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Key New & Improved features of Aurora HDR 2018

There are several new features as well as improvement in Aurora HDR 2018 to help you create fantastic images in less time.

User Interface / Performance:

  • NEW: Tone-mapping technology with reduced noise, the improved realism of initial results and faster performance re-written from the ground up.
  • NEW: Redesigned User Interface
  • NEW: History Panel
  • NEW: Touch Bar support for MacBook Pro
  • IMPROVED: up to 4x faster RAW image processing 
  • IMPROVED: up to 2x faster merging 
  • IMPROVED: 2x faster masking performance

Editing:

  • NEW: Lens Correction tool 
  • NEW: Transform Tool 
  • NEW: HDR Enhance (replaces Clarity ) for better sharpening and overall results
  • NEW: Dodge & Burn Filter 
  • NEW: Image Flip & Rotate 
  • NEW: Blend Modes 
  • IMPROVED: HDR Details Boost tool
  • IMPROVED: Tone Mapping Algorithm
  • IMPROVED: RAW file handling (reveals more details in shadows/highlights, displays colors more accurately and reduces noise)
  • IMPROVED: Custom Texture in any layer can now be a RAW file
  • IMPROVED: Color Temperature
  • IMPROVED: Image Radiance 
  • IMPROVED: HDR Structure
  • IMPROVED: Crop tool 

Open / Plug-in / Export:

  • IMPROVED: Native RAW file support, including better DNG handling. 
  • IMPROVED: Sharpen on export.

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