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03 March 2006, 03:49 PM
Version 2.3.896 of Artizen HDR has finally been released. Available in Free Edition, Download Edition (39.99 CDN) and Boxed Edition (49.99 CDN). (

In addition to the latest features made available in this update. This latest update also adds a performance boost between 30 - 300% right across the board.

Feature List
-13+ Free Tone Mapping Operators. - NEW IN 2.3.896
-Support for reading, editing and writing Metadata (Exif, GPS and IPTC) in JPEG and TIFF file formats - NEW IN 2.3.896
-Screen Capture
-Image Browser
-Batch Processor in both LDR and HDR.
-Icon Creator
-8bit (LDRi), 16bit (LDRi) and 32bit (HDRi) Image Editor
-Artistic Painter
-Web Gallery Creator
-Image Slicer & Web Page Generator
-Support for multiple Tone Mapping methods.
-Free C++ Tone Mapping SDK for those who want to create their own Tone Mapping Methods.
-Support for Text, Vector and Image Layers.
-Support for Layer fx such as Boarder, Bevel, and Drop Shadow on all Layer Types.
-Builtin Scripting Engine, using VBScript or JScript. At present there are over 30 scripts freely available for download.
-Support for Free Online Updating.
-Support for 27 Color Correction methods.
-Support for 42 Builtin Filters.
-Support for Dynamic Brush, Liquid Brush, Pencil, Spray Paint, Eraser, Spot Stamp, Rubber Stamp, 7 different Space fx and 8 Vector Layer Types Design Tools.
-Support for 0 - 1000 Undo/Redo's
-Supported File Formats ARTI (, ATX (8 - 32bit), BMP, CRW, CR2, DCR, DIB, EMF, GIF, HDR, ICB, ICO (, JPG, JFIF, JPE, JPEG, NEF, PBM, (Kodak Photo CD) PCD, PCX, PFM, PGM, PNG, PPM, PSD (v3 - CS2 with Layer Support) , PSP (v5 - 10), RLE, SGI, TGA, TIF, TIFF, VDA, VST, SVG, WBMP and WMF
-Support for Digital Camera RAW Files. CRW, CR2, DCR, and NEF.
-EXIF support.
-One Click Red Eye Remover.
-Easily Merge LDR File into a single HDR files.

03 March 2006, 05:49 AM
Free for registered users, 3 new tone mapping operators have just been added.

- Tumblin Rushmeier
- Photoreceptor

This brings the total of tone mapping operators to 16.

03 March 2006, 03:20 PM
Free for registered users, 1 new tone mapping operator has just been added.

- Stockham Channel Independent Logarithmic Operator

This brings the total of tone mapping operators to 17. (

03 March 2006, 04:39 PM
Over the next fews of weeks registered users can expect.

OpenEXR read and write support.
Support for more than 10+ digital camera raw file formats.
Performance boosts as much as 200% for users of Pentium 4's and higher.
More accurate and faster HDR merging tool.
Introduction of the new Luminance Gradient tone mapping operator.
Please feel free to give any suggestions.

03 March 2006, 11:19 AM
Hmmm... If I recall correctly, some of the "new" features where already there on the previous version, like OpenEXR and the web gallery thing.

03 March 2006, 08:09 PM
Sorry about that, they may have been a little unclear. But this is just a general feature list, with the new features highlighted in red. This openEXR has been a requested by users to be added.

04 April 2006, 07:09 AM
Support for 11 new digital camera file formats now available;

.CR2, .CRW, .DCR, .DNG, .ERF, .MRW, .NEF, .ORF, .PEF, .RAF, .SRF

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