Skylum has revealed the subsequent two paid Extensions for Luminar Neo and says that the editor has shifted to develop into extra of a “platform” that hosts add-on instruments to resolve particular photograph enhancing duties.
Earlier this month, Skylum introduced that it was transitioning to a “new imaginative and prescient” for Luminar Neo that’s constructed on paid Extensions, of which it will launch seven whole by the top of 2022.
On the time, the corporate stated it was “deeply dedicated” to creating Luninar Neo a one-stop platform for artistic photograph enhancing and that specializing in paid Extensions is a versatile method to attain that aim.
In the present day, the corporate confirms that it sees Neo as a “platform” for future growth, and says that it has no plans to part it out because it has with different software program prior to now comparable to Luminar AI.
“Neo is right here to remain. We’ll give attention to its growth and maintain it as our important product and our highest precedence,” the corporate says.
“We’re dedicated to bettering Luminar Neo for all house owners freed from cost. This yr, we’ve already delivered 10 updates, and we’ll proceed growing the Neo platform. We’re engaged on platform updates: efficiency and stability enhancements, masking refinements, adjustments to the library, and extra.”
Skylum says that Luminar Neo was constructed from scratch final yr in order that it may have a “modular engine” that will enable it to make updates and add options with none loss in efficiency, offering some rationale as to why the earlier model of Luinar was left behind.
“Luminar Neo was created to resolve the most typical and tedious photograph enhancing jobs. The concept is to not litter Neo with area of interest instruments however moderately to offer a toolbox with all of the devices wanted to create the images you think about,” the corporate continues.
Two Extra Extensions
Along with this readability behind the way forward for the Neo software program, Skylum has introduced the names and features of the subsequent two Extensions: Upscale AI and AI Background Removing
Upscale AI enhances picture decision in what the corporate describes as “a pure method” whereas the AI Background Removing will routinely take away the background behind a topic.
These two Extensions will likely be launched later this yr and be part of each HDR Merge and Noiseless AI which have already been added to the platform.