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DxO Labs ships DxO Optics Pro 2.2

Adds support for Canon EOS-1Ds and DNG and simplifies pricing structure (February 11, 2005)

DxO Labs, a software developer focused on research in image processing, announced today the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro 2.2 software. This latest version of DxO Labs flagship product for demanding photographers adds:

* Support for the Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II.
* Support for the Adobe Digital Negative (DNG) file format as an output option.
* A simplified pricing structure and even better value. DxO Optics Pro is now offered either in a ?Standard version for expert amateur cameras or ?Elite version for all cameras including professional D-SLRS. DxO Raw Engine is now included in both versions.

Extended camera support, simplified pricing, even better value
With DxO Optics Pro 2.2, DxO Labs is providing even better value to demanding photographers and simplifying its pricing structure. First, DxO Raw Engine previously an option priced at US $119 / 99 is being included as a standard component of DxO Optics Pro. Second, DxO Optics Pro is now available in these two, easy-to-purchase packages:

DxO Optics Pro 2.2 Standard
Price: US $139 / 108 (ex VAT)

Included Contents
DxO Correction Engine
DxO Raw Engine
Selected DxO Camera Body Correction Modules
One DxO Lens Correction Module of customers choice.
DxO Viewer

Cameras supported (as of Feb 10th 2005)
Canon :
300D/Rebel/Kiss Digital, D60, 10D, 20D
Nikon :
D70, D100, D2H
Other :
Sony F-828, Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2

DxO Optics Pro 2.2 Elite
Price: US $219 / 166 (ex VAT)
(Upgrade from Standard to Elite version (US $76 / 59)

Included Contents
DxO Correction Engine
DxO Raw Engine
All DxO Camera Body Correction Modules
One DxO Lens Correction Module of customers choice.
DxO Viewer

Cameras supported (as of Feb 10th 2005)
Same as ?Standard version plus :
Canon EOS 1Ds
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II (new!)
Canon EOS 1D Mark II
Nikon D2X (est. March 2005)

Note: The only difference between the two versions is what cameras are supported.

Upgrades from previous versions:
DxO Optics Pro 2.2 is a free upgrade (downloadable at for all current DxO Optics users.

Adobe Digital Negative (DNG) support: a worlds first for RAW image processing.
DxO Labs, now a leading player in the world of RAW software, is introducing a unique feature in DxO Optics Pro 2.2 with the option to output images in DNG format. Photographers can now enjoy even more flexibility in their workflow, as theyll be able to combine the best that DxO Optics Pro has to offer (top-performing demosaicing, unique optical corrections, etc.) with the workflow of software that supports DNG as input format such as Adobe Camera Raw.

About DxO Labs and its DxO Technology
DxO Labs is a software company developing image generation and enhancement technologies. We provide reliable off-the-shelf solutions for companies in the imaging business such as digital camera or cameraphone manufacturers, mobile operators, and printing or photofinishing professionals as well as serious amateurs and professional photographers, and photography journalists and experts.

The company's patented DxO technologies, the DxO Foundations, are the result of state-of-the-art academic mathematical research. The DxO Foundations comprise a set of software components to generate images or correct major imaging defects, such as Color, Contrast, Blur, various Optics faults, JPEG artifacts, etc.

For more information, visit DxO Labs online at


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