HDR Software Sites

There are many HDR software sites available, here are just a few to get you started.


Photomatix Essentials focuses on simplicity and ease of use. Photomatix Pro offers more options and includes advanced features such as batch processing and selective deghosting, as well as a Lightroom Plug-in.

Some of the features of Photomatix are also available as an Edit Plug-in for Aperture and a Filter Plug-in for Photoshop CS2 or higher. A free Lightroom Plug-in makes it possible to access Photomatix Pro directly from Lightroom, if desired.

Gizmo’s Freeware

There are several free HDR software packages. Selecting the best was not easy.

Nik Software

Experience all the power, control, and creative expression your camera has to offer with HDR Efex Pro 2. This powerful tool enables professional and amateur photographers to create exceptional natural and artistic images. Its unique combination of one-click presets, a complete range of controls, and precise selective fine-tuning using patented U Point® technology simplifies and speeds up the process of creating truly memorable high dynamic range images for discerning audiences.


EasyHDR PRO is an image processing software that produces and tone maps High Dynamic Range (HDR) images out of photo sequences taken with a digital camera.


Designed for the HDR photography enthusiasts and novices, Oloneo HDRengine™ is an accessible, high performance HDR application to easily create realistic or artistic, professional looking HDR photos.

Please Note – These listing are for information only and the Barnsley Photographic Society does not endorse and cannot be held responsible for any product or information provided by these sites.