Adobe Unveils Lightroom 5 In Public Beta, Brings Improve Healing Tools, Faster Previews

Posted on Apr 16 2013 - 5:13am by Editorial Staff

Adobe Lightroom 5

Adobe today unveiled Lightroom 5 in public beta, which is available now for free from Adobe Labs until June 30th. Introducing Lightroom, the company explains that the software offers comprehensive set of digital photography tools, from powerfully simple one-click adjustments to cutting edge advanced controls.


  • Highlight and shadow recovery – Bring out all the detail that your camera captures in dark shadows and bright highlights. Now you have more power than ever before to create great images in challenging light.
  • Photo book creation – Create beautiful photo books from your images with a variety of easy-to-use templates included in Lightroom. Upload your book for printing with just a few clicks.
  • Location-based organization – Find and group images by location, easily assign locations to images, or plot a photo journey. Automatically display location data from GPS-enabled cameras and camera phones.
  • Extended video support – Organize, view, and make adjustments to video clips. Play and trim clips, extract still images from them, or adjust clips with the Quick Develop tool.
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