Using Aurora HDR 2018 with Apple Aperture

Working with Aurora HDR 2018 through Aperture is very similar to the way it behaves with Lightroom. To exchange a file from Aperture to Aurora HDR 2018, follow these steps:

  • Make sure Apple Aperture is open.
  • Choose your image(s) in Aperture from the Library that you want to work on with Aurora HDR 2018.
  • Choose Photos > Edit with Plug-in > Aurora HDR 2018… or right-click on the Image and select Edit with Plug-in > Aurora HDR 2018.…
  • A new dialog appears to indicate that Aurora HDR 2018 is running.
  • Check the Tone Mapping box if you want to take advantage of Aurora HDR 2018’s tone mapping features.
  • Click the Create HDR button to process the image in Aurora HDR 2018.
  • Make any edits or adjustments as needed in Aurora HDR 2018.  You can use presets to speed up your editing workflow.
  • When done, click the Apply button to send the adjusted image back to Aperture. A new file is added to your Library and stacked with the original in your Library.
  • When done, click the Apply button to send the adjusted image back to your Aperture library.


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