Exposure X5 brings new masking tools and lens corrections, and more presets

Exposure X5
(Image credit: TJ Drysdale/Exposure)

Exposure X5 is a very interesting alternative to the usual photo editing choices. It combines simple yet powerful image organisation with very effective non-destructive photo editing tools and – its greatest strength – a library of atmospheric and realistic analog film effects. 

We already rate Exposure amongst the best photo editing software you can get, and this latest version – Exposure X5 – brings sophisticated new masking tools, much improved lens corrections and a selection of fresh, new presets.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at fotovolo.com but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at lifeafterphotoshop.com