Provides photographers the tools to create impressive photo books with rich text controls
Adobe Systems has introduced new Photoshop Lightroom 4 beta for Windows and Mac to help amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, enhance and showcase their images.
Lightroom 4 beta features refined technology for superior shadow and highlight processing, expanded management capabilities, including enhanced DSLR video support and the ability to create beautiful photo books from within Lightroom.
Adobe Lightroom 4 beta is a software update adding a broad range of new capabilities based on feedback provided by the photography community and the software features additional local adjustment controls, including noise reduction, moire and white balance.
In addition Lightroom 4 supports native video, giving photographers the capability to play, trim and extract frames from video clips shot on DSLRs, point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones and the Lightroom 4 beta provides photographers the tools to create impressive photo books with rich text controls and a variety of easy-to-use templates, as well as a direct link for photo book creation from within the new Book module.
Also, a new intuitive map module displays images already assigned a location, provides location tagging controls and saved locations for effortless assignment of a photographer’s common locations.
Furthermore, customers can now email images directly from Lightroom using an email account of their choice including Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo! Mail.
Adobe Digital Imaging Products vice-president Winston Hendrickson said giving early customer access to new versions of Lightroom has helped Adobe’s team deliver an outstanding battle-tested product that really stands up to the demands of photographers worldwide.
"The much anticipated release of Lightroom 4 beta continues this tradition and shows how much Adobe values customer insights into photography workflows," said Hendrickson.