Phase One has announced that its excellent Capture One Pro workflow and RAW conversion software is now available for Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther). The new version of C1 Pro supports the full range of Canon Digital SLR's including the EOS-1Ds, 1D, 10D, D30, D60 and 300D (Digital Rebel). A fully functional 30 day trial of C1 Pro is available for download.

Press Release:

Mac Users Rejoice Over New C1 RAW Image-Processing Upgrade

New C1 PRO RAW Workflow software for Mac adds Canon 10D and 300D "Rebel™" support, Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther™) compatibility and major feature enhancements

November 18, 2003, Northport, New York - Phase One, the world leader in professional digital imaging camera backs and software, is pleased to announce the official release of their C1 PRO v 1.2 RAW Workflow software for Mac OS X. This latest version in the C1 DSLR line of RAW Workflow software supports the entire Canon EOS DSLR line of digital SLR's including the 1Ds, 1D, 10D, D30, D60 as well as the newly introduced 300D ("Digital Rebel"). The new software release includes a 30-day free trail and is available at: www.c1dslr.com and www.pictureflow.com. (US) and www.pixource.com (Asia).

Capture One™ DSLR software (C1) has firmly established itself as the pre-eminent workflow solution for the highest-quality conversion of RAW image files from Canon™ and Nikon™ Professional and Enthusiast DSLR cameras. With the release of the C1 Pro v 1.2 Mac, the workflow and quality advantages of the patent-pending Phase One image processing algorithms are utilized to bring out the best possible image qualities from the full range of Canon Digital SLR models. Support for popular Nikon™ and other DSLR cameras are slated for support in a follow-up release.

C1 PRO v 1.2 RAW Workflow software is fully-compatible with Mac OS X, including the recently released "Panther™" system upgrade (OS X v10.3) and is available at no cost to all registered C1 PRO users.

Michael Tapes, Senior Product Manager for the C1 DSLR Product Group commented:
"This important new Macintosh software release confirms our commitment to our valued Mac customer base and offers them a huge range of enhanced features, a new user interface featuring the latest Mac OS X System compatibility and full support for the entire range of Canon DSLR's. We realize there are a vast number of photo pros working on the Mac platform; we are extremely pleased to provide this important enhancement to our C1 PRO Mac workflow solution."

Some key features added to the new C1 PRO release include:

  • Added support for Canon's EOS 10D, 300D, D30, D60 cameras
  • Individual noise-reduction for each image
  • Individual camera profile for each image
  • Image saturation adjustment slider
  • Automatic levels adjustment
  • "Quick Develop" allows fast conversion to TIFF or JPEG
  • Dual-image view to compare two images side-by-side
  • Unlimited amount of different output file formats per conversion
  • Embed copyright text in output image (watermark)
  • Alignment grid and guides
  • Dual screen monitor support with separate thumbnail browser
  • Full compatibility with Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther)
  • Enhanced Preview navigation
  • Additional numeric entry

C1 PRO is used daily by thousands of photographic pros and enthusiasts worldwide and is recognized as the most efficient, fully color-managed RAW Workflow image-processing solution for delivering the highest possible image quality from the new generation of digital SLR cameras.

C1 PRO v 1.2 for Mac is available for download and purchase from www.c1dslr.com and www.pictureflow.com (US) and www.pixource.com (Asia). The download will run in evaluation mode with no limitations for a 30-day free trial period.