Lightroom alternative Luminar has received numerous updates across both its Mac and Windows versions, primarily improvements to existing features, as well as support for additional cameras from Fujifilm, Sony, Olympus, Panasonic, Canon, and Pentax.
Articles tagged "software-news"
Jul 10, 2018 at 19:33
PhotoMirage, a new Windows application from software company Corel, transforms images into "mirages" by adding movement to elements like water or clouds. Unlike a cinemagraph, it does not require video footage – instead animating a single static image.
Jul 9, 2018 at 18:54
Phase One has launched its new Latitude processing presets series, the latest addition to the company's Capture One Style Packs product launched last year. Both Latitude style packs contain eight presets, each with original, bright, and dark variations, for a total of 24 styles per pack.
Jun 19, 2018 at 11:00
Video editing software package Video Pro X has received what is described as its biggest update yet to mark ten years since Magix Video Pro was launched.
May 11, 2018 at 18:41
ON1 has released a major update to its ON1 Photo RAW photo editor. Version 2018.5 will be available in June and boasts, "a massive boost in overall performance" in addition to bug fixes and some important new features like LUTs and camera profiles.
Apr 30, 2018 at 15:13
Open-source Photoshop alternative GIMP has been updated to version 2.10.0, its first major update in six years. The new version features a new image processing engine that supports 32-bit files, a revamped UI, and many new features and improvements.
Apr 24, 2018 at 17:16
The latest update to Lightroom Classic CC brought with it a slew of major bugs, including some that would cause the program to crash. Adobe has now released an update to address these bugs, along with an apology.
Apr 19, 2018 at 13:40
Phase One has released the first major update to its Capture One Pro 11 photo editing program. The update adds support for 8 new cameras and 16 new lenses, and includes several new features and functional improvements that speed up workflow.
Apr 16, 2018 at 14:02
Skylum Software has released the latest update to its image processing software Luminar. The update improves speed across Windows and MacOS, and brings new features including automatic image distortion correction and a new Raw conversion engine.
videoApr 9, 2018 at 23:19
Blackmagic Design just released a massive update to DaVinci Resolve that integrates VFX editing and motion graphics into an all-new Fusion module. That makes DaVinci Resolve 15 the only post-production tool to combine video editing, color correction, audio production, and visual effects into a single tool.
video newsApr 5, 2018 at 19:33
Apple just released version 10.4.1 of Final Cut Pro X, and the big news is a brand new video format called ProRes RAW. The new format combines the editing flexibility of RAW video with the performance benefits of compressed ProRes.
videoApr 4, 2018 at 18:54
Adobe has updated Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC with some cool new features, including an AI-powered Color Match and color grading split-view that will save video editors a ton of time when color grading their footage.
Apr 3, 2018 at 13:17
Adobe has launched a "massive update" to the Camera Profiles feature in Adobe Camera Raw, Lightroom CC and Lightroom Classic CC, adding six new Adobe RAW profiles, over 40 Creative profiles, and more.
Mar 13, 2018 at 15:52
For the first time in five years, Adobe is raising the price of some Creative Cloud subscription packages. The good news for photographers: The $10/month CC Photography plan that includes Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, and Lightroom Classic CC will stay the same.
Mar 9, 2018 at 14:36
One of the limitations of Sony a7R III's Pixel Shift mode is that you have to use Sony's Imaging Edge software to process the resulting 'quartets.' That's where SonyPixelShift2DNG comes in, converting those unwieldy ARW files into DNGs you can edit in your favorite Raw converter.
Mar 7, 2018 at 17:33
A host of feature upgrades has been made to On1’s Photo Raw software package for the 2018.1 edition, including better auto-alignment for the HDR mode, improved high ISO noise reduction, and more detailed image sharpening.
Feb 16, 2018 at 15:48
Microsoft has released a new "Ultimate Performance" mode for Windows 10 Pro for Workstations—a mode that throws all power management out the window (so to speak) in favor of the best possible performance it can pull from your hardware.
mobileFeb 16, 2018 at 14:35
Similar to Apple's AirDrop functionality, Microsoft's new Photos Companion app lets you send photos and videos from an Android or iOS smartphone to a PC via a WiFi network.
Feb 13, 2018 at 20:10
That update for Lightroom Classic CC that we tested out last month has officially arrived, bringing with it some major performance updates... FINALLY!
Jan 30, 2018 at 14:46
Adobe knows Lightroom Classic CC needs some serious under-the-hood performance improvements, and they gave us a sneak peek at an upcoming update that does just that.
videoJan 25, 2018 at 21:28
In an attempt to attract new users, Magix has made its Vegas Pro video editing software available on a subscription basis. The program typically costs $600 to buy outright, but on the subscription model users can access it from $16.67 per month.
Dec 27, 2017 at 18:56
Open source Lightroom alternative Darktable has finally made its way onto Windows, giving PC users yet another option if they're looking to ditch their Creative Cloud subscription.
Dec 26, 2017 at 19:14
Two months after acquiring the Nik Collection from Google, DxO has announced that a brand new version is already in the works for 2018
Dec 19, 2017 at 16:00
They told us it would happen last month, and today Adobe followed through. The final update to the standalone version of Lightroom, version 6.14, has been released. It's all Creative Cloud from here on out.
videoDec 14, 2017 at 19:08
Apple just dropped a major update of video editing program Final Cut Pro X, adding support for HDR, VR and 360° video editing, 8K support, and advanced color grading tools including (FINALLY!) curves.
Dec 12, 2017 at 16:31
Adobe just launched their Lightroom December update, and it comes with some very important additions to the Lightroom CC ecosystem, including: tone curve, split toning, AI-powered Auto edit, and more.
Nov 30, 2017 at 15:29
Watch out Adobe. Phase One just released Capture One 11, a major update that makes the Raw conversion and image editing software even more powerful and layer-centric than it was before.
Nov 9, 2017 at 18:05
ON1's updated image organization and editing software comes with HDR stacking, pano-stitching, lots of masking options and a range of other new features to tempt potential Adobe deserters.
Nov 1, 2017 at 14:43
Macphun just officially unveiled Luminar 2018: the newest version of its full-featured photo editing program, and the latest contender trying to steal away a bit of Adobe Lightroom's market share.
Oct 26, 2017 at 15:42
Stand-alone Lightoom isn't dead yet, but it's not going to last too much longer. According to Adobe, the final update to Lightroom 6 will be released 'towards the end of this year.'
Oct 25, 2017 at 13:00
It's back! DxO is acquiring Nik Collection and will continue to develop the software as Photoshop and Lightroom plug-ins, and also plans to incorporate Nik technology into its own editing software.
Oct 23, 2017 at 15:24
Phase One has released a new, 15-preset Film Styles Pack for Capture One users that gives you a total of 45 different analog 'Styles' to choose from—33 in color and 12 in black & white.
Oct 18, 2017 at 16:47
Lightroom is hogging the spotlight at Adobe MAX, but Photoshop CC got some substantial improvements as well. Find out what's new in the latest version of Photoshop CC.
Oct 18, 2017 at 13:00
Lightroom has built a brand new Lightroom CC from the ground up to be faster, easier to use, and cloud-based. The application formerly known as Lightroom CC will continue to exist, and will go by "Lightroom Classic CC."
Oct 6, 2017 at 16:12
Pixelmator just released Version 3.7 Mount Whitney, which adds in a range of new features, performance upgrades and bug fixes including support for the HEIF image format.
Oct 3, 2017 at 23:32
On1 just announced the new and improved On1 Photo RAW 2018. The updated non-destructive editor offers a ton of new features, including HDR merge, panorama stitching, advanced masking controls and much more.
Sep 25, 2017 at 20:00
macOS High Sierra came out today, but if you use a Wacom tablet you need to wait a few weeks before you upgrade. According to Wacom, they won't have a compatible driver ready for you until "late October."
Sep 22, 2017 at 15:47
Affinity Photo for iPad was touted as "the first full blown, truly professional photo editing tool to make its way onto the Apple tablet." This update makes it that much more convenient.
mobileSep 20, 2017 at 16:27
Popular mobile editing app Snapseed just got a major update that includes a new interface and 11 new presets for both Android and iOS, as well as adding the Perspective tool to the iOS version.
Sep 12, 2017 at 15:40
The pre-order period will run from September 12-27 and includes a special lower price of $89 for new customers versus the regular $249 rate.
Sep 7, 2017 at 23:47
Fujifilm has announced a new Raw converter that uses the camera's own image processor while connected to a Mac or PC over USB. It arrives in November 2017 for Mac, and January 2018 for PC.
Sep 7, 2017 at 18:23
Get a sneak peek at a new feature coming to Photoshop CC later this year: The Curvature Pen Tool.
Sep 6, 2017 at 19:21
The folks behind popular Mac photo editor Pixelmator have announced plans to release Pixelmator Pro, a more robust version of their software that features AI-powered photo editing features.
Sep 1, 2017 at 14:44
VSCO's Mobile Presets 02 pack is designed for photographers who'd rather edit their photos on desktop, but want to get the same looks offered by the company's popular mobile app.
videoAug 1, 2017 at 18:48
VSCO—the brand known among photographers for its film-inspired presets and smartphone photo editing tools—is making its first foray into video with a new editing tool for its iOS app.
Jul 19, 2017 at 18:10
Adobe just released version 2015.12 of Lightroom CC, adding support for several new cameras and lenses, and baking in several important bug fixes while they were at it.
Jul 14, 2017 at 21:00
Camera trigger maker CamFi just released CamFi Matrix Time, a free Windows application that automatically syncs and shoots multiple CamFi equipped cameras, compiling the resulting shots into a 'bullet time' video on the fly.
Jul 13, 2017 at 13:42
The Google Backup and Sync desktop app for Windows PCs and Apple Mac computers replaces the existing Google Photos desktop uploader and Drive for Mac/PC.
Jul 12, 2017 at 17:29
Nikon just released a slew of firmware and software updates, including new features and several bug fixes for the Nikon D5.
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