DxO OpticsPro for Photos is designed to provide a seamless image processing workflow for Photographers who are on a Mac, and use OS X Photos as their primary photo application. DxO image processing for supported cameras can now be accessed directly from within the editing mode of OS X Photos, with DxO OpticsPro acting as a 3rd-party extension. The extension is capable of applying optical corrections, White Balance correction, DxO Smart Lighting, PRIME denoising and DxO ClearView haze removal, in a completely new user interface that is simple, clean and intuitive.

See the list of supported cameras*:
*Fuji-X series camera are currently not supported
*mRAW and sRAW specific format are currently not supported

One-click corrections for RAW images:
• Default corrections include Lens Corrections, White Balance, DxO Smart Lighting, Noise Removal
• Toggle to view the before/after benefits
• Choose Faster (HQ) or Better (PRIME) denoise correction
• Use the magnification loupe for a preview of PRIME denoising
• Restore default corrections with a click

One-click DxO ClearView for RAW images:
• Instantly remove haze and smog from landscape photos
• Choose between varying levels of intensity with a click

Customize correction level using sliders:
• If One-click is not enough, feel free to adjust automatic correction with sliders

What's New

Version 1.4.3

• Full support for macOS High Sierra (10.13)
• Support for 6 new cameras*, including:
Nikon D850
Canon EOS 200D, EOS 6D Mark II, EOS M6, G9 X Mark II
Panasonic Lumix FZ80/FZ82
* Support of some cameras in the extension will be automatic as soon as it is officially supported by Apple OS
• Minor software update

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5

9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Thank You, Thank You!


While this is a simple plug in for Photos it is an awesome one. I knew that optical corrections could be made for my various lenses but had no clue how powerful that could be. I love the fact that is a plug in. It solves the problem of exporting pictures, editing and re-importing them from Photos App.

I’ve been staying up late at night rediscovering the beauty of old photos that “pop" after applying the corrections from this handy plug in. Well done. This is probably not as dramatic an improvement for camera phone pictures, but for a DSRL enthusiast it’s just plain fantastic.

Tip: If the lens correction seems to incorrectly say: "No DxO Optics modules available for this image," try “revert to original first.” This solves the issue for me every time.

Must have for Photos and RAW editing


My original review wasn’t so kind because there was a bug prevented the optics module from working. But I contacted tech support and they were right on it. With that fixed, I can say I’m pretty happy with this App. It’s the only app extension for Photos that will correct lense distortion, which makes it a must have for me. I’m trying to simplify my workflow by using Photos for management and editing only through extensions. This one is easy to use and the optics, lighting, noise, and DxO Clearview corrections make any photo look great in just a few seconds. With those corrections made, other photos extensions can do further creative styling as needed.

Great for price but does not replace pro editors


This does quite well for $10 but does not replace a full raw editor. I recently ran two images shot under challenging conditions through this and Capture One Pro, my main raw editor. DXO for Photos completely missed on one image while it did a great job on the other where 60 seconds of clicking looked like something that took 30 minutes or longer to adjust. This is great for beginners but would recommend they upgrade eventually to either DXO Optics Pro for desktop or another raw editor. I bought this mainly since my Capture One Pro is the Sony edition and does not work for non-Sony cameras.


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