Skylum is releasing LuminarAI Update 3, which brings new advantages to the AI powered enhancing software. With this replace, we proceed to ship on our dedication to make it simpler for artists of each ability stage to attain unbelievable outcomes with their images.

“Skylum is constructed across the idea of steady enchancment. Our objective is to enhance the standard and velocity of Luminar. Even extra vital although is inspiring creativity and management for superb images. We continually take heed to our neighborhood to find methods so as to add to their pictures. Luminar is all about creativity and making picture enhancing simpler. Update 3 displays this ethos.” — Ivan Kutanin, CEO

With new enhancements to our algorithms, SkyAI now produces much more photorealistic outcomes with larger management and accuracy.


Better Sky Detection — Once a brand new sky is chosen, SkyAI now makes use of improved horizon detection to extra precisely place it within the scene. Refined edge detection and masking are used to raised combine the brand new sky for a extra natural impact.

Better Reflections — The improved sky place is then used to create extra sensible reflections in water. Haze, Warmth, Brightness and Water Blur sliders give customers extra exact management over reflections.

Better Relighting — Improvements in shade accuracy create a extra pure impact when the brand new sky is used to robotically relight the whole scene, together with reflections. Three relighting controls permit customers to dial within the lighting to suit their artistic imaginative and prescient.

As Apple continues to push the {hardware} envelope, Skylum matches them.

Apple M1 Support — LuminarAI now runs on Apple’s subsequent technology M1 machines. With the native M1 help in Update 3, macOS customers can take full benefit of the sooner processing of Apple’s M1 chips.

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HEIC Support — Update 3 additionally provides help for HEIC picture format, so Windows customers can now open and edit images taken on iPhones and different iOS units.

Little issues could make all of the distinction when constructing higher workflows.

Augmented SkyAINow, sky objects you add to the customized folder are immediately out there for preview. Speaking of previews, now you can choose any sky object within the visible browser to immediately preview it in your scene. To assist you to discover this new function, we’ve supplied three Augmented Sky Objects — freed from cost — within the market.

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Dodge & Burn Tool — Easily paint highlights and shadows into your picture to boost the temper. With the brand new Softness slider, subtly refine the sides of the realm for a extra pure impact.

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Erase Tool & Clone Tool — Both instruments provide non-destructive enhancing to simply take away undesirable objects or blemishes. Thanks to the Undo and Redo instructions there isn’t any want to begin over for those who make a mistake or change your thoughts. Just undo the brushstroke and make effective element changes

Convenient Template Browsing — Enjoy your assortment of bought Templates in a brand new means. Templates within the Purchased tab at the moment are neatly organized in a grid so you possibly can extra simply discover and use your Purchased Templates. Use the Get More Templates button to search out and buy new Templates straight from LuminarAI.

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Faster Launch — With enhancements to our core engine, LuminarAI now launches sooner than ever, so that you’ll all the time have it at your fingertips!

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All Platforms

  • Removed undesirable ghost results when utilizing Sun Rays or changes within the Optics and CompositionAI instruments.

  • Retain vertical perspective modifications when exiting CompositionAI.

  • Eliminated points with opening Asus Zenfone 5 JPG recordsdata.


  • Now use Templates from each the Favorites and Edit instruments when utilizing LuminarAI as a Photoshop or Lightroom plugin.

  • Retain EXIF metadata when utilizing LuminarAI as a Lightroom plugin.

  • Rotate your picture and use the white steadiness dropper within the Light software.

  • Enjoy larger stability when utilizing AtmosphereAI.


  • Avoid extreme reminiscence use when shifting a Texture on a picture

  • Eliminated errors when launching Photos app. 

  • Restored all Export fields when operating LuminarAI on High Sierra. 

  • Launch LuminarAI as much as thrice sooner on macOS Mojave

  • Use LuminarAI as a plugin for the native model of Photoshop on Apple M1 Macs

Enjoy creating superb images within the new Update 3. Stay tuned for extra information!

LuminarAI Update 3 is a free replace for present LuminarAI customers. To replace:

macOS: Open LuminarAI. In the Top Menu Bar, select LuminarAI > Check for updates. If you bought through the Mac App Store, open the App Store and go to the Updates tab. 

Windows: Open LuminarAI. In the Top Menu Bar, select LuminarAI > Help > Check for Updates.

If you’re operating LuminarAI as a plugin with Photoshop or Lightroom Classic, it’s additionally advisable you rerun the plugin installer.

The LuminarAI user manual has additionally been expanded to make it simpler than ever for customers to go looking and discover solutions to questions they could have about LuminarAI.


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