DxO Optics Pro passes landmark, as D4 support added
posted Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11:06 AM EDT
DxO Labs has today announced an update to its flagship image processing application, DxO Optics Pro. The latest release marks a milestone for the company, taking the total number of optics modules for the program to an impressive six thousand, less than four months after it past the five thousand point. According to the company, it has shipped no less than 500 new camera body / lens modules for Optics Pro over the past few weeks, as it continues to ramp up its development pace.
Optics Pro v7.2.2 also adds support for the Nikon D4 digital SLR, as well as two Olympus models: the XZ-1 compact and Pen E-P1 mirrorless camera. The Nikon D4 recently completed testing at the company's DxOMark website, where it was declared to have the best-ever full-frame score.
DxO Optics Pro is available in two versions: the Standard and Elite Editions, priced at around US$170 and $300 respectively. The update is free of charge for anybody who purchased Optics Pro 6 or 7 after September 1, 2011. More details on the DxO website!
DxO Optics Pro v7.2.2 supports the new Nikon D4 and surpasses 6,000 DxO Optics Modules
More than 500 modules added to the library since the end of February
April 11, 2012 - DxO Labs announces the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v7.2.2 for Mac and Windows, its image processing software of reference for all serious photographers. DxO Optics Pro v7.2.2 now offers support for the new Nikon D4, as well as for the Olympus XZ-1 and Olympus Pen E-P1 digital compacts, thus covering all Olympus micro 4/3 models currently available.
Recently tested on DxOMark, DxO Labs’ dedicated site for digital camera image quality measurements, the Nikon D4’s score of 89 points outclasses the Nikon D3x and puts it in second place for full frame cameras behind the Nikon D800 (95 points). (For more information, see the review on our dxomark.com website.)
DxO Optics Pro v7.2.2 benefits from the continuous addition of DxO Optics Modules. More than 500 new camera-lens combinations were added to the DxO Optics Module library during the past several weeks, crossing the milestone of 6,000 available modules. This means that DxO Optics Pro v7.2.2 now supports additional Canon, Minolta, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Samyang, Sigma, Tamron, Tokina and Zeiss lenses for numerous Canon, Fuji, Nikon, Olympus, Pentax, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony cameras.
AVAILABILITY AND PRICES
The Standard and Elite editions of DxO Optics Pro for Mac and Windows are available for purchase in DxO Labs’ online store (www.dxo.com) and at photo resellers, at the following prices:
DxO Optics Pro 7 Standard Edition: $ 169
DxO Optics Pro 7 Elite Edition: $ 299
DxO Optics Pro 7 Standard Edition: 149 €
DxO Optics Pro 7 Elite Edition: 299 €
(Suggested retail prices, including VAT)
DxO Optics Pro 7 Standard Edition: £ 135
DxO Optics Pro 7 Elite Edition: £ 269
(Suggested retail prices, including VAT)
This upgrade is free for all owners of DxO Optics Pro 7, as well as for photographers who acquired a license for DxO Optics Pro 6 after September 1, 2011.
A fully-functional trial version of DxO Optics Pro v7.2.2, good for one month, is available on the DxO Labs website (http://www.dxo.com/intl/photo/free_trial_version).
Hardware and software requirements
PC: Microsoft® Windows® XP SP3 (32 bits), Windows® Vista® (32 or 64 bits), Windows® 7 (32 or 64 bits) and Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or AMD® Athlon 64 X2 processor
Mac: Mac OS® X 10.5 Leopard, 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS® X 10.7 Lion and Intel Mac® processor
3 GB RAM minimum and 400 MB available disk space
About DxO Labs
DxO Labs develops image processing technologies. In addition to its DxO Optics Pro and DxO FilmPack products for Mac and Windows, designed for serious and demanding photographers, the company also licenses diverse solutions for the principal actors in the imaging industry:
Embedded technologies for real-time image processing, destined for camera and cameraphone manufacturers;
Image quality evaluation and measurement tools, destined for specific imaging industries (e.g., camera module manufacturers, sensor vendors, and processor vendors) as well as for photography journalists and photo experts.
For more information, visit DxO Labs' website at www.dxo.com.