DxO Labs has updated its Optics Pro lens correction and raw processing software for Windows. Version 6.1.2 adds support for the Pentax K-7, Sony's A500 and A550 DSLRs and Panasonic's LX3 and GH1. Version 6 for Mac is promised in the first quarter of 2010.

Press Release:

DxO Optics Pro v6.1.2 for Windows adds support for
Pentax K-7, Sony A500 and A550, Panasonic LX3 and GH1, and 81 new DxO Optics Modules

New version also improves stability

January 27, 2010 - DxO Labs is pleased to announce the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v6.1.2 for Windows that adds RAW support in both in its Standard and Elite editions for the following cameras:

  • Pentax K-7
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A500
  • Sony Alpha DSLR-A550
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1

This release also improves stability and removes a color cast at very high ISO for Nikon and Pentax cameras.

Furthermore, 81 new DxO Optics Modules are now available to DxO Optics Pro users, covering the Canon 7D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 50D, REBEL XTi/400D, DIGITAL REBEL XSi/450D and REBEL T1i/500D; Fuji S5; Nikon D200, D300, D300s, D50, D3000, D5000 and D80; Panasonic LX3 and GH1; Pentax K-7; and Sony A230, A330, A500 and A550.

Availability and price

DxO Optics Pro v6.1.2 for Windows, both Standard and Elite editions, is immediately available from both DxO Labs’ e-store and selected resellers at the following prices:

  • DxO Optics Pro v6.1.2 Standard edition: $169 / 149 € / £ 99
  • DxO Optics Pro v6.1.2 Elite edition: $299 / 299 € / £ 199

€ and £ prices include sales taxes and VAT.

DxO Optics Pro 6 for Mac is scheduled for release during the first quarter of 2010 and will be available as a free upgrade to customers who have purchased version 5 or higher after June 1, 2009.