Installation for Mac

If you purchase software from our website, you’ll need to download and install your software. Follow these steps.

  1. Click the download link.

  2. Locate the installer in your Downloads folder.

  3. Double-click to launch the installer application and begin the installation process.

  4. Review and agree to the License Agreement (click Accept).

  5. Destination and plugins (click Install).

  6. When the installation is complete, enter your email address and click Launch Luminar 4.

  7. To complete registration, in the top bar menu go to Luminar 4 > Activate and enter the email address and your activation key (from your activation email) to complete installation and registration 

  8. Click + to open one photo for editing or folder. 

Congratulations, you have successfully installed Luminar 4. The next step is to add images to your new Luminar Catalog.

Upgrading from Luminar 3

Upgrading Luminar from an earlier version is easy.  Follow the same steps to install as a new user. Luminar 4 will automatically detect a previous version and will copy user Looks and installed Look packs. It will also convert your current Luminar catalog to a new Luminar 4 catalog while keeping the older version safe. If you’re receiving “Unable to Update your Luminar 3 Catalog” error, simply choose to Create a New Catalog. No worries - you will always be able to migrate your Luminar 3 Catalogs later just by opening them in Luminar 4.

How to Update

Updating your Luminar software is easy. 

  1. Launch Luminar 4

  2. In the top Menu Bar, choose Luminar 4>Check for Updates

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