Phase One has today confirmed its Capture One DSLR software and also now made available a 30 day trial version for download. We evaluated Capture One DSLR a couple of weeks ago and were impressed with the results, I'll be examining it in more detail in my EOS-1Ds review. "Phase One's CEO, Henrik Håkonsson remarks: The Capture One DSLR software is a RAW converter providing the professional photographer with improved productivity and image quality. Today most DSLR cameras are controlled by software that allows you to carry out image adjustments in a rather complex way. From now on Canon DSLR camera users take advantage of workflow-oriented software enabling the creation of print-ready images with amazing quality in just a few simple steps."

Click here for our earlier evaluation of Capture One DSLR

Click here to visit the Phase One website for download of the trial version

Press Release:

Release of Capture One DSLR Software for Canon DSLR Cameras

Copenhagen, Denmark, November 28, 2002: Phase One, known for providing the world's leading high-end digital camera solutions, today releases the Capture One DSLR software package for Canon DSLR cameras. The Capture One DSLR software is designed to match the high demands of a modern, professional photographer: Enhanced productivity, exceptional image quality, workflow flexibility, and ease of use.

The first version is based on windows platforms and the software is the first of many in an attempt to provide the most sophisticated RAW converter for every leading DSLR camera brand. The Capture One DSLR supporting Canon's EOS 1D/1Ds is a result of a joined project between Canon and Phase One. By March 2003 Phase One will include support for Nikon's DSLR cameras and a Mac OSX version of the software will also be available.

Phase One's CEO, Henrik Håkonsson remarks: The Capture One DSLR software is a RAW converter providing the professional photographer with improved productivity and image quality. Today most DSLR cameras are controlled by software that allows you to carry out image adjustments in a rather complex way. From now on Canon DSLR camera users take advantage of workflow-oriented software enabling the creation of print-ready images with amazing quality in just a few simple steps. It's a straightforward process that saves a great deal of time for the busy press, social or fashion photographer, makes the workflow less complicated, and allows a high level of creativity.

Henrik Håkonsson continues: "According to outstanding reviews posted recently on the most visited digital photography websites we have the best digital imaging software on the market. Phase One's patent-pending image processing algorithms allow Canon DSLR users to benefit from the highest image quality in the CCD or CMOS sensor class. This first partnership will ensure that more end-users can take advantage of its advanced features as well as its intuitive and user-friendly interface. With this release we expect to acquire new market shares within every photographic application."

To learn more about Phase One's products, visit the Phase One site at www.phaseone.com.

To see the reviews, visit: www.dpreview.com and www.outbackphoto.com