FDRTools Alternatives

    FDRTools is described as 'Using a method called "Tone Mapping" FDRTools turns even unimposing photos into expressive works showing a degree of detail and contrast that was not considered possible until recently' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FDRTools for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Adobe Photoshop. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Polarr or Fotor. Other great apps like FDRTools are Microsoft Expression Design (Free), Luminance HDR (Free, Open Source), Ashampoo® Photo Optimizer (Paid) and Aurora HDR (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 28, 2021

    1. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      HDR Efex Pro is the new standard for creating realistic to artistic HDR images with a revolutionary new all-in-one workflow. HDR Efex Pro includes many one-click visual presets, advanced tone mapping algorithms, powerful HDR controls, and patented U Point® technology.

      Discontinued

      Now part of DxO PhotoLab



    2. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      AI-based online image editor, convenient and easy to use.
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      • 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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    3. Oloneo® PhotoEngine™ is the only HDR and Raw processing software offering digital photographers full control over light and exposure in real-time, as if they were still behind the lens.
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    4. Fhotoroom HDR is an easy to use powerful image editor that can take your JPEG's, Digital Camera RAW and High Dynamic Range photos and help you fix exposure, color, and distortion problems or quickly and easily make your photos stunning.
    5. Essential HDR Community Edition is a 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).

      Discontinued

      Official site redirects elsewhere. App still available on download sites.

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    6. Artipic is a multi-platform image editing system that allows you to quickly and easily edit, retouch, compose and distribute your pictures and photos.
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    7. ToolWiz Pretty Photo is a free powerful lightweight image editor. With just few clicks on this free tool, you can edit photos, create photo collage, and make them look the way you want them to be, and much prettier. Yes, it is that simple.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.7, released in February 2013, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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