Exposure
Exposure X6 Introduction

Exposure is the best image editor for creative photo editing.

Exposure combines professional grade photo adjustments, a huge library of gorgeous photo looks, and an efficient design that makes it a joy to use. New automatic adjustments streamline your workflow and keep you in the creative zone.

  • Unique tools take you wherever imagination leads – such as its Advanced Color Editor, artistic focus effects, realistic film grain, and overlays.

  • The best creative photo editor is also the fastest. Exposure uses your GPU to make editing even faster and smoother.

  • Exposure is a complete photo editing application and a plug-in.

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Gorgeous Looks

An extensive selection of beautiful film presets puts the history of photography at your fingertips.

Carefully researched with the help of experienced film photographers, Exposure has the largest and most accurate selection of film looks available. Exposure’s creative looks go beyond film simulation from clean and elegant modern styles to eye catching color shifts.

You can customize each of Exposure’s built-in looks, then save it as a unique look that expresses your own style. Reuse your customized presets to achieve consistent looks across all your work with a single click.

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Unique Creative Tools

The new Advanced Color Editor makes sophisticated color replacements easy. The new Advanced Color Editor makes sophisticated color replacements easy. It’s simple to create a tilt-shift effect using Exposure’s Bokeh creative focus tool A subtle haze was added to this photo using Exposure’s overlays panel. Hundreds of borders, textures, and light effects are available. Vintage photo looks are a few clicks away with Exposure’s creative presets and flexible overlays. Vintage photo looks are a few clicks away with Exposure’s creative presets and flexible overlays.

Exposure has creative tools you won’t find in any other photo editor.

These tools include a powerful color editor for sophisticated color adjustments, realistic film grain, creative lens focus and tilt-shift effects, and a huge number of overlays – light effects, textures, and borders.

Exposure’s design encourages you to work creatively. Apply effects selectively to specific areas of your image with brushing and masking tools. Non-destructive layers enable you to blend presets and adjustments for an endless variety of looks.

Focus on your Art

Exposure’s intuitive design helps you focus on creativity.

Its workflow is reliable, efficient, and respectful of your hard drive space. This helps you spend less time managing files and more on creating beautiful images. Its new GPU optimized processing engine means less waiting, so you can focus on creative editing without distraction.

Exposure puts everything you need onscreen in a single user interface that can be customized to suit your workflow preferences. Transition seamlessly between organizing and editing without having to switch between modules.

The new Advanced Color Editor makes sophisticated color replacements easy. Automatic adjustments, batch processing, and one-click presets work in concert to speed up your editing workflow. It’s simple to create a tilt-shift effect using Exposure’s Bokeh creative focus tool Exposure’s GPU optimized processing pipeline enables you to work without distractions. Exposure X6 Speed Comparison

Features

RAW Support
Complete non-destructive RAW photo editor

500+ presets
500+ customizable presets

GPU
(new) GPU Optimized

Auto Adjustment
(new) One-click automatic adjustments

3D Color Masking
Advanced masking tools

PS and LR plugin support
Photoshop and Lightroom plug-in support included

Non-destructive Editing
Non-destructive layers

keywords and collections
Keywords, collections, and smart collections

Portrait retouching
Portrait retouching

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Legendary Service

When you purchase Exposure, you benefit from using a stable, reliable product. One that you can count on for any type of photography workflow.

We’ve been developing award-winning, advanced image processing software since 1993, and are known for our industry-leading software and fantastic customer support.

If you ever need assistance, we’re here for you. Our tutorials page offers many helpful videos and articles. Our support team is fast, friendly, and knowledgeable. If you ever have a question, you’ll always be communicating with a real person.

You folks are always helpful. Can’t think of any other group that has gone out of their way so quickly to help with problems. You are #1 with me.

Mary Graves

Press Mentions

To learn what industry photographers and journalists think of Exposure, check out these recent reviews.

Digital Photography Review

“Exposure X5 stands out from its rivals thanks to its blazing-fast image browsing and editing. It also boasts a treasure trove of manual adjustments plus a vast library of quick yet professional-looking presets.”


“Exposure is so versatile that it can quickly be picked up by those new to photo editing. Equally, professional photographers will find a fully-fledged editing suite to make their workflow as efficient as possible.”

“Exposure from [Exposure Software] does everything you’d expect from a high-end editor, things like PSD support, Mac and 64-bit Win compatibility, integration as a PS plug-in, etc., and it does everything fast.”

Rangefinder
“Exposure is certainly very responsive, more so than Adobe’s other competitors. The new ability in Exposure to populate smart collections with keywords is a real, time-saving bonus.”

EXPOSURE SOFTWARE BLOG

Complimentary Color Grading

This video demonstrates the process of color grading images in Exposure. Learn how to create a color grading effect that uses complementary colors.

Noise Reduction Methods

Learn how to reduce image noise with Exposure. This video explains Exposure’s two noise reduction methods and demonstrates how to put them into action.

Exposure Owner’s Manual

Exposure’s complete owner’s manual includes detailed information about using the software from installing it on your computer to using each of the controls.

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Requirements

We thoroughly test and support Exposure X6 on the systems listed. While Exposure X6 may also work on other configurations, we do not guarantee it.

Exposure X6 may be used as a standalone program or as a set of editing plug-ins. Plug-in support requires one of the following host applications:

  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 or Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 or newer
  • Adobe Lightroom 6 or Adobe Lightroom CC 2015 or newer

Mac

  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra or newer
  • Intel Core 2 processor or newer
  • Monitor with 1280 x 768 resolution or greater
  • 8GB RAM minimum, 16GB recommended
  • For GPU support, a recent (2015 or later) Metal compatible GPU with 2GB RAM is recommended

Windows

  • Windows 10 64-bit or newer
  • Intel Core 2 processor or newer
  • Monitor with 1280 x 768 resolution or greater
  • 8GB RAM minimum, 16GB recommended
  • For GPU support, a recent (2015 or later) OpenCL compatible GPU with 2GB RAM is recommended
  • Exposure provides distortion, vignette, and chromatic aberration correction for many camera lenses.
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