Capture One Pro - Features

ALL ABOUT COLOR

Capture One Pro is known for its exceptional handling of color. Thanks to our custom camera profiling, every RAW file shines - straight from the camera. Whether you seek creative color grading tools or want to ensure natural colors in your images, Capture One Pro delivers powerful and precise tools to achieve your vision.

Straight from camera

With custom-made color profiles for more than 400 cameras, you get an unmatched straight-from-camera color accuracy, providing the ultimate foundation for further adjustments with every RAW file.

Color Balance Tool

The intuitive Color Balance Tool makes color grading precise, effortless and gives you the ability to adjust Hue and Luminosity individually for Shadows, Mid-Tones and Highlights.

Black & White

The Black & White tool in Capture One Pro gives you full creative control over the conversion process, while minimizing the amount of introduced noise for a silky-smooth result.

Color Editor

Change Hue, Saturation and Lightness for a specific range of colors for effective adjustments. Define the exact color tones you wish to adjust and experience the full control.

Skin Tone Editing

Even out Skin Tones without the need for complex color retouching with three Uniformity sliders – Hue, Saturation and Lightness. Apply as a Local Adjustment for maximum control.

WORKFLOW AND PERFORMANCE

From customizable tools and keyboard shortcuts to graphics acceleration and instant tethered capture; Capture One Pro is built to minimize your workload and maximize your efficiency. Design your own workspace and find your way of working in Capture One Pro.

Workspaces

Capture One Pro is designed to accommodate your way of working, you can customize and build workspaces that support your workflow - Tools, viewer, thumbnails and icons can be hidden, moved and resized for your convenience.

Tethered Capture

Capture One Pro’s Industry leading tethered capture is fast, flexible and reliable, for those photography sessions where speed and accuracy is important. Shoot directly to your computer for an almost instant viewing experience - with or without instant adjustments. Enable Live View for easier composing when shooting still-life photography.

Copy Adjustments

When working with batches, save time by copying adjustments from one image to others. Copy all adjustments, adjustments from a single tool or specific tools from the adjustments clipboard.

Styles and Presets

Apply your favourite visual styles to your images. A pre-designed range of visual adjustments can be applied with few clicks using styles and presets. Select from the built-in styles packs, create your own, or install third-party styles packs.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Create and manage keyboard shortcuts to effectively enhance your workflow and efficiency when working in Capture One Pro. Support for Tangent products further improves customization of shortcuts.

Process Recipes

For high volume image exporting, process recipes offer a powerful time saving option. Using process recipes, exporting images to multiple formats, sizes and locations is only a click away. Options include - Ignore crop, sharpen for output, strip metadata, add watermarks and much more. Process recipes are the corner stone of your output process.

Graphics Acceleration

Graphics acceleration (OpenCL) utilizes the power of your graphics card (GPU) offering a smoother experience when editing, and higher performance when processing images. Accelerate your workflow from start to finish.

Tokens

Automate the destination of images in your Import and Export workflows. Use 'tokens' to easily extract image metadata e.g. ISO, star rating or camera model and create multiple export threads. To speed up your workflow e.g. use ‘tokens’ to export images into subfolders according to their star rating with one click, easy and effective.

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Asset management is important for every photographer, be it management of images from individual day-to-day jobs or large collections with thousands of images. Capture One Pro offers tools and solutions for every type of photographer, making asset management simple, fast and effective

Catalogs & Sessions

Whether you want to manage smaller day-to-day jobs, large collection of images or need a stand alone image editing tool, Capture One Pro has a robust workflow that suits your way of working. Sessions are designed for most day-to-day jobs, Catalogs for large collections of images and you can even use Capture One Pro as your stand alone image editing tool of choice.

Filters & Smart Albums

Filter your images globally or save your filters as Smart Album with an extensive range of criteria to maximize your efficiency. It has never been easier to find every 5-star, color-tagged, portrait-oriented image shot with a 50mm lens within your current collection.

Keywords and Keyword Lists

Add and remove keywords from multiple images with simple clicks. Create multiple keyword libraries to manage different lists with ease, making keywording an integral part of your asset management workflow.

Selecting, rating, culling

Choosing your selected images between hundreds, or even thousands, of images needs to be as painless and fast as possible. Capture One Pro offers a wide range of culling tools to rate, color tag and move images around within your Sessions or Catalogs.

Switching to Capture One Pro

Capture One Pro allows import of other 3rd party application catalogs to make migration easier than ever, maintaining folder structures and most adjustments on your images.

FULL CONTROL

Capture One Pro has been developed with image quality and ease of use in mind. Every tool is designed to give you full control of all aspects of the editing process - preserving, recovering and optimizing all information from your RAW files. The full range of tools offer extensive possibilities to always achieve perfect results.

Local Adjustments

For precise local adjustment, most tools in Capture One Pro can be applied locally, improving the control of every image. Apply up to 16 layers and use different brush options for precise masking. Capture One Pro includes optimized controls for Wacom Tablets.

Healing and Cloning

Need to remove unwanted elements from your images? Heal or Clone an area in your image by adding a new layer using Local Adjustments. While a Heal Layer blends with the surroundings of the target area, a Clone Layer will specifically clone the source area to the target area.

High Dynamic Range

Shadow and Highlight recovery are important tools for recovering the color information in your RAW files. Capture One Pro ensures a natural look while processing the data from your camera to the highest image quality.

RGB and Luma Curve

Besides the standard RGB curve and individual channel curves (Red, Green and Blue), Capture One Pro features a Luma Curve, effectively controlling the luminosity without affecting Hue and Saturation.

Film Curves

The curve in Base Characteristics describes the basic tone mapping of all pixels, effectively managing the initial 'look' of your RAW file. Besides the standard curve, other curves are available, providing additional options for controlling your image.

DETAILS AND LENS PROFILES

With image quality as the driving factor, Capture One Pro is developed to squeeze every RAW file to the limit, providing the highest level of details possible. Each supported lens applies a custom-made lens profile, providing precise tools for minimizing distortion and light fall-off.

Sharpening

Extensive sharpening tools provide full control of the process with control over everything from Amount to Halo Suppression. Adding additional usage dependent sharpening to your Process Recipes, for example Screen or Print output, makes sure your images look the very best, regardless of size.

Clarity & Structure

Add Clarity and Structure to strenghten the impact of your image while preserving shadow and highlight details. Four methods of Clarity are available for different use scenarios.  Use Structure to add extra definition to fine details.

Simulated Film Grain

Simulate the analogue feel by adding Film Grain to your images, choosing between six types of grain. Change the Impact and Granularity for maximum control of the final look.

Moiré

Managing difficult patterns resulting in Moiré is simple and effortless. Apply as a Local Adjustment for maximum control.

Noise Reduction

Noise Reduction in Capture One Pro is both camera model and ISO dependent, providing the ultimate tools for managing noise while preserving details.

Keystone

Use Keystone to straighten vertical or horizontal lines - or both. The on-screen Keystone tool makes the process effortless to use.

Lens Corrections

Correct distortion, chromatic aberration, and light and sharpness fall-off from Capture One's extensive library of lens profiles or instantly from the manufacturer's profile.