Aurora HDR 2017 Photo Editing Software Packs New-and-Improved Features

Today Macphun launched Aurora HDR 2017, their latest version of the HDR photo editing software for Mac. The new software features an improved user interface, faster performance, and more features that Macphun claims will provide “more versatility and higher quality images than before.” Aurora HDR 2017 will officially release on September 29 for $99, but there is special pre-order pricing plus bonuses for new and current owners of previous versions available if purchased before then.

Improvements made in Aurora 2017 HDR include new luminosity mask controls, a new tone-mapping engine, new batch processing, a new polarizing filter, new one-click presets, new adjustment panels, added blend modes for layers, and faster raw processing plus DNG support.

Check out the video above to get a look at the new features of Aurora HDR 2017.

Pre-ordering runs from September 14 through September 29, and includes a bonus pack of Trey Ratcliff’s Aurora HDR 2017 “Deep Dive” video, one year basic subscription to SmugMug, 60 days of KelbyOne membership, and 25 square prints shipped worldwide from Parabo Press. Pre-order pricing is $89 for new users, $69 for Aurora HDR owners, and $49 for Aurora HDR Pro owners.

Aurora HDR 2017 will be available on September 29 for its regular $99 price. Visit the Aurora HDR 2017 website for all the information.

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Ryan - I'm Kevin from Macphun. Thanks for sharing the news about new Aurora HDR 2017 - we're pretty stoked about this and frankly can't wait to see the images that emerge from the desktops of Mac users. ;) Luminosity Masks based on zones and the batch processing seem to be high on everyone's lists. Once we go live on 9/29/16, a free trial version will be available. Cheers!

John Loeffelholz's picture

I'm pretty disappointed that a year after launching Aurora HDR there is still no Windows version. Originally they said it would be a priority in 2016, and now claim it will be 2017.