(Editor’s note: Aurora HDR 2019 is now available. Create amazing HDR photographs with Skylum’s Aurora HDR 2019. Purchase today and save plus get a free bundle of training, LUTs and Looks too!)

Aurora HDR 2019 is the latest update to Skylum’s venerable HDR software. It is now available for pre-order. Upgrade and full version deal links appear at the end of this post.

Set to be released in early October, Aurora HDR 2019 lets you easily apply and customize HDR looks to both bracketed sets and single images. This update includes several new and enhanced features, including:

  • New tone-mapping technology for bracketed and single images using Skylum’s Quantum HDR Engine
  • New HDR Smart Structure for realistic and artifact-free structure
  • New LUT Mapping filter for creative color and tone adjustments
  • 11 new integrated color grading sets to use with the LUT Mapping filter
  • Improved HDR Details Boost filter that allows for high-resolution tuning while adjusting
  • Improved Adjustable Gradient filter with new controls for Shadows and Highlights
  • New Photoshop and PhotoLemur plugin support

To get a first look at what’s new and improved in Aurora, check out “First look: Aurora HDR 2019.”