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easyHDR
easyHDR
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easyHDR

Version 3.16.0

High dynamic range image generation and tone mapping.

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easyHDR overview

With easyHDR, get your digital photos closer to what you've seen with your own eyes. Say goodbye to unwanted over- and underexposures. EasyHDR is an image-processing application that produces and tone maps High Dynamic Range images. You will get neat results even if the photos are taken in very difficult lighting conditions. An HDR image is produced out of a sequence of photos taken with different exposure settings. It has to be tone mapped, so it can be displayed on a computer screen or printed. If the photos are taken hand-held (without a tripod) the photo alignment tool (automatic as well as manual) can be used. It compensates even for perspective misalignment. Manual and automatic ghost removal allows fixing problems with moving people, cars, trees, etc. You get maximum control on the tone-mapping process by having a live preview of a photo at full resolution.

easyHDR is capable of these image formats:

  • JPEG
  • TIFF 8/16/32 bit
  • PNG
  • FITS (used in astrophotography cameras)
  • Radiance RGBE
  • OpenEXR
  • and nearly all digital camera RAW formats by all vendors

There is also a plug-in allowing integration with Adobe Lightroom 4 and later. If you have hundreds of photos to process, you'll also find batch processing very useful. Just create a task list, start processing, and wait for the results.

What’s new in version 3.16.0

Updated on Apr 05 2022

New features:
  • New 'Colors' parameter for HDR/LDR noise filter. It allows reduction of high ISO color noise as well as reduction of color fringes (lens'es chromatic aberration artifacts),
  • Added option to step in the middle of HDR Generation - new button allows applying automatic lens correction and alignment followed by manual cropping and return to HDR generation,
  • When loading FITS images, an options dialog with image preview is shown, similar to the RAW import dialog. It allows stretching histogram, setting gamma, correcting white balance, applying calibration frames (darks and flats), etc.,
  • Added new tool for creating master calibration frames by stacking multiple dark or flat frames. It is available for both RAW and FITS import (in the dialogs as well as in the main window's 'File' menu),
  • It is now also possible to load tone mapping settings from ehpx project files,
  • New selectivity options for HDR generation (and stacking) - allows selecting how many brightest or darkest pixels in each location shall be rejected from the merge. It allows some control over fine ghosting, but most importantly it provides a way to automatically reject artifacts caused by hot pixels and satellites in case of astrophotography stacking.
Improvements:
  • Switched default RAW demosaicing interpolation algorithm from AHD to DCB (lower moire). Added possibility to select the algorithm (Program Options -> Misc).
  • Added the 'last used' preset to the batch processing,
  • Added new 'Colors/Sigma' parameter in the 'Bilateral filter' in the 'Postprocessing' tab. Allows reduction of color noise,
  • Added option (see Program Options -> Misc) to use the last used preset instead of default when easyHDR starts,
  • Improvements in the auto task creator in batch processing,
  • Crop tool - added option to keep last used aspect ratio selection.
Other changes:
  • Fixed installer problem on Windows when the system's User Name contains Unicode characters (the easyHDR installer could not start),
  • Fixed more issues (also possible on macOS) regarding handling of Unicode characters in file paths, especially for the color management support (still there might be trouble with OpenEXR & JPEG2000 handling, in such a case please move the images to folders that do not contain characters not supported by currently set operating system region/language),
  • Repaired some workspace display glitches - i.e. the view was sometimes not updated after image transformation,
  • Repaired white balance sample picker in RAW load dialog, which was not sampling smoothened area, it could have also failed when preview image was switched,
  • Fixed loading grayscale TIFF images,
  • Fixed sorting of image items with the same EV in the input images list,
  • Updated LensFun database with new camera and lens definitions for lens correction,
  • Updated LibRAW for new camera RAW support,
  • Updated LittleCMS library (color management).

Information

License

Demo

Size

30.2 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.easyhdr.com

Downloads

1871

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.10.0 or later
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Just-Fred
Just-Fred
Dec 7 2018
3.12.2
5.0
Dec 7 2018
5.0
Version: 3.12.2
I love this program!!! It amazes me that few people on the photography forums I inhabit know about it. Sure, it's Mac-only, but a lot of folks use Macs for photography these days. easyHDR is unrivaled (in my opinion) in turning one photo into a HDR. When using multiple photos (bracketed) it has always produced wonderful -- sometimes spectacularly better) results. A+++
zlazkow
zlazkow
Oct 4 2018
3.12.0
5.0
Oct 4 2018
5.0
Version: 3.12.0
I used the trial version, and I'm really impressed with the ease of use, no mess and confusion like in Luminar, which I tried too and deleted angrily after it made me tired and nervous in just 5 minutes. It's one of rare applications (like SwiftPublisher for example), which makes you love it within the first minutes of use.
Just-Fred
Just-Fred
Jan 27 2015
3.5.1
5.0
Jan 27 2015
5.0
Version: 3.5.1
Keeps Getting Better And Better! I can't think of a better piece of photo editing software at this low price! If you shoot in JPEG, this is a must-have. I shoot in RAW, and even then, easyHDR easily makes my photos pop -- with a minimum of work. Indispensable for any serious or semi-serious photographer!
Realsoft
Realsoft
Mar 21 2014
3.3.0
5.0
Mar 21 2014
5.0
Version: 3.3.0
Very good HDR software and at the good price. The only one that are fine setting after processing. I very like it. Absolutely to try...... Good on Mavericks.
Porpentine
Porpentine
Dec 15 2013
3.2.1
5.0
Dec 15 2013
5.0
Version: 3.2.1
This is a very high quality piece of software. It is powerful, quick and has great flexibility. It is definitely superior to most of its rivals. Try the demo. I trust you will be as surprised and pleased as I am.
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