Looking at these forums, it's brutally obvious that the latest build of Luminar 3 is in dire need of an immediate rebuild - every other thread is a stability question or complaint with a reply of "please talk to support."
The obvious memory leaks in this software make it practically unusable... I am working on a brand new 8-core, 32gb RAM high-end system (with an 8gb DDR5 card) - short of massive 3D video editing and rendering processes, nothing taxes this build, and yet Luminar constantly crashes out after using up 32gb of RAM and pushing my 8 cores > 75% within a few seconds of doing something as simple as adjusting contrast on a RAW image with a few layers/masks in a small library folder (<500 images). These are tasks Lightroom could manage on my 4 year old surface pro without a problem and Luminar is literally crippled and crashing.
The question I'd like to see publicly answered is when is the much needed fix coming? I just bought this software to avoid Adobe's monopolistic economics, and I had to immediately get in touch with support only to be told that the next big patch will address the rampant memory leaks in this program, but there's no ETA on it.
I pre-bought Luminar 4 as wll but quite honestly, you have no right to sell this software or pre-sell any software with claims that you offer a windows build when it's in this state. I believe we're all owed some answer on when this next patch is coming and a promise it actually will be QA'd to ensure the Windows build works. I really want to like and use this software for my amateur photo editing needs, but this lack of stability & support is seriously making me consider demanding a refund and moving back to Adobe's over-priced but usable software.
Please feel free to escalate this matter to a product manager to offer a direct reply to the Luminar Windows community about these much needed stability fixes and predicted delivery timeline.
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