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Bibble software is designed to quickly and easily let you maximize the results from digital cameras capable of outputing RAW images. Support is currently provided for most major cameras and RAW formats. Two versions are available, Pro and Lite, priced at $129.95 and $69.95 (USD), respectively.

Major Features:

  • Fully Integrated Browser.
  • User Configurable Tools/Views.
  • Powerful Batch Processing.
  • Raw Optimized Printing.
  • User Assignable Hotkey's
  • Flexible Renaming System.
  • Photo shop Plug in. more...

What's New

Version 5.2.3:

Bibble 5.2.3 is a significant update, adding support for 16 new cameras, adding RAW Noise reduction and Impulse Noise removal, adds an Open in External Editor feature, and improves color rendering.

New Camera RAW formats:

  • Olympus E-P3, E-PL3, E-PM1, XZ-1
  • Panasonic G3, GF3
  • Nikon D5100, V1, J1, P7100
  • Leica D-LUX5, V-LUX2 more...

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Grhsvo Member IconComment+66
Grhsvo
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Huh? Added support for Nikon D1X?

I used Bibble for a time in, probably, 2000 and 2001 but gave it away because I felt more at home in Photoshop.

I also owned a Nikon D1X back then. Never noticed that Bibble didn't support it.The D1X has been obsolete for many years.

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Version 5.2.2
Mikaelf
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Maybe just a typo...D3x seems like a current model.

Bigboysdad Member IconReview+492
Bigboysdad
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The adjustment features are great, seemingly more options here and and often better results than with LR3, particularly the way it utilises layers. However, its set up isn't conducive to a quick "in and out" operation of importing raw files, processing/ adjusting them and exporting same to your own file structure. I couldn't seem to do this without working within Bible's "catalogue" system and that's where the intuitiveness fell down a bit. So, its LR3 for me for the time being but I will continue to keep an eye on Bibble and would recommend that it at least be tried out. Certainly better than Aperture 3.

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Version 5.2.0
Zaph Member IconReview+48
Zaph
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Very stable and fast, with great quality results. 5.0.1 has fixed some of the dot nought bugs, and 5.1 isn't too far away which should bring it back all of the features from Bibble 4 Pro that didn't yet make it in the rewritten upgrade.

A value for money alternative to Lightroom that covers almost all the ground that LR3 Beta does. It's a little quirky in terms of the interface, but there's a lot of power under the hood. Good camera and lens support, and quick updates when there are new cameras and lenses. Also a strong and helpful community, and quite a few third party plugins.

Allows for great workflow with non-destructive editing straight from RAW, unlike Aperture.

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Version 5.0.1
Zaph
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Just wanted to note that Aperture 3 now also does non-destructive editing.

Philcozz Member IconComment+10
Philcozz
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Well, it's only a preview, but I have to say that I really like the output I'm getting from BibblePro 5. I've tried processing a number of RAW files across a series of demos (e.g., Aperture, Capture One 5, Lightroom 3) and nearly every time the IQ of the Bibble 5 output is (to my eyes) the best looking. Great detail, nice colors, fast processing. Not too bad for a preview. Four out of five at this point for some preview-like bugs and omissions.

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Version 5.0 Preview
Stagirita
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Please, in your opinion how is the order of the converters you cite, IQ-wise?
And speaking about UI and workflow, this version improves on v.4? That was quite a mess!
Asking this to decide if it's worth downloading and testing... Thank's

Zaph
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I'd agree with Phil. It's really coming along.

Philcozz
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In my opinion, IQ order from best to 'less than best' is:

Bibble5, CaptureOne5, LR3, Aperture2. The fact that Bibble's new interface allows for catalogs and decent metadata searches is a real plus over Bibble4. LR3 does this very nicely, as does Aperture (asset management, I mean), but at the end of the day IQ is what matters most to me, and what I'm getting at this point from Bibble5 wins in that category.

Stagirita
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Put it to test. 1)First of all: import images in library or work in file system? One way or another, not both. It's confusing to me! 2)IQ is nice, but easy workflow is also required when you got hundreds files or more to work with, each and every project you're working on. Bibble is better now, but work's still ahead. E.g. no Before/After tool (I couldn't find it)!

To reviewers: how did you develop your images? I mean, when you figure out comparative tests, you set a number of steps/action similar for different products (software, in this case)...

Now ratings. BiPro improved, but it's not in the same league of LR. 3 stars being a preview

Zaph
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View > History can show you a before/after (Initial Settings), but it's not as easy as it should be, you are right.

DRAW Member IconReview+10
DRAW
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wasted my time trying lens correction. no way. just sometimes it works. bad crew: they were not able to port the app to OS X. The current version Pro 9.9.9b is non-intuitive.

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Version 4.10
Beige
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This is good software. If you're one of those guys who complains about Cocoa more than quality tools, then your trolls aren't welcome. Sure, I use Lightroom but this is very capable software and the film effects are really nice. If you hate Qt (the IDE, not QuickTime), go tell Autodesk and Next Limit to stop porting software to OS X since they can't be bothered to spend ridiculous amounts of time starting over. You can make a good interface without Cocoa - unfortunately, this isn't it but people whining about native ports are missing the point.

IanWeir Member IconComment+19
IanWeir
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Would splurging for an actual OS X screenshot be that difficult?

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Version 4.9.5
Anonymous Member IconReview
Anonymous
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Is this file mirrored anywhere? The site seems to be dead and I wanted to try this out :(

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Version 4.2.6
Anonymous Member IconReview
Anonymous
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Crashes so much it is useless

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Version 3.1a
user icon+4
Pintofguinness
Version 5.2.2
user icon+48
Zaph
Version 5.2.0-RC1
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Downloads 28,796
Version Downloads 804
License Demo
Date 22 Dec 2011
Platform Intel 64 / OS X / PPC 32 / Intel 32 / PPC 64
Price Free
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