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Aurora HDR Effects Software To Make Amazing Photo For PC

Mar 13,2020 - Skylum (Free)

24.5 MB (Safe & Secure)

Aurora HDR Effects for Windows is one of the world’s most advanced and amazing HDR applications, co-developed by Skylum and Trey Ratcliff – the world’s most famous HDR photographer. You get tools, power, flexibility, and creative freedom to make amazing HDR photos in minutes, without Adobe PhotoshopLightroom, or any other software.

Every photographer, no matter how experienced, requires a powerful graphics processing tool to make their work look astonishing and really stand out. Created for high dynamic range pictures (in short, HDR), Aurora HDR elegantly combines a sleek interface with a professional set of editing tools in a complex, yet easy to use application.

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What is HDR Mode in Camera?

High Dynamic Range or HDR mode is one of the Camera modes in Android 4.2 enabled Mobile that lets you see more detail in your shots by widening the exposure range. You can use this mode to take photos without losing details in bright and dark areas. The camera automatically takes several photos with varying exposure values and then merges them into one photo.

Photo Comparison HDR Withot HDR

Benefits of Aurora HDR Effects

HDR Excellence – Aurora HDR combines Macphun’s proprietary image tone-mapping, a fun user interface, and Trey’s excellent photographic vision. You get fast and powerful results for creating HDR photos with styles from completely realistic to extreme.

Complete Set of HDR Tools – the software features an easy-to-use, versatile workflow that supports every style of HDR. It simplifies the creation of beautiful photos with auto-alignment and automatic deg hosting technology, over 60 powerful editing tools and scores of 1-click presets developed by Skylum team.

Presets for Instant Magic – You want amazing results, quickly? The app presets for various photography styles will give it to you. Even create your own presets and share them with other artists.

Unique Editing Tools – Take advantage of custom textures, layers, brushes, image radiance, structure and detail controls, vignette and vivid colors and much more. The tool includes best-in-class toning, split-toning, color filter and even graduated neutral density tools to help you achieve fantastic results, easily!

Even More Power – There is no other software like AuroraHDR. Learn more about tools and features, plus watch free tutorials by pro photographers at

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System Requirements

Operating System Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Supported Hardware Windows-based hardware PC with mouse or similar input device
Processor Processor Intel Core i3 or better
Memory Memory 4 Gb RAM or more
Storage Space Hard disk 2 Gb free space, SSD for best performance
Display Resolution Display 1280 x 768 size or better
DirectX Direct X 10 compatible Graphics Cards or better

Aurora HDR Effects Features

  • Advanced tone-mapping technology
  • Advanced image processing engine
  • Mac & Windows Support
  • Intuitive user interface
  • HDR Enhancer
  • Fast Brackets Merging
  • Native RAW Support
  • Pro Preset Packs
  • Custom preset pack support
  • History Panel
  • Histogram
  • Before & after comparison
  • Lens Correction tool
  • Transform Tool
  • Dodge & Burn Filter
  • Image Flip & Rotate
  • Multiple layers & blend modes
  • Color Temperature
  • Image Radiance
  • Masking
  • Crop tool
  • Detail, clarity and structure controls
  • Polarize Filter
  • Feather & Density for layer masks
  • Top & Bottom Adjustment
  • Gradient Masking tool
  • Dozens of smart color controls
  • High-quality presets for all HDR styles
  • Luminosity Masking
  • Smart Tone
  • Whites & Blacks
  • Highlights / Midtones / Shadows

It comes with a collection of presets you can apply to the opened photo. Presets feature a predefined configuration of all the filters, so you don’t have to do that yourself. Simply click on one of the thumb images to preview the result in the dedicated area.

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Screenshots of Aurora HDR

Official Video Intro Aurora HDR Photoshop

How to Make An AMAZING HDR with a Single Photo with Aurora HDR

Aurora HDR Photoshop Software FAQs

How to add Aurora HDR 2019 to my Skylum account?

Once you activate Aurora HDR 2019 (using the email address associated with your Skylum account), it will appear in your Skylum account automatically.

If the application was activated with another email address, you can go to the My Software tab and click Link My Licenses to add software you’ve activated with a different email address.


How to install Burning Mood Aurora HDR Looks?

1. Start Aurora HDR 2019. 

2. To open a .maupack file click File > Import Aurora HDR Looks Pack > point Aurora to a .maupack file and click Open.


Can I import my Aurora HDR 2018 presets to Aurora HDR 2019?

Yes, you can. Simply click File > Import Aurora HDR Looks.. for single presets and File > Import Aurora HDR Looks Pack.. for preset packs and you will be able to access your Aurora HDR 2018 presets in Aurora HDR 2019. Please note that your presets from Aurora HDR 2018 may produce slightly different results in Aurora HDR 2019 due to the the new AI-powered tone mapping technology.


What is Aurora HDR?

Aurora HDR is a joint project between Skylum and Trey Ratcliff to produce the most powerful, simple and fast HDR photo editing software in the world for Mac and PC. Using Trey’s vast experience with the current tools in the market, and advanced technology from Skylum, Aurora HDR is state-of-the-art software to help photographers of all skill levels make amazing high-dynamic-range photos.

Aurora HDR contains every imaginable tool needed to produce high-quality HDR images, as well as one-click presets, support for layers, custom textures, native RAW support and more features that will appeal to every photographer.


Can I open Aurora HDR 2018 project files in Aurora HDR 2019?

Yes, you can. However, the way the project looks in Aurora HDR 2019 will differ because Aurora HDR 2019 uses a totally new AI-powered tone mapping engine. Some filters and sliders have also been updated so the exact same settings may produce a slightly different result.


Aurora HDR Older Versions

Version Name Size Download
Aurora2019_Setup 24.5 MB Download
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Technical Specification

Software Name Aurora HDR Software For Windows V 1.0.1
File Size 24.52 MB
Languages English, Italian, French, Spanish, Polish, Chinese, German, Japanese
License Trial Version
Developer Skylum


It makes it possible for photographers to bring their ideas to life and obtain impressive-looking HDR photos out of plain ones. With a plethora of filters to use, photo cropping options, masking, and gradient support, or color toning, Aurora HDR is a serious candidate for costly photo editors out there.


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