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DxO Labs have released DxO Optics Pro 9.5.2. This version adds support for the Nikon D810 (pictured, Elite Edition only) and expands its library of DxO Optics Modules with 894 new camera/lens combinations, The Standard and Elite editions of DxO Optics Pro v9.5.2 for Mac and Windows are immediately available in the DxO Labs online store.
Dxo Press Release
DxO Optics Pro v9.5.2 supports the Nikon D810 and surpasses 20,000 available Optics Modules
August 27, 2014 - DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v9.5.2 for Mac and Windows, the image processing software of reference for all serious photographers. This upgrade allows DxO Optics Pro 9 to offer support for the Nikon D810 (Elite Edition only) and to surpass the milestone of 20,000 available DxO Optics Modules.
Unparalleled highlight management and color rendering
Thanks to its exclusive DxO Smart Lighting feature, DxO Optics Pro optimizes the overall contrast of an image by intelligently adapting to its contents. Details in the four different light ranges, once thought to be unrecoverable, are revealed, even when the information was missing in the original RAW files. This makes it the perfect tool to use with the Nikon D810, which offers a great depth of color and very large dynamic range, resulting in subtle gradations of tone in both highlights and shadows.
20,000 Optics Modules available for unequaled optical corrections
DxO Optics Pro v9.5.2 also adds 894 new camera/lens combinations to its library of DxO Optics Modules, thus providing support for Konica Minolta, Nikon, Olympus, Sigma, Sony, Tamron, Tokina, and Zeiss lenses for numerous Nikon, Panasonic, and Sony cameras.
DxO Optics Pro has surpassed the milestone of 20,000 DxO Optics Modules. Developed in the laboratory through an exclusive calibration process, DxO Optics Modules contain all the information about the characteristics of each camera and lens. This database, unique in all the world, allows DxO Optics Pro to automatically correct distortion, vignetting, chromatic aberrations, and lens softness with an unrivaled level of quality.
With five laboratories throughout Europe, DxO Labs has greater capacity for calibrating and measuring cameras and lenses, thus ensuring an even higher production rate of DxO Optics Modules.
Availability and prices
The Standard and Elite editions of DxO Optics Pro v9.5.2 for Mac and Windows are immediately available in the DxO Labs online store (shop.dxo.com) and at photo resellers at the following prices:
• DxO Optics Pro 9 Standard Edition: $169
• DxO Optics Pro 9 Elite Edition: $299
• DxO Optics Pro 9 Standard Edition: £119
• DxO Optics Pro 9 Elite Edition: £239
(Suggested retail prices, including VAT)
• DxO Optics Pro 9 Standard Edition: 149 €
• DxO Optics Pro 9 Elite Edition: 299 €
(Suggested retail prices, including tax)
Photographers who acquired a DxO Optics Pro 8 license on or after September 1, 2013, are entitled to a free upgrade to version 9.
A fully-functional free trial version of DxO Optics Pro 9, good for one month, is available on the DxO Labs website (http://www.dxo.com/intl/photo/download)
For complete details about all of DxO Optics Pro’s features, go to http://www.dxo.com/intl/photography/dxooptics-pro/features
To access DxO Optics Pro tutorials, webinars, and the user guide, check out the DxO Academy:
About DxO Labs
DxO Labs develops image processing technologies. In addition to its DxO Optics Pro, DxO ViewPoint, and DxO FilmPack software 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 www.dxo.com