Camera Raw 8.3 is now available as a final release for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. This release provides new features including Auto Levels-like functionality and Auto Straighten. In addition, this release also includes bug fixes, support for new cameras and new lenses. DNG Converter 8.3 is provided for customers using versions of Photoshop older than Photoshop CS6.
As mentioned here, updates to Camera Raw 8 for Photoshop CS6 only include new camera support, lens profile support, and bug fixes. The new features listed in the release notes are only available in Photoshop CC.
Please note that this is the final version of Camera Raw 8 and DNG Converter 8 that will be available for Photoshop CS6 customers on Windows XP, Windows Vista or Mac OSX 10.6. Impacted customers can continue either update to compatible operating system or continue to use Camera Raw 8.3 for Photoshop CS6. Photoshop CS6 customers on Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OSX 10.7 (Lion), Mac OSX 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) will not be impacted and will continue to receive updated camera support through future ACR 8.x dot releases.
New Features in Camera Raw 8.3
- Auto straighten: You can automatically straighten a picture in three ways: (1) double-click on the Straighten Tool button icon in the toolbar, (2) with the Straighten Tool selected, double-click anywhere within the preview image, and (3) with the Crop Tool selected, press the usual command key (on Mac) or control key (on Windows) to temporarily switch to the Straighten Tool, and double-click anywhere within the preview image.
- Whites and Blacks now support Auto Levels-like functionality via shift-double-click on the sliders.
- Added separate Auto Temperature and Auto Tint feature. Shift-double-click to invoke “auto temperature” and “auto tint” separately.
- Added feature to set the background color of the work area and toggle the visibility of the hairline frame around the image. Context-click outside the image in the work area to select an option from a popup menu.
- Added option-click shortcut in Synchronize, New Preset, Save Settings, and Copy/Paste (Bridge) dialog boxes. Option-click a checkbox to check that box exclusively. Option-click again to toggle previous checkbox state.
- Added Camera Matching color profiles (Natural, Muted, Portrait, Vivid) for the following Olympus cameras:
- Olympus E-5
- Olympus E-M1
- Olympus E-M5
- Olympus E-P1
- Olympus E-P2
- Olympus E-P3
- Olympus E-P5
- Olympus E-PL1
- Olympus E-PL1s
- Olympus E-PL2
- Olympus E-PL3
- Olympus E-PL5
- Olympus E-PL6
- Olympus E-PM1
- Olympus E-PM2
- Olympus STYLUS 1
- Olympus XZ-1
- Olympus XZ-2
- Olympus XZ-10
New Camera Support in Camera Raw 8.3
- Canon EOS M2
- Canon PowerShot S120
- Casio EX-10
- Fujifilm XQ1
- Fujifilm X-E2
- Nikon 1 AW1
- Nikon Coolpix P7800
- Nikon Df
- Nikon D610
- Nikon D5300
- Nokia Lumia 1020
- Olympus OM-D E-M1
- Olympus STYLUS 1
- Panasonic DMC-GM1
- Pentax K-3
- Phase One IQ260
- Phase One IQ280
- Sony A7 (ILCE-7)
- Sony A7R (ILCE-7R)
- Sony DSC-RX10
New Lens Profile Support in Camera Raw 8.3
|Apple||Apple iPhone 5s|
|Canon||Canon EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM|
|Canon||Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM|
|Canon||TAMRON SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD A011E|
|DJI||Phantom Vision FC200|
|Nikon||Nikon 1 NIKKOR AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6|
|Nikon||Nikon 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8|
|Nikon||Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 58mm f/1.4G|
|Nikon||Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR|
|Nikon, Sigma||Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A013|
|Sony||Sony 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM|
|Sony||Sony 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM|
|Sony||Sony 70-200mm F2.8 G SSM II|
|Sony||Sony E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS|
|Sony||Sony E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS|
|Sony||Sony E 20mm F2.8|
|Sony||Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS|
|Sony||Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA|
|Sony||Sony FE 55mm F1.8 ZA|
Bugs Corrected in Camera Raw 8.3
- ACR froze when sampling point curve on image with spot heal/clone adjustments.
- Incorrect White Balance settings applied when synching Auto WB from source to targets.
- On certain images, red eye removal behaved incorrectly.
- Some Olympus E-400 raw files showed maze / checkerboard artifacts.
- Double-click with radial filter tool was not working properly for cropped images.
- The bit depth preference (i.e. 8-bit or 16-bit) was not “sticky” when running Camera Raw under Photoshop Elements.