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The Luminar Advantage

Run Luminar as standalone software, a Photos extension or as a plugin for Aperture, Lightroom or Photoshop. Luminar brings dozens of fantastic photo editing tools together in a complete package that you will not find in other software. Discover the Luminar advantage.

Feature name

Lightroom Classic CC

Lightroom CC (Cloud)

Luminar 2018 for Mac

Luminar 2018 for PC

Accent Filter (powered by Artificial Intelligence)

No

No

Yes

Yes

Adjustment Layers

No

No

Yes

Yes

Apply mask to a certain filter only

No

No

Yes

Yes

Brilliance / Warmth filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Channel mixer filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Color Contrast filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Dedicated presets for DJI drone photos

No

No

Yes

Yes

Details Enhancer filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Dodge & Burn

No

No

Yes

Yes

Extension for Apple Photos

No

No

Yes

Not applicable

Fog filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Foliage Enhancer

No

No

Yes

Yes

High Key filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Image Layers

No

No

Yes

Yes

Image Radiance filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Look Up Tables Support (LUT-s)

No

No

Yes

Yes

Matte filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Micro structure

No

No

Yes

Yes

Orton Effect

No

No

Yes

Yes

Polarizing filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Presets previews

No

No

Yes

Yes

Remove Color Cast

No

No

Yes

Yes

Soft Focus

No

No

Yes

Yes

Soft Glow

No

No

Yes

Yes

Split Color Warmth

No

No

Yes

Yes

Structure

No

No

Yes

Yes

Sun Light Rays filter

No

No

Yes

Yes

Textures

No

No

Yes

Yes

Top & Bottom Lighting

No

No

Yes

Yes

Workspaces

No

No

Yes

Coming soon

Export to Facebook, Twitter

Yes

Facebook only

Yes

Yes

Export to JPEG, TIFF, PSD

Yes

JPEG only

Yes

Yes

Batch processing (edit multiple photos at once)

Yes

No

Yes

Coming soon

Curves

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Export to 500px, SmugMug

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Export to native file format

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Export with sharpening

Yes

No

Yes

Coming soon

Export with watermark

Yes

No

No

No

History

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Object removal

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Panorama stitching

Yes

No

No

No

Red Eye & Pet Eye Correction Tools

Yes

No

No

No

Split Toning

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Tethered Shooting

Yes

No

No

No

Third-Party Plug-ins

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Adjustable Gradient

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Black & White photo editing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Chromatic Aberration Removal

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Clarity filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Clone & Stamp

Yes

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Color Adjustments (WB, HSL, Vibrance, Saturation)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Cropping & Straightening

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dedicated Raw Develop module

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Dehaze filter

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Digital Asset Management module

Yes

Yes

COMING IN 2018

COMING IN 2018

Export to Adobe Photoshop

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Export with resize

Yes

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Exposure, Contrast, Highlights, Shadows, Whites, Blacks

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Gradient masking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Grain

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Histogram

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Import raw, JPEG, PSD, TIFF, DNG, PNG

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Lens Corrections

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Luminosity masking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Masking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Noise reduction

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Non-destructive editing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Presets

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Radial masking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Rotate & Flip

Yes

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Sharpening

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Transform

Yes

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Vignette

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Pricing model

Subscription

Subscription

A single payment

A single payment

Upgrade price for existing users

From $120 per year

From $120 per year

$39

$39

Price for new users

From $120 per year

From $120 per year

$69

$69

$ 69  + a Pack of FREE bonuses ( USD130 value )

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