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You can download and try the software for how long as you want before purchase. The trial is the same as the licensed software, but adds a watermark to the final image.

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  • License per user, valid for several computers
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  • If you are a student or teacher, see our academic pricing

Photomatix Pro 5

Standalone program (can also be run from Lightroom with free plugin).

Lets you create HDR photos and adjust them to get the look you want, from natural to artistic. Includes alignment of hand-held shots, automatic and selective ghost removal, advanced editing features, and powerful batch processing.

+  Plugin for Lightroom included


License includes free upgrades for at least two years and is valid on both Windows and Mac. It is also valid for registering Photomatix Essentials.

$99  

If you bought a license of Photomatix Essentials, you can upgrade for the price difference.

If you bought an older version of Photomatix Pro, see how to upgrade.

Photomatix Pro Plus Bundle

Bundle of separate products:

  • +  Photomatix Pro 5 standalone (which includes export plugin for Lightroom)
  • +  Plugin for Apple Aperture
  • +  Plugin for Photoshop CS2 to CC  (requirements)
  • +  Merge to 32-bit Plugin for Lightroom 4 or 5 (see note below)

Features Comparison


Note: The Merge to 32-bit Plugin only creates a Floating Point TIFF file. The Lightroom Plugin that creates HDR photos with Photomatix is included for free in Photomatix Pro.

License includes free upgrades for at least two years and is valid on Windows and Mac.

$119  

$119 is a bundle price. The Plugin for Aperture alone or the Plugin for Photoshop alone costs $79. See below if you prefer to only purchase one of the plugins.


Important: If you are only interested in the Photoshop Plugin as additional product, please check whether you need the Tone Mapping Plug-In.

Photomatix Essentials

Easy to use standalone program.

Lets you create HDR photos and adjust them to get the look you want, from natural to artistic. Includes alignment of hand-held shots and automatic ghost removal.

Features Comparison

License includes free upgrades to all future versions and is valid on both Windows and Mac.

Photomatix Plug-In for Aperture

Plugin for Apple Aperture

Lets you create HDR photos and adjust them to get the look you want, from natural to artistic, all within Aperture. Includes alignment of hand-held shots and automatic ghost removal.

Features Comparison

License includes free upgrades for at least two years.

$79  

If you already bought Photomatix Pro, please see how to upgrade to the plug-in here.

Tone Mapping Plug-In for Photoshop CS2 to CC

Plugin for Photoshop CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6 or CC

Enhances 32-bit images created with Photoshop. This plugin offers two of the Photomatix Tone Mapping methods but does not include Exposure Fusion.

Features Comparison  |  Requirements  |  Do I need the Photoshop Plugin?

License includes free upgrades for at least two years.

Merge to 32-bit Plugin for Lightroom

Lightroom Plugin that merges bracketed photos and creates a Floating Point TIFF file. Includes automatic image alignment and ghost removal.

Features Comparison


Important: This plugin only merges photos. It does not create HDR photos with Photomatix HDR Tone Mapping and Fusion. The Photomatix Plugin for Lightroom is included for free in Photomatix Pro.

Special Pricing:

  • Academic pricing for students and teachers.
  • Charities and churches may be entitled to a free license. If you belong to such organization in a position of responsibility, email eligibility documents to edu@hdrsoft.com (and please be patient, as we prioritize support queries).
  • Apple and Adobe employees are entitled to a free license.

A license of our products is tied to a user. One license entitles you to install the software on other computers and register it with the same license key, provided you will be the user of the software on the other computers.

All our software includes free download and registration backup services.