Lightroom’s primary functions are being a RAW file processor and photo organization system. The options below also have these capabilities, and some also have features that overlap with Photoshop’s capabilities.
This list is part of an Adobe Alternatives series. For photo editors that are primarily used for image manipulation and digital painting, check out my list of Adobe Photoshop Alternatives. If you’re looking for desktop publishing and graphic design software, check out the list of Adobe In Design Alternatives. If you’re interested in vector art, see the list of Adobe Illustrator Alternatives.
|1||CaptureOne||One-Time: $299.00 **|
|18||ACDSee Photo Studio||One-Time: $149.99 **|
|19||Alien Skin Exposure X||One-Time: $119**|
|20||Corel AfterShot Pro||One-Time: $79.99|
|22||DxO PhotoLab||One-Time: $129**|
|24||On1 Photo RAW||One-Time: $99.99**|
* Offers a free version that isn’t a trial, but has less features than the paid version.
** Has other pricing tiers with different feature sets.