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Capture a special moment on camera

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Make it timeless in Luminar Neo

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Add the photo to your family album

Bring subjects to the foreground

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Create dramatic photos with crystal-clear sharpness, even if your photography gear lets you down. You can selectively enhance the sharpness of small, medium, and large details while protecting highlights to get the most from blurred pictures.

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Supercontrast

Use this tool for precise tonal contrast and accent replacements. Six AI controls allow for more definition in the highlights, midtones, and shadows for detailed images.

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Vignette

Take complete control over the shape and position of the vignette to accentuate meaningful details. Edit family pictures with inner brightness for improved contrast and get professional, realistic results.

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Master colors, highlights, and shadows with Enhance AI

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Leave details that matter

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Luminar Neo?

Luminar Neo is easy-to-use photo editing software that empowers photography lovers to express the beauty they imagined using innovative AI-driven tools.

We’ve built Luminar Neo from the ground up to be different from previous Luminar editors. It keeps your favorite LuminarAI tools and expands your arsenal with more state-of-the-art technologies and important changes at its core. Meanwhile, the recognizable Luminar design is retained, making Neo simple to use and fun to explore.

What’s new in Luminar Neo?

Luminar Neo is a giant leap forward to more innovative, AI-based editing.

What differentiates Luminar Neo from all previous versions of Luminar is its modular engine. Modules help to evenly distribute the load for faster image processing. This allows you to apply lots of different tools to an image without significant performance losses and save all edits automatically.

In Luminar Neo, you can find powerful new tools to help fix things in post as fast as possible – and save every moment at its best. What can Luminar Neo help you with? Automatically remove dust spots and power lines, mask objects, and relight the scene; add as many layers as needed to fulfill your complex ideas; plus, use blending and masking modes, make collages, add double exposure effects, and do more on all layers.

The brand-new Luminar Share mobile app for iOS and Android allows you to quickly and seamlessly transfer images from your phone to your computer.

How do I get Luminar Neo?

You can buy Luminar Neo on this page (look for the Buy now button). Luminar Neo is available for macOS and Windows as an application and plug-in. View subscription and one-time purchase options.

How many devices can I use Luminar Neo on?

The number of devices is stated on the checkout page. Usually, we offer licenses for 1 or 2 devices (“seats”).

Two seats allows you to install and activate Luminar Neo on two devices at once, regardless of their operating system. For example, you can use one seat to activate Luminar Neo on a Mac and the other one to activate Luminar Neo on a Windows computer, or you can use both seats for your Windows or macOS computers. Any combination works!

Moreover, you can always manage your activations in your Skylum Account. You are able to add even more seats in your Skylum Account if you have multiple computers or want to share your license with people who need access.

Are you changing computers or upgrading your device? You can reset a license from your old machine at no cost and activate that license on your new device. Just log in to your Skylum account to reset activations for Luminar Neo.

Do you offer educational and military discounts?

Educational and military discounts are available starting from the official release date and are calculated from the regular sale price.

To secure the special price, click here. If you own a previous version of Luminar or Aurora HDR, we also provide a loyalty discount. Click here to redeem it.

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What is LuminarAI?

LuminarAI is an all-new application and plug-in and the first fully AI-powered image editing software in the world.


While Skylum is well-known for building software that taps into artificial intelligence for great results, LuminarAI is entirely different. 


We built LuminarAI with artificial intelligence at its core. Artificial intelligence saves you time and effort. Before, traditional editing software was outdated. It was time-consuming and hard to learn. It required effort and skills to get satisfying results. With LuminarAI, you can create great-looking photos much faster. It’s perfect for anyone, of any skill level. 


While other companies use artificial intelligence as a catchphrase, LuminarAI is packed full of truly smart technology. LuminarAI features many AI tools that allow you to get more done in less time. Innovations like SkyAI, FaceAI, BodyAI, IrisAI, AtmosphereAI and more give your images a memorable style and a competitive edge. Without sacrificing quality, speed or creative options.

How to download and activate LuminarAI?

Your download links will be waiting for you in your Skylum account.

NOTE: Your LuminarAI purchase is linked to the billing email address you provided. Use that email to log in to your Skylum Account or, if needed, create a new Skylum Account tied to that email address.

  1. Visit the login page here

  2. If you already have an account, sign in with Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, or your email and password.

  3. If you don’t have an account, you can create it here. Make sure to choose the same email used for the LuminarAI purchase. 

  4. If you have a Skylum account, but purchased LuminarAI using an email address not tied to it, you can merge your accounts into one in the My Software tab > Link my licenses section of your Skylum account. After that, please go to the inbox of your new email address and verify your email.

  5. In your account, you will see a My Software tab with all of your Skylum software, including LuminarAI.

  6. Find the tab with LuminarAI. Download LuminarAI by clicking the Download button. 


With LuminarAI we made the activation process easier and faster for you. There’s no need to remember your license number in order to use LuminarAI. Now you may activate LuminarAI directly from your account.

By default, all our software launches in trial mode when you first open it. When you start LuminarAI, you’ll see a window that prompts you to log in to your Skylum Account. 

To activate LuminarAI:


  • If you already have a Skylum account, sign in with a linked Google, Facebook, Microsoft, or Apple account, or sign in with your email and password.

  • If you don’t have a Skylum account, click Register and create a Skylum Account. You can sign up with a Facebook, Google, Microsoft, or Apple account, or you can sign up using your email and a password. 

  • If you have a Skylum account, but purchased LuminarAI using an email address not tied to it, you can merge your accounts into one in the My Software tab > Link my licenses section of your Skylum account. After that, please go to the inbox of your new email address and verify your email.

  • Congratulations! You’ve activated LuminarAI.

Still don’t see LuminarAI in your account? Our support team will help you with that.

What are the system requirements for LuminarAI?

LuminarAI should work on your computer as long as it meets the following minimum system requirements. 


For Mac:

    • MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro, Mac mini, early 2010 or newer

      • CPU Intel® Core™ i5 or better

        • Memory 8 GB RAM or more (16+ GB RAM is recommended)

          • macOS 10.13.6 or higher. IMPORTANT: macOS 10.12 is not supported.

            • Hard disk 10 GB free space; SSD for best performance

              • Display 1280x768 size or better

              Starting from Update 3, LuminarAI runs natively on the M1 chip.


              For Windows:

                • Windows-based hardware PC with mouse or similar input device

                  • CPU Intel® Core™ i5 or better, AMD Ryzen™ 5 or better

                    • Open GL 3.3 or later compatible Graphics Cards

                      • Memory 8 GB RAM or more (16+ GB RAM is recommended)

                        • Operating System Windows 10 (only 64-bit OS) or higher. IMPORTANT: Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 are not supported.

                          • Hard disk 10 GB free space; SSD for best performance

                            • Display 1280x768 size or better

                            Are third-party plug-ins supported? (including Aurora HDR and Luminar 4)

                            In our other applications, third-party plug-ins are supported and send back the processed image as a new layer. 


                            One of the changes in LuminarAI is the switch from layers to a Local Adjustments tool and smart segmentation of our AI-powered tools. This is why there will be no third-party plugin support in LuminarAI. If you need to merge bracketed photos, we suggest using Aurora HDR in its standalone mode.

                            Can I use LuminarAI as a plug-in?

                            LuminarAI is a universal solution that can function both as a standalone editor and a plug-in.

                            Using LuminarAI as a plug-in, you’ll be able to bring creative and timesaving workflow to your host application. LuminarAI allows you to revolutionize the way you enhance photos but conveniently fits into your current workflow. 


                            LuminarAI can be used as a plug-in or extension for: 


                              • Lightroom Classic (starting from version 6)

                                • Photoshop (from version CS5)

                                  • Photos for macOS


                                  Does LuminarAI handle RAW files?

                                  Of course! LuminarAI RAW processing is based on our own powerful RAW engine. We regularly update our library and make our own improvements to provide perfect support for new cameras. You can check the full list of supported cameras here.

                                  Can I use other skies/textures/objects in LuminarAI?

                                  Yes, you can use your own sky textures and objects in LuminarAI.


                                  SkyAI will work with your own photos if they are in one of the following formats: JPEG, PNG and TIFF. Here are guidelines on preparing skies for best results. Augmented SkyAI will work with your own objects if they are in PNG format with the Alpha channel or JPG format with a fully black background.

                                  App Requirements

                                  macOS

                                  Mac Model

                                  MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro, Mac mini, early 2010 or newer

                                  Processor

                                  CPU Intel® Core™ i5 or better

                                  OS version

                                  macOS 11.0 or higher.

                                  RAM

                                  Memory 8 GB RAM or more (16+ GB RAM is recommended)

                                  Disk space

                                  Hard disk 10 GB free space; SSD for best performance

                                  Display

                                  1280x768 size or better

                                  Windows

                                  Hardware

                                  Windows-based hardware PC with mouse or similar input device

                                  Processor

                                  CPU Intel® Core™ i5 or better, AMD Ryzen™ 5 or better

                                  OS version

                                  10 version 1909 or higher (only 64-bit OS)

                                  RAM

                                  Memory 8 GB RAM or more (16+ GB RAM is recommended)

                                  Disk space

                                  Hard disk 10 GB free space; SSD for best performance

                                  Display

                                  1280x768 size or better

                                  Graphics

                                  Open GL 3.3 or later compatible graphics card