HDRtist free download for Mac


24 February 2020

HDR-oriented image editor.


With HDRtist you'll get gorgeous detail rich true HDR images that are built & processed by our "Polaris" tone mapping engine, in the highest precision workflow available today. Even if you're not interested in HDR (High Dynamic Range) Photography; you can still use HDRtist to increase detail and definition in single photos

  • Uses our 8th Generation tone mapping engine "Polaris" to enhance details
  • 128-Bit Unclamped precision workflow, processes images in the highest precision available today
  • Supports Metal or OpenGL for the smoothest display performance
  • Interface optimization provides a gorgeous high resolution preview area
  • The Window Sidebar and titlebar support Auto Hiding, getting out of the way when not needed
  • Split-View & Side-by-side view for comparing with the original image or medium exposure
  • Use a set of exposures or a single image, it's up to you
  • Ohanaware HDR format, allows you to save your HDR images and edit them later
  • Modern dark themed interface design
  • Supports Metal & OpenGL
  • Split-View & Side-by-side compare modes
  • Ohanaware's HDR format

What's new in HDRtist

Version 2.1.1:
  • New options for choosing the rendering hardware, including an automatic option.
  • Ability to disable images from the Exposures List.
  • Option to compress TIFF images on export.
  • File, Open can now be used to select image files as well as HDR documents
  • Now accepts HEIC images dropped onto the application icon in the dock.
  • Added a "CreatedWithBuild" tag, to help with future changes.
  • Failing to open an existing document no longer generates two error messages.
  • Fixed a NOE @ HDRDocument.EventexportPrepareMetaData
  • Fixed a bug in the Preferences Window, toolbar item is correctly set on window re-open.
  • Fixed some issues with image files or HDR files that contain a "/" in the file name.
  • Fixed a NOE @ HDRToneMapperPolaris.Eventprocess
  • Fixed a NOE @ penXDocumentWindow.penXDocumentWindow.notificationReceived
  • Fixed a ISAE @ NX2HDRThreadedGenerator.taskCompleted
  • Fixed a couple of minor issues that occurred on macOS 10.15.
  • Workaround for an issue with the Save Panel when running under macOS 10.15.1
  • Fixed the HDR Exposure function causing corruption on some installations of macOS 10.14.
  • Workaround for corruption caused by the Unsharp Mask filter
  • Fixed a missing icon in the prefs window on macOS 10.14 that occurred because the system no longer supports low resolution icons included within the macOS.
  • Workaround for the exporting code failing on macOS 10.14 systems that have been running for more than 10 days.
  • Workaround for a problem whereby the OS atomic saving routines do not clean up correctly on macOS 10.14, which could lead to the inability to save your work.
  • Workaround for Softlight filter causing corruption when exporting via the CPU on macOS 10.14 or newer
  • Improved some control enable/disable issues.
  • Worked around a problem with aligning images from an iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • No longer disappears when moved into the background with no windows open on macOS 10.14 or newer
  • Export settings are now auto saved correctly
  • NOE @ penXdocument.savePenXDocument

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