If you are looking for an alternative to Lightroom, AfterShot 2 is a great option for PC, Mac and Linux. It offers slick photo management and powerful editing features, and 9to5Toys Specials has AfterShot 2 Standard for $10.
Made by Corel, this app takes advantage of 64-bit architecture to handle large RAW files at speed. The library area offers a searchable home for your photos, with tagging options, a magnifying loupe, and a side-by-side view for comparison. The editing suite is impressive, with lens correction, Layers, selective Regions, automatic color correction, multi-version editing, and precision red-eye removal. Your finished photos can be exported in numerous formats, batch processed, and used in AfterShot’s web galleries creator. The app also provides a good backup solution, and you can choose where your photos should be stored.
You can grab AfterShot 2 Standard now to save 75% on the MSRP. Be sure to choose the correct operating system when you order.