Free HDR software recommendations?


Link Posted 10/06/2012 - 20:31
Hi all,

Just got back from a weekend in Strasbourg where I attempted my first HDR shots. Now I want to process the pics and was wondering what software people use - for free?

I do have PSE 10, but am only a beginner, if anyone has any good guides to point me to.

I also shot an HDR pano in one cathedral. I use Hugin for pano processing, is the workflow the same for HDR panos?



Link Posted 10/06/2012 - 21:50
Have a look here

It may be helpful to you.

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.”
Edmund Burke (1729 – 1797)



Link Posted 10/06/2012 - 22:10
SNS is really good, and lite version is free:



Link Posted 11/06/2012 - 19:22
mac or PC ?

I'm MAC and use HDRtist - only one slider but I like it simple (bit like me really)
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Link Posted 11/06/2012 - 19:29
PC, although maybe not for much longer going by the new Mac book pro launch

Will have a play around with SNS and see what I can achieve in PSE.

Cheers for the recommendations.


Link Posted 12/06/2012 - 11:02
I know Linux isn't everyone's cup of tea, but Darktable (a free lightroom clone) includes HDR functions. It's easily installable under Ubuntu.


Link Posted 12/06/2012 - 11:05
Picturenaut HDR from HDRSoft is free.
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Link Posted 12/06/2012 - 19:39
Mannesty wrote:
Picturenaut HDR from HDRSoft is free.

Just used it to knock this together in 5 mins...

Not bad since I literally did no adjustments, aside from a slight rotation. Will try other solutions and PSE at the weekend. Also want to see how it handles HDR panos



Link Posted 29/08/2017 - 21:51
If you're looking for hdr software, you can check out this page. I have been using it for about 6 month, and I can't complain about anything. Well, except the fact it's available for Mac.
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