December 20, 2018 | 12407 Views | By Dan Harlacher

New Update – ON1 Photo RAW 2019.1

Hello everyone! We are excited to bring you the first FREE update to ON1 Photo RAW 2019. This update includes a bunch of improvements and enhancements, and we highly recommend everyone download and install this update.

IMPORTANT: We are very close to finishing up the AI Quick Mask Tool, the replacement for the old Quick Mask Tool. But, we still have some fine tuning to do before we release it. We are nearly complete, and we expect to send out this in the next FREE update near the end of January. We also have some big plans for more FREE updates in 2019!
View the full release notes and installation instructions »

What’s New in ON1 Photo RAW 2019.1

  • Enhanced Focus Stacking — The Focus Stacking algorithms have been enhanced and improved. This update makes the alignment of each photo more accurate, and the blending of the photos produces less speckling in the bokeh regions and water. You can also output the results as layers with layer masks so you can tune the results manually. You can also zoom and pan the preview in the Focus Stacking dialog.
  • Portrait Enhancements — Improved the accuracy in auto-detection of faces. The ability to delete the selection of faces has also been added.
  • Masking Enhancements — Inverting, copying and pasting masks gives better results.
  • File Saving – Saving layered ONPhoto files is faster, and the resulting file size has been reduced.
  • Adobe® Lightroom® Plug-in Improvements — The Open as layers option now saves the results as a layered PSD or flattened TIF/JPG based on your preferences and round-trip with Lightroom. The migration assistant now migrates the pick flag from Lightroom to the Like hearts in ON1 Photo RAW 2019.1.
  • Import/Export Keyword List — You can now import and export the keyword list.
  • User Suggested Enhancements — The Crop tool preset is now remembered across photos, You can reset the layer properties, cursors are more precise for plus/minus modes, scroll position is maintained when culling with a filter enabled. The ability to Zoom & Pan the preview in the HDR window.
  • New Camera Support — Nikon Z 6, Nikon D3500, Sony XH99, Pentax K-1 II, Fujfillm GFX 50R, Leica C-Lux.
  • Other bug fixes and performance improvements.

Owners of ON1 Photo RAW 2019 can download version 2019.1 here. If you’re new to ON1, you can download a free trial. (If you previously downloaded a trial, you’ll get 30 more days with this new version.)