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Hydra Express is the ideal application for easily creating realistic HDR images from 3 shots with different exposures.

Are your photographs different from what your eyes actually see? This is because a single photograph cannot represent the full gamut of light due to the physical limitations in the sensor. It's not your fault!

Hydra is the solution
Hydra provides human eye-like perception to your photographs by allowing you to create High Dynamic Range (HDR) images from a series of regular photographs (up to 3), either from DSLRs or traditional point-and-shoot cameras. The output produced by more...

What's New

Version 3.2:
  • Mavericks: Faster real-time previewing of tone-mapped image thanks to improved OS X 10.9 Mavericks Core Image/OpenCL pipeline
  • Mavericks: Integration of OS X 10.9 Mavericks native image browser, which gives access to iPhoto, Aperture, and iCloud photo libraries
  • Mavericks: Fixed incorrect preset rendering
  • Mavericks: Fixed UI glitches
  • Fixed: Cropped images more...


  • OS X 10.7.3 or later

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Downloads 915
Version Downloads 109
License Demo
Date 04 Nov 2013
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $49.99
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