To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill Photoshop.” I tested more than ten contenders as alternatives to Adobe’s image processing software, evaluating them for the specialized task of editing demanding nightscape images taken under the Milky Way, both for single still images and for time-lapses of the moving sky. This review expands upon and updates mini-reviews I included in my Nightscapes and Time-Lapses eBook. If you are hoping there’s a clear winner in the battle against Adobe, one program I can say does it all and

Source: 10 contenders go head-to-head to see which software is the best for processing astrophotography