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Essential HDR Community Edition Alternatives

Essential HDR Community Edition is described as 'powerful tool for High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography and tone mapping. It includes two tone mapping algorithms, namely Fast Tone Balancer (for global tone mapping) and Detail Revealer (for local tone mapping)' and is a Image Editor in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Essential HDR Community Edition for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Hugin, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Essential HDR Community Edition are Luminance HDR, Aurora HDR, Dynamic Photo-HDR and Photomatix.

Essential HDR Community Edition alternatives are mainly Image Editors but may also be Photo Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Essential HDR Community Edition.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows

Essential HDR Community Edition is a powerful tool for High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography and tone mapping. It includes...

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  1. Hugin icon

    Hugin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Hugin is an easy to use cross-platform panoramic imaging toolchain based on Panorama Tools. With Hugin you can assemble a mosaic of photographs into a complete impressive panorama, stitch any series of overlapping pictures and much more.i

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    Hugin workspace.
  2. Luminance HDR icon

    Luminance HDR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Luminance HDR (ex-Qtpfsgui) is an open source graphical user interface application that aims to provide a workflow for HDR imaging.

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  3. Aurora HDR icon

    Aurora HDR

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Aurora HDR is the world’s most advanced HDR photo editor, enjoyed by millions of photographers. And is the only HDR photo software, named “Best Mac App of the Year”.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsAurora HDR can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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  4. Dynamic Photo-HDR icon

    Dynamic Photo-HDR

    • Windows

    Dynamic-PHOTO HDR is a new generation of High Dynamic Range image software with many advanced features, such as Pin Warping and Anti-Ghosting.

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    Photomatix

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Photomatix Pro is a photography software primarily designed to make the process of creating high dynamic range photos easier and more streamlined.

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  6. WidsMob HDR icon

    WidsMob HDR

    • Mac

    Simple and advanced HDR photo editor to recreate high dynamic range photos as eye-view. Advanced tone mapping algorithm, customize HDR parameters, auto align and adjustment, support both JPEG and RAW files.

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    align images and ghost suppression
  7. 360 Panorama icon

    360 Panorama

    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Beautiful panoramas made easy.

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  8. HDR Light Studio icon

    HDR Light Studio

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The lighting tool for 3D artists.

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  9. HDRMerge icon

    HDRMerge

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    HDRMerge combines two or more raw images into a single raw with an extended dynamic range. It can import any raw image supported by LibRaw, and outputs a DNG 1.4 image with floating point data.

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    Picturenaut

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    You want the accuracy of HDRShop, with all the low-level control to squeeze out the maximum on image quality. But you you also want all the modern convenience features like exposure detection from EXIF data, image alignment and ghost removal?

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