Luminar NEO: Update 1.1.0

luminar neo Jun 16, 2022
Luminar NEO Update

The Luminar NEO 1.1.0 Update is here, bringing the software and the layer editing to another level. Starting with the highly-anticipated Portrait Background Removal tool (Learn more here), the software now has a complete set of powerful masking tools giving photographers another creativity push. Additionally, other improvements for the Layers panel workflow make the photo editing workflow a much smoother and faster experience. Finally, some smaller improvements across the application make the use of the main toolbar and the Crop AI and Erase tool even more pleasant.

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Updates (Full List)

  • The Portrait Background Removal tool
  • Transparency export for PNG, TIFF and JPEG-2000 file formats
  • Fit, Fill and Stretch option for new layers added via the Layers Panel
  • Reorder Layers option is now available
  • RAW support for new layers
  • Crop AI tool update
  • Erase tool update
  • Brush tool "Shift" method now available



Bug Fixes (Mac OS)


  • Correctly display the chosen subject functionality in the Vignette tool on added Layers

  • Get a clear photo preview in the grid even if the preview size is more than 600px

  • Press Clear mask and the selected categories in Mask AI will be unselected

  • Save only images containing edits as Presets

  • View correct German and Ukrainian localizations in the Graphics section of preferences

  • Reopen Luminar without showing a previously hidden Filmstrip



Bug Fixes (Windows)

  • Correctly display the chosen subject functionality in the Vignette tool on added Layers

  • Get a notification if you have Iris XE graphics with old drivers installed

  • Launch Luminar Neo faster even if you have an inactive network drive connected

  • See the Histogram working correctly when you launch the application

  • Use the sliders in the Landscape Tool without activating the Foliage Hue slider

  • Open Luminar twice as a plugin with smart objects and see your previous Erase edits as expected

  •  Use the desired brush size in Erase without the size-changing when you navigate to the Edits tab and back to the Tools tab

  • Press Clear mask and the selected categories in Mask AI will be unselected



Luminar NEO Update 1.1.0 Video Tutorial

Watch the full video tutorial covering all the updates and features.




Luminar NEO

Luminar Neo is the latest editing software from Skylum. It was announced back in September 2021, and it's been highly anticipated since.

Luminar Neo is an AI-powered photo editing software. Skylum has said that Neo isn't replacing their previous release—Luminar AI. But Neo sets out to fix some of the issues users faced with Luminar AI.

We were impressed with the AI tools in Luminar AI. But like many others, we encountered performance issues. Luminar Neo uses the same AI tools, but the new high-speed core engine improves speed and performance.

Luminar Neo isn't just more of the same. We're happy to see Skylum has taken Neo in a different direction, adding layer and mask AI tools to the program. This broadens Neo's appeal, taking it in an Adobe Photoshop direction.

Learn more about Luminar NEO here.

Use one of our discount codes: CPNEO10 will give you a 10% discount - CP10 will give you a $10 discount.


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