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Extension Support For Photos Added To Aurora HDR

After updating the Pro version of Aurora HDR, Macphun has today announced it has updated the basic version of the HDR editing Mac app.

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Last week, Macphun released an update for Aurora HDR Pro and today, the software company has announced it's also updated the basic version of the Aurora HDR Mac app.

The update brings similar improvements to those found in the 1.1 update of the Pro version with the added bonus of extensions support for Photos, something which Pro does not yet have but shortly will. 


Aurora HDR Version 1.1.1 Update Highlights



  • Realistic HDR preset category for more natural one-click results - learn more about HDR presets in ourAurora HDR tutorial 
  • Ability to add new Custom Preset Packs from
  • Compare your HDR image to the middle image of a bracketed set of exposures.
  • Adjust opacity for the original source layer.
  • Option to use the Original Image as the source for a new layer.
  • "Super Smooth" control added to HDR Denoise panel to provide extreme noise reduction and smoothing of any artefacts.
  • Shortcut: hold ‘M’ to show layer effect with 100% fill mask.
  • Sharing option for 500px website.



  • Improved tone mapping algorithm: faster and better results.
  • Better Image Zoom supports zooming where you double click and not only at the image center.
  • A variety of bug fixes.


Free Trial & Availability 

Aurora HDR is available now for a free trial, plus the app can currently be purchased at a special introductory price. The Standard version has an introductory price of $39.99 (normally $49.99) through the Mac App store while Aurora HDR Pro is available for $89.99 (normal SRP: $99.99). For more information, visit the Macphun Aurora HDR website

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