Last updated on September 26, 2022
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DxO ViewPoint readily fits into the workflow of photographers who use Adobe software. When used as a plugin in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Photoshop Elements or Adobe Lightroom Classic it runs directly from the host application for an image that is already open.

With Lightroom Classic

To correct an image with DxO ViewPoint when working in Lightroom Classic:

  1. In Lightroom Classic, right-click on an image and then select Edit in > Edit in DxO ViewPoint.
  2. A dialog box opens with the option to Edit a copy with the selected Lightroom adjustments. This Option lets you retouch your image with DxO ViewPoint using the image you corrected in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.
  3. The file format as well as its characteristics are set in Preferences > Edit Lightroom Classic plugin. The dialog box shows you the file characteristics, which you can modify if you wish.
  4. Click the Edit button to launch DxO ViewPoint.
Dialog box with Lightroom Classic plugin options.

With Photoshop

To correct an image in DxO ViewPoint when working with Adobe Photoshop, launch the application by selecting Filters > DxO Labs > DxO ViewPoint 4.

With Photoshop Elements

To correct an image in DxO ViewPoint when working with Adobe® Photoshop Elements, launch the application by selecting Filters > DxO Labs > DxO ViewPoint 4.

With DxO PhotoLab

The DxO ViewPoint palette in DxO PhotoLab.

Additional Tools

If both programs are installed on your computer, DxO ViewPoint will be integrated into DxO PhotoLab as a palette, named DxO ViewPoint, displaying the following tools:

These functions are exactly the same, but the user interface is different (see below).

The advantage of using it in DxO PhotoLab is that it maintains a RAW non-destructive workflow and forgoes the need to switch to DxO ViewPoint as an external editor.

Common tools

The following common tools are integrated into DxO PhotoLab (Elite version), so do not appear in the DxO ViewPoint palette:

Tools not added

Volume Deformation

The Volume deformation sub-palette contains the following elements:

Miniature Effect

The Miniature Effect tool is available in three locations on the DxO PhotoLab interface:

The upper toolbar

A button for the Miniature Effect tool is available in the DxO PhotoLab upper toolbar as well as in the Miniature Effect sub-palette.

Lower toolbar

The toolbar is located under the image. It contains the following elements:

Display of the miniature effect tools in DxO PhotoLab.

Sub-palette

Display of the miniature effect tools in DxO PhotoLab.

The Miniature Effect sub-palette contains the following tools:

ReShape

The ReShape tool is available in three locations on the DxO PhotoLab interface:

The upper toolbar

A button for the ReShape tool is available in the DxO PhotoLab upper toolbar, as well as in the ReShape sub-palette.

Lower toolbar (Mac)

The toolbar is located under the image. It contains the following elements:

Floating Toolbar (PC)

The floating toolbar is located at the top of the image. It contains the following elements:

Sub-palette

The ReShape sub-palette contains the following:

Display of the grid and deformation points

Grid and ReShape tool deformation points in DxO PhotoLab.

In DxO PhotoLab, the grid and the dots use different colors from those in DxO ViewPoint:

Flip

DxO ViewPoint’s vertical and horizontal flip tools can also be found in DxO PhotoLab in the following locations:

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