Adobe Releases Lightroom, Camera Raw Updates

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released on its Web site Thursday final versions of its Lightroom 3.5 and Camera Raw 6.5 still image editing software.

Originally posted as release candidates on Adobe Labs, the final updates are said to provide raw file format support for over 20 new cameras including Nikon Coolpix P7100, Olympus E-PL3, Panasonic DMC-G3 and Sony Alpha NEX-C3.

It also adds over 25 lens profiles including support for the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 35mm f/1.4G ED and Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L USM lenses to help photographers automatically correct unwanted distortion and chromatic aberration.

Both versions also correct issues reported from the latest release candidates, as reported from the large user community for the popular franchises, the company said.

Lightroom is a photography workflow solution, designed to help serious amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, enhance and showcase images within one application.

The Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in provides fast and easy access to raw image formats produced by many leading digital cameras.

The Lightroom 3.5 update is available as a free download for Lightroom 3 customers, and the Photoshop Camera Raw 6.5 plug-in is available as a free download for Photoshop CS5 customers.

For more information and to download the updates, visit

, available for both Mac and Windows users.

The following is a list of newly supported camera models in the software updates: Fuji FinePix F600EXR; Hasselblad  H4D-60; Leaf Aptus II 12; Leaf Aptus II 12R; Nikon Coolpix P7100; Olympus E-P3; Olympus E-PL3; Olympus E-PM1; Panasonic DMC-FZ150; Panasonic  DMC-G3; Panasonic DMC-GF3; Pentax Q; Phase One IQ140; Phase One IQ160; Phase One  IQ180; Phase One  P40+; Phase One  P65+; Ricoh GXR MOUNT A12; Sony Alpha NEX-C3; Sony Alpha NEX-5N; Sony SLT-A35; Sony SLT-A65; and the Sony SLT-A77.


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