Another Adobe Camera Raw competitor

It seems that even Topaz Labs is getting on board with putting out their own Camera Raw editor. 

Welcome “Topaz Studio”.  A full featured camera raw or DNG editor that will easily replace adobe Bridge/Adobe Camera Raw. And unlike other ACR competitors (sorry, On1, but at this time, this is true) it comes with lens correction that you can use or not., unlike DxO which will apply lens correction whether you want it or not (when I use a fish eye lens, I use it to get the fish eye effect, and don’t want it removed).

And, it’s easy enough that beginners will have no problem using it, but advanced features will satisfy the more experienced

Edits are non-destructive, and you can view the original and edited with a click of the button, or set it up to see it side by side/ over and under if you want.

 

You can also use all your current Topaz Labs Plugins in the editor.  I haven’t found a way to ‘punt’ edited image into other photo editor, but with all the tools included with Topaz Studio, you might not need to. Even if you do it’s easy enough to SAVE AS, and then open in other editing program.

Topaz Studio is free to use, but if you want there is an “Adjustment Pack Pro”, that a pre-release is being offered for 70% for current TopazLabs users.  This does mean you have to have an account with TopazLabs, but if you own the software, you already do have the account. The Adjustment Pro Pack coupon code, funnily enough, ‘presale’ (without the quotes).  The discount goes to 50% off when it goes on sale to the general public.

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Passenger on a blue marble, circling yellow star. Dancer, astronomer, technogeek, coffee lover, pagan, photographer.. not necessarily in this order.
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