Aurora HDR 2018
Aurora HDR 2018
1.2.0

4.7

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Aurora HDR 2018 free download for Mac

Aurora HDR 20181.2.0

23 July 2018

Advanced HDR software.

Overview

Aurora HDR 2018 is one of the world's most advanced and amazing HDR applications, co-developed by Macphun and Trey Ratcliff -- the world's most famous HDR photographer. You get tools, power, flexibility and creative freedom to make amazing HDR photos in minutes, without Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, or any other software.

Features
  • HDR Excellence. Aurora HDR combines Macphun's proprietary image tone-mapping, a fun user interface and Trey's excellent photographic vision. You get fast and powerful results for creating HDR photos with styles from completely realistic to extreme.
  • Complete Set of HDR Tools. Aurora HDR features an easy-to-use, versatile workflow that supports every style of HDR. It simplifies the creation of beautiful photos with with auto alignment and automatic deghosting technology, over 60 powerful editing tools and scores of 1-click presets developed by Trey Ratcliff and the Macphun team.
  • Presets for Instant Magic. You want amazing results, quickly? Aurora HDR presets for various photography styles will give it to you. Even create your own presets and share them with other artists.
  • Unique Editing Tools. Take advantage of custom textures, layers, brushes, image radiance, structure and detail controls, vignette and vivid colors and much more. Aurora HDR includes best-in-class toning, split-toning, color filter and even graduated neutral density tools to help you achieve fantastic results, easily!
  • Even More Power. There is no other software like Aurora HDR. Learn more about tools and features, plus watch free tutorials by pro photographers at: aurorahdr.com

What's new in Aurora HDR 2018

Version 1.2.0:

Note: Version 1.x of Aurora HDR 2018 is a paid upgrade from previous versions. View upgrade info.

  • Improved Faster opening of RAW-files. You can now open raw files much faster thanks to improvements in our RAW engine. This means a faster initial merge and an overall speed boost.
  • Improved Batch Processing. You can now export to several file formats including new options for PDF and JPEG-2000. Optimized the logic of sorting images inside the group.
  • Improved Preset Management. You can now install new Aurora HDR presets by merely dragging and dropping them on the App icon in the Dock. Get some new presets here to try out (https://aurorahdr.com/marketplace?product=aurora_2018_main_mac_presetpopup).
  • Improved Language Support. Better support of German and Japanese localizations.
  • NEW Loupedeck Support. If you own a Loupedeck control surface, you can use it to edit right inside Aurora HDR. Use physical controls for a hands-on approach to image editing. Learn more at http://www.loupedeck.com.
  • New Camera Support. This recent update supports the following new cameras:
    • Canon EOS 3000D / Canon Rebel T100 / Canon EOS 4000D
    •  FujiFilm X-H1
    • FujiFilm X-A20
    • FujiFilm X-A5
    • FujiFilm X-E3,
    • Olympus E-PL9
    • Panasonic DC-GF10 / Panasonic DC-GF90
    • Panasonic DC-GX9 / Panasonic DC-GX7MK3
    • Panasonic DC-TZ200 / Panasonic DC-ZS200 / Panasonic DC-TZ202 / Panasonic DC-TZ220 / Panasonic DC-ZS220 /Panasonic DC-TX2
    •  PhaseOne IQ3 100MP Trichromatic
    •  Sony A7 III

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How would you rate Aurora HDR 2018 app?

24 Reviews of Aurora HDR 2018

randyfhutchison
20 February 2020
Version: 1.2.0

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AuroraHDR 2018 plugin” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software. This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for more information. Aurora 2018 has the latest update. My new 16” MBP has the latest update>macOS Catalina 10.15.3. I've purchased Aurora way back in 2016 and always used it as a plugin without any issues. I was emailed that this was being worked on, but have't heard anything. I love Aurora & it's a super cool product, but I want it as a "plugin." I really want to purchase Luminar 4, but I'll wait and see what progress is made first.
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randyfhutchison
20 February 2020
Version: 1.2.0
AuroraHDR 2018 plugin” can’t be opened because Apple cannot check it for malicious software. This software needs to be updated. Contact the developer for more information. Aurora 2018 has the latest update. My new 16” MBP has the latest update>macOS Catalina 10.15.3. I've purchased Aurora way back in 2016 and always used it as a plugin without any issues. I was emailed that this was being worked on, but have't heard anything. I love Aurora & it's a super cool product, but I want it as a "plugin." I really want to purchase Luminar 4, but I'll wait and see what progress is made first.
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Derekcurrie
21 February 2019
Version: 1.2.0
I cannot comprehend why MacPhun had to create this entirely non-standard way of identifying their software. If they want to use the year it was first sold, then fine! Use the year in the version number! But to have a year in the name then number each year's version progression as 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1 etc is ridiculous. I have Aurora HDR version 1.2.8. But darn, it's from 2016, before they even began putting year numbers into the app's name. Very silly and disrupting.
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5
john.shailes
05 October 2018
Version: 1.2.0
upgraded
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CharlesC4275
04 October 2018
Version: 1.2.0
Updated
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4
Philfrance
02 October 2017
Version: 1.0.0
Impressive BUT, when I read : "Requirements : Intel, 64-bit processor OS X 10.10 or later", I expect a Core2Duo is OK… In fact this app doesn't work on my mid-2007 iMac (oh God, 10 years…). The answer from MacPhun support is : "It seems that your Mac was released before 2009 and it is using old hardware architecture, that is why this issue occurred. Unfortunately, Aurora HDR 2018 can work only on Macs from late 2009 or newer. Please let me know if there is anything else I can assist you with." Thus it should work on a MacBook late 2010, with a slower processor than may iMac ? Think about it before buying this software.
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Teksestro
29 September 2017
Version: 1.0.0
This is an outstanding piece of software - stable, with a refined interface that is a joy to use, and extremely powerful. This is a tool that is an absolute must-have for any professional photographer. My only complaint would be the price: those of us who are only hobbyists, might find the price a little out-of-budget - so decreasing the cost, or at least offering cross-over pricing, might be a great way to increase the user-base.
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emailingtim
26 July 2017
Version: 1.1.0
MINDBLOWING!!!! These developers deserve every design award possible. As an avid user and subscriber to Adobe's Lightroom and Photoshop CC, I'm blown away by the power and usability of Aurora. I purchased the first version and the second version because these folks truly love what they do and the program updates and support are outstanding. The power and ease of Aurora make me smile every time I work on a photo.
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4.5
Just-Fred
22 March 2017
Version: 1.1.0
The version I have (paid) is 1.2.7.
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Sfurst
30 October 2016
Version: 1.0.1
As a newcomer to HDR photography and processing, I've dabbled with a few different programs. Not only is the interface for AuroraHDR modern and sleek (think Lightroom), but there are excellent tutorials and examples on the MacPhun website. This has made all the difference for me. Great app with good support from the authors.
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Jorcealva
08 July 2016
Version: 1.2.1
Really love this app.
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cheryl-1
19 June 2016
Version: 1.2.1
Just bought this, then realized did not include plugins. Now can't update to Pro version through MacUpdate. Buy it from App Store instead-then can still update (unless there is way to do this through MacUpdate - please tell me!)
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lqcindy
16 June 2016
Version: 1.2.1
The best HDR software I ever used! I can get a incredible nice result with this app
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Lupla
14 May 2016
Version: 1.2.1
No RAW support in this Version! Payed 50$ for not working Software!
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Weaztek
10 March 2016
Version: 1.2.1
Love this app! I got a really nice deal on Aurora and am incredibly satisfied with the results. It even processes single images quite well.
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poeaaron24
03 February 2016
Version: 1.1.1
Simply the best HDR soft!!!
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5
J-Pimper
20 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
Pro version is better for my lightroom shots but all except plugins can be done here. BTW give more preset packs!
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4.5
fomonaga
20 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
I've been used this program for two week and I dare say it's greatest tool for HDR photo making. I'm looking forward on Windows version also!
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5
Hveodoriy
20 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
The best app ever! Strongly recommend!
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5
jambobharris
20 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
I didn't like HDR photography. Before Aurora. I don't need any other app now. Strongly recommend!
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daweyegi
20 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
I've been used this program for two week and I dare say that's greatest tool to make HDR! It's a pity that there isn't version for Windows. I'm looking forward on it!
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Jeremy-Key
20 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
Best HDR photo software I ever seen.
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5
KaraokeTube
20 January 2016
Version: 1.1.1
This app the best application for HDR photo processing. I love you guys. Your team - the best of the best!!!
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Prince-Isaac
19 December 2015
Version: 1.1.1
Please note that the app above that you purchase from the Mac App Store is not the same as the "pro" version offered by MacPhun on their website for $99. Go to the MAS and read the "most critical" comments to see how the MAS version disappointed some users. If a version without certain features works for you, then the current $30 price looks good.
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npeters
20 November 2015
Version: 1.0.0
Be careful with Aurora HDR. The company changes your pricing in the shopping cart while you are purchasing the program. VERY DISHONEST company and they try to scam clients. RUN, RUN, RUN, unless you like to be ripped off!!!!
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