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Development target file format
JPEG (w  colorspace)
TIFF (w colorspace)    
Taste / Parameter
Add preset
Import taste
Export taste
Temporarily Store Development Parameter
Initialize Development Parameters
Save Development Parameters
Load Development Parameters
Copy development parameters
Paste development parameters
Paste Partial Development Parameters
Paste from last edited parameter function
Auto Adjust button                    
Independent arrangement of initialization button                    
Exposure bias
Exposure bias [slider]
Fine-tuning the exposure bias
Auto exposure bias
Exposure bias tool
Dodging [slider]  
Adjusting Bright Sections and Dark Sections with Dodge Functions / HDR Functions          
Individual adjustment of highlight/shadow                    
White balance
Auto white balance
* This feature has become a AWB [Absolute] in Pro5 later.
Auto white balance [Natural]    
Color temperature [slider]
Color deflection [slider]
Dark adjustment [slider]
Skin color tool
Gray balance tool
Multi-Light source compensation            
Underwater Photo Controller
Auto White balance                  
Water depth                  
Color deflection (underwater)                  
Color restoration                  
Muddy reduction                  
Fine-tuning by “White balance adjustment”
White balance target
Hue slider
Saturation slider
Tone adjustment
Contrast center
Black level
Black level tool    
Tone Curves
Individual RGB tone curves
L tone curve                
RGB histogram displayed in tone curve dialog
Level correction function
Automatic level correction      
Color Adjustment
Color mode [Color representation]
Profile [Faithful]      
Profile [Natural]      
Fine color controller
8 point on the color circle
Adjustment with Sliders
Highlight controller
Chroma / Luminance control
Saturation / Hue control
Restoration of highlight area
Dynamic range
Improved highlight controller algorithm
Monochrome Controller
Color filter                  
Detailed sharpness adjustment
Normal sharp
Pure detail
Unsharp mask      
Natural sharp          
Outline emphasis
Detail emphasis
False outline control
Noise reduction
False color control NR5 NR5 NR1 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR1 NR3 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR5
Noise reduction NR5 NR5 NR1 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR1 NR3 NR5 NR5 NR5 NR5
Noise canceller – Noise level *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1
Noise canceller – Noise cancel strength *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1 *1
Neat noise      
Improve the color noise that occurs in the dark.    
Fringe removal    
Reduce Moire      
Level of shadow noise reduction                      
*1 Noise-canceling function is activated even without adjusting the slider of the noise canceller because algorithm of noise reduction is improved, you can finish in image with reduced noise.
Portrait Beautification / Add Noise
Portrait Beautification              
Add Noise              
Blurred / Sharp periphery                      
Spotting tool (Spot removal)
Auto erase    
Red eye correction        
Partial correction tool
Circular correction filter                
Gradual correction filter                
Curve / Polygon area selection                      
Select color to be corrected                      
Image properties
Edit Exif information  
Edit image properties [IPTC]  
Edit image properties [GPS]    
Support a rating of the image          
Choose Rating Display / Non-display under the thumbnail display              
Development setting
JPEG Output
TIFF Output    
Demosaic Sharp Adjustment    
Batch development Mark
Batch development
Auto Preview setting
File format
Image Pixel Size to Save
ICC profile
Default filename for saving
Unsharp mask
Save unsharp mask adjustments as taste  
Option for JPEG/TIFF JPEG only JPEG only
Save Image Rotated
Resolution Plus ( FUJIFILM FinePix S3pro )    
Specifying colorspace [sRGB]
Specifying colorspace [AdobeRGB]
Batch rename
Imprinting the date  
Batch development  
Editing history      
Save development settings as taste  
TIFF LZW compression    
Individual image printing
Batch printing
Auto trimming
Unsharp mask (Print)
Save unsharp mask adjustments as taste  
Contact sheet
AdobeRGB output
Print color management
Imprinting the date  
Soft Proofing (Display of Printing Warning)          
Color settings of the margin          
Frame setting of the photo image (color / thickness)          
Lens aberration controller
Shading (vignetting) control
Distortion control
Chromatic aberration control
Chromatic aberration control tool
Changes centered on shading              
Distortion correction function by lens profile                      
Distortion correction function using simultaneous recording JPEG                      
Rotation/Digital shift
Rotation tool
Digital shift
Image ratio
Fixed ratio
Print area
Output size
Display warning
Enable Highlight warning
Enable Shadow warning
Enable Out of gamut warning
Focus peaking              
Display setting
Exif information 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3  
Display grid
Thumbnail mode
Preview mode
Speeding up preview    
Combination mode
Color management
Select scenes for operation
Multi-preview mode (side by side)  
One click selection
Smooth scrolling
Real-time help
Large-sized skin    
Adoption of clear type font    
Highlighting selection controls    
Folder tree    
Improvement to set/clear Marks      
Thumbnail correspondence to Spoit tools      
Full screen preview              
Preview display Select background color              
Image width in thumbnail window          
Reset to the default parameter by one click mouse button          
Change the color of updated parameters (Color display)          
Parameters to exclude from the display of default parameters                      
Search in thumbnail                      
Show / hide information box                      
Customized function of operation
Shortcut Key Customization
Floating window
Dockable Floating Window
Select skin
Floating thumbnail window
Thumbnail placement setting (top / bottom / left / right)
Thumbnail scrolling setting (vertical / horizontal)
Editing input outside of range    
Tab scroll    
3 column layout for controls      
Customize toolbar                    
Control palette                    
Related files
Close selected image    ✓
Open single selected image in Explorer (Win) / Finder (Mac)    ✓
Create hot folder                ✓
Individual displays of JPEG / TIFF with the same name          ✓
Open in another application                      
Support Universal Binary
Support honeycomb CCD
Multi-CPU support  
New registration process
Save / Load customization settings  
Support Unicode    
Support 64bit OS    
Support Exif2.3    
Support AVX2 (Windows only)      
Available number of computers with one license 3 3 1 2 2 3 3 1 2 / 3 2 2 3 3

Non Destructive Editing

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Better Correction Tools

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