Native support for M1 is ready for Capture One.
If you are looking for an alternative Adobe Lightroom with a few more robust editing functions, Capture a is a great option (same goes for Pixelmator). The company quit during a Live broadcast This version 21 supports the Apple M1 chip natively.
According to Capture One, computers with M1 chips can import photos up to two times faster with the Advanced Importer, while managing assets in catalogs and albums is 50% faster. Plus, brush edits are smoother, and tools like cropping and rotating hum at twice the speed.
Faster performance is obviously a welcome improvement. When we reviewed the M1 chip, we were very impressed. Having a more reliable machine speeds up render times and gives you additional creative freedom before your deadline. We are patiently waiting to see what the M2 chips will have in store for filmmakers. Bloomberg reports that a new iteration on the M1 chip will be added in upcoming 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models and possibly a version of the Mac mini with a 10-core CPU with eight high-performance cores and two energy-efficient cores. with 16-core or 32-core GPU options.
Capture One has plans starting at $ 14 for use with a camera or $ 19 for all brands of cameras they support. In addition, you can pick up Capture One with a perpetual license.
For more information, see Capture a.