Increases capture rate and processing speed.
Phase One has updated its RAW workflow
One"?to support Intel-based Mac computers.
In addition, the software now supports
new digital camera systems.
The newest version"?Capture One
3.7.4"?is a Universal Mac application
designed to run natively on both Intel-
and PowerPC-based Mac computers.
Initial Phase One tests show that the
capture rate has increased by up to 40%
with version 3.7.4 on an Intel-based Mac;
processing RAW files is 15% faster on
Intel-based and PowerPC-based Macs.
Windows users also will increase capture
rate and RAW processing speed with version
3.7.4. Initial tests show capture rate
increases up to 200% with the improved
high-speed capture option in the Capture
One software; the company also reports
a 10% increase in the processing speed
of RAW files.
In addition, version 3.7.4 now supports
RAW files from the Canon EOS 30D,
Pentax *ist series, and Sony DSC-R1 systems,
as well as Phase One P 45, P 30,
and P 21 camera backs. Version 3.7.4
allows tethered shooting with the P 21
and RAW processing of 52-MB TIFF files;
the Pro version 3.7.4 also provides for
tethered and RAW file support for all
Canon EOS cameras.
Capture One 3.7.4 is a free update for
Phase One also is offering its "See the
Difference"? roadshow seminar series.
Tailored to the professional photographer,
the seminars give hands-on experience
with Phase One camera backs and
Capture One RAW workflow. Events will
take place in cities across the US through
October 2006 (details on cities and dates
at the company"?s website).