Aurora HDR photo editor by Skylum got the big update on the 20 of June 2018. New version is 1.2.0 and it’s free to update for existing Aurora HDR users. This update focuses on making the workflow faster and more efficient from beginning to end.
What’s new in Aurora HDR 1.2.0 update?
This update has some major overhaul on performance and some pretty great stuff like new batch processing. Here what’s new there:
- Speed boost for editing and adjusting. Performance is increased up to 175% on Mac and 400% on Windows.
- Fast single-file opening. With an improved image processing engine, Aurora HDR is now much faster when opening single files.
- Loupedeck integration (for Mac&Windows). Now, users can quickly process photos in Aurora HDR using physical dials, knobs, and keys.
- Batch processing (for Windows). Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0 will allow Windows users to edit a large number of photos simultaneously.
- Better memory management. Aurora HDR 2018 1.2.0 is also optimized to make better use of memory, with more intelligent memory management and improved stability.
- Windows version catches up to Mac version. Windows users will receive a flip/rotate tool, bringing Aurora HDR for Windows more in line with its macOS counterpart.
- Aurora HDR now supports more cameras than before. The full list across both Windows and MacOS includes: Canon EOS 3000D / Rebel T100 / 4000D, FujiFilm X-H1, FujiFilm X-A20, FujiFilm X-A5, FujiFilm X-E3, Olympus E-PL9, Panasonic DC-GF10 / Panasonic DC-GF90, Panasonic DC-GX9 / DC-GX7MK3, Panasonic DC-TZ200 / DC-ZS200 / DC-TZ202 / DC-TZ220 / DC-ZS220 / DC-TX2, PhaseOne IQ3 100MP Trichromatic, Sony A7 III.
The newest version of Aurora HDR can be downloaded on the official website. You also can get Aurora HDR free trial there.
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