Adobe Camera RAW (ACR), CS6 / CC and Lightroom 5 RC candidates now available for additional testing.

Adobe Camera RAW (ACR), CS6 / CC and Lightroom RC candidates are now available on Adobe Labs.

1. New camera and lens profile support for Camera Raw 8.2 CS6 – Release Candidate (Not production, final testing)

New Camera Support

The following new cameras are now supported:

  • Canon EOS 70D *
  • Casio Exilim EX-ZR800
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS22EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix S205EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix F805EXR
  • Fujifilm X-M1
  • Phase One IQ260 *
  • Sony DSC-RX1R
  • Sony DSC-RX100 II*

* Denotes preliminary support

New Lens Profile Support

Lens Name Lens Mount
Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS Sony
Hasselblad LF16mm F2.8 Hasselblad
Hasselblad LF18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Hasselblad
Hasselblad LF18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Hasselblad
GoPro Hero3 Black GoPro
GoPro Hero3 Silver GoPro
GoPro Hero3 White GoPro

The RC build is available for download here

2. New camera and lens profile support for Camera Raw 8.2 CC – Release Candidate (Not production, final testing)

  • The Histogram is now interactive.  This enables the ability to click and drag on the Histogram to adjust the Blacks, Shadows, Exposure, Highlights, and Whites slider adjustments.
  • A Color Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel.  This helps to reduce low-frequency color mottling artifacts
  • Separate Auto Temperature and Auto Tint controls, which is accessible via the Shift+Double Click on either the Temperature or Tint adjustment sliders.
  • Workflow presets are now available and can be selected on context-clicking the workflow link.
  • Refinements to the Spot Healing Tool:
    • New Feather control
    • Auto find source method now works better for images with textured areas like rocks, bark, and foliage
    • Auto find source method now prefers source areas within the crop rectangle
  • Refinements to the Local Adjustment Brush:
    • Move brush adjustments by clicking and dragging on brush adjustment pins
    • Right Click (PC) / Control-click (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to bring up a context menu to duplicate or delete
    • Control+Alt+Drag (PC) / Command+Option+Drag (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to clone (duplicate) that adjustment
    • Alt+Click (PC) / Option+Click (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to delete the adjustment

New Camera Support

The following new cameras are now supported:

  • Canon EOS 70D *
  • Casio Exilim EX-ZR800
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS22EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix S205EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix F805EXR
  • Fujifilm X-M1
  • Phase One IQ260 *
  • Sony DSC-RX1R
  • Sony DSC-RX100 II*

* Denotes preliminary support

New Lens Profile Support

Lens Name Lens Mount
Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS Sony
Hasselblad LF16mm F2.8 Hasselblad
Hasselblad LF18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Hasselblad
Hasselblad LF18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Hasselblad
GoPro Hero3 Black GoPro
GoPro Hero3 Silver GoPro
GoPro Hero3 White GoPro

The RC release is available for download here

3. New camera and lens profile support for Lightroom 5 – Release Candidate (Not production, final testing)

The following new Features have been added in Lightroom 5.2 RC:

  • A Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel under Color Noise Reduction.  This helps to reduce low-frequency color mottling artifacts
  • Refinements to the Spot Healing Tool:
    • New Feather control
    • Auto find source method now works better for images with textured areas like rocks, bark, and foliage
    • Auto find source method now prefers source areas within the crop rectangle
  • Smart Preview size has been updated to 2560 pixels on the long edge.
  • Refinements to the Local Adjustment Brush:
    • Right Click (PC) / Control-click (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to bring up a context menu to duplicate or delete
    • Control+Alt+Drag (PC) / Command+Option+Drag (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to clone (duplicate) that adjustment

New Camera Support
The following new cameras are now supported:

  • Canon EOS 70D *
  • Casio Exilim EX-ZR800
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS22EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix HS35EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix S205EXR
  • Fujifilm FinePix F805EXR
  • Fujifilm X-M1
  • Phase One IQ260 *
  • Sony DSC-RX1R
  • Sony DSC-RX100 II*

* Denotes preliminary support

New Lens Profile Support

Lens Name Lens Mount
Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS Sony
Hasselblad LF16mm F2.8 Hasselblad
Hasselblad LF18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OSS Hasselblad
Hasselblad LF18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Hasselblad
GoPro Hero3 Black GoPro
GoPro Hero3 Silver GoPro
GoPro Hero3 White GoPro

Fixed Issues
The following issues have been fixed in Lightroom 5.2 release candidate:

  • Catalog containing images processed with PV2003 were adding a post-crop vignette when catalog upgraded to Lightroom 5.
  • Pressing the “Reset” button while holding down the Shift key caused Lightroom to exit abruptly.
  • Output Sharpening and Noise Reduction were not applied to exported images that were resized to less than 1/3 of the original image size.
  • Incorrect photo was selected when trying to select a photo in segmented grid in Publish Services.
  • The Esc key did not exit the slideshow after right clicking screen with mouse during slideshow playing.
  • Import dialog remained blank for folders that contain PNG files with XMP sidecars.
  • Metadata panel displayed incorrect information after modifying published photo.  Please note that this only occurred when metadata was changed after the photo was published.

The RC build is available for download here

 

 

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