Leaving Lightroom: ON1 Photo RAW Announced With Lightroom Photo Settings Import Tool

Everyone is looking to take on Lightroom after their move to a cloud-centric subscription based system and ON1 2019 has made the most progress this year with their AI based Lightroom photo settings import tool feature. I have to say I was shocked to see the feature in action, but it looks like exactly what I asked for when I wrote about leaving Lightroom. You can read the press release below or just the key features. I have a huge Lightroom library to import and I can’t wait to see how the import tool works with a few terabytes of RAW files from different cameras.

Announce Campaign Details:
ON1 Photo RAW 2019 with 1 year of ON1 Plus: $129.99
Full Version for NEW customers: $99.99
Upgrade for existing ON1 Product owners: $79.99

Portrait Module
The new Portrait module will automatically detect faces in your photo and will retouch to smooth skin, brighten and sharpen eyes, and whiten teeth.

Focus Stacking
Blend multiple photos at different focus distances to increase depth-of-field.

Auto-Align Layers
Easily combine multiple photos as layers, then automatically align them based on image content.

Text Tool
Perfect for creating posters, adding your byline or adding editing annotations. Easily control font size, color, position, and more, then save to a preset to add the same text overlay to a batch of photos quickly.

Master Keyword List
Now you can see every keyword that you use in a single, searchable list. You can quickly apply, clear, edit, or delete keywords.

Improved Local Adjustments
Local adjustments will be updated to use the raw processing data. This allows for more highlight and shadow details with more tonal range.

Layered HDR Workflow
With the powerful new non-destructive layers you can combine other photos, text, or alternate exposures with your HDR photos. You can even use the powerful masking tools to combine multiple HDR renditions.

Filter Options in Effects
We have added dedicated film grain, curves, and color adjustment filters to Effects. There’s also a new way to select and browse filters.

User Interface
Overall contrast has been reduced to make photos stand out along with a new font to help increase readability. New icons, tabs, and sliders will also take up less visual space.

Press Release:
We are incredibly excited to announce the new ON1 Photo RAW 2019 – coming this November. Version 2019 is one of the biggest and best releases in our history, and we have the ON1 community to thank.

Since the beginning, our customers have driven the feature development of ON1 Photo RAW, and this release is the result of your feedback and dedication. ON1 Photo RAW 2019 will include a massive improvement to the photo editing workflow, a ton of new features, and seamless integration of each module in Photo RAW.

Version 2019 will include significant updates to both performance and image quality, incredible new features like a new non-destructive workflow for layers, auto-alignment of layers, focus stacking, a new portrait module, a new text tool, new digital asset management updates, Lightroom photo settings migration, and more! Check out the new features »

Reserve your copy of ON1 Photo RAW 2019 today and you’ll get all of our launch bonuses this year! You’ll also get early access to the Beta version in the weeks prior to the November release. Upgrade here »

ON1 Photo RAW 2019 owners will get several free updates over the next year with new photo organizing and editing features, AI-powered algorithms to enhance workflows, other feature refinements, as well as updates for cameras and lenses. The first free update will arrive in December and will include the new AI-powered tool for creating masks.

Over the next several weeks, we will provide customers a first look at the new features and technologies through weekly videos leading up to the November release. Over the next year, our plans are also to deliver more value to customers. These include bigger and better loyalty rewards, improving our free world-class support, and providing the best products for photography.

Thank you for being an ON1 customer! We look forward to bringing you exciting new technologies to make 2019 your best year in photography.

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