Free DxO OpticsPro 11 Essentials software

This promotions is back! For a limited time, you can get a free license of the DxO OpticsPro 11 Essentials software. It is simple…

Step by step instructions after the break if you haven’t done this before:

  1. visit the page and enter your email; select whether you want to receive promotional emails or not
  2. you see the screen screenshotted above, along with an optional promotion to buy DxO OpticsPro 11 Elite for $149
  3. the free software license you receive as part of this promotion is NOT eligible for upgrade pricing for the Elite version
  4. check your email – an email is sent shortly with an activation code, and download links for Windows or Mac
  5. Your activation code can be used simultaneously on 2 computers (Mac and PC)
  6. the Windows download is over 400MB but downloads quickly
  7. follow the usual installation prompts
  8. by default, you provide anonymous usage data – you can uncheck that option during the install if you don’t want to
  9. after successful installation, start the application. You are given an option to try a free 31-day trial of the Elite software or activate the free version
  10. select “I want to activate” and enter the activate code you received in your email. Even though it doesn’t look it, you can cut and paste the whole five-part license. You don’t have to type it in manually
  11. Press Activate. You get a message that your software is now activated
  12. and that’s it ~ the software starts for the first time, and shortly after, you are ready to start using the software! It uses around 500MB of RAM on first launch (before you do/touch anything)

Reference Material
+ list of supported cameras and operating systems in this PDF file (link is a PDF file)