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More HDR Presets & Improved Ghost Reduction In Aurora HDR Pro Software Update

New Aurora HDR Pro update introduces Realistic HDR presets, improved ghost reduction and enhanced plug-in support for Adobe Lightroom & Apple Aperture.

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Aurora HDR


Last month, Macphun expanded its line-up of Mac editing software with the launch of Aurora HDR and today, the company has released a new version of the app that brings new presets and improvements to the tools on offer. 

The features of this new version of Aurora HDR Pro were almost entirely based on early user feedback and includes plug-in compatibility with host applications Adobe Lightroom & Apple Aperture, more versatile ghost reduction handling, performance improvements and a new HDR preset category. 


Aurora HDR Pro Version 1.1 Update Highlights



  • Realistic HDR preset category for more natural one-click results - learn more about HDR presets in our Aurora HDR tutorial 
  • Ability to add Custom Preset Packs
  • 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: Option+Click on the Details Mask slider to see mask.
  • Shortcut: When brushing selective enhancements into a layer, press and hold the “M” key to view the effects with a 100% fill mask.
  • Sharing option for 500px.


Aurora HDR



  • Deghosting now produces better results automatically OR you can select one of your exposures as a “reference image” for ghost reduction.
  • Lightroom support adds the ability to export RAW files to Aurora that include their Lightroom adjustments.
  • Aperture support for merging multiple images.
  • Support for new RAW file formats from additional cameras.
  • Better Image Zoom supports zooming where you double-click and not only at the image center.
  • A variety of bug fixes, including better performance for image loading and interface response, color profile improvements and more.


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) 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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