Capture One Pro 10 Improves Its Interface, Supports Newer Cameras

Phase One’s Capture One is the industry standard in the fashion photography market, and it’s steadily becoming more and more popular with many photographers  getting frustrated with Adobe Lightroom. Today, the company is announcing Capture One Pro 10: which they claim to be putting user experience center stage in addition to interface improvements, under-the-hood tuning, etc.

Lots of the new features and specs from the press release are after the jump.

What’s New with Capture One Pro 10:

  • Enhanced User Experience. Faster browsing, zooming, panning, and ease in switching between images even at 100 percent view. Also, a new default workspace offers a more intuitive experience for new users, with examples for getting started.
  • Greater control, with a three-stage image sharpening process:
    • A new lens tool option corrects lost sharpness caused by diffraction;
    • User-defined creative sharpening (utilizing a new Halo Suppression slider and a new blending algorithm) allows the photographer the option to sharpen an entire image, or just various elements within it;
    • User-defined output sharpening in the recipe tool. For print sharpening, users can also specify the distance from which the final output image should be viewed.
  • On-screen proofing. An enhanced proof mode takes the guesswork out of the raw conversion process. From the viewer panel, users can now simulate the final size, resolution, color, compression artifacts and sharpening of images. This is especially useful for live assessment of files – particularly small files for the web and for optimizing image compression quality.
  • A look into the future of image editing: Inspired by video grading processes, users can now access Capture One Pro directly through a Tangent panel system. This fully integrated panel is literally a new interface into image editing – for deep dive color and image adjustment –– allowing fast, multiple input commands simultaneously, while viewing the master monitor as the editor “feels” input into the application.
  • A camera focus tool module for tethered cameras — especially useful for product, still life, macro, and Cultural Heritage photography projects.

The Complete List of New Features:

  • Three-phase sharpening tools (see above)
  • Output proofing (see above)
  • New default and intuitive workspace (see above)
  • Camera focus tool module for tethered cameras (see above)
  • Tangent panel: full integration (see above)
  • New filter option: search by orientation of images
  • Optimization of Jpeg output for size/quality
  • Move folders in catalogs
  • Auto masking extended to any editable file type (including Xtrans)
  • Improved compressed RAW and Fuji support
  • Hardware acceleration – OpenCL is now enabled by default
  • Stripe reduction LCC for 100MP
  • Optimized LCC creation
  • Computer ID in license for activation management
  • Apple script – new properties (Mac only)

New camera and lens support

New camera support includes: Olympus E-M1 mkll, Sony RX100M5, Sony a99 II and Sony A6500

New lens profile support includes: Sony FE 70-200 mm F4 G OSS, Sony 70-200 mm F2.8 G, and Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS

For a complete list of newly supported cameras and lenses, please go to: www.phaseone.com/download.

Availability and Pricing

Capture One Pro 10 is available now for the Mac and Windows operating systems online at www.phaseone.com/store and from Phase One authorized partners worldwide www.phaseone.com/partners.