The Photomatix HDR plug-in for Apple Aperture offers the following features: Merge of bracketed photos into HDR Option for automatic alignment of the bracketed photos Options for automatic reduction of noise and chromatic aberrations Tone Mapping with the Details Enhancer and Tone Compressor methods Exposure Fusion with the "H&S - Adjust" method
The standalone Photomatix Pro offers all above features. It also offers selective deghosting, preset thumbnails, Loupe preview, read/write support of 32-bit HDR image format, and a powerful batch processing. These features are missing in the current version of the Photomatix Plug-in for Aperture.
What's new in this version:
Bug fixed: When invoking the Plugin in a Smart Album while the "Import saved image" option is enabled, the saved image was not imported and instead a duplicate of the image at normal exposure was created.