Luminar
Luminar
3.1.4

3.7

Luminar free download for Mac

Luminar

3.1.4
18 October 2019

Powerful, adaptive, configurable image editing.

Overview

Luminar is the new full-featured image editor that adapts to the way you edit photos. Over 300 essential tools to fix, edit, and enhance your photos with comfort. The future of photo editing is here.

Features:
  • Adaptive Interface Inspires You Do to More - While other photo editors make you adapt to their interface, Luminar adapts to your skill level. There is no need to face dozens of sliders if you simply want to remove an object from an image or apply a preset. But if you do need to perform some serious tasks, you can easily access all the advanced features.
  • Powerful Tools Allow You to Do More - Luminar lets you remove unwanted objects, color casts and digital noise. It helps you retouch skin and reveals the hidden details in your photos. It features layers with blend modes, texture overlays and powerful image masking. Easily edit upper and lower sections of the image without having to make any selections. And so much more!
  • State-of-the-Art Darkroom You Design Yourself - The workspaces in Luminar reveal only the most essential photo filters for a specific type of photo. Enjoy default workspaces and effects for landscape, portrait, street and B-and-W images. Or create your own, based on your preferences.
  • New Approach to Pro Photo Editing - Luminar combines all kinds of pro-level photo effects and tools in one package. It brings layers, luminosity masks, radial and gradient masking, histogram, blend modes, brushes for selective editing, color mixer, split toning and a lot more.
    • Fast Raw file support
    • Dozens of photo filters
    • Presets for instant results
    • Layers
    • Blend modes
    • Custom textures
    • Workspaces
    • Adaptive UI
    • History menu
    • B-and-W photo tools
    • Noise reduction
    • Object removal
    • Face retouching
    • Foliage enhancer
    • Grain engine
    • Polarize filter
    • Crop and Transform
    • Editing brush
    • Luminosity masking
    • Toning
    • Structure
    • Sharpening
    • Bi-Color
    • Fog
    • Gradient and Radial masking
    • Clarity, Detail, Structure
    • Soft Glow and Focus
    • Orton effect
    • Vignette
    • Social sharing
    • And much more

What's new in Luminar

Version 3.1.4:
  • macOS Catalina supported
  • Photos extension fixed

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Frankeed
05 August 2019

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When they rolled out Luminar 3 around the beginning of the year, it was slow and buggy. The last couple of updates to 3.1.2 seem to have solved some of these problems, but they've made no progress on their promises from 2018 that Luminar 3 would support DAM (digital asset management) and allow users to add metadata to images, which is fundamental if you want to be able to find them again. So, I was surprised to get an e-mail with a time-limited offer to pre-order Luminar 4. They haven't even delivered on the promises made before the previous version and they're rolling out a new version. It sounds like a company in over its head saying, "We know we promised metadata entry, but that's boring. Look! We have a new program where you can replace the sky in your photos! All you have to do is pay us $50." This kind of behaviour sets off alarms because it's often followed by announcements such as, "We know we promised to implement DAM and metadata entry, but it was harder than we thought, so we've decided to focus our efforts on making Luminar 4 the best software ever. All you need to do is pay us $50 and you can join us on this exciting journey." If you haven't bought it, I'd advise hanging on to your money until they figure out what they're doing.
Like (6)
Version 3.1.2
DragonMaster
21 November 2019
Let me introduce you to Luminar 4. It is so far superior to Luminar 3 that it is starling. Here's a prime example…Luminar 3 would periodically become unstable or even crash when Batch Processing too many pieces (Over 60). Luminar 4 was just able to resize and run the AI filter simultaneously on 280 pieces with no effort at all! The process was very quick and I was able to run Quark at the same time along with Mail and Safari being active in the background with no hesitation or complaint. If you currently have Luminar 3 when you install 4 it will appropriate the Luminar 3 Library, Folders etc with no disruption or alteration. All of 3's functions remain undisturbed. You will not have to reinstall the brushes into 4 as the brushes in 3 are immediately available to you. DO NOT buy from the App Store because it will be sandboxed which will decrease the flexibility and eventually cause a host of other problems. Finally the Support people are simply amazing.
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Version 3.1.4
baxsur
21 November 2019
Great update with cleaner UI.
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Version 3.1.4
Derekcurrie
14 August 2019
Removed, out-of-date.
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Version 3.1.2
Frankeed
05 August 2019
When they rolled out Luminar 3 around the beginning of the year, it was slow and buggy. The last couple of updates to 3.1.2 seem to have solved some of these problems, but they've made no progress on their promises from 2018 that Luminar 3 would support DAM (digital asset management) and allow users to add metadata to images, which is fundamental if you want to be able to find them again. So, I was surprised to get an e-mail with a time-limited offer to pre-order Luminar 4. They haven't even delivered on the promises made before the previous version and they're rolling out a new version. It sounds like a company in over its head saying, "We know we promised metadata entry, but that's boring. Look! We have a new program where you can replace the sky in your photos! All you have to do is pay us $50." This kind of behaviour sets off alarms because it's often followed by announcements such as, "We know we promised to implement DAM and metadata entry, but it was harder than we thought, so we've decided to focus our efforts on making Luminar 4 the best software ever. All you need to do is pay us $50 and you can join us on this exciting journey." If you haven't bought it, I'd advise hanging on to your money until they figure out what they're doing.
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Version 3.1.2
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Andy-Hewitt
Andy-Hewitt
17 October 2019
I agree with you Frankeed, I bought many apps from MacPhun/Skylum, and have been so disillusioned with Luminar 3, it's never fulfilled any of their feature promises, it's buggy and slow. Their marketing tactics are aggressive and probably bordering on legality in many locals. At the moment I have actually removed all their software from my system, as I can no longer trust anything they promise. I'm certainly not parting with anymore money based on promised features in an unreleased product. Even worse is the way they hold you to ransom with their escalating pricing policy for the pre-orders 'order now or the price goes up'. The shame is, that it's actually very good at some of it, final results can be stunning, if you can get it all to work long enough.
Like (2)
Version 3.1.4
poeaaron24
24 June 2019
This software is sooooo easy to use. I love the fact that you have all the presets to choose from instead of having to experiment with a bunch of different and seemingly unrelated sliders. It takes only a few minutes to enhance a photo as opposed to other photo editing software which you almost have to have a PhD to know how to use.
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Version 3.1.1
Minerva-in-love
21 June 2019
Fast, easy to use. Works with all the RAW formats I use
Like (5)
Version 3.1.1
JohnieIsASuperman
21 June 2019
I would recommend all Skylum products because they pay attention to detail. Their products allow you to transform images into fantastic works of art in a very short time. You do not need to be a professional photo editor to get great looks with Skylum leading the way.
Like (5)
Version 3.1.1
Reuben-007
21 June 2019
Great software. It is very functional and intuitive, and no monthly subscription fees!
Like (6)
Version 3.1.1
Easy to use, great results, even if you only use the presets. Catalogue function also very easy to handle, even if you have large amounts of pictures. Recommended for everybody, who doesn't want to spend his time with reworking pictures but going out and take some....
Like (8)
Version 3.1.1
RobertS5698
20 June 2019
The software is doing exactly what was promised and it is getting better with each upgrade. Easy and fun to use; several easy ways to do creative artistry without a lot of difficulty.
Like (8)
Version 3.1.1
$69.00

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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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