ProEXR and EXR-io, free openEXR for Photoshop

With the emergence of the free exr-io plugin for Photoshop, the long standing leading exr solution for Photoshop, ProEXR, has also become a free download.

OpenEXR is the industry standard multichannel HDR image format which ILM invented (for more info click here).

The proEXR package has been around for a decade and bundles plugins for Photoshop, premiere pro, & after effects. Indeed adobe has bundled 3 of the packs plugins in after effects for many years. Having access to all the layers from a CG or comp render in Photoshop is handy, and now you can pick it all up for free it is worth checking out (click to visit page).


The alternative which is worth a peak also is exr-io (click here to go to site). As both plugins are free now and offer similar features, check out both to see which appeals most.