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DxO PureRaw review: Impressive noise and lens processing for any editing app

DxO has just released PureRaw, a simple, standalone program that can automatically apply its high-quality lens corrections and impressive noise-reduction algorithms to your Raw files, and then pass those Raw files off to your favorite editing app. We're pretty impressed by it – find out why in our review.

Just how good is Adobe Super Resolution? We put it to test with some classic 12MP ILCs

Adobe's latest addition to Camera Raw is a Super Resolution feature, which quadruples the pixel count of your Raw files and, in theory, doubles their linear resolution. Does that mean that you really don't need more than 12 or 16 megapixels anymore? We've put it to the test.

Adobe Camera Raw vs. Capture One Express Fujifilm: A worthy free contender

In our latest software shootout, we pit Adobe's Camera Raw against Capture One Express Fujifilm, included for free with every Fujifilm camera. Can you get all you need with the free option? For a lot of people, it looks like the answer could be yes.

ON1 teases new custom keyboard shortcut feature coming to Photo RAW 2021.5

ON1’s next Photo RAW 2021 update will let you create custom keyboard shortcuts and macros to speed up your editing workflow.

Luminar AI Update 2 available now, includes significant updates to Sky AI

Skylum today announced Luminar AI Update 2. The free update includes significant improvements to Sky AI, including the ability to show sky replacement reflections in water.

Adobe releases Lightroom updates offering new features and improved performance

Adobe has released a slew of updates for Lightroom, Lightroom for mobile and Lightroom Classic.

Software review: DxO PhotoLab 4 brings several small improvements - and one big one

First launched in early 2004 under the name Optics Pro, DxO rebranded its raw processor as PhotoLab back in 2017. The latest version is DxO PhotoLab 4, and if you're curious about what it does, and how it performs, click through to read our full review.

Capture One 21 (14.1.0) released, includes Style Brushes, improved importing and more

The first major update to Capture One 21 is available now. The update adds new features, improved functions, additional camera and lens support and squashes bugs.

Adobe Camera Raw vs. Olympus Workspace: Which app should you use?

When Olympus released the E-M1X sports camera in late 2019, the company also released a modern editing app called Olympus Workspace. Is it fully featured and fast enough to replace an Adobe-based editing workflow? Let's find out.

Avalanche can now convert Aperture, Lightroom catalogs for use with Luminar AI

A new version of Avalanche helps convert image catalogs from Aperture and Lightroom so they can be used with Luminar AI.

Canon Photo Culling is a new iOS app that uses artificial intelligence to evaluate your photos

Canon has announced a new computer-vision artificial intelligence system, and it underpins a brand-new iOS app, Photo Culling. Canon's new app helps you organize the photos on your smartphone by grading them and recommending images for deletion.

Affinity Photo 1.9 released: Free update improves performance, adds astrophotography stacking, and more

Affinity Photo has long been a strong competitor to Adobe Photoshop. With its new version 1.9 update, Affinity Photo is an even stronger photo editing application. Available for macOS, Windows and iPad, Affinity Photo 1.9 adds many new features and promises improved performance.

ON1 announces Professional Plugin support for Capture One

ON1 has announced that its Professional Plugins are now supported in Capture One. This includes ON1 Effects 2021, ON1 Portrait AI 2021, ON1 Resize 2021 and ON1 HDR 2021. Plugins are available individually and as a bundle that includes all four plugins.

Adobe Camera Raw vs. Sony Imaging Edge Desktop: Which is your best bet?

In our latest software shootout, we put Adobe Camera Raw up against Sony Imaging Edge Desktop. Is the free Sony software a substitute worthy of your consideration? Find out here.

Seeing the big picture in your photography: PhotoStatistica 2.0 offers improved ways to visualize your photos

Last year we covered PhotoStatistica, a macOS app that visualizes the EXIF data of your images and shows you the ways in which you capture photos. A new version was just released, introducing many improvements, including a new UI and new filtering tools.

Adobe Camera Raw vs. Nikon ViewNX-i and Capture NX-D: Which should you be using?

Is it really necessary to pay for photo editing software when it already comes included with your camera purchase? We test Nikon's own editing apps against the industry go-to.

Some versions of Capture One are now more expensive

A new license or upgrade for Capture One for Fujifilm, Nikon and Sony used to cost $129 USD. A newly-instituted price hike has increased the cost to $199 (or $149 for an upgrade). Alongside the price change, Capture One has added a seat to new license purchases. Subscription costs have also increased.

Exposure X6 software review: Faster than ever and even more capable

Exposure X6 is the latest Adobe Lightroom competitor from Exposure Software. With great image quality, impressive speed and powerful features, it's a compelling option that doesn't require a monthly subscription.

Sony announces new SDK for camera automation aimed at product photography

New software development kits (SDK) may not be the most buzzworthy announcements, but Sony's new camera automation SDK could be very interesting to product photographers.

Nik celebrates its 25th anniversary with new presets in Nik Collection 3 by DxO

The Nik Collection 3 by DxO has been updated to version 3.3, adding 25 new presets to celebrate the company's 25th anniversary.

Canon brings its macOS EOS Webcam Utility out of beta and updates Windows version to 1.1

Canon has announced the macOS version of its EOS Webcam utility is out of beta and now supports 43 Canon cameras. The Windows version has also received a version 1.1 update.

DaVinci Resolve 17 announced, includes over 300 new features and improvements

DaVinci Resolve 17 has been announced. The all-in-one video and audio editing software incorporates more than 100 new features and 200 improvements.

Kodak Professional Select's AI-powered virtual assistant speeds up image culling

Kodak Professional Select is a new image selection software. It relies upon AI to analyze, grade and select the best images from a given batch.

Adobe gives Photoshop 2021 even more Sensei AI power, brings livestreaming to Photoshop for iPad

Adobe's virtual MAX 2020 conference is underway and Adobe has announced updates to its family of software, including Adobe Photoshop 2021. The newest version of Photoshop includes AI-powered features such as Neural Filters and Sky Replacement.

Skylum shows off new water reflections in Luminar AI's Sky AI feature

Skylum Software has teased a new feature for its upcoming photo editor, Luminar AI. In 2021, Luminar AI's AI Sky feature will be able to create realistic reflections in water. This feature has been requested by users since Luminar's first AI Sky Replacement tool launched in 2019.

Sony brings its Imaging Edge Webcam utility to macOS, updates Windows version

Now, more than three dozen Sony camera systems can be used as webcams with macOS computers using little more than a single USB cable and the latest Imaging Edge Webcam utility.

Negative Lab Pro 2.2 update brings rebuilt engine, new tools, LUT-based emulations and more to Lightroom

The negative conversion plug-in for Lightroom 6 and Lightroom Classic has received one of its biggest updates to date, including an editing engine rebuilt from the ground up, a slew of new tools and a LUT-based emulation option for Lightroom Classic users.

Adobe announces Photoshop and Premiere Elements 2021

Adobe has announced Photoshop Elements 2021 and Premiere Elements 2021. The new applications include new features, including some powered by Adobe Sensei AI, and additional Guided Edits.

Photo software Exposure X6 brings 3x faster processing and a host of new auto adjustments

Using new GPU optimization some features of Exposure X6 now run up to three times faster than before. The new version also brings easy color select-and-replace masks and enhanced noise reduction

Disk Drill 4 makes it easier to recover Raw image, video files from damaged drives and memory cards

In addition to supporting new Raw formats, the success rate for reconstructing Raw image and video files has been improved to 99% and 96%, respectively.

Skylum shows how new Templates feature in upcoming Luminar AI update can save you time

Ahead of the holiday release of Luminar AI, Skylum Software has shared new information on how Templates work in Luminar AI and how photographers will be able to use them to find inspiration for ways to edit their images and save a lot of time.

You can now use select Nikon DSLRs, mirrorless cameras as webcams on macOS

We know, we know, you're sick of the webcam news, but Nikon users can now use ten of Nikon's most recent DSLR and mirrorless cameras as webcams on their macOS computers.

Adobe Camera Raw vs. Canon Digital Photo Professional: Which should you use and why?

Is it really necessary to pay for photo editing software when it already comes included with your camera purchase? We test Canon's own editing app against the industry go-to.

digiKam 7.1.0 'maintenance' bug fix update arrives with a few new features

The update comes only a handful of weeks after the digiKam team published the major version 7.0.0 release in late July

New DAIN algorithm generates near-perfect slow-motion videos from ordinary footage

The AI could be used to increase the FPS in existing videos, providing content creators with a new way to update old videos and generate slow-motion footage.

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.9 adds ProRes Raw camera setting adjustments, improved vertical editing and more

The new update adds significant improvements to the ProRes Raw workflow, better proxy options, improved vertical video editing and much more.

Open source Raw processor Darktable gets substantial 3.2 update

Open source software such as darktable is a free alternative to expensive standalone and subscription-based photo editing software. In its latest release, darktable version 3.2 includes many new features and performance improvements.

Open-source photo management app digiKam gets major update to version 7.0.0

In its largest update yet, digiKam adds support for more than 40 additional raw image formats and gets a huge neural network face recognition upgrade.

Adobe pushes critical security updates for Bridge, Photoshop and Prelude

The security update comes on the heels of a report that certain Adobe programs had flaws that could potentially allow for code to be executed on unsuspecting customers' computers.

Nikon to offer beta webcam utility software in August

Just about every major camera manufacturer is getting in on the 'use your camera as a webcam' trend, and starting in August, Nikon shooters can join the fun.

Panasonic announces minor firmware updates for 6 cameras, release of macOS streaming utility and more

Six Panasonic mirrorless cameras are receiving minor firmware updates within the next week. Panasonic has also announced its LUMIX Streaming (Beta) is now available on macOS and a new Lumix Webcam Software will be out later this year for both macOS and Windows.

First impressions: ON1 360 is a cloud-based alternative to Lightroom's ecosystem

ON1 joins the ecosystem game with ON1 360, a subscription service and mobile app for iOS and Android that syncs the photos you choose between devices and ON1 Photo RAW on the desktop. Here are our first impressions using it.

ON1 announces ON1 360 cross-device workflow solution, new ON1 Photo Mobile app

ON1 has launched ON1 360, the latest version of ON1 Photo RAW 2020 with ON1's new Photo Mobile application for iOS, iPadOS and Android mobile devices. The new solution syncs raw processing between your mobile device and computer.

PhotoStatistica is a macOS app for visualizing the EXIF data of your photos

The macOS app will parse through the EXIF data of your photos and visually breakdown the results into bar, pie and pivot charts using more than 20 variables.

Nik Collection 3 by DxO announced: Includes new Perspective Efex, faster workflow & more

DxO has announced Nik Collection 3. The popular plugin suite includes a new Perspective Efex plugin for fixing distortion and adjusting perspective, bringing the total number of plugins in the suite to eight.

Capture One releases Nikon-specific version, also adds improved clone and healing brushes

Earlier this month, Capture One showed off an upcoming update during a livestream presentation. Today, Capture One released this teased update, which is free for current Capture One 20 users.

Capture One teases upcoming Capture One 20 update, including new heal and clone brushes

In a first for Capture One, the company showed off a trio of new features ahead of a free update, scheduled to release by the end of May. Among the new features, Capture One 20 will get new heal and clone brushes plus a new before/after view.

AVID Media Composer 2020.4 update moves to 64-bit, delivering support for latest macOS and Mac Pro

AVID's popular Media Composer video editing software has been transitioned over to a 64-bit program, ensuring the video editing application will now work with the latest macOS devices.

Exposure X5 software review: blazing fast and subscription-free

Exposure Software's latest Exposure X5 app is a surprisingly fast, feature-packed and affordable alternative to Adobe's Lightroom – with no subscription required.

Practice your portrait lighting in lockdown with this virtual studio program

Frustrated that you can't get in the studio with a model to test and experiment with lighting set-ups and shooting ideas? This set.a.light application might just keep your creativity on the boil until the world returns to normal

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