A very popular, comprehensive tutorial titled "Processing a (noisy) DSLR image stack with StarTools" by Astro Blog Delta.
Thank you StarTools for turning my average photos into amazing ones.
AutoDev finds the best compromise global curve, given what detail is visible in your image and your preferences.
This StarTools.log file is located in the same folder as the executables.
The HDR (High Dynamic Range) module optimises local dynamic range, in order to bring out the maximum amount of detail that is hidden in your data.
The Shrink module allows you to modify the appearance of stars in your image.
You can convert everything you see to a format you find convenient. Give it a try!