The Capture One software contains a Copy/Apply Adjustment tools that allow you to copy adjustments made on one image and apply them to another image or other images at the same time. How to use this tool properly?
To copy and paste a set of adjustments from one image to another, you will have to use Copy Adjustments and Apply Adjustments tools. By pressing the Copy Adjustments button, the adjustments of the selected image are transferred to the clipboard. After selecting the preferred adjustments and pressing the Apply Adjustments button, those are transferred to the selected image/images.
Both Copy Adjustments and Apply Adjustments tools are accessible in various parts of the application itself, so feel free to choose the most suitable option when arranging your workflow. There are several ways to access these tools and work with them, depending on whether you want to make a global or a local copy.
1. The easiest way is to Navigate the Cursor Tools palette where you can toggle between Copy Adjustments and Apply Adjustments by clicking on the corresponding tool icon and holding the mouse button until the sub-menu appears.
Alternatively, press the left arrow (located in the top-right corner of the user interface) to copy all the adjustments made to an image. Afterwards, select all the images that you want to apply the settings to in the Browser. Apply adjustments by pressing the right arrow (located in the top-right corner of the user interface) or choose the Apply Adjustments option in the Cursor Tools.
2. In the main menu, navigate to the Adjustments tab and select the appropriate option. You can also use keyboard shortcuts Shift+Command+C for copying and Shift+Command+V for applying adjustments on macOS. Use Shift+Ctrl+C or Shift+Ctrl+V for copying and pasting respectively on Windows.
3. Navigate to the Tool tabs area and choose the Adjustments tab.
Select the image that you want to copy the adjustments from. In the Adjustments tool tab, you will notice that the copied adjustments will have a checkmark next to them in the Adjustments Clipboard tool. Deselect any adjustments if you do not want them to be applied to the selected images and click Copy. Select the image thumbnails that you want to apply the adjustment to in the Browser and then click Apply at the bottom of the Adjustments Clipboard tool. All the adjustments will be applied to the selected images.
For more information about copying and applying adjustments from one image to another, check this video tutorial.