Mac users, we're pleased to announce Macphun's all-in-one photo editor Luminar is now available for purchase with special launch pricing. (Existing Macphun customers get a further discount.)
We rated Luminar as "Highly Recommended", and you can now visit the Luminar web site to try it for free.
DxO Labs have released DxO Optics Pro 8.1.5 for Mac and Windows, which adds support for the Nikon D7100 (pictured). This update also incorporates 131 new DxO Optics Modules that support additional Nikon, Panasonic, Sigma, Tamron, and Tokina lenses for Nikon cameras. This upgrade is free for all owners of DxO Optics Pro 8, as well as for photographers who purchased a DxO Optics Pro 7 license on or after 1 September 2012.
Dxo Press Release
DxO Optics Pro v8.1.5 supports the Nikon D7100
131 new DxO Optics Modules available
April 10, 2013 – DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v8.1.5 for Mac and Windows, the new version of its image processing software of reference for all demanding photographers. This update allows DxO Optics Pro 8 to support the Nikon D7100 expert DSLR.
DxO Optics Pro v8.1.5 integrates many powerful tools for processing RAW and JPEG images, including the best tool for automatically adjusting contrast and light, along with precise color management. Its unrivaled performance and intuitive interface provide a quick and smooth workflow.
New DxO Optics Modules
Already counting more than 11,000 lens/camera combinations in its library, DxO Optics Pro v8.1.5 adds 131 new DxO Optics Modules that support additional Nikon, Panasonic, Sigma, Tamron, and Tokina lenses for Nikon cameras.
Developed in the laboratory using an exclusive calibration process, DxO Optics Modules allow DxO Optics Pro to automatically correct optical flaws such as distortion, vignetting, chromatic aberrations, and lens softness with an unrivaled level of quality.
Availability and prices
The Standard and Elite editions of DxO Optics Pro v8.1.5 for Mac and Windows are available in the DxO Labs online store (shop.dxo.com) and at photo resellers at the following prices:
DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard Edition: $169
DxO Optics Pro 8 Elite Edition: $299
DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard Edition: £119
DxO Optics Pro 8 Elite Edition: £239
(Suggested retail prices, including VAT)
DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard Edition: 149€
DxO Optics Pro 8 Elite Edition: 299€
(Suggested retail prices, including VAT)
This upgrade is free for all owners of DxO Optics Pro 8, as well as for photographers who purchased a DxO Optics Pro 7 license on or after September 1, 2012.
A fully-functional trial version of DxO Optics Pro 8, good for one month, is available on the DxO Labs website (http://www.dxo.com/intl/photo/free_trial_version).
PC: Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 (32 bits), Windows® Vista® (32 or 64 bits), Windows® 7 (32 or 64 bits), Windows® 8 (32 or 64 bits) and Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD® Athlon 64 X2 processor or higher.
Mac: Mac OS® X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS® X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS® X 10.8 Mountain Lion and Intel Mac® processor or higher.
Minimum of 2 GB RAM and 2 GB available disk space
To process RAW images larger than 20 MPix, a 64-bit system with 4 GB of RAM is strongly recommended.
To process RAW images taken with a Nikon D800 or D800E (Elite Edition only), a 64-bit system is required; a computer equipped with at least a 4-core processor is strongly recommended.
About DxO Labs
DxO Labs develops image processing technologies. In addition to its DxO Optics Pro, DxO ViewPoint, and DxO FilmPack products for Mac and Windows, designed for serious and demanding photographers, the company also licenses diverse solutions for the principal actors in the imaging industry:
Embedded technologies for real-time image processing, destined for camera and cameraphone manufacturers;
Image quality evaluation and measurement tools, destined for specific imaging industries (e.g., camera module manufacturers, sensor vendors, and processor vendors) as well as for photography journalists and photo experts.
For more information, visit DxO Labs’ website at http://www.dxo.com