DxO Labs has released version 8.1.3 of its DxO Optics Pro software. The Elite edition of the latest version extends support to the Leica M-E, the M9, and the M9-P rangefinders. Both the Elite and Standard versions gain support for the Nikon D5200, Panasonic DMC-FZ200, and Canon SX50 HS. The update also adds 260 lens and cameras combinations for Canon, Leica, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony, Tamron, Tokina, and Zeiss users. These new lens correction modules join the existing list of over 10,000 combinations. DxO Optics Pro v8.1.3 is available for immediate download from the company's website.

 Press Release:

DxO Optics Pro v8.1.3 supports six new cameras, including the Leica M-E, M9, and M9-P

260 new DxO Optics Modules available

February 13, 2013 – DxO Labs announces the immediate availability DxO Optics Pro v8.1.3 for Mac and Windows, the latest version of its image processing software of reference for all serious photographers. This upgrade allows the Elite edition of DxO Optics Pro 8 to support three Leica cameras with telemetric viewfinders: the M-E, the M9, and the M9-P. Three other cameras complete the list of equipment supported by both the Standard and Elite editions of this new version: the Nikon D5200, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200, and the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS.

Ever more DxO Optics Modules

Developed in the laboratory using an exclusive calibration process, DxO Optics Modules contain tens of thousands of data points about the intrinsic characteristics and flaws of each camera and lens. This database, unique in all the world, allows DxO Optics Pro to automatically correct all the optical flaws in RAW and JPEG images – distortion, vignetting, chromatic aberrations, lens softness – with an unrivaled level of quality.

With already more than 10,000 lens/camera combinations in its library today, DxO Optics Pro v8.1.3 now adds 260 new combinations supporting additional Canon, Leica, Panasonic, Sigma, Sony, Tamron, Tokina, and Zeiss lenses for numerous Canon, Leica, Nikon, Panasonic, and Sony cameras.

Newly-supported Leica lenses include the Leica Super-Elmar-M 18mm f/3.8 ASPH, the Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH, and the Leica Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH.

Availability and prices

The Standard and Elite editions of DxO Optics Pro v8.1.3 for Mac and Windows are available in the DxO Labs online store (shop.dxo.com) and at photo resellers at the following prices:

USD

  • DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard Edition : $169
  • DxO Optics Pro 8 Elite Edition : $299
GBP
  • DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard Edition : £119
  • DxO Optics Pro 8 Elite Edition : £239
    (Suggested retail prices, including VAT)

EUR

  • DxO Optics Pro 8 Standard Edition : 149 €
  • DxO Optics Pro 8 Elite Edition : 299 €

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 complete, 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).