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Keyboard Shortcuts

General Shortcuts

  • F  — View the current image in full-size screen. Return to the application by pressing any button.
  •  \  — Activates before/after comparison. When the key is pressed, the original image will be shown. The original image can be either the original tone-mapped result or a middle image in a bracket series. The last option is set by default. To change this option, simply go to the View > Compare With fly out menu. Releasing the key will reveal the enhanced image.
  • ; — Activates side-by-side comparison mode where the original image is on the left side and the edited result will be on the right side. To exit the mode press the ; button again.
  • Tab — Show/hide the Preset panel at the bottom of the window.
  • C — Enter the Crop tool.
  • B — Activates the Brush Mask tool.
  • G — Activates the Gradient Mask tool.
  • R —  Activates the Radial Mask Tool.
  • J — Show/hide the display of “hot” and “cold” pixels. These are completely black and white pixels on an image.
  • Cmd + B / Ctrl + B — Opens Batch Processing mode.
  • Shift + Cmd + E  / Shift + Ctrl +E — - Export to a file
  • Shift + Cmd + F / Shift + Ctrl + F — Show current edited file in Finder/Explorer.

Mask Editing Shortcuts

  • [ — Decrease the brush radius
  • ] — Increases the brush radius
  • Shift + [ — Decreases the brush softness
  • Shift + ] — Increases the brush softness
  • X — Switches between Paint and Erase modes
  • Cmd + I / Ctrl + I — Inverts the layer mask
  • / —  Show current layer mask in the form of red transparent image imposition
  • Spacebar — Pans the image in the painting mode when zoomed in

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