Skylum updates announced

Skylum (aka MacPhun) releases major updates


Aurora HDR 2018 and Luminar 2018 for both Mac and Windows received a major update at the end of January for both the Mac and Windows version.

With these updates, here are the current version numbers for each and what was updated/added.

These are free updates for existing users of both Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018.


Luminar 2018 1.1.1 version for Windows:

Added support for the following languages:

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Portugal
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Russian

Added shift + scroll hotkey for brush size adjustment

Curves filter improved

Merge layers feature released

Saving cropped image to document issue fixed

Fixed several issues with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom plugins usage

Sidebar UX improvements


Luminar 2018 version 1.1.1 for MAC:

Fixed issues with Photos Extension

RAW Develop support improved, added Leica Monochrome, DNG, HEIC formats, and fixed support for Hasselblad and several other cameras.

Fixed several issues with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom plugins usage

Fixed issue with Dodge & Burn mask from documents created on windows


Aurora HDR 2018 1.1.3 version for Windows:

Improved sliders: You can now directly enter values into a slider with the keyboard.

Improved presets: Applying multiple presets are now handled correctly.

Cropping improvements: The cropped state of an image is now correctly captured in the native Aurora HDR file.


Aurora HDR 2018 1.1.3 version for MAC:

Batch process faster: We’ve fine-tuned our bracket-detecting algorithm to speed up batch processing.

Align brackets better: We’ve updated our alignment algorithm to improve hand-held HDR photography.

Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.

Improved cross-platform files: We’ve fixed issue with cropped photos created on Windows.

Improved user experience: We’ve refined the software to make it easier to use based on user feedback and testing.


To get the updates:

In each application, For Mac choose the application menu (Luminar or Aurora HDR) and choose Check for Updates. For Windows in the top toolbar, go to Help and choose Check for updates


If you don’t have either Luminar 2018 or Aurora HDR 2018 you can download a free trial Here

Download a Free Trial of Luminar 2018 for Mac or Windows

Download a Free Trial of Aurora HDR 2018 for Mac or PC


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