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.

Essential Elite
All Essential Edition features included
2 activations 3 activations
DxO Smart Workspace NEW (Categories only) DxO Smart Workspace NEW
Control Points (U Point Technology) PRIME denoising (RAW)
Local adjustments and Repair Tool DeepPRIME denoising (RAW) NEW
HSL and DxO ColorWheel + Hue Picker IMPROVED DxO ClearView Plus
DxO Lens Sharpness Anti-moiré tool
Selective Copy/Paste NEW DxO Instant Watermarking NEW
Optical corrections DCP and ICC profile  support
Keywords Management Multiple exports
Built-in Presets Presets editor
Batch processing Batch renaming NEW
DxO Smart Lighting
DxO Advanced History NEW
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)