Comparison Standard and Pro versions

PanoramaStudio is available as a standard and Pro version. The Pro version differs mainly in its HDR functionality, support for fisheye lenses, automatic white balance, viewpoint correction, and a grid assistant for large panoramas.

Version 4.0



Panorama creation

Stitches any arrangement of images into panoramas, regardless of whether there are 2 or 2000 images
Automatically aligns and blends images for seamless panoramas
Can create huge gigapixel panoramas
Supports full-spherical 360x180° panoramas (equirectangular)
Processes all image material internally using high dynamic range (HDR) NEW
Automatic vignetting correction
Automatic exposure adjustment of the input images
Automatic exposure correction of the overall panorama
Automatic white balance
An adaptive blending algorithm ensures seamless blending even with moving objects in the image (anti-ghost) Improved
Supports cylindrical, spherical (equirectangular), perspective (planar), and stereographic projection of panoramas

HDR functionality NEW

Creates HDR panoramas using true HDR / Tone Mapping or easily and impressively using Exposure Fusion
Real-time preview for the configuration of Tone Mapping and Exposure Fusion parameters
Exports HDR panoramas as tonemapped SDR images and in various HDR formats
Creates HDR panoramas from exposure series of individual images as well as directly from HDR input images
Even with non-HDR input images, the HDR functionality or Exposure Fusion can be used for more dynamic, contrast-rich results

Camera and lens support

Processes images from any conventional camera.
Images can come from smartphones to high-end DSLRs, captured handheld, with a tripod and panoramic head, or also by drone
Recognizes more than 2750 digital cameras based on their Exif information (with JPG, TIFF, WEBP, PSD, and raw files) Improved
Can also automatically determine the focal length of images from unknown cameras
Automatic lens correction for all conventional lenses
Supports fisheye lenses, including automatic lens correction

Editing options

Manual post-processing options of all steps of the panorama creation Improved
A real-time preview in three optional variants offers a preview of the panorama in 2D and 3D right after the first step NEW
Includes numerous filters to optimize the visual appearance of the panorama. No external image editing required NEW
Filter adjustments are displayed in real-time and can be changed until export (non-destructive) NEW
The image manager allows subsequent replacing and selective editing of input images - even after the image alignment
Control point editor for manual editing of the image alignment
Masking toolImproved
Graphics tool to embed logos and other graphics directly into the panorama
The viewpoint correction allows the correct stitching of images taken from different viewpoints
Grid assistant, to pre-sort very large panoramas of hundreds or thousands of images (gigapixel panoramas)

Interactive HTML5 panoramas and virtual tours

Export as interactive HTML5 panorama for local viewing or for the web Improved
Display of interactive panoramas as 3D panorama or 2D zoom image
No size limit for interactive panoramas - panoramas are displayed with virtually no delay, even online with slow Internet connections Improved
Option to create virtual tours. Interactive panoramas can be linked to virtual tours using hotspots
Enrichment of interactive panoramas with info hotspots, audio accompaniment, compass, maps, links to other websites, and previews of other panoramas.
Displays interactive HTML5 panoramas also on VR devices using WebXR

Image formats and print function

Import of image formats JPG, TIFF, BigTIFF, PSD, PSB, WEBP, BMP, and PNG
Import of more than 1180 RAW variants, including DNG, CRW, NEF, CR2, CR3, RAW, MRW, DCR, ORF, ARW, PEF, ... Improved
Export in the image formats JPG, TIFF, BigTIFF, PSD, PSB, BMP, and PNG
Import of HDR image formats OpenEXR, Radiance HDR, 32-bit TIFF, 32-bit BigTIFF NEW
Export in HDR image formats OpenEXR, Radiance HDR, 32-bit TIFF, 32-bit BigTIFF NEW
Import of existing panorama images for further processing, for example as interactive panorama
Export of the individual panorama images as Photoshop file with layers, as TIFF sequence, or as multipage TIFF
Poster printing function to print images spread over multiple pages


Full color management: support for ICC color profiles, color-corrected display on the monitor, and color-corrected output to the printer Improved
Conversion between color profiles, option to change the color profile on export NEW
Geotagging function
Adobe Lightroom Classic® plugin for direct export of images to PanoramaStudio
Batch processing (coming soon)