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★★★ Synopsis of today's announcements ★★★
« on: October 25, 2017, 11:51:59 pm »
Today is an exciting day for DxO customers! I know many of us would like to thank DxO for listening!

DxO OpticsPro has been renamed to DxO PhotoLab;
• Upgrade pricing from DxO OpticsPro 11 Elite is USD $69;
• New DxO software purchases up to 40% off, for a limited time;
DxO PhotoLab introduces support for local adjustments via integration of highly-regarded U-point technology;
   • U-point technology announced by Nik Multimedia, Feb 2006;
   • U-point technology one of several components of Nik Collection;
   • Nik Collection (priced then at $500) abandoned by Nik Software, Sep 2012;
   • Nik Collection abandoned by Nikon (in Capture NX [priced at $150]), July 2014;
   • Nik Collection made free (previously $150) by Google, Mar 2016;
   • Nik Collection abandoned by Google, May 2017;
• Existing version of Nik Collection to be kept free and publicly available by DxO;
   • Existing version of Nik Collection incompatible with latest releases of Windows, macOS and Lightroom, Photoshop;
• DxO plans new version of Nik Collection for release mid-2018;
DxO PhotoLab introduces brand-new version of Lens Sharpness;
DxO PhotoLab introduces brand-new version of Automatic Repair Tool;
DxO PhotoLab introduces auto-masking Smart Brush;
DxO PhotoLab introduces Graduated Filter Tool;
• No announcement today regarding plans for further integration of DxO software with Nik Collection's other components (Analog Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro, Dfine, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza);
• No announcement today regarding DxO FilmPack (last updated three years ago);
• No announcement today regarding DxO ViewPoint (last updated one year ago).
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