Jan 29, 2007

Adobe Announces Lightroom 1.0 and reveals price



Adobe Announces Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom™–the professional photographer’s essential toolbox provides one easy application for managing, adjusting and presenting large volumes of digital photographs so you can spend less time in front of the computer and more time behind the lens. From its elegant, uncluttered interface to its carefully tailored tools and features, Lightroom was designed specifically to meet photographers’ needs.

With Lightroom you can quickly import, manage, adjust, and present large volumes of digital photographs—from your latest shoot to your entire library—with one flexible and easy-to-use application.

–Adjust, rename, and apply metadata to photographs as you import them
–Enjoy support for more than 150 camera raw file formats
–Make your selections with fast, flexible viewing and comparison features
–Nondestructively adjust color, exposure, and tone curves
–Track changes automatically and return to any image version with a single click
–Tag photos with keywords and you’ll always find the image you need

lightroom_boxshot_left.jpgLightroom is the perfect complement to Adobe Photoshop. Use Lightroom to quickly transfer raw photo data from camera to computer, manage and adjust large volumes of photographs and present them in print, slide shows or on the web. Switch to Photoshop at any time to perform detailed editing and then return to Lightroom to see the changes automatically applied in the Lightroom Library.

Lightroom will be available for immediate pre-orders at a special introductory price of $199 ($100 savings). Both Windows and Mac versions of the product will ship on February 19th and Beta versions will expire on February 28th.

For more information visit .

Visit or your favorite reseller and order today to take advantage of the special introductory price.

System requirements:

• Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2
• Intel® Pentium® 4 processor
• 768MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
• 1GB of available hard-disk space
• 1,024×768 screen resolution
• CD-ROM drive

• Mac OS X v.10.4
• PowerPC® G4 or G5 1GHz processor or Intel CoreTM Duo processor
• 768MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
• 1GB of available hard-disk space
• 1,024×768 screen resolution
• CD-ROM drive

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