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March 2010

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Beta 3 version 2

Adobe today released an update to its Photoshop Lightroom 3 beta software, available immediately through Adobe Labs. Building on the success of the first Lightroom 3 beta, which was downloaded by more than 350,000 photographers, Lightroom 3 beta 2 incorporates feedback from the first iteration of the beta while offering users several new features and greatly improved performance throughout the application.

New features in this release include tethered shooting support for select Nikon and Canon cameras, the ability to import and manage video files from DSLR cameras for a streamlined workflow and additional behind-the-scenes architecture enhancements for faster importing and loading of images. The addition of luminance noise reduction to the color noise reduction options already available in the beta helps photographers achieve overall exceptional image quality from high ISO images. The import experience and watermarking functionality have also been modified to reflect feedback received from the Lightroom community during the first beta period.

The input from the photography community has been extremely valuable and Adobe would like to thank everyone who has participated in the beta program. Adobe encourages photographers to test this new selection of features and provide the product team with feedback so they can produce the highest quality final product.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Adobe Lightroom is the essential digital photography workflow solution, helping serious amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, perfect and showcase all their images in one intuitive application.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 beta 2 is available as a free download to anyone on a Macintosh or Windows platform and is available in 12 languages. Visit // to learn more and download the second beta. Feedback can be submitted on the Lightroom forums: //

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1 comment to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Beta 3 version 2

  • it actually does look great.
    I never really liked LR2’s high-ISO conversion while DxO 5.3.5 was impressive.
    But people do strange things: On my A900, I really don’t like Dx0 6.x.x with its “hieroglyphic” noise pattern, and DO like LR2’s salt and pepper pattern! Now with luma enabled things are looking better and better.
    I don’t think I will use luma slider much, but it is good to know that it is there if I need it.