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Phase One releases Capture One 5.1

Feb 22, 2010 at 10:06 GMT

Phase One has released an updated version of its Capture One 5, PRO and DB RAW workflow software. Version 5.1 extends RAW and tethered shooting support for additional cameras and digital backs including the Nikon D3s, Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and Leaf Aptus-II 10. The Pro version brings in new features such as advanced noise reduction, one-click spot removal and workflow accelerators to handle large number of files. The basic version also adds a few advanced features such as selective color adjustment and an option to add metadata. The update can be accessed via Capture One's update feature for existing users or is available as a free 30 day trial.

Press Release:

Phase One Releases Capture One 5.1   

Powerful New Image Editing Tools and a Value-Packed Basic Version

COPENHAGEN, February 22, 2010— Phase One today released Capture One 5.1, the powerful raw conversion, workflow and image editing application. The basic version now features both a simplified workspace and ‘pro’ image-editing options; Capture One 5.1 PRO comes with new tools for advanced noise reduction and image editing efficiency.   

Free to existing Capture One 5.x/5.x PRO owners, this value-packed service release extends raw image support to Nikon D3s, Canon 1D Mark IV, Sony A500, Sony A550 and a wide range of Leaf digital backs – this, in addition to its support for more than 170 different raw file formats (and growing).

“Capture One is built on the industry’s best raw conversion engine,” said Carsten H. Olsen, Phase One product manager for Capture One,” and our goal is to deliver the best quality image results with the most responsive application performance on the planet.” 

Capture One 5.1 basic version delivers more value, with:

According to photographer Jens Honoré, “With more pro cameras producing high-quality raw files, the choice of raw converter is key to image quality.”

Capture One 5.1 PRO adds the following powerful image-editing tools:

 Capture One 5.1 / 5.1 PRO adds camera file support for:

For a complete list of camera files supported, please see: http://www.phaseone.com/en/Software/Capture-One-5-Pro/FAQ.aspx 

More tethered shooting support
Capture One 5.1 also extends what is already the industry’s broadest support for tethered shooting.  

Capture One 5.1 PRO/DB add tethered support for the following digital backs/cameras:

And Capture One 5.1 PRO adds tethered support for the following cameras:

For a complete list of tethered camera support, please see: http://www.phaseone.com/en/Software/Capture-One-5-Pro/FAQ.aspx

Pricing and availability
Capture One 5.1 is available in three versions: Capture One 5.1, Capture One 5.1 DB and Capture One 5.1 PRO; each version is localized for Chinese (simplified), Czech, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and Swedish.

 Capture One 5 PRO is available via download for 399 USD and 299 EUR through Phase One’s Online Store www.phaseone.com/store and through leading professional photography dealers worldwide. Capture One 5 is available for 129 USD and 99 EUR.

Capture One 5.1/5.1 PRO is a free service release to existing Capture One 5.x/5.x PRO owners. Current Capture One 4 PRO customers can upgrade to Capture One 5.1 PRO for 99 USD and 69 EUR. Existing Capture One 4 customers can upgrade to Capture One 5.1 PRO for 299 USD and 199 EUR. Please visit Phase One’s Online Store for other upgrade options and free trials.

Extended trial version
People who downloaded a trial of Capture One 5 will get another 30 days to try out Capture One 5.1.