Open Photography Forums  

Go Back   Open Photography Forums > Digital Darkroom > Image Processing and Workflow

Image Processing and Workflow RAW, DNG , TIFF and JPG. From Capture to Ready for Publish/Display. All software and techniques used within an image workflow, (except extensive retouching and repair or DAM).

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old January 16th, 2015, 08:27 AM
Bart_van_der_Wolf Bart_van_der_Wolf is offline
pro member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Netherlands
Posts: 4,054
Default New Beta version of SNS-HDR 1.x

Hi folks,

After a (very) long time, Sebastian Nibisz released a first, incomplete, trial/beta version of SNS-HDR for Windows with the new controls that will be available in the (still) upcoming new version 2.

As said, not all of the old features are implemented yet, but the new controls look very exciting, even better than the old ones. There is a significant increase of processing speed (almost 2x as fast) compared to the current V1.4.22, due to the use of the computer's GPU capabilities.

The upcoming version 2 will have these new controls, the GPU speed-up, and a couple of other improvements like improved noise reduction and Chromatic Aberration reduction. The upgrade will be free for existing license users, according to Sebastian on his Forum.

Sebastian is inviting user feedback on his forum (let's keep doing bug reports there, it's easier for him not having to check multiple fora), but he is already busy fixing some of the early issues, so check the thread before responding there.

I'm not sure if the trial works for non-licensed users or whether it will time-out. Since I am licensed, it automatically recognizes that, and installs itself in a separate sub-directory, thus leaving the current version intact.

It's exciting to see the best HDRI tonemapping application getting even better. Recommended!

And no, there is no Mac version. Sebastian's attempts to produce one, and him finally giving up, are part of the reason why it has taken so long for this upgrade to appear. I believe that there are happy users of SNS-HDR that use Parallels on Mac to be able and access the capabilities of this Windows program (and also some other gems like e.g. Q-image Ultimate, but that's something for another thread).

If you do what you did, you'll get what you got.
Reply With Quote
Old January 16th, 2015, 08:56 AM
Asher Kelman Asher Kelman is offline
OPF Owner/Editor-in-Chief
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 35,164


Thanks for keeping us updated. Sebastian is a star!

Follow us on Twitter at @opfweb

Our purpose is getting to an impressive photograph. So we encourage browsing and then feedback. Consider a link to your galleries annotated, C&C welcomed. Images posted within OPF are assumed to be for Comment & Critique, unless otherwise designated.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are Off
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FocusMagic 64-bit version (beta) Bart_van_der_Wolf Image Processing and Workflow 6 April 8th, 2013 05:50 PM
News: Adobe releases Lightroom 3 Beta version 2 Cem_Usakligil Breaking News 14 March 25th, 2010 01:07 PM
Lightroom3 beta for Macs and Windows Nicolas Claris Image Processing and Workflow 12 November 19th, 2009 09:31 AM
New version of Safari - Beta 4 posted by Apple Nicolas Claris Breaking News 6 February 28th, 2009 04:04 PM
installing PSCS3 after beta...... Diane Fields Image Processing and Workflow 38 May 17th, 2007 06:05 AM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:50 AM.

Posting images or text grants license to OPF, yet © of such remain with its creator. Still, all assembled discussion © 2006-2017 Asher Kelman (all rights reserved) Posts with new theme or unusual image might be moved/copied to a new thread!