Phase One has released Capture One 5 Pro, imaging software designed for users of digital SLRs, as well as high-end medium-format cameras.

Capture One 5 Pro contains a raw file converter and aims to make it easier for photographers to process their images.

Features also include a Focus tool and Focus Mask for ‘quick selection of images with correct focus’.

There is also a Skin Tone Enhancer and the ability to add vignettes to the edges of images for ‘artistic effect’.

Capture One 5 Pro costs ?299. A UK spokeswoman said that the UK price will depend on the exchange rate.

For full details of compatible cameras click on the Phase One website later today.

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