Adobe's updated raw-image format now handles stitched panoramas and HDR photos, part of a plan to attract more photographers and allies. Adobe hopes to see the features used -- but isn't promising anything.
Lightroom 4 brings new performance advantages to Adobe's Digital Negative photo format--and this time, proprietary raw images don't get the features.
Adobe still sells perpetual licenses for Lightroom for Mac and Windows. The new iPad adjunct, though, comes only with subscriptions costing at least $10 per month.
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Less than a month after Lightroom 4.0 arrived, Adobe has updated its software so it can edit the photos from Canon's hot new SLR. Also: bug fixes.
Lightroom 1.4.1 and Adobe Camera Raw 4.4.1 come with support for several new cameras, but not with the bugs that forced Adobe to withdraw their predecessors.
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Company pulls down version 1.4 of the photo management program and recommends those who have updated go back to the old version until the bugs are squashed.
Many of the new higher-end cameras that emerged at Photokina now are supported by Adobe's software for photo editing and cataloging, including Canon's EOS T4i, Fujifilm's X-E1, the Leica S, and the Nikon 1 J2.