Adobe releases Lightroom 4.3 and DNG converter/Camera Raw 7.3 final versions, lots of fixes, lots of new cameras added, lots of disappointments for Fujifilm X-Trans sensor users.

Bugs Corrected in Lightroom 4.3:

The following bugs that were part the Lightroom 4 releases have been corrected. The team appreciates the very detailed feedback the community has provided on Lightroom 4 and we’re excited to correct a number of issues experienced by our customers. These issues have been FIXED:
Autolayout produces a Book with the correct amount of pages but without any images added. Please note that this only occurs when the filter is set to “Unused”. . . . read more

Microsoft updates its RAW Codec like its 1999: 34 new cameras added, ranging from almost a decade old Minolta Maxxum 5D and Dynax 5D to this years Olympus E-M5, 34 newly supported cameras in total.

Here are the newly supported cameras, the download link at the bottom of this page contains the full (pretty impressive for Microsoft) list of supported cameras. Notable omissions: Everything Fujifilm, almost every camera released in 2012 and Adobe's DNG raw.

Canon: EOS M, EOS-1D X, PowerShot G1 X, PowerShot G12, PowerShot G15, PowerShot S100, PowerShot S110
Nikon: 1 J2, CoolPix P7000, CoolPix P7100 . . . read more

Adobe Photoshop CS6 compatibility: Windows XP yes(!), Windows Vista no, Apple 64 bit only.

Jeffrey Tranberry from Adobe explains the weirdness of Win XP support in the official Photoshop Blog:

"I’m pleased to announce that we’ll be providing official support for Windows XP, in addition to Windows 7, with Photoshop CS6.

We know that some of our Windows customers were concerned about Photoshop CS6 dropping Windows XP support similar to Lightroom 4. . . . read more

DXO Film Pack 3.2 released, adds 64-bit support, Photoshop CS3 CS4 and CS5 compatibility and more.

DXO film pack version 3.2 brings some big news for fans of this stuff: 64-bit support on both Windows and OSX, major speed improvements, ability to process files up to 200 Mpixels, Apple aperture 3 compatibility and more stuff you'll read about in the press release:

DXO Press Release . . . read more

[Breaking News!] Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 final to be released March 6th, 2012

Amazon posted, and then quickly removed the page about Lightroom 4 regular edition. However, they forgot the student/teachers edition page, and we totally ripped it off, for your pleasure. Price will be $149/$79 for regular/student editions.

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PSKiss Photogram Photoshop plugin for Windows/OSX

PSkiss is a Photoshop plugin with the look of a mobile application whose purpose in life is to Instagramize your photos. Oh, and Seventiesize them too. Interesting stuff for anyone willing to bring this stupid fad​ modern expression of post-retro art onto his desktop. . . . read more

Nik Software Releases Snapseed for Windows

Nik Press Release

Nik Software Releases Snapseed for Windows


Popular photo editing and sharing app now available for Windows PC Users . . . read more

AKVIS announces the release of AKVIS Enhancer v.13.0 for Windows and Macintosh

AKVIS enhancer is an image enhancement software that can improve and detect detail in underexposed, overexposed and mid tone areas of photos with uneven exposure. New in this release is DNG support, GPU acceleration, new presets, and more.

AKVIS press release

AKVIS Enhancer v.13.0: Photo Correction Software . . . read more

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