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Photo Studio Ultimate 2018

Photo Studio Ultimate 2018

Lightroom 6

Capture One Pro 9

On1 Photo 10.5

DxO OpticsPro 11 (Elite Edition)

PaintShop Pro X9 Ultimate

Retail Price (MSRP)

$150

$149

$299

$110

$199

$100

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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) Red Check Mark (Negative)
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) Red Check Mark (Negative) 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

Slow

Slow

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) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Selective Noise Reduction Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) 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) Red Check Mark (Negative) 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) Red Check Mark (Negative) 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) Red Check Mark (Negative) 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) Red Check Mark (Negative) Blue Check Mark (Positive) Red Check Mark (Negative) Red Check Mark (Negative)
Learning Curve

Intermediate

Intermediate

Difficult

Amateur

Amateur

Amateur

Subscription Price

$69/yr (+extras)

$120/yr (+PS)

$180/yr

$150/yr (+extras)

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