DxO OpticsPro raw converter has rebranded as DxO PhotoLab and added new local retouching tools, the company has announced.

The rebranding of DxO’s 13-year-old raw conversion software comes as the company acquired the Nik Collection from Google. The revamped DxO PhotoLab incorporates Nik’s U Point technology which allows users to make local adjustments by simplifying the process of making selections.

As well as offering U Point technology in a non-destructive raw workflow, DxO PhotoLab also offers an auto mask brush, graduated filter and a new Repair tool.

DxO PhotoLab’s Repair tool again is a simple brush that can be used on areas that need retouching, but DxO says it has enhanced its algorithm to provide faster, more accurate results.

DxO says it has also enhanced its raw-file automatic Lens Sharpness correction too.

The ESSENTIAL and ELITE editions of DxO PhotoLab for PC and Mac can be downloaded from the DxO website shop.dxo.com at an early bird price through 20 November 2017. The early bird DxO PhotoLabe prices are:

  • DxO PhotoLab ESSENTIAL Edition Price: $99 $129
    DxO PhotoLab ELITE Edition Price: $149 now, RRP $199
  • DxO PhotoLab ESSENTIAL Edition Price: £79 now, RRP £99
    DxO PhotoLab ELITE Edition Price: £119 now, RRP £159
  • DxO PhotoLab ESSENTIAL Edition Price: €99 now, RRP €129
    DxO PhotoLab ELITE Edition Price: €149 now, RRP €199

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