Aurora HDR, perfect for photographers of all skill levels, provides a comprehensive set of state-of-the-art tools for HDR photography. It's one of the most complete and powerful HDR apps in the world. A joint project between Macphun and Trey Ratcliff, one of the world's pre-eminent HDR photographers with over 14 million fans online, Aurora HDR can help photographers of all skill levels create amazing images. Quick overview
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Speed Improvement The new Aurora HDR 2017 is at least 50% faster in comparison with the previous version. So you'll create more fantastic HDR photos in a shorter period of time. Speed improvements cover all aspects of Aurora HDR 2017.
Polarize Tool Instantly and dramatically enhance the sky, make colors more vivid and flawlessly remove unnecessary glare in your photos. Want to give it a try? Move the slider on the right to witness amazing changes.
Batch Processing Save time and quickly make your photos great. Aurora HDR 2017 automatically groups your brackets, applies the effects / settings you choose and produces fantastic results. Just pick the photos and Aurora will do the rest.
HDR Noise Reduction The noise reduction in Aurora HDR 2017 has been dramatically improved. Our new smart technology will automatically remove low-light color noise while merging the brackets or creating HDR from a single shot.
Top and Bottom Adjustments Quickly make striking improvements to your image with this redesigned tool that gives you complete flexibility and control over exposure, contrast, vibrance and more.
Luminosity Masking Automatically make advanced selections within your HDR photo based on the Zone System. Simply click one or more zones and dramatically enhance the part of your image without brushes or complicated selections.
Radial Masking Highlight the sun, a face or anything else on your photo with this powerful tool. Easily reshape the mask and adjust density, feathering or other settings to achieve a stunning result.
Advanced Tone Mapping Many photographers want realistic, sharp and natural results from their HDR tool. New Aurora HDR 2017 was created with this in mind, delivering less noise, better details and stunningly results for any photo, especially when starting with a RAW file.
Now you can create beautiful HDR, even if you don't shoot brackets Even though the most impressive HDR photos come from merging multiple exposure brackets, the special image processing algorithm was designed to handle single images equally well. Load your TIFF, JPEG, PNG or a single RAW and let Aurora HDR 2017 do its magic.
A complete HDR photography solution Aurora HDR 2017 brings you every tool imaginable to create perfect HDR photos. From HDR look controls and noise reduction to layers and luminosity masks. Over 100 tools and features, designed specifically for HDR photography.
What's New in Aurora HDR 2017: - Improved Tone Mapping technology - Batch image processing - Advanced HDR Tone-mapping adjustments - Automatic RAW color noise reduction - DNG files support - Polarizing Filter - Radial Masking Tool - Zone System for Luminosity masks - Advanced Top&Bottom adjustment panel - Feather & Density parameters for layer masks - Image Resize on export - Image Sharpen on export - Improved User Interface - Hue-Saturation-Luminosity panel - Additional blending modes for layers (Darken, Color Burn, Lighten) - Signature presets from Trey Ratcliff, Captain Kimo & Serge Ramelli
Requirements for Aurora HDR 2017: - Processor Core 2 Duo from late 2009 or newer - Minimum 4 GB RAM - OS X 10.10.5 or newer - 2 GB free space on hard drive - Display resolution 1280 x 800 or higher - Retina displays supported
Release Notes * Adobe Lightroom and Aperture plugin updated. * Fixed several bugs in Photos Extension. * Better new camera's support on OS X 10.10, 10.11. * UI and performance bugs fixed.