What are the differences between the two editions of DxO PhotoLab?

This information applies to version(s): 5


DxO PhotoLab is available in two new editions, ESSENTIAL and ELITE, which support the same camera equipment, but offer a different number of features.

Features included in ESSENTIAL Edition With ELITE Edition you will also benefit from these features:

- 2 activations

- DxO PhotoLibrary

- Keywords Management

- Keyword tree NEW

- EXIF editing NEW

- Metadata display NEW

- Selective metadata export options NEW

- Standard metadata copy/paste NEW

- Full screen mode

- Palette filtering by editing type

- Local adjustments

- Control Points (U POINT™ Technology)

- Control Lines NEW

- Selective application of Control Points and Control Lines NEW

- Local adjustments masks management

- Optical corrections

- DxO Lens Sharpness

- Geometrical corrections (by adding the DxO ViewPoint plugin)

- Built-in Presets

- RAW Conversion

- HQ Denoising (RAW & JPEG)

- DxO Smart Lighting

- Spot Weighted mode

- Selective tone

- HSL and DxO ColorWheel

- Protection of saturated colors

- Repair tool

- Selective copy and paste

- Batch processing

- DxO Advanced History

- Integrated export feature

- Analog and creative renderings (by adding the DxO FilmPack plugin)

- Interaction with Adobe Lightroom

- 3 activations



- Support for Fujifilm X-Trans RAW files NEW

- DxO ClearView Plus

- DxO Instant Watermarking

- Anti-moiré tool

- Customizable palettes

- Palette filtering by favorite tools

- Palette filtering by active edits

- Tool finder

- Batch renaming

- Selective metadata copy/paste NEW

- DCP Color profile support

- Managing camera-calibrated ICC profiles

- Color rendering profiles

- Multiple exports

- Presets editor

- Partial presets creation

- IPTC editing NEW

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