Which version of Windows is supported by DxO PhotoLab 3?

To offer the best user experience, DxO PhotoLab 3 is supported on all Windows versions supported by Microsoft.
To October 23, 2019, the operating systems support status is:


Supported Os Name End of support

Windows 7

Needs upgrade

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Needs upgrade

Windows 8.0

Needs upgrade

Windows 8.1

January 10, 2023


Windows 10 version 1507

Needs upgrade

Windows 10 version 1511 (November update)

Needs upgrade

Windows 10 version 1607 (Anniversary update) March 2018

Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators update)

September 2018

Windows 10 version 1709 (Fall creators update) March 2019

Windows 10 version 1803 (Springs Fall Creators)

November 2019



Windows 8

To know which version of Windows 8 you are running, open the Control Panel -> System and Security -> System.


If your Windows version is "Windows 8" (and not 8.1) you need to upgrade to Windows 8.1.

Please visit the following link to get more information on how to upgrade:


Windows 10

To know which version of Windows 10 you are running, you can execute winver.exe utility.


If your current Windows is not up-to-date, Microsoft lets you upgrade freely to the latest Windows 10 version.

Please visit the following link to get more information on how to upgrade:



In some situations, Windows Update service is unable to update to latest Windows 10 edition and/or indicates Windows is already up-to-date.
You can force the update to latest Windows 10 edition by using one of the following methods:

  • Using Windows Update
    If you notice the text Some settings are managed by your organization in the Windows Update window, it means the updates policy is controlled by your organization/company. To update to latest Windows edition, you should contact your system administrator. Alternatively, you can click Check online for updates from Microsoft Update to check updates directly from Microsoft.

  • Using Windows 10 update Assistant
    Another way to update Windows 10 is to download and launch the Windows 10 update assistant. This small utility is available on

    If you own Windows 10 enterprise or Windows 10 education, the assistant will display an error message. In this situation, you have to contact your system administrator.


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