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Luminar 2018 vs Luminar 2017

The latest version of Luminar 2018 for Mac and Windows brings many new features and improvements: the new Lens Correction and Transform Tools, more impressive filters to stylize and enhance your photos, improved RAW engine and much more.

Discover the Luminar 2018 advantage today.

Feature name

Luminar
2017

Luminar 2018 for Mac

Luminar 2018 for PC

Support of 3rd party Adobe plugins

No

Yes

Coming soon

Advanced masking with filters

No

Yes

Yes

Advanced Bi-Color Toning

No

Yes

Yes

Advanced Cross Processing

No

Yes

Yes

Advanced Image Radiance

No

Yes

Yes

Advanced Microstructure

No

Yes

Yes

New & better RAW processing engine

No

YesImproved

YesImproved

Advanced real-time noise reduction

No

Yes

Yes

Advanced Split Toning

No

Yes

Yes

Advanced Structure

No

Yes

Yes

Apple HEIF files support

No

Yes

NOT Applicable

Brilliance filter

No

Yes

Yes

Dodge & Burn

No

Yes

Yes

Expand / Collapse mode for filters

No

Yes

Yes

Improved user experience

No

Yes

Yes

Dedicated Raw Develop filter

No

Yes

Yes

Automatic Lens Correction

No

YesNew

YesNew

LUT (Lookup tables) support

No

Yes

Yes

Matte filter

No

Yes

Yes

New brush modes in layers

No

Yes

Yes

New user interface for faster workflow

No

Yes

Yes

Over 300% speed increase

No

YesNew

YesNew

Sun Light Rays filter

No

Yes

Yes

Enhanced image quality on image view

No

YesNew

YesNew

Support for DCP Profiles

No

YesNew

Coming soon

Digital Asset Management module

No

Coming soon

Coming soon

Full-screen preview mode

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Accent Filter (powered by Artificial Intelligence)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Adaptive User Interface

Yes

Yes

Yes

Adjustable Gradient filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Adobe Photoshop Elements plugin

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic plugin

Yes

Yes

Yes

Adobe Photoshop plugin

Yes

Yes

Yes

Advanced Contrast

Yes

Yes

Yes

Apple Photos extension

Yes

Yes

NOT Applicable

Batch processing

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Bi-Color Toning

Yes

Yes

Yes

Black & White module

Yes

Yes

Yes

Brightness adjustment

Yes

Yes

Yes

Channel mixer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Clarity filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Clone & Stamp

Yes

Yes

Yes

Shortcuts

Yes

Yes

Yes

Color Balance

Yes

Yes

Yes

Color Contrast

Yes

Yes

Yes

Color Temperature

Yes

Yes

Yes

Contrast

Yes

Yes

Yes

Crop

Yes

Yes

Yes

Curves

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dedicated presets for DJI drone photos

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dehaze

Yes

Yes

Yes

Details Enhancer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Eraser (Object removal)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Feather & density for masking brush

Yes

Yes

Yes

Fog filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Foliage Enhancer

Yes

Yes

Yes

Gradient masking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Grain

Yes

Yes

Yes

High Key

Yes

Yes

Yes

Highlights and Shadows

Yes

Yes

Yes

Histogram

Yes

Yes

Yes

History panel

Yes

Yes

Yes

HSL filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Image Radiance

Yes

Yes

Yes

Layers

Yes

Yes

Yes

Blend modes for layers

Yes

Yes

Yes

Real-time image processing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Luminosity masking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Masking brush

Yes

Yes

Yes

Masking with filters

Yes

Yes

Yes

Merge layers & stamped layers

Yes

Yes

Yes

Micro structure

Yes

Yes

Yes

Noise reduction tool

Yes

Yes

Yes

Non-destructive editing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Orton Effect

Yes

Yes

Yes

Photo filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Polarizing filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

60 professional presets

Yes

Yes

Yes

Radial masking

Yes

Yes

Yes

RAW support

Yes

Yes

Yes

Remove Color Cast

Yes

Yes

Yes

Rotate & Flip

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Native format saving

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sharing to social networks

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sharpening tool

Yes

Yes

Yes

Sharpening & resize on export

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Show Highlights/Shadows clippings

Yes

Yes

Yes

Smart Tone adjustment

Yes

Yes

Yes

Soft Focus

Yes

Yes

Yes

Soft Glow

Yes

Yes

Yes

Split Color Warmth

Yes

Yes

Yes

Split Toning

Yes

Yes

Yes

Straightening

Yes

Yes

Yes

Structure

Yes

Yes

Yes

Textures

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tone

Yes

Yes

Yes

Top & Bottom Lighting

Yes

Yes

Yes

Transform tool

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Vibrance adjustment

Yes

Yes

Yes

Vignette

Yes

Yes

Yes

Whites & Blacks adjustment

Yes

Yes

Yes

Workspaces

Yes

Yes

Yes

Zoom in & Zoom out

Yes

Yes

Yes

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