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
RAW conversion    
High Quality denoising (RAW and JPEG)    
Optical Corrections    
DxO Smart Lighting    
Spot Weighted mode NEW    
Selective tone IMPROVED    
Image tools    
Red eye correction NEW    
Protection of saturated colors    
Advanced light and color    
Auto mode for microcontrast NEW    
Batch processing    
Customizable workspace    
Full screen mode NEW    
Shortcuts for rating and filtering photos in full screen NEW    
Integrated export feature    
Interaction with Adobe Lightroom    
PRIME 2016 denoising (RAW) NEW    
DxO ClearView    
Anti-MoirĂ© tool    
Managing camera-calibrated ICC profiles    
Color rendering profiles    
Multiple outputs    
Presets editor    
Creation of partial presets    
Creation of customized palettes    
Number of activations 2 3
Geometrical corrections By adding the
DxO ViewPoint plugin
By adding the
DxO ViewPoint plugin
Analog and creative renderings By adding the
DxO FilmPack plugin
By adding the
DxO FilmPack plugin