Capture One
Capture One
15.0.0
3.7
0.0

Capture One overview

Capture One is a professional RAW converter offering you ultimate image quality with accurate colors and incredible detail from more than 400 high-end cameras - straight out of the box. It offers state-of-the-art tethered capture, powerful digital asset management, extensive adjustment tools, and a flexible workflow.

With an updated processing engine, market-leading performance, and powerful new features, Capture One is the professional choice in imaging software. You get the highly responsive precision tools you need to create stunning images from your camera's RAW files in a time-saving workflow that can be customized to fit your needs.

What’s new in version 15.0.0

Updated on Dec 11 2021

Version 15.0.0:
  • Panorama Stitch
  • HDR Merge
  • Auto Rotate
  • Wireless Tethering (Canon)
  • Improvements:
  • Catalog performance improvements (Windows)
  • Browsing performance improvements
  • Various UX improvements
View older Capture One updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

674.9 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.captureone.com/en

Downloads

38517

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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Pik80
Pik80
Dec 21 2020
14.0.1
0.0
Dec 21 2020
0.0
Version: 14.0.1
I was quite happy with version 12 and 13.1 but 14 has been a bit meh for me so far. For a $150 upgrade price they better make some great feature enhancements through out 2021. Dehaze is kind of nice but I don't know how much I would have a use for it. I wrote up a long list of feature requests I expect at least a couple will get added.
Gary30
Gary30
Dec 10 2020
14.0.0.275
0.0
Dec 10 2020
0.0
Version: 14.0.0.275
It's actually $20/mo. They are going with the same model as Adobe. Now I'm a Photoshop customer again. I always found C1 a little bit fiddly and unintuitive. And now they are showing me the door and kindly holding it open. I ain't shook; in fact, if it's gonna be like this, fine.
Macfoto
Macfoto
Oct 16 2020
13.1.3.9
4.0
Oct 16 2020
4.0
Version: 13.1.3.9
I remember my first photo lab: enlarger, chemicals...very, very, expensive!
Now, RAW-Apps our photo lab, but:

- "Adobe Lightroom" is only a lite-version of Adobe Lightroom Classic … useless!
... and so many background-processes!
- "Affinity Photo" is a good Photoshop-Replacement, but bad for RAW-Picts!
- "DarkTable" has too many options ... cool, Linus!
- "Iridient Developer": Sharp, really sharp! But missing some tools!
- "Silkypix Developer": best quality for Fuji & Lumix-Cams, but clunky!
- "Luminar": easy styling, bad RAW-development!
- "Apple Aperture": GoodBye, old friend!
Suricate15
Suricate15
Jun 14 2020
13.1.0.172
4.0
Jun 14 2020
4.0
Version: 13.1.0.172
A lot of other applications, cheaper too, are able to do a successful work with photos, but the question is also "how" and with which ergonomic environment..? Here is C1 with this 10.13 release really very easy, fast and powerful to use, on top photo solutions. Only for very special tools you'll need Adobe PS, actually as for all other photo applications. The only unfavorable point I have to admit is the high price, upgrade price from older releases too. That's the reason for the fifth missing star.
Bobthevisitor
Bobthevisitor
Jun 13 2020
13.1.0.172
5.0
Jun 13 2020
5.0
Version: 13.1.0.172
Very good image quality developing raw files and very good tools to fine-tune your results. In my opinion the best raw developer I came across and worth every cent of its admittedly high price. It‘s asset management features are great as well and you get a lot of training videos for free.
mrsidoric
mrsidoric
Aug 30 2018
11.2.1.38
1.0
Aug 30 2018
1.0
Version: 11.2.1.38
NOT WORTH IT – demoed several versions, and considering their greedy upgrade policy, and mediocre performance compared to other far less expensive apps – I cannot recommend Capture One. Their decision to deprecate Media Pro after they bought it, and milked upgrades is unconscionable.
david_4
david_4
Jul 8 2018
11.2.0.111
0.5
Jul 8 2018
0.5
Version: 11.2.0.111
Unfortunately Capture One doesn't provide tether capture for Olympus Cameras.
Meister-Fritz
Meister-Fritz
Jan 29 2017
10.0.1.26
2.0
Jan 29 2017
2.0
Version: 10.0.1.26
There are numerous applications that address RAW workflow and they are MUCH more reasonably priced. The price of Capture One is truly unconscionable.
pderby
pderby
Dec 8 2016
9.2.1.19
1.5
Dec 8 2016
1.5
Version: 9.2.1.19
After some research I selected CaptureOne to replace Aperture and purchased a Ver 9 PhaseOne license in October. I was just beginning to plan out my migration strategy when 6 weeks later they came out with a major revision, Ver 10, for an additional $99 to upgrade. Most software vendors would grant new customers an upgrade if they purchased software within 60 or 90 days. As a recent customer I requested an upgrade explaining that I was just beginning my migration planning from Aperture. My request was rudely denied. The software seems to be OK, I'm still trying to figure out how to handle some deficiencies in CaptureOne compared to Aperture. There is a steep learning curve for CaptureOne, especially in how to migrate large photo libraries with extensive meta data. The customer policies and empathy at CaptureOne are focused on short term revenue, not customer satisfaction. They don't seem to value establishing long term customer relationships.
Visible-Evidence
Visible-Evidence
Nov 22 2016
9.2.1.19
3.0
Nov 22 2016
3.0
Version: 9.2.1.19
I have tried this app over and over and over, booting up the demo on the last three versions and… I’m not feeling it. I think it’s good and it can do the job, but I don’t think they’ve ever fixed their assets management ability and the thing just feels clunky going through your catalog. You find yourself waiting for the app to catch up constantly. It’s weird. Actually processing an image is straightforward enough, and the end result is nicely processed. I personally find the brushes to be a little loose, although I suppose you could learn to live with it, like driving a car with a dodgy clutch. But for the price point shouldn’t this thing run like a Jaguar?
thecrocodilefarm
thecrocodilefarm
Apr 23 2016
9.0.3.5
4.5
Apr 23 2016
4.5
Version: 9.0.3.5
FYI, the software in question is now at v 9.1.1 - not yet reflected on MU. A (rather long) foreword: I've been using Aperture until its dying day, resisting Adobe "bloatware" and licensing policy like a lone samurai left on the battlefield surrounded by enemies:) I then bit the bullet (the sword?) and bought LR6, and was surprisingly pleased with it - it required minimal workflow adjustments, the metadata and catalogs management is way better than Apple's offering, and it's quite quick and more or less trouble-free. I would like to stress that I do not earn my living by photography and therefore have less stringent demands than most professionals. However, RAW conversion in LR6, although better than in Aperture, is still not enough for me. Hence DxO Optics Pro 10, which I use to treat RAW files from inside LR6 and then reimport them back for further manipulation. This has been my setup for the last 16 months, and I was quite pleased with it. Then, out of sheer curiosity, I tried CaptureOne. C1 has one huge advantage - its RAW processing engine easily beats anything out there. No questions. Full stop. Its colour correction is the easiest to use and the most natural looking, unless you want to go mad with it - but even then you'll be pleased with the results. Noise reduction is perfectly adequate - in most complicated cases DxO "Prime" technology is better, but you can still tell NR has been applied, and let's be honest, with modern cameras' low light performance you'd rarely need to apply massive amounts of noise reduction. The camera/lens database is where DxO outshines everything else on the market, but nearly all the decent lenses and bodies are catered for by C1. Sharpening is excellent if you've got decent raw material (read "decent lens and steady hands") and just about passable if you haven't, but then it's your fault:) C1 has one huge disadvantage - it does not happily integrate with other software. And it's not a good news, because its cataloging system is not in the same league as LR6, although not as appalling as in previous versions. Confusing Catalogs and Sessions (although I see the pro's logic behind that), switching between catalogs takes forever and in rare instances can hang the programme. Cataloging options are many, but not as extensive as LR6 or PhotoMechanic. IPTC is supported, but again, not to Adobe's standard. On a sweeter note, you do get hierarchical (nested) keywords - finally! Then there's plugin support, of which there's none. I use Nik and Macphun by a bucketload, and having standalone versions is a godsend - C1's "Edit in..." command sends your file for processing to an external editor and then re-imports the result. Kinda like a plugin. But try to send two or more files to a HDR editor - and it returns... yep, two or more different files, none of which is HDR, and the actual HDR programme may or may not quit unexpectedly. So you can integrate some other apps into your C1 workflow, but you can't easily integrate C1 into anything else, in my case LR6. There are workarounds and roundtrips from LR6 to C1, but to me they seem a bit too clumsy, and by doing so you separate your original RAW files from the resulting DNG files, which means more external HDs by the day. You can import your LR6 catalogs into C1 and even retain a few basic adjustments you've made in LR6, but not many. You can also import your keywords from any text file, and - die, Adobe! - you can assign your own keyboard shortcuts all you like! So here's my dilemma: image quality or convenience in cataloging and post-processing? I've setup a separate HD for use with CaptureOne trial (no restrictions, good for one month) and over the next few weeks will try to get used to C1's catalogs and other quirks, and if anyone's interested I'll report back once there's more to report. At the moment CaptureOne gets 4.5 stars from me purely on my impression of its RAW conversion and its possibilities. I can replicate the results in DxO fairly closely, but not quite, especially on less straightforward shots. The excitement can wear thin though, especially if my struggle with catalogs ends in disaster...
Bousozoku
Bousozoku
Mar 5 2016
9.0.3.5
4.5
Mar 5 2016
4.5
Version: 9.0.3.5
This is as close to perfect as I will ever see, most likely. I use Capture One Pro and I have Silkypix as a backup application. The new licensing/authorization means that using two accounts on my MacBook Pro no longer counts as two licenses, and that I can also use the application on my more casual Windows 10 machine, also. This is a great usage enhancement. The only real problem is that you must use the latest OS X, El Capitan or Yosemite--using Mavericks isn't possible. I updated. One of the main features for me is the quality of the output. Colors are excellent and as close to each companies' software as possible. Since I use multiple brands of equipment, Capture One helps me get the best out of everything in a minimum of time. I generally load everything into various folders, launch Capture One Pro and wait for it to create previews. This takes time. It may have decreased in the time it takes, but when I'm working with 1000+ photos, I don't wait to measure it. The Auto Levels works in a batch and it provides a very accurate starting point for adjustments of daylight/studio light photos. I wouldn't suggest using Auto Levels for nighttime photos. The HDR Shadows and Highlights levels brings back details without clown-ish effects. I get a lot of work done very quickly and accurately. There are local adjustments, based on layers, which seem incredibly useful but I haven't integrated them into my workflow. As others have mentioned, the company's blog and YouTube videos are quite useful in learning this powerful application.
Holypoly
Holypoly
Feb 3 2016
8.2.2.8
0.0
Feb 3 2016
0.0
Version: 8.2.2.8
Where is 74.0?
Gestalt
Gestalt
Dec 2 2015
8.2.2.8
0.0
Dec 2 2015
0.0
Version: 8.2.2.8
Where is 9.0?
Fishboy
Fishboy
May 14 2015
8.2.2.8
0.0
May 14 2015
0.0
Version: 8.2.2.8
Check them out on their YouTube channel too. A lot of great information and demos there. https://www.youtube.com/user/PhaseOneDK
22duke
22duke
Apr 22 2015
8.2.1.5
3.0
Apr 22 2015
3.0
Version: 8.2.1.5
not a professional photographer but have used Aperture, iPhoto and LightRoom while its great to manipulate images the UI black with super small white writing is nothing for my eyes its getting tiresome very quickly. How its organizing the library is a super confusing for me and it seem like many other users if I go by the forum. No proper tutorials either. Contacted support for a refund but beside several emails and tickets no answer. Bit the bullet and went to LightRoom 6 which for me is much more intuitive and less strenuous on the eyes
Zaph
Zaph
Dec 10 2014
8.0.2.33
4.5
Dec 10 2014
4.5
Version: 8.0.2.33
Solid product. Extremely high quality RAW conversions, local enhancement tools evolving into a diverse toolset, noise reduction is effective, highlight/shadow recovery is very good, distortion and perspective tools are done with very little image quality loss, and an active (if quirkily European) support team and community.
vigorotaku
vigorotaku
Sep 17 2014
8.0.0.433
5.0
Sep 17 2014
5.0
Version: 8.0.0.433
Great Review. Killer features of Capture One Pro 8 for me: - No need for Catalogs! - Variants - Multiple focus windows for image review or tethered shooting You can take a look at http://vigorotaku.blogspot.com/2014/09/capture-one-pro-8.html. <a href="http://vigorotaku.blogspot.com/2014/09/capture-one-pro-8.html">Capture One Pro 8 at Vigorotaku.com</a> I hope that you find this helpful. Dan at Vigorotaku.com
Guest
Guest
Jul 23 2014
7.2.3.29
0.0
Jul 23 2014
0.0
Version: 7.2.3.29
I like the software, it does a superb job. What I DON'T like is being tracked while using it! Phase One please stop using EQATEC Analytics in your applications, it's just rude.
Bousozoku
Bousozoku
Apr 1 2014
7.2.1.32
4.5
Apr 1 2014
4.5
Version: 7.2.1.32
Since my review in mid-2013, this application has become very stable. There are still times when I get a beach ball for whatever reason and it makes no sense to me. I'm using it a 2.6 GHz i7 MacBook Pro with 16 GB of RAM and OWC's fastest internal SSD. I haven't made the leap to catalogs but sessions are catalogs of a slightly different nature. This functionality has become stable, thankfully, as I was deleting broken sessions from time to time. I stand by this as the finest raw development software, above Silkypix and above that which Adobe makes. It's simple enough to use the automatic features or you can adjust almost anything on your own. They also include Styles, like Silkypix Tastes, which allow a packaged group of settings to be applied in one click.
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