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Capture One Pro 9 by Sascha Erni

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2Hardware

Capture One requires a computer with plenty of processing power to run. This chapter addresses choosing Mac or PC, selecting the best type of graphics card to use, using the software on multiple computers, and using accessories such as a graphics tablet or a colorimeter.

Technology changes rapidly. Just a short time ago, only the rich could afford high-dpi (4K or 5K) monitors, whereas they are now virtually standard in new computers. The following sections don’t contain hardware recommendations but instead explain what you need to work effectively with Capture One and when it makes sense to invest in a hardware upgrade.

2.1The Oldest Question in the Book: Mac or PC?

Until recently, it was assumed that most “serious” photographers and ...

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