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Skylum Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018 get updated, get faster, and still have an exclusive discount

Skylum Luminar 2018 And Aurora HDR 2018 Get Updated, Get Faster, And Still Have An Exclusive Discount

Skylum (former Macphun) released updates for their Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018 software (both Mac & Win).

Updates to Skylum Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018 are triggered from inside the application. After the break you can see what’s new and what changed.

We are still offering exclusive discounts on Luminar and Aurora HDR:

For more information about the Luminar 2018 update see here, for Aurora HDR 2018 see here. It’s also listed after the break.

Luminar 2018 update:

What’s New?

This free update brings the following new and improved features to improve your Luminar editing experience:

WINDOWS USERS

  • Language support: You can now enjoy Luminar in many more languages.  The latest version has been localized to support the following languages:
    • English
    • German
    • Spanish
    • French
    • Portuguese
    • Chinese
    • Korean
    • Russian
    • Japanese
  • Brush Size: Use the left and right bracket keys ([ and ]) to adjust the size of your brush.  Add the shift key (Shift+ [ or ]) to adjust the Softness.  It’s now easier than ever to mask.
  • Curves: The Curves filter is  improved for better results
  • Merge Layers: Permanently merge two or more layers with Merge layers feature.
  • Improved Sidebar: The sidebar controls are even easier to use and navigate.
  • Cropping improvements: The cropped state of an image is now correctly captured in the native Luminar file.
  • Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.

MAC USERS

  • Improved Raw Support: We’ve improved RAW Develop support and added Leica Monochrom .DNG , HEIC formats.  We’ve also improved support for Hasselblad and several other cameras.
  • Photos for Mac: Luminar works even better as an extension for Photos for Mac.
  • Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.
  • Improved cross platform files: We’ve fixed issue with Dodge & Burn filter masks for documents created on Windows.

 

Aurora HDR 2018 update

What`s New?

This free update brings the following new and improved features to improve your Aurora HDR 2018 editing experience:

WINDOWS USERS

  • Improved Sliders: You can now directly enter values into a slider with the keyboard.
  • Improved presets: Applying multiple presets is now handled correctly.
  • Cropping improvements: The cropped state of an image is now correctly captured in the native Aurora HDR file.

MAC USERS

  • Batch process faster: We’ve fine-tuned our bracket-detecting algorithm to speed up batch processing.
  • Align brackets better: We’ve updated our alignment algorithm to improve hand-held HDR photography.
  • Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.
  • Improved cross-platform files: We’ve fixed issue with cropped photos created on Windows.
  • Improved user experience: We’ve refined the software to make it easier to use based on user feedback and testing.
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