Keyboard Shortcuts


Activates before/after comparison. When the key is pressed, the original image will be shown. Releasing the key   will reveal the enhanced image.

Activates split-screen 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 and Side panel along right edge. The key will activate previously shown windows.

Luminar Menu

Cmd+H Hide Luminar

Cmd+Q Quit Luminar

File Menu

Cmd+O Opens an Image

Cmd+W Close File

Cmd+S Save a File

Shift+Cmd+S Move To...

Shift+Cmd+F Show Original File in Finder Shift+Cmd+E Export to Image

Cmd+B Opens Batch Processing Mode Shift+Cmd+P Page Setup

Cmd+P Print 

Edit Menu

Cmd+Z Undo

Shift+Cmd+Z Redo

Cmd+X Cut

Cmd+C Copy

Cmd+V Paste

Image Menu

Cmd+[ Rotate Left (CCW)

Cmd+] Rotate Right (CW)

Tools Menu

H Activate the Move tool

B Activate the Masking Brush 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+T Free Transform tool

Cmd+J Clone & Stamp tool

Cmd+E Erase tool

Enter the Crop tool 

Mask Editing

[ Decrease the brush radius

Increase the brush radius

Shift+[ Decrease the brush softness

Shift+] Increase the brush softness

Switching between painting/erasing modes

/ Show current layer mask in the form of red transparent image imposition

Cmd+I Invert the layer mask

View Menu

Cmd++ Zoom In

Cmd+- Zoom Out

Cmd+1 Original Size

Cmd+0 Fit to Screen

Show/Hide Clipping

I Show/Hide Image Info ; Compare Ctrl+Cmd+F Enter Full Screen

Show a full-screen preview of just the image

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