Hydra Alternatives

    Hydra is described as 'Pro provides human eye-like perception to your photographs by allowing you to create High Dynamic Range (HDR) images from a series of regular photographs (up to 7), either from DSLRs or traditional point-and-shoot cameras' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are eight alternatives to Hydra for Mac, Windows, Linux and Adobe Photoshop. The best alternative is Luminance HDR, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hydra are Photomatix (Paid), WidsMob HDR (Paid), Nik HDR Efex Pro (Free) and Dynamic Photo-HDR (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Luminance HDR is a graphical user interface (based on the Qt5 toolkit) that provides a complete workflow for HDR imaging.
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    1. 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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    2. 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

    3. 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      HDRtist is a new Mac HDR photography tool from Ohanaware. HDRtist is easy to use HDR software, that creates HDR photos and tone maps them in a single step. An intuitive design makes it simple to choose from our 4 different tone mapping techniques.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Adobe Photoshop
      HDR projects is directed at photographers not content with everyday photography and those who want to distance themselves from the mainstream.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Adobe Photoshop
      The Topaz Adjust Photoshop plug-in effortlessly creates stunning natural art from photos. Adjust uses HDR processing.
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