Luminar 2018 for Windows vs Luminar 2018 for Mac

Run Luminar as standalone software, a Photos extension or as a plugin for Aperture, Lightroom or Photoshop. Luminar brings dozens of fantastic photo editing tools together in a complete package that you will not find in other software. Discover the Luminar advantage.

Feature name

Luminar 2018 for Mac

Luminar 2018 for PC

Advanced masking with filters

Yes

Yes

Advanced Bi-Color Toning

Yes

Yes

Advanced Cross Processing

Yes

Yes

Advanced Image Radiance

Yes

Yes

Workspaces

Yes

Yes

Advanced Microstructure

Yes

Yes

New & better RAW processing engine

Yes Improved

Yes Improved

Advanced real-time noise reduction

Yes

Yes

Advanced Split Toning

Yes

Yes

Advanced Structure

Yes

Yes

Brilliance filter

Yes

Yes

Dodge & Burn

Yes

Yes

Expand / Collapse mode for filters

Yes

Yes

Feather & density for masking brush

Yes

Yes

Shortcuts

Yes

Yes

Luminosity masking

Yes

Yes

Improved user experience

Yes

Yes

Sharpening & resize on export

Yes

Yes New

Dedicated Raw Develop filter

Yes

Yes

Automatic Lens Correction

Yes New

Yes New

Matte filter

Yes

Yes

New brush modes in layers

Yes

Yes

New user interface for faster workflow

Yes

Yes

Over 300% speed increase

Yes New

Yes New

Sun Light Rays filter

Yes

Yes

Accent Filter (powered by Artificial Intelligence)

Yes

Yes

Adaptive User Interface

Yes

Yes

Adjustable Gradient filter

Yes

Yes

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic plugin

Yes

Yes

Adobe Photoshop plugin

Yes

Yes

Advanced Contrast

Yes

Yes

Bi-Color Toning

Yes

Yes

Black & White module

Yes

Yes

Brightness adjustment

Yes

Yes

Channel mixer

Yes

Yes

Clarity filter

Yes

Yes

Adobe Photoshop Elements plugin

Yes

NOT Applicable

Color Balance

Yes

Yes

LUT (Lookup tables) support

Yes

Yes

Color Contrast

Yes

Yes

Color Temperature

Yes

Yes

Contrast

Yes

Yes

Crop

Yes

Yes

Curves

Yes

Yes

Dedicated presets for DJI drone photos

Yes

Yes

Dehaze

Yes

Yes

Details Enhancer

Yes

Yes

Merge layers & stamped layers

Yes

Yes

Eraser (Object removal)

Yes

Yes

Fog filter

Yes

Yes

Foliage Enhancer

Yes

Yes

Gradient masking

Yes

Yes

Blend modes for layers

Yes

Yes

Grain

Yes

Yes

High Key

Yes

Yes

Highlights and Shadows

Yes

Yes

Histogram

Yes

Yes

History panel

Yes

Yes

HSL filter

Yes

Yes

Image Radiance

Yes

Yes

Layers

Yes

Yes

Real-time image processing

Yes

Yes

Masking brush

Yes

Yes

Masking with filters

Yes

Yes

Micro structure

Yes

Yes

Noise reduction tool

Yes

Yes

Non-destructive editing

Yes

Yes

Orton Effect

Yes

Yes

Clone & Stamp

Yes

Yes

Photo filter

Yes

Yes

Polarizing filter

Yes

Yes

Native format saving

Yes

Yes

60 professional presets

Yes

Yes

Radial masking

Yes

Yes

RAW support

Yes

Yes

Remove Color Cast

Yes

Yes

Transform tool

Yes

Yes New

Sharing to social networks

Yes

Yes

Sharpening tool

Yes

Yes

Show Highlights/Shadows clippings

Yes

Yes

Smart Tone adjustment

Yes

Yes

Soft Focus

Yes

Yes

Soft Glow

Yes

Yes

Split Color Warmth

Yes

Yes

Split Toning

Yes

Yes

Rotate & Flip

Yes

Yes New

Straightening

Yes

Yes

Structure

Yes

Yes

Textures

Yes

Yes

Tone

Yes

Yes

Top & Bottom Lighting

Yes

Yes

Vibrance adjustment

Yes

Yes

Vignette

Yes

Yes

Batch processing

Yes

Yes New

Whites & Blacks adjustment

Yes

Yes

Zoom in & Zoom out

Yes

Yes

Full-screen preview mode

Yes

Yes New

Enhanced image quality on image view

Yes New

Yes New

Support for DCP Profiles

Yes New

Coming soon

Digital Asset Management module

Coming soon

Coming soon

Apple HEIF files support

Yes

NOT Applicable

Apple Photos extension

Yes

NOT Applicable

Support of 3rd party Adobe plugins

Yes

Coming soon

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