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FRANZIS announces HDR Projects Platin photography software for Mac

HDR projects platin is HDR software for Mac and PC, featuring extensive functions and flexible editing methods in order to ensure realistic and creative photo motifs always take centre stage. Thanks to its intuitive operation and high-quality results, HDR projects platin is suitable for amateur, professional and industrial photographers alike.

With the launch of HDR projects platin in October 2012, Franzis Verlag revolutionised all components of HDR image editing, including user-friendliness, speed and opportunities for individual and creative image editing, and set a new standard of quality for High Dynamic Range photography.

Key features
Seven newly developed HDR algorithms ensure maximum design capability
Selective HDR for precise results in every image area
Superior contrast ratio for exceptionally natural, realistic results
High-end HDR even from single pictures by generating exposure brackets automatically
HDR in real time through highly optimised algorithms and GPU acceleration
51 different post-processing effects, combinable and customisable presets offer maximum creative freedom
Powerful HDR painter for effective ghost reduction
Adjustable HDR smoothing for removing unwanted halos
Expert mode with 5 tone-mapping algorithms and 46 categorised photo filters meets highest demands

For detailed information and tutorials, please visit A free demo version, as well as sample images for testing HDR projects directly are available online at www.hdr-projects/downloads.

Price and availability
HDR projects platin is available in English and German as an ESD version (download) for €149.00 at, or as a boxed copy from Colour Confidence (, currently at a special price of £99.00 (incl. 20% VAT).
HDR projects platin is a stand-alone software optimised for Mac OS 64-bit and Windows 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems and supports all popular RAW image formats.