DxO is better known for its embedded camera software and image-testing software, but the French company is increasingly sharing its expertise and strong academic ties with digital photographers. The results are little short of amazing, letting you get the most accurate and therefore lifelike images possible from your digital camera. Optics Pro 7 differs from most imaging software, such as Adobe Photoshop ($699, 5 stars) and its little brother, Photoshop Elements ($99.99, 4 stars), which offer lot of doodads to gussy up your photos. It also differs from professional workflow apps like Lightroom ($299, 4.5 stars) which offers an abundance of importing and organizing features. Instead DxO’s $99 Optic Pro 7 can be thought of as a dedicated digital photo correction tool. It will be of interest not only to photography professionals, but also to enthusiast who want to get the most accurate images from their digital SLRs or high-end point-and-shoots, continue here.