Mar 23, 2010

Adobe Releases Lightroom 3 Beta 2

Tom Hogarty, Lightroom product manager has posted a story about the release of the new Lightroom 3 Beta 2 available now on

Here’s a quick summary of what’s new in this release:

  • Improved performance throughout the application for faster importing and loading of images
  • Native tethered shooting support for select Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras
  • Luminance noise reduction has been added to the previous color noise reduction improvements available in the first public beta for outstanding overall high ISO quality
  • Support for importing and managing video files from DSLR cameras for better overall photographic workflow control
  • Improvements to the import experience in the first beta to reflect public feedback
  • Improved watermarking functionality from the first beta to reflect public feedback

Here are a few early resources on Lightroom 3 beta 2.

Julieanne Kost walks through the changes in Lightroom 3 beta 2

A comprehensive blog post by Ian Lyons

Victoria Bampton adds her detailed notes on the beta update

Jeffrey Friedl provides a new Snapshot on Export plug-in that only works with Lightroom 3 beta 2

Sean McCormack posts his thoughts on the Lightroom-blog:

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