Check out our Getting Started section first. For information about using Exposure as a standalone organizing program, watch the videos in the Standalone playlist. Watch our Editing series for information on how to use Exposure’s presets and editing panels.

Below the tutorials, you’ll find more useful information, including helpful articles, and links to our tech support and social media pages.

Getting Started


This video shows you how to get started using Exposure X for photo organization and editing.

Photo: jimmy beech


In this video you'll learn how to use Exposure X as a plug-in with Adobe Photoshop.

Photo: Robert Hamilton


This video explains how to use Exposure as an external editor in Adobe Lightroom.

Photo: Sergey Bondarev



Learn how to browse photos, add bookmarked folders, and perform file and folder management in this video tutorial.

Photo: Ian MacMichael, Jenn Aan, Sergey Bondarev

Copying Photos from a Card

This video explains the options available when copying photos from a camera card with Exposure X.

Photo: Jenn Aan

Nondestructive Editing

This video shows you how Exposure X handles nondestructive photo editing without a catalog.

Photo: Randy Kepple


In this video, you'll see how to tag, sort, filter, and search for photos. We also demonstrate keyboard shortcuts that speed up your workflow.

Photo: Dark Roux

Exporting Images

Learn how to export finished images in this video. This is the last step in your editing workflow with Exposure.

Photo: Michelle Bernard


Working with Presets

This video introduces features of the presets panel. You will see how to browse and search for presets, how to use filtering, how to save user presets, and how to import and export them.

Photo: Russ Jackson

Basic Editing

This basic editing video tours you through the most frequently used panels in Exposure X. Learn where to find controls, how to use them, and what they do.

Photo: Parker J Pfister

Presets Tour

Take a tour through the preset categories in Exposure X. After watching the video, you should have a good grasp on where to look for various looks.

Photo: Sergey Bondarev

Brushing and Layers

See how to use the brushing controls to add, remove, or stack effects.

Photos: Robert Hamilton, Chris Corradino, Andrew Foord


Here are some articles to help you get the most out of Exposure.

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