Which version of Windows is supported by DxO PhotoLab?

This information applies to version(s): 4


To offer the best user experience, DxO PhotoLab is supported on all Windows versions supported by Microsoft.

To October 23, 2019, the operating systems support status is:

Supporté Nom du système d'exploitation Fin du support
Windows 7 Needs update
Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Needs update
Windows 8.0 Needs update
Windows 8.1 January 2023
Windows 10, version 1507 Needs update
Windows 10, version 1511 (November update) Needs update
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 10, version 1809 November 2020
Windows 10, version 1903 December 2020
Windows 10, version 1909 May 2021
Windows 10, version 2004 December 2021

Source: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/lifecycle/faq/windows


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: https://support.microsoft.com/help/15288/windows-8-update-to-windows-8-1


Windows 8

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



  • 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.

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: https://support.microsoft.com/help/4027667/windows-update-windows-10



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



  • 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 https://www.microsoft.com/software-download//windows10.


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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