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Aurora HDR 2017

By MacPhun LLC

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Aurora HDR is the world's most advanced HDR photo editor, developed by Macphun and Trey Ratcliff - world-class HDR photographer.

The new Aurora HDR 2017 is every photographer's dream. It combines the next generation automated tone-mapping processor, batch processing, amazing simplicity and over 100 powerful tools.

Many photographers want realistic, sharp and natural results from their HDR tool. New Aurora HDR 2017 was created with this in mind, delivering less noise, better details and stunningly results for any photo, especially when starting with a RAW file.

Save time and quickly make your photos great. Aurora HDR 2017 automatically groups your brackets, applies the effects / settings you choose and produces fantastic results. Just pick the photos and Aurora will do the rest.

The new Aurora HDR 2017 is at least 50% faster in comparison with the previous version. So you'll create more fantastic HDR photos in a shorter period of time. Speed improvements cover all aspects of Aurora HDR 2017.

The new Aurora HDR 2017 brings presets, developed exclusively by Trey Ratcliff, Captain Kimo, Serge Ramelli, along with presets from other pro photographers. These presets give you instant results and feature special categories for different types of photos.

Instantly and dramatically enhance the sky, make colors more vivid and flawlessly remove unnecessary glare in your photos. Want to give it a try? Move the slider on the right to witness amazing changes.

The noise reduction in Aurora HDR 2017 has been dramatically improved. Our new smart technology will automatically remove low-light color noise while merging the brackets or creating HDR from a single shot.

Quickly make striking improvements to your image with this redesigned tool that gives you complete flexibility and control over exposure, contrast, vibrance and more.

Automatically make advanced selections within your HDR photo based on the Zone System. Simply click one or more zones and dramatically enhance the part of your image without brushes or complicated selections.

Highlight the sun, a face or anything else on your photo with this powerful tool. Easily reshape the mask and adjust density, feathering or other settings to achieve a stunning result.

Even though the most impressive HDR photos come from merging multiple exposure brackets, the special image processing algorithm was designed to handle single images equally well. Load your TIFF, JPEG, PNG or a single RAW and let Aurora HDR 2017 do its magic.

Layers give you ultimate freedom to really make photos look the way you want. Apply new layers, add textures, selectively edit photos based on luminosity zone and a lot more.

Aurora HDR is the world's most complete HDR photography software, so it really has everything photographers need in their HDR post-processing. There are over 100 different tools and features. And the best part, all of them don't require special learning. You'll be up and running in minutes.

What's New in Version 1.0.1

Fixed several bugs in Photos Extension.
Better new camera’s support on OS X 10.10, 10.11.
UI and perfomance bugs fixed.


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Customer Reviews

Wonderful HDR App

I am not normally compelled to provide product ratings, but Aurora HDR 2017 not only exceeded my expectations but offered a solution that is both easy to use with automatically presenting multiple HDR choices. At the same time the user has total control to “tweek” any of the values to customize the HDR affect. So you have the best of both worlds, fully automatic HDR and Manual HDR package in one application. Combining the Fujifilm X-T2 automatic bracketing and Aurora HDR 2017 capabilities renders excellent end results. I Highly recommend trying this application.


I didn’t find out about this before I bought it but this version DOES NOT SUPPORT PLUGINS for Lightroom or Photoshop. To make matters worse, I can’t seem to be able to get a refund for this software. So I am stuck with software I cannot and will not use and am out nearly a hundred dollars. Apple, could you make the return process any more obnoxious? When I go to the Report A Problem link in the confirmation email, it takes to to Apple Support and it reports No Purchase Found for that confirmation ID, so I can’t even report the problem. MacPhun, you REALLY need to specify in big, bold letters at the top DOES NOT INCLUDE LIGHTROOM OR PHOTOSHOP PLUGINS. I also bought Luminar from you but now I am soured on that even before I have a chance to use it because of this experience.

Aurora HDR 2017
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  • $89.99
  • Category: Photography
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  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Size: 118 MB
  • Languages: English, German, Japanese, Spanish
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Compatibility: OS X 10.10 or later, 64-bit processor

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