Adobe Debuts Public Beta of Photoshop Lightroom 4 on Adobe Labs

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Today Adobe announced the free public beta of Photoshop Lightroom 4, the digital photography workflow solution for both professional and amateur photographers. Available for Windows and Mac as a free download from Adobe Labs, the Lightroom 4 beta previews new workflow efficiencies, and features for image processing and management.

New features in Lightroom 4 beta include:

  • Refined technology for shadow and highlight processing
  • Native support for videos shot on DSLRs, point-and-shoot cameras and smartphones
  • The ability to create beautiful photo books from within Lightroom
  • An intuitive Map module with tagging controls for assigning locations
  • Soft proofing in the Develop module
  • Direct emailing of images from Lightroom

We encourage photographers to try the beta release and share feedback; there are a few avenues to do this:

We’re really pleased with the new capabilities and expect that you will be, too. We look forward to your thoughts and comments!