Articles tagged "software-review"

DxO Nik Collection 4 review: Viveza and Silver Efex rebooted

Nik Collection from DxO is a suite of eight image processing tools that can be used either as standalone apps or plug-ins for third-party software like Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom Classic. We've taken a look at the latest version – click through to read our overview of Nik Collection 4.

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.

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.

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.

Review: Nikon NX Studio answers our plea for a free, all-in-one editing app

Nikon's new NX Studio software suite combines the company's previous ViewNX-i and CaptureNX-D applications into a single one-stop solution for editing Raw files from your Nikon digital camera. Find out more about its updates and enhancements in our review.

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.

Comparison Review: Can VueScan or SilverFast archive your film better?

Being cooped up inside doesn't mean you have to take a break from photography. If you've got negatives from way back when, what's the best software around to scan them? Check out our in-depth comparison to find out.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Phase One Capture One 20 software review

Phase One's latest Capture One 20 software package is a powerful tool, but we do have a reservation or two - find out more in our review.

Why DaVinci Resolve 16 is the best video editing software for beginners

DaVinci Resolve was once the domain of elite Hollywood colorists. But that was then, and this is now. Its newest version, Resolve 16, might just be the best video editor out there – even for beginners.

Review: Wondershare FilmoraPro video editing software

Wondershare recently introduced FilmoraPro, a non-linear editor designed to take on Adobe’s Premiere Pro, but on a non-subscription basis. Can it take some market share away from the heavy hitters of the video editing world?

Alien Skin Exposure X4 software review

Alien Skin Exposure X4 4.5 improves performance, adds the ability to preview images on memory cards before import, assigns metadata while shooting tethered, adds LUT support and editable light effects, and more.

Review: Affinity Photo 1.5.2 for desktop

Affinity Photo is a $50 photo editing software with no subscriptions. That's it – pay for it once and you're done. And we think it's actually pretty darn good.