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Ctrl+Console lets you swipe through Lightroom (pictures)

The two-screen Lightroom Sorter iPad app offers some remote control in Lightroom's Library module.

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Welcome to the foyer

Ctrl+Console has a "foyer" that contains all of the apps you've bought. You click the gear icon to access connection settings.

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Connect

Here's where you pick which computer you'd like to connect to.

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IP communication

The desktop utility opens an IP connection between Lightroom and your computer; the iPad app transmits keyboard shortcuts to Lightroom via the Wi-Fi network that both are connected to. This may not work on some corporate computers with security settings that may prevent the system from opening any ports.

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Library module

Because of the big, simplified interface, the company thinks the product should appeal to new Lightroom users who don't want to memorize shortcut keys like P for flagging.

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Survey mode

In Survey you get the same controls, but this mode allows you to process batches of photos.

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