Windows (XP/Vista/7/8/10, 32 or 64 bit)
macOS 10.10 and above
Linux (with Wine emulator) - tested with OpenSUSE 42.2, Wine 1.8.6
At least 1024x600.
It is however strongly advised to work with higher resolutions.
HighDPI screens support (4K, Retina).
At least 4GB of RAM
CPU with SSE3 instruction set (basically all CPUs manufactured after 2006).
Multicore CPUs are required for better performance.
|Hard Disk||EasyHDR uses temporary files that are created on the hard disk. The default storage location is the system's TEMP folder, but it can be selected in the Program Options. At least 1-2 GB of free space is recommended. SSD drive is also recommended for better performance.|
Supported image formats
JPEG, JPEG 2000 (JP2 and J2K, 8 and 16 bit), TIFF (8, 16 and floating-point 32 bit),
PNG, OpenEXR, Radiance RGBE and FITS
Color management support
Supported RAW image formats
EasyHDR uses DCRAW and LibRAW to decode RAW photos.
Supported image formats
JPEG, JPEG 2000 (JP2 and J2K, 8 and 16 bit), TIFF (8 and 16 bit),
OpenEXR and Radiance RGBE
Full EXIF transfer supported
EasyHDR uses LensFun database with lens distortion and chromatic aberration coefficients
Correction is automatic, but manual is also possible
|Presets||Yes (built-in and user configurable - with thumbnails; user presets can be grouped into folders)|
|Color management||Yes (must be enabled in main menu)|
|Merging photo sets to HDR||Methods: True HDR (generates a real HDR radiance map), Smart Merge (fusion of differently exposed images), Image Stacking (average of photos).|
|Ghost removal||Yes (automatic and manual)|
|Tone mapping operators||
Local operator (two algorithms: "Local Contrast" and "Mask")
|Tone mapping single photos||Yes (feature is called: LDR enhancement)|
|Panoramic mapping||Yes (correct left/right border mapping)|
|Layers||Yes (each layer has its own, full set of tone mapping settings)|
|White balancing||When decoding RAWs and later during tone mapping|
|3d LUT color grading||Importing and applying 3d LUT cubes (at tone mapping step)|
|Alignment of hand-held photos||
Automatic & Manual
(compensation for shift, rotation and perspective)
|Retouch options||Clone/healing brush tool (works while in tone mapping mode)|
Blur (Gaussian blur),
Sharpen (unsharp mask),
Noise reduction (median filter and bilateral filter)
Sample/Target balance (selective color adjustment),
Free-hand rotate (90° left/right, 180° & free hand), flip, crop, distortion, perspective.
Resize when saving (JPEG)
|Direct export to external editor||Yes (8 or 16-bit image data)|
Yes (possibility to process each task several times,
with defined set of presets)
|Plug-ins||Plug-in for Adobe Lightroom (installed along with easyHDR)|
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