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

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5

13 Ratings

13 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.

The perfect tool for quick and easy raw edits **Update**


**Update** since the last update the software has stopped recognizing my camer (Pentax K-7); which it used to. This isn’t a major issue to me but it was a nice feature.

This is an easy to use raw editor that works perfectly with my Pentax K-7. The equipment profiles are almost dead on which really helps decreasing the editing time. I am also extremely happy with the output. I have found that many “raw” editors for Photos output jpegs instead of maintaining the raw file; it’s great that this does. The only addition that I would love to see, assuming I’m not missing it in the current itterationg, is the ability to save custom profiles for instant or batch processing.


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