The world’s most advanced HDR photo editor for Mac

Aurora HDR 2017 – Basic Version, perfect for photographers of all skill levels, provides a comprehensive set of state-of-the-art tools for HDR photography.

It’s one of the most complete and powerful HDR apps in the world. A joint project between Macphun and Trey Ratcliff, one of the world’s pre-eminent HDR photographers with over 14 million fans online, Aurora HDR can help photographers of all skill levels create amazing images.


  • Adjustable editing & masking brush
  • Export to HDR File formats (.EXR, .HDR, fp-TIFF)
  • Layers and Masking
  • Blend modes for Layers
  • Top & Bottom Lighting
  • 70+ HDR presets with live previews
  • Proprietary Tone-mapping technology
  • Custom Textures
  • Clarity adjustment
  • Glow tool
  • Image radiance
  • HDR Denoise
  • Structure adjustment
  • Tone curve
  • Vignette
  • Details adjustment
  • Histogram
  • Crop tool with custom angle crop
  • Color Toning panel
  • Auto alignment
  • Social sharing (FB, 500px, Twitter, etc)
  • Multiple license for 5 Macs
  • Apple® Photos® for Mac extension

System Requirements

  • Minimal requirements:Processor Core 2 Duo from late 2009 or newer
    Minimum 4 GB RAM
    OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks or newer
    2 GB free space on hard drive
    Display resolution 1280 x 800 or higher
    Retina displays supported
  • Image formats:PNG, JPG, TFF 8-bit and 16-bit, GIF, PSD
  • Languages:English, German, Japanese

How many computers can you activate software with?

  • Macphun Family License Activates on 5 Macs.