September 13, 2011

“LRPAD”: Control Lightroom via an iPad

You can dial in Develop module adjustments via LRPAD:


Previous/related: “Paddy enables hardware UI control of Lightroom.”

Posted by John Nack at 8:42 AM on September 13, 2011


  • Ellis — 9:38 AM on September 13, 2011

    It’s a start, but calling them “real-time” adjustments is a bit of a stretch, if I’m to take the video at face value.

    I was excited to read something like this finally came along, but at $9.99, I’ll at least wait until the app developer adds something of real value.

    Even a millisecond of delay as shown in the demo video is unacceptable to me.

    I wonder if it’s possible to interface via the cable for snappier response? My iPad would be plugged in if I were sitting at the computer anyway…

  • BJN — 11:24 AM on September 13, 2011

    Why? Perhaps as a tablet user I’m missing some ergonomic benefit, but the Lightroom/ACR control panel isn’t improved by imprecise touch control of funky-looking gradient bars.

    “Because you can” isn’t a good enough reason.

  • CAJeepBoy — 1:32 PM on September 13, 2011

    A good start, but…

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