Skylum updates Luminar 2018 with improved features

Macphun launches public beta of Luminar for Windows
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Skylum, the company formerly known as Macphun, has issued a series of updates for its flagship Luminar 2018 software improving on some of its existing features.

The Skylum Luminar 2018 update brings new enhancements for both the Mac and Windows versions of the photo editing software.

Among the Luminar 2018 updates for Mac are:

  • Improved Raw Support: We’ve improved RAW Develop support and added Leica Monochrom .DNG , HEIC formats. We’ve also improved support for Hasselblad and several other cameras.
  • Photos for Mac: Luminar works even better as an extension for Photos for Mac.
  • Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.
  • Improved cross platform files: We’ve fixed issue with Dodge & Burn filter masks for documents created on Windows.

While the Luminar 2018 for Windows update includes:

  • Language support: You can now enjoy Luminar in many more languages.
  • Brush Size: Use the left and right bracket keys ([ and ]) to adjust the size of your brush. Add the shift key (Shift+ [ or ]) to adjust the Softness. It’s now easier than ever to mask.
  • Curves: The Curves filter is improved for better results
  • Merge Layers: Permanently merge two or more layers with Merge layers feature.
  • Improved Sidebar: The sidebar controls are even easier to use and navigate.
  • Cropping improvements: The cropped state of an image is now correctly captured in the native Luminar file.
  • Adobe plug-in improvements: The plugins for Adobe products have been performance tuned.

You can buy Luminar 2018 on Skylum’s website.