Aurora HDR 2019 FAQ




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    mei-shuo Chen

    When I load sample image, there's an error messagebox shows "The file could not be opened. It may be damaged or use a file format that application doesn't recognize"
    It occurred when I load my images as well.
    Can you help to fix it?

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    Helena Carter

    Hi Mei-Shuo ,

    Please, send the following info to so they could investigate the issue:

    Please send us a detailed step-by-step description of what you do in the software before encountering the issue. 

    Please, also make a screen recording. You can use Monosnap to record your screen:

    If the issue occurs when you're working on an image, send us the image file. Here's how:

    1. Visit
    2. If it's your first time visiting this website, it may ask you to purchase a subscription. Simply select to proceed with the free version.
    3. Click Add your files.
    4. Select the file(s) on your computer.
    5. After you see all the files you need to send appear in the list, click the icon to the left of the Transfer button (the icon looks like a circle with three dots in it).
    6. In Send As select Link.
    7. Click Transfer.
    8. After the files have finished uploading, click Copy Link and paste it into your email.

    In order for us to directly track this issue, please send us your HID1 and HID2 codes:

    1. Download this application: 
    2. Launch it.
    3. Copy the HID1 and HID2 codes from the application's window and send them to us.

    Looking forward to hearing from you.

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    Harry Conte

    How far down the road is a plug-in for Photoshop Elements?

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    Angela Andrieux

    Hi Harry,

    Support for using Aurora HDR 2019 as a PSE plugin will be added in the next update. 

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