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Photo Studio Ultimate 2019

Photo Studio Ultimate 2019

Lightroom Classic CC

Capture One Pro 11

On1 Photo RAW 2018.5

DxO PhotoLab (Elite)

PaintShop Pro 2019

Retail Price (MSRP)

$150

N/A

$299

$119

$199

$100

Subscription Price

$69/yr (+extras)

$120/yr (+PS & Lightroom CC)

$180/yr

$150/yr (+extras)

N/A

N/A

Directly edit source files / No importing Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Facial Recognition Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Layers Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Adjustment Layers Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
ACDSee Actions (Scripts) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Parametric Editing (Non-destructive Editing) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Light EQ Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Database Catalog Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Import Tool Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
File Management Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Color Management Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
RAW File Support Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Speed / Performance – RAW Export

Fastest

Fast

Average

Slow

Average

Slow

Sony a7 III RAW Support Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Fuji X-Trans RAW Support Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative)
GUI Customization Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
4K Screen Support Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Dual Monitor Support Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
GPU Acceleration Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Lens Corrections Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Templates / Presets Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Selective Sharpening Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Selective Noise Reduction Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Advanced Color Adjustments Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Distortion, CA and Vignetting Corrections Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Perspective Correction Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Photoshop / Lightroom Integration Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Brushes / Masking Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive)
Spot / Dust Removal Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Haze Removal Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Skin Tune Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Learning Curve

Intermediate

Intermediate

Difficult

Amateur

Amateur

Amateur