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DxO OpticsPro 11 Currently free

 
D-Jordi
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Oct 05, 2017 04:51 |  #1

Hi all, Didn't see anything about this neither in the RAW processing forum nor here...

The DxO OpticsPro 11 can be had for free until the 30th of November (external link)


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Oct 05, 2017 14:04 |  #2

5Ds R not supported :cry:


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Oct 05, 2017 14:24 |  #3

Wonder if it would accept one of the temporary email from a temp email site.


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Oct 05, 2017 17:02 |  #4

yes it will




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Oct 05, 2017 17:40 |  #5

Nice program, playing with it now. Would like to see what it does against DPP and ARC.


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Oct 06, 2017 02:04 |  #6

Basic conversion quality is very close to DPP.

Better in DxO are especially Selective tone controls, Color accentuation (Vibrancy & Saturation) and Chromatic aberration correction.
Version 9 Elite, gifted in January, also offers a Moire correction tool.

Better in DPP are White balance adjustment, Digital Lens Optimizer, Work color space evaluation, Sharpness (the old one), AF points display.

My view, of course. :-)

Haven't compared Noise reduction as I still use old Noiseware on the finished tiff (not often, since 5D3).




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Oct 07, 2017 12:23 |  #7

Thanks for the link - Doesn't support Fuji files from my X-E2s or X-Pro2 :-(


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Oct 07, 2017 14:03 |  #8

So what is the 'catch' to this deal?...it expires in a month or so???


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Oct 07, 2017 15:20 |  #9

Wilt wrote in post #18467940 (external link)
So what is the 'catch' to this deal?...it expires in a month or so???

So it seems. The offer, that is, the free license stays. :-)

Same as when they gifted ver.9 Elite in January.




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Oct 07, 2017 18:30 |  #10

agedbriar wrote in post #18467984 (external link)
So it seems. The offer, that is, the free license stays. :-)

Same as when they gifted ver.9 Elite in January.

For a user who does not currently use DxO OpticsPro and who did not follow what happened in January, can you be a bit less obtuse and elaborate just a little for those of us with thicker skulls about what happens, say 3 months from now with v11?!


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Oct 08, 2017 02:21 |  #11

Good morning Wilt :-)

You have to submit your email address and download the installer by November 30th, 2017, but the license you get by email response is perpetual and the program itself is neither time- nor feature-limited in any way.

It looks that you actually get exactly the same thing that on the DxO Buy page you can currently buy for $129 (except it's not upgradeable from the free license). The free download seems to be a time-limited gift courtesy of Practical Photography.




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Oct 08, 2017 11:12 |  #12

Eel Noob wrote in post #18468391 (external link)
Yes that.

agedbriar wrote in post #18468234 (external link)
Good morning Wilt :-)

You have to submit your email address and download the installer by November 30th, 2017, but the license you get by email response is perpetual and the program itself is neither time- nor feature-limited in any way.

It looks that you actually get exactly the same thing that on the DxO Buy page you can currently buy for $129 (except it's not upgradeable from the free license). The free download seems to be a time-limited gift courtesy of Practical Photography.

Thx much for clarifying.
So do you think they are giving away the v11 now, with the hopes that you want/have to buy v12 and will pay for it?
And all this 'courtesy of' a now-defunct magazine?!

Their web site states, "Use the code : PRCTPH2017 This offer ends on : January, 1st 2018" and shows $149 marked down from $199.


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Oct 08, 2017 13:06 as a reply to Wilt's post |  #13

Preliminary findings...

I clicked the link for the free v11, got an email with the activation code and link to the software, followed the link in the email and installed DxO OpticPro...absolutely NO REASON to go to the website's usual Buy page.

Having installed v11 and played with the Before/After examples loaded by default, I was sufficiently impressed with the results to want to continue to try to work with DxO Optic Pro. The workflow is not an obvious one, so I went in search of workflow instructions on the web. From that I immediately discover a significant shortcoming identified in the tutorial

  • both programs have their own proprietary RAW file demosaicing and processing engines, and they are not compatible with each other. Indeed, the rendering of a RAW file in DxO OpticsPro will not be the same as in Lightroom, and vice-versa; further, this incompatibility applies as well to corrections. Specifically, if you change the blue of the sky in DxO OpticsPro, and then open the same RAW file in Lightroom, you will not see the DxO OpticsPro correction. Similarly, if you apply a black & white conversion in Lightroom, and you open the RAW file in DxO OpticsPro, all you will see is the original colored image.



As for workflow, the tutorial will "concentrate here on a recommended workflow in which we will assign the following roles to the two applications:
  • DxO OpticsPro: Correction and processing of RAW images.
  • Lightroom: Management of images and metadata (i.e., cataloguing), sorting, image distribution (slideshows, web galleries, photo books), and printing. .
So I am discovering that my hoped-for workflow, of passing a RAW image thru BOTH to get the image processing benefits of each is apparently NOT possible as designed! I do NOT want to use Lightroom merely for its data organization, while using DxO's image processing tools in lieu of LR.

Gonna have to explore more about DxO and how LR might be integrated to obtain the benefits of both...otherwise I'm not wanting to abandon all I know after a decade of LR use!
What appears to be possible is to


  1. use the cataloging/data tools of LR,
  2. then import the .CRW (with the LF data changes) into DxO,
  3. make RAW image improvements with DxO and write the changed images as DNG,
  4. import the DNG into LR (with the DxO image enhancements) and
  5. make added image changes in LR
  6. create slide shows for presentation to clients in LR, and/or Export files as JPG/TIFF for printing at outside commercial services
...willl need to explore this further.

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