Corel Launches AfterShot Pro, A $99 Aperture Competitor

Corel’s new AfterShot Pro software runs on Windows, Mac, Linux(!) and offers a $99 package for managing photos including RAW handling, image editing, and quick library management.

AfterShot is a digital photography workflow app like Aperture and Lightroom. It’s chock full of goodies like a complete RAW workflow, flexible management, advanced non-destructive editing, robust metadata tools, batch processing, and integration with the image editor of your choice.

Corel is claiming breakthrough performance with the software being fully multithreaded and optimized for multi-core and multi-CPU machines. A fully functional demo is available at, the full product is priced at $99.99 which puts it in between Aperture and Lightroom in terms of price – a nice place to be.