It offers state-of-the-art tethered capture, powerful digital asset management, extensive adjustment tools and a flexible workflow. With an updated processing engine, market-leading performance and powerful new features, Capture One is the professional choice in imaging software. You get the highly responsive precision tools you need to create stunning images from your camera's RAW files in a time-saving workflow that can be customized to fit your needs. Designed with the world's most demanding photographers, Capture One Pro is the Professionals' choice in imaging software.
Despite all it's advantages and praises, many remain hesitant to adopt it, largely due to its seeming complexity and the intimidation factor associated with a truly professional tool. My first attempt at using it was met with a good deal of frustration and resulted in my abandoning the product for several weeks. My advice in learning and using Capture One is to stop comparing it to Lightroom in any way.