to black. If these are all unused bar the lowest 3 – then stretching that out will look pretty horrible.