Professional black & white
photo software for Mac users

The next generation
black & white photo editing

Tonality combines the authenticity of analog black and white photography and cutting-edge image processing technologies of the digital age. You get over 100 professional tools and presets to easily create striking black and white photos that stand the test of time.

Tonality is the perfect alternative to NIK Silver Efex

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Tonality vs. Silver Efex Pro

High-quality16-Bit processing and native RAW support.
Advanced tools such as Adaptive Exposure, Smart Contrast


Tonality by Skylum

Silver Efex Pro

Standalone software & Plug-in
Film Type presets
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Color Filters
Selective masking
Photo frames
Tone Curve
Split Toning
Layers & Masking
Native RAW processor
HDR Black & White presets
Texture overlay
Layer Blend Modes
Export to social networks
Batch processing
Luminosity masking
Image rotation
Adaptive exposure
Smart contrast
Set white & black points
Gradient Masking Tool
Lens Blur Emulation
Crop Tool
Histogram clippings
Apple Photos extension
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Powerful gets
a whole new meaning

Starting with high-quality 16-Bit processing and RAW support, use an array of advanced tools such as Adaptive Exposure, Smart Contrast, Shadow Recovery and Clarity & Structure controls to develop the ideal starting point for more creative work.

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160 presets created
by pro photographers

Tap into the creative power of 160 unique high quality presets to craft the image of your dreams. Cycle through dozens of presets for street photography, portraits, vintage look, film emulation, monochrome HDR and many others. Create custom presets or download more preset packs for free.

160 presets createdby pro photographers

Black and white HDR
from a single photo

With a dedicated presets category and powerful easy-to-use controls, you get practically unlimited possibilities to create stunning black & white HDR shots. Add breath-taking drama, taking your photos the next level of awesomeness.

Black and white HDRfrom a single photo

color controls

Go beyond the classic black and white look. Use Color Filters that operate on both Luminance and Saturation to provide unique styles and selective color. Re-create genuine film looks with Split Toning and add that extra vintage feeling with realistic grain. Want even more? Use the Tone Curve for infinite adjustments!

State-of-the-artcolor controls

Glow, grain, lens blur,
textures, borders & more

Load a photo into Tonality, and we'll help you do the rest. Experiment with a variety of looks, using an authentic grain engine, lens blur effects, custom textures, photo borders and more. With Tonality, the most powerful tools are right at your fingertips.

Multiple Layers for
Unlimited Creativity

Get the ultimate in creative flexibility with powerful layers. No need to switch to Photoshop or other apps, when you can do everything with Tonality for Mac.

Plus, pressure-sensitive custom brushes, support for blending modes, opacity controls and more. Literally, whatever you need to craft the perfect photo.

Multiple Layers forUnlimited Creativity

Go back in time
with a single click

Agfa, Kodak, Fuji and Ilford film emulations provide timeless looks with just one-click. Explore further with realistic grain simulation, glow engine, textures, tones and frames to achieve a gorgeous analog look that speaks to your artistic vision.

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Great features for creatives of all skill levels

  • Highlights, Midtones, Shadows controls
  • Proprietary image processing engine
  • Over 100 presets for instant results
  • Create and share custom presets
  • Add presets from other photographers
  • Batch processing
  • Color temperature
  • Standard and Adaptive exposure control
  • Standard and Smart contrast
  • Whites and Blacks controls
  • Clarity and Structure
  • Micro structure
  • Advanced color filters
  • Luminance controls
  • Selective coloring
  • Split toning
  • Tone curve
  • Histogram
  • Multiple comparing & preview modes
  • 12 default textures: film, metal, paper
  • Layers with blending modes
  • Glow tool
  • Lens blur with custom center
  • Film emulation effects
  • Monochrome HDR effects
  • Authentic grain engine
  • Load custom textures
  • Multiple blending modes for textures
  • Vignette with custom center
  • Photo frames and borders
  • Gradient tool
  • Crop tool
  • Multiple undo and redo
  • Selective editing brush
  • Photoshop plug-in
  • Smart object support
  • Lightroom plug-in
  • Aperture plug-in
  • PNG, TIFF, JPG, PSD and other formats support
  • Real-time image processing
  • Native RAW processing technology
  • PSD files support
  • Adobe RGB wide color profile support
  • ProPhoto wide color profile support
  • Color clipping preview
  • Facebook sharing
  • Flickr sharing
  • 500px sharing
  • SmugMug sharing
  • Export to Email and iMessage
  • Export to other photo editors
  • Full Retina display support
  • Navigation window
  • Force touch support
  • Wacom tablet integration
  • Standalone software
  • Extension for Apple Photos

Here’s what Tonality users say

Here’s what Tonality users say

Tonality finally brings professional photo editing features to the Mac App Store. Other b&w apps that I’ve tried so far look like toys, but Tonality gives you true superpowers. - Jason Richards (USA)

Here’s what Tonality users say

Flawless performance and delivers as promised. I was pleasantly surprised by ease of use. Very intuitive and user friendly. A very time and cost effective means of re-evaluating images… now as essential part of my workflow. Great for the novice or pro. - Calvin Novak (Australia)

Here’s what Tonality users say

Straight-forward, easy-to-use, effective editing tools plus a few nice effects to boot. Tonality gives me all the tools I need whether it’s a little extra tweaking of the image, or a wholesale re-interpretation of it. - Vanessa Nomad (Germany)

Here’s what Tonality users say

If you love b&w photography, you MUST own this app! Period. So simple to use and VERY powerful. MANY of the presets are exceptional; and there are a number of them that you could seriously use as your very final output with a single click of the mouse. - Jeremy Campbell (USA)

Here’s what Tonality users say

Simply put, Tonality helps all types of photographers create really great monochrome shots, it makes the workflow easier, better, and much more enjoyable. - Andrew Kutcher (USA)

Here’s what Tonality users say

If you love b&w photography, you MUST own this app! Period. So simple to use and VERY powerful. MANY of the presets are exceptional; and there are a number of them that you could seriously use as your very final output with a single click of the mouse. - Jeremy Campbell (USA)

All versions rating: 4.9, based on 12729 User Review

System Requirements:
For OS X 10.9+, 192 MB space

Supported file formats:
RAW, TIFF 8-bit, 16-bit, PNG, JPEG

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