Skylum Luminar 2018 now available for pre-order (Lightroom alternative)

The new Skylum Luminar 2018 for Mac & PC is now available for pre-order. The new version includes new filters powered by artificial intelligence, speed improvements, a dedicated RAW develop module, new intelligent Sun Rays filter, LUT support, and real-time noise removal and a forthcoming in 2018: a digital asset management platform.

The new Luminar 2018 has also been re-built for faster performance. Existing filters were also improved to deliver richer colors and depth in less time. A new streamlined user interface speeds up working with presets, filters, and masks. Luminar 2018 also has support of pro options like layers, masks, and blending modes, complex repairs and photo composites.

Top 10 Luminar 2018 features:

  • Scalable, adaptive user interface with custom workspaces
  • Raw file conversion & non-destructive editing
  • Over 100 one-click presets
  • Over 40 image enhancement filters
  • Stackable layers with brushes and an advanced layer masking system
  • History panel with multiple undos and exportable history for resumable editing
  • Real-time noise reduction
  • Object removal and clone & stamp (available for Mac, coming soon to PC)
  • Operates as a standalone or plug-in
  • Complete digital asset manager with support for Lightroom catalogs (coming in 2018)

Pre-order availability:

Luminar 2018 is now available for pre-order and will be released on November 16.

Pre-order pricing:

  • Current users of Luminar may upgrade at a special pre-order price of $39 ($49 MSRP)
  • New users can purchase Luminar 2018 at a special pre-order price of $59 ($69 MSRP)
  • A collection of bonuses will also be included with every purchase.

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