Which edition to choose?

Essential Edition

DxO PhotoLab ESSENTIAL EDITION includes powerful and automatic RAW and JPEG image-processing tools. Its numerous presets allow you to adapt the processing to suit your own tastes, and to bring out the best in your photos in just a few clicks.

Elite Edition

In addition to all of the features of the Essential Edition, DxO PhotoLab ELITE EDITION includes such advanced image-processing features as PRIME denoising technology, color management, and output formats. It also offers more possibilities for customizing your workspace.

Edition Essential Elite
PRIME denoising (RAW)    
DxO ClearView Plus Improved    
Anti-moirĂ© tool    
DCP Color profile support NEW    
Managing camera-calibrated ICC profiles    
Color rendering profiles    
Multiple exports    
Presets editor    
Partial presets creation    
Customizable palettes    
NUMBER OF ACTIVATIONS 2 3
Local adjustments Improved    
Control Points (U Point Technology) Improved    
PhotoLibrary NEW    
Repair tool    
DxO Lens Sharpness    
RAW conversion    
High-quality denoising (RAW and JPEG)    
Optical corrections    
DxO Smart Lighting    
Spot Weighted mode    
Selective tone    
Image tools    
Protection of saturated colors    
Built-in Presets    
Batch processing    
Customizable workspace    
Full screen mode    
Integrated export feature    
Interaction with Adobe Lightroom    
Geometrical corrections (by adding the DxO ViewPoint plugin)    
Analog and creative renderings (by adding the DxO FilmPack plugin)