I looked at On1 again when version 2019.2 was out. Features looked exactly like what I was wanting. Performance was just too slow compared to LR.
i7 - 4700K with Win 10.
2 GTX 750 video cards with latest drivers / 1 1920 x 1200 display each
16 G RAM
OS and swap drives are SSD/ Photos on 7200 RPM SATA drive
It was too slow, but I heard 2019.5 was going to address some of the speed issues. I upgraded and have a folder of 45 raw images I am using to test. I did the same processing on both LR and On1. If LR was cropped, color balanced, or anything, same changes to On1. No layers, or other On1 type enhancements. Photos looked fairly identical. trying to export, the difference really showed. I exported to SSD with making long edge 2500 pixels on both programs, output sharpening to screen, etc. Only ran one program at a time going to the same base folder with a LR and ON1 folder under that for each. On1 took about 9.5 minutes to just do the export. LR took under 2 minutes. Using task manager, On1 only had processor running about 45 to 60% max. No GPU usage for export. LR had processor at near 100%. Still no GPU usage, so upgrading the GPU won't fix it. I planned to upgrade to at least one GTX 1660 if it was going to fix On1 performance. I did an additional export setting the program to Real-Time priority. No difference... I want to move away from LR/PS since 95% of what I do is LR and On1 has all the features I use in PS when I want it. If I'm processing 500 or 1000 photos from a kids sports tournament, this just doesn't have a chance.
I'll try again at a later release, but unless it is in the same ballpark for performance, I can't wait that long for it to do it's job.
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