Adobe Announces Lightroom 4.1 Release Candidate 2

This release adds the best defringing tool Adobe has ever produced, support for many new cameras, and some bug fixes.

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Adobe Announces Lightroom 4.1 Release Candidate 2

Adobe today announced the availability of Lightroom 4.1 release candidate 2 on Adobe Labs. This update corrects issues reported from the initial Lightroom 4.0 release and Lightroom 4.1 Release Candidate.  The Lightroom team would like to thank all of the customers who helped track down the details of these issues.  This update also allows Lightroom to support HDR files and provide new controls to correct for color fringing. This update also adds raw file format support for a number of cameras, including Canon EOS 60Da, Olympus OM-D E-M5, Samsung NX1000 and Sony Alpha NEX-VG20.

Adobe encourages the community to provide feedback so it can ensure the highest quality experience for customers working on diverse hardware and software configurations. Special thanks to all community members who provided feedback via the community powered feedback site: feedback.photoshop.com.

Lightroom is the essential digital photography workflow solution, helping serious amateur and professional photographers quickly import, manage, enhance and showcase all their images within one application. The Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in provides fast and easy access to raw image formats produced by many leading digital camera.

Pricing and Availability
Lightroom 4.1 release candidate 2 is available as a free download for Lightroom 4 customers. For more information and to download the Lightroom 4.1 release candidate 2, visit http://labs.adobe.com (available for both Mac and Windows).

Users can connect with the Lightroom team directly on Facebook, via Twitter or on the Adobe Lightroom blog


What's fixed in the 4.1 RC2 version:

Estimated price does not update when switching between books in the Collection panel.

Postscript Type 1 Fonts do not appear in the Font menu within the Book module.

Filenames can now be used as auto text captions within the Book module.

Fonts such as Courier New and Times were not displaying properly on books exported as PDF files.

The Adjustment Brush pin would not properly accept negative values.

Clarity adds grey tinting to 100% white tones.

Creating a soft proof does not add a line item to the History Panel.

Altitude will now be populated on geotagged photos.

Unable to import RAW+JPEG files directly from Canon 5D, Canon 5D Mark II, Nikon D700, Nikon D90, and Sony NEX5 cameras

when connected through USB.

Unable to import both RAW + JPEG files when using the built-in SD card reader on Macbook laptops.

Lightroom 4 and ACR 6.7 could render files differently.


Also, support has been added for the following cameras:  Canon EOS 60Da, Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR and F775EXR, Nikon D3200, Olympus E-M5, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5, Pentax K-01, Samsung NX20, NX210 and NX1000, Sony Alpha SLT-A57 and NEX-VG20, and the RICOH LENS A16 24-85mm F3.5-5.5 module for the GXR camera body.

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