According to the MacPhun release, this new version of Aurora HDR will include some 20 improvements/feature upgrades over the current 2016 edition of the software. A few of the highlight features/updates are listed below:
- New Batch Processing
- New Tools, including polarise filter and radial masking tool
- New presets by Trey Ratcliff and other recognized pros
- Updated tone-mapping and bracket merging technology for more realistic looking HDR images
Current owners of Aurora HDR Pro will be able to upgrade for the special pre-order price of $49, while owners of Aurora HDR standard will be able to upgrade for $69. Everyone else will be able to pre-order the new software for $89. MacPhun says that other ‘special bonuses’ will also be available to pre-order purchasers, but that they will be announced soon. Aurora HDR 2017 will be available for pre-order starting September 15th, with the software officially launching on September 29th, 2016.
If you are a fan of HDR and want to have the best tools at your disposal, then this looks to be a killer software package for you. Those interested can get all of the details about the update, as well as sign up for notifications about the update over on the MacPhun Aurora HDR 2017 website.