DxO Labs has issued a Mac update for its DxO Optics raw converter with a Windows version to follow. The latest Mac version, V5.3.6, includes support for fifteen new cameras and provides support for the Snow Leopard operating system (OS 10.6). The update is based around the inclusion of the cameras covered in DxO Optics 6 for Windows, but without the version 6 interface, a Mac version of which will be introduced in early 2010. A Windows update including support for the Canon G11, EOS 7D and Nikon D3000 will follow by 'mid December.'

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Press release:

New DxO Optics Pro v5.3.6 for Mac adds support for 15 new cameras

255 new DxO Optics Modules. Full compatibility with Snow Leopard.

DxO Optics Pro v5.3.6 for Macintosh brings full compatibility with Apple’s latest operating system Mac OS 10.6 Snow Leopard, and adds support for 15 new cameras:

  • Canon 7D and G11;
  • Nikon D300s and D3000;
  • Olympus E-3 (Elite edition only), E-30, E-410, E-420, E-450, E-510, E-520 and E-620;
  • Sony A230, A330 and A380.

Also available to DxO Optics Pro users are 255 new DxO Optics Modules, covering 46 cameras.

DxO Optics Pro v5.3.6 for Macintosh, both Standard and Elite editions, are immediately available at an exceptional 30 % discount until December 31, 2009.

All users who purchased DxO Optics Pro 5 (including v5.3.6) after June 1, 2009 are entitled to a free upgrade to DxO Optics Pro 6 Mac as soon as it becomes available during the first quarter of 2010.

DxO Labs will be releasing an update to DxO Optics Pro 6 for Windows users before mid-December 2009. This will add support for the Canon 7D (Standard or Elite Edition), Canon G11 (Standard or Elite Edition) and Nikon D3000 (Standard or Elite Edition), together with some improvements to the user interface.