Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Mark Peters : April 6th 2012 - 22:25 CET
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 now available for purchase : Adobe Systems Incorporated announced the availability of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software for Mac OS and Windows computers. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is the essential digital photography workflow solution helping amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, enhance and showcase their pictures. First released as a public beta in January 2012, the final version of Adobe Lightroom 4 is now available for $149 USD for the full version and $79 USD for the upgrade, providing an incredible value for photographers. Adobe Lightroom 4 introduces refined technology for amazing shadow and highlight processing, ability to create photo books and enhanced video support.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 features
Adobe Lightroom 4 is a major software release, adding significant new capabilities and innovations. New adjustment controls maximize dynamic range from digital cameras, recovering exceptional shadow details and highlights. The software features new and improved auto adjustments to dynamically set values for exposure and contrast, and additional local adjustment controls including Noise Reduction, Moire and White Balance.
Create beautiful photo books
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software provides digital photographers the tools to create beautiful photo books with 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. A new intuitive Map module displays pictures already assigned a location, provides location tagging and reverse geo-tagging controls and saved locations for easy assignment of a photographer’s common locations.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 video support
Now, native video support gives photographers the capability to play, trim and extract frames from video clips shot with digital SLR, point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones. Video-specific presets and many standard Lightroom image adjustment controls can be applied to video clips, and adjusted videos can be exported as a H.264 file or published directly to Facebook or Flickr. In the Develop module, presets fully utilize new processing technology and the addition of soft proofing helps photographers tune images in a destination color space to ensure content looks its best. In addition, customers can now e-mail pictures directly from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom using an email account of their choice.
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 price & availability
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software is now available for Mac and Windows via the Adobe Online Store. The Adobe software carries an estimated price of $149 USD for new users or $79 USD for upgrades from older versions.