Luminance HDR Added FITS Support, Install in Ubuntu via PPA

January 29, 2014 — 1 Comment

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Luminance HDR, an open source graphical user interface application that aims to provide a workflow for HDR imaging, now is at version 2.4.0.

This release introduces a few new features: automatic anti-ghosting, FITS support, integration with Windows Task Bar, improved I/O with TIFF 32 bit (which will make possible to export to third party software for high-quality post processing), redesigned merge algorithms.

luminance hdr 2.4 Ubuntu

To install this build in Ubuntu 13.10 or Linux Mint 16, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run below commands one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install luminance-hdr

These commands will also install the previous version 2.3.1 in Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04.

Luminance HDR website.

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One response to Luminance HDR Added FITS Support, Install in Ubuntu via PPA

  1. thank you! everything become clear and simple!

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