A bridge between “Photos” on MacOs X and DxO PhotoLab would be real progress. This would allow you to import files and take advantage of the classification and editing possibilities of PhotoLab 3?
This will be a tough nut to crack because of Apple’s way to manage files in the Fotos Library (see screenshot below) and I don’t think that DxO will add this functionality soon…
Meanwhile, you can
- send your images to DPL from Fotos and import them into Fotos after customization. Beware, Fotos does not send raw files to external editors.
- use DxO’s plugins for Fotos far a more seamless integration with a subset of functions.
What happens when you send an original image to an external editor in Fotos:
- image from the magenta box is processed and stored to the green box
- image processed by DPL is imported back to Fotos into the cyan box
Instead of just having one raw file, you end up having additional files that can take up a lot of space.
I understand the problem. Thank you very much for this explanation. I’m going to modify my workflow.