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Adobe Delivers Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 Beta

Posted on: 6 April 2008

Press Relsease: SAN JOSE, Calif. – April 2, 2008 – Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 beta, a public preview of new and improved functionality to be delivered in the next major release. Lightroom is the professional photographer’s essential toolbox, providing one application for managing, adjusting, presenting large volumes of digital photographs. Lightroom 2.0 beta will feature enhancements such as dual-monitor support, localized dodge and burn correction and will be the first Adobe application to support 64-bit for Mac OS X 10.5 Intel Macs and Microsoft Vista 64-bit operating systems.

“Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 beta provides early access to requested improvements over version 1.3 and continues our ongoing dialogue and open communication with the photography community,” said Tom Hogarty, senior product manager for Photoshop Lightroom and Camera Raw. “We’re excited not only for our existing customers, but also for the general public who will have an opportunity to take Lightroom 2.0 beta on a test run.” [via Photoshop News]

Read the rest of the article to see what else is new and how to download your copy.

Also, with the release of Lightroom 2.0 Public Beta, Kelby Training has released an online Lightroom 2.0 training course by Matt Kloskowski. [via Photoshop Insider]

And if that’s not enough for you NAPP (The National Association of Photoshop Professionals) has released a free Lightroom 2.0 Public Beta learning center, with loads of videos on all the coolest new features in Lightroom 2.0. [via Photoshop Insider]


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