Real HDR is the easiest way to create high quality and high-resolution HDR images for your 3D productions. Download the program, build your lighting scenario and import it in your favorite 3D software. That’s it. Really.
Real HDR in short
Image Based Lighting
Intuitive user interface
Create your artificial or environmental IBL scenario in a few seconds.
for a simple approach and an immediate feedback.
High resolution .exr file and a proprietary .rhd format to save your project. All you need in your everyday productions.
LightSprites and DarkMarks
Create light and subtract energy with two opposite elements. Apply custom shapes for even more surprising results.
Incredible colours, linear space and 32-bit full-float values in a realtime editor.
Generic timeline and coordinates: a couple of clicks from sunrise to sunset.
Sun and atmospheric parameters
Simple way to create numerous weather and seasonal conditions.
Fog, pollution, refraction, and scattering – from nocturnal black to 50 shades of blue.
Export options, grid transparency and Surprise me option for unlimited inspirations.
Two working modes
with a single mouse click
With Real HDR you won’t need to look for appropriate 32bit HDR maps anymore. Creative lighting for product design in PhotoBooth mode and realistic environments for arch viz in SkyLight mode – bring them to your favorite 3D software.
to install Real HDR everywhere
We developed our own licensing system that takes care of your purchase. With one license you can activate your copy of Real HDR everywhere and “take your work home”, even move your projects between PC and Mac.
Proprietary file format
to save your project
Making adjustments to your HDR file is easy if you save your project in .rhd format. Continue working on your project later or share it with your colleagues.
for vivid results
A soft blending of lights and masks, various shapes and rotations, linear space previewer without gamma correction and UI docking to work both up and down the horizon.
RGB & HSV & HEX
conversions and color portability
Real HDR displays colors in a normalized, full float range and converts them into traditional 8-bit RGB and HSV in real-time. A precise Color Selector may speed up the phase of choosing an appropriate color for your lights.
to fulfill your CG needs
Real HDR is deloped by CGI artists for CGI artists. That is why we appreciate your feedback and implement new features in every update.
Want to see it in action?
check out these tutorials, courtesy of Render Academy.
free updates and single time payment.
Did we mention that buying your copy of Real HDR grants you free upgrades and one-time payment?
Real HDR has no subscription and no constraint with the current version you buy. Pay now and get free updates. Forever.
If you get false positive antivirus warnings during download or installation you can scan the file with VirusTotal.
One time payment €59.99
Need an IES light instead?
we can help with that too.
If you are looking for an easy and quick way to create your own photometric .ies file you are in the right place (but you are on the wrong website). Click the button below to get redirected to our other 3D lighting utility for your 3D productions.
Learn at Render Academy
our e-learning platform 100% focused on 3D education.
Want to learn more about CGI, rendering, animation, texturing, lighting, post production, virtual reality or other 3D related subjects? Render Academy is the right place for you. Download our e-learning platform and start learning right now.