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Luminar 2018 vs Luminar 2017

The latest version of Luminar 2018 for Mac and Windows brings many new features and improvements: the new Lens Correction and Transform Tools, more impressive filters to stylize and enhance your photos, improved RAW engine and much more.

Discover the Luminar 2018 advantage today.

Feature name

Luminar
2017

Luminar 2018 for Mac

Luminar 2018 for PC

Support of 3rd party Adobe plugins

No

Yes New

Coming soon

Advanced masking with filters

No

YesNew

YesNew

Advanced Bi-Color Toning

No

YesNew

YesNew

Advanced Cross Processing

No

YesNew

YesNew

Advanced Image Radiance

No

YesNew

YesNew

Advanced Microstructure

No

YesNew

YesNew

New & better RAW processing engine

No

YesNew

YesNew

Advanced real-time noise reduction

No

YesNew

YesNew

Advanced Split Toning

No

YesNew

YesNew

Advanced Structure

No

YesNew

YesNew

Apple HEIF files support

No

YesNew

NOT Applicable

Brilliance filter

No

YesNew

YesNew

Dodge & Burn

No

YesNew

YesNew

Expand / Collapse mode for filters

No

YesNew

YesNew

Improved user experience

No

YesNew

YesNew

Dedicated Raw Develop filter

No

YesNew

YesNew

Lens correction

No

YesNew

YesNew

LUT (Lookup tables) support

No

YesNew

YesNew

Matte filter

No

YesNew

YesNew

New brush modes in layers

No

YesNew

YesNew

New user interface for faster workflow

No

YesNew

YesNew

Over 150% speed increase

No

YesNew

YesNew

Sun Light Rays filter

No

YesNew

YesNew

Digital Asset Management module

No

Yes Coming 2018

Yes Coming 2018

Accent Filter (powered by Artificial Intelligence)

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Adaptive User Interface

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Adjustable Gradient filter

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Adobe Photoshop Elements plugin

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic plugin

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Adobe Photoshop plugin

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Advanced Contrast

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Apple Photos extension

Yes

Yes

NOT Applicable

Batch processing

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Bi-Color Toning

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Black & White module

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Brightness adjustment

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Channel mixer

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Clarity filter

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Clone & Stamp

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Shortcuts

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Color Balance

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Color Contrast

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Color Temperature

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Contrast

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Crop

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Curves

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Dedicated presets for DJI drone photos

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Dehaze

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Details Enhancer

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Eraser (Object removal)

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Feather & density for masking brush

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Fog filter

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Foliage Enhancer

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Gradient masking

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Grain

Yes

Yes

YesNew

High Key

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Highlights and Shadows

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Histogram

Yes

Yes

YesNew

History panel

Yes

Yes

YesNew

HSL filter

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Image Radiance

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Layers

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Blend modes for layers

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Real-time image processing

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Luminosity masking

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Masking brush

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Masking with filters

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Merge layers & stamped layers

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Micro structure

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Noise reduction tool

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Non-destructive editing

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Orton Effect

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Photo filter

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Polarizing filter

Yes

Yes

YesNew

60 professional presets

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Radial masking

Yes

Yes

YesNew

RAW support

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Remove Color Cast

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Rotate & Flip

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Native format saving

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Sharing to social networks

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Sharpening tool

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Sharpening & resize on export

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Show Highlights/Shadows clippings

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Smart Tone adjustment

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Soft Focus

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Soft Glow

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Split Color Warmth

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Split Toning

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Straightening

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Structure

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Textures

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Tone

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Top & Bottom Lighting

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Transform tool

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Vibrance adjustment

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Vignette

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Whites & Blacks adjustment

Yes

Yes

YesNew

Workspaces

Yes

Yes

Coming soon

Zoom in & Zoom out

Yes

Yes

YesNew

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