Capture One Pro 21: Should you buy a perpetual license or a subscription?
Update: this article was written for Capture One Pro 21 and prices may have changed for Capture One Pro 22/23, therefore please check before committing to any purchase. Please consider buying a licence or subscription if you found this feature useful through our links. Capture One can be purchased from a retailer if you prefer (licence only): WEX (UK) B&H Photo (US) Adorama (US) Capture One Pro is the most fully-featured alternative to Lightroom and there’s a lot to like about it, from the unique dual management options of Catalogs and Sessions to the implementation of Layers and colour reproduction and more. Also unlike Lightroom, you can either choose…
Phase One Adds Automated Frame Averaging to IQ4 series Digital Backs
Phase One has announced that it will be adding ‘Automated Frame Averaging’ to their newly introduced Full-Frame MF (54 x 40mm) Phase One IQ4 series digital backs next week. Automated Frame Averaging was mentioned during the original announcement of the IQ4 series and is said to reduce shadow noise and protect highlights from clipping. The new feature leverages the electronic shutter in the new IQ4 DBs (as well as the increased RAM and upgraded processor) to capture multiple frames in rapid succession, often with no significant time between them which may otherwise lead to moving elements appearing as blurred artefacts. The series of frames are merged generating a single RAW file.…
Capture One 12.1 Announced with New tools and Profile Support for Nikkor Z mount Lenses
Phase One, the company behind Capture One and Capture One Pro RAW processing software has announced 12.1, the first feature release of version 12.0. New features include a Grid tool that groups the options together from what was previously found under the global Preferences into a separate tool brick. This important compositional aid features a dedicated short-cut and is now separate from the Guides feature. As standalone the Grid tool is both simpler and more logical in use. It’s located under the Lens Inspector, but like the majority of tools in Capture One Pro it can be added to any to the Tool Inspectors or ‘Tool Tabs’. Guides are accessible from…
Capture One Pro adds support for Fujifilm GFX 100
Phase One, the company behind Capture One Pro RAW processing software has added support for the recently announced, 100MP cropped medium format Fujifilm GFX 100. Although the camera is not officially available, it is expected later in the month. The new update 12.0.4 is free to both license holders and subscribers of Capture One Pro 12, and is available to download via the app’s preferences or from the Phase One site. A free 30-day trial is available for those who would like to give it try before committing to buy. Fujifilm users updating from Capture One for Fujifilm to the Pro version for Fujifilm can currently save 50% on…
Top 10 Features of Capture One Pro now on YouTube
We’ve recently published the Top 10 Features of Capture One Pro to YouTube. The original text for this video can be read here. Download a free trial of Capture One Pro. Support this site If you found this feature useful, please consider buying a license or subscription through our links. Sales through these links may earn commission, which helps the running of this site. When buying through the official Phase One store, please click on Enter Promotional Code add the code ‘DJP’ in the dialog that opens. Please also be sure to check the code has been registered before proceeding with the purchase. Please note this code will not trigger an extra…
Get 25% off Capture One Upgrades, 20% off Style Kits
Phase One are offering 25% off the price of the regular upgrades available to existing Capture One Pro license holders. If you’ve been waiting to upgrade to version 12, now is the time. Note that this offer is not available to Pro for Sony or Pro for Fujifilm versions. Simply enter your email here and you’ll receive a one-time code to upgrade. In addition, Phase One are running a similar campaign for Style Kits where by entering your email here you’ll receive a one-time code for 20% off a Style Kit of your choice. Both offers run until April 24, 2019.
Capture One Pro 12.0.3 released provides support for Sony A6400, Panasonic S1 and S1R and Nikkor Z 24-70mm F4
Phase One, the company behind Capture One Pro RAW conversion and processing software has made a service release available for version 12. The latest version 12.0.3 adds RAW file support for a number of recently released, high-profile cameras including the Olympus OMD E-M1X, Sony A6400 and the full-frame Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 and S1R. The addition of lens correction profiles continues unabated with the continuation of support for Fujinon XF and Leica SL lenses, after several were added from both ranges in the last release. Profiles for five popular models from Tokina are also included in this release, while Nikon Z users will also be pleased to see that support has started…
Save 50% on Capture One Pro for Sony and Fujifilm licenses till end of April
Prices for Capture One Pro (for Sony) and Capture One Pro (for Fujifilm) licenses are reduced by 50% till the end of April, saving £110 ($110) on perpetual licenses that are normally, £219 ($219). If you prefer a subscription (see our article here), Capture One Pro for Sony or for Fujifilm models can be purchased for the equivalent of £8.00 ($8.00) per month when buying an annual plan (paid monthly). To find out more, including savings on Style Packs when buying the full version of Capture One Pro (which includes support for a wide range of camera brands, not solely Sony or Fujifilm), visit the official Capture One store.
Purchase Capture One Pro and save on Styles Packs
Valid through to January 31, 2019, you can purchase Capture One Pro 12 and save up to $276 on Capture One Styles packs. In order to qualify for the offer, you must purchase the Capture One Pro license and Styles Packs together directly from Phase One’s official Capture One store. The offer is available on the following Capture One Pro 12 licenses (single user, perpetual) and Styles Packs: Capture One Pro 12 + 3 Styles Packs, save $138 / £138 Capture One Pro 12 + 6 Styles Packs, save $276 / £276 Capture One Pro 12 Fujifilm + 3 Styles Packs, save $138 / £138 Capture One Pro 12 Fujifilm + 6…
Capture One Pro 12.0.1 service release announced
Phase One has introduced the first service release for Capture One Pro 12. In addition to a number bug fixes and stability improvements, 12.0.1 adds support for the new Canon RF 50mm F1.2L lens. All of the fixes are listed in the support notes that accompany the download. You can download Capture One Pro 12.0.1 from the Phase One website.
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