Latest News

  • 3/15/2021
    Editor and Discover Improvements

    • Editor performance is improved when running in Chrome.
    • Added Color dropdown option to the Color Mixer panel.
    • New keyboard shortcuts in Discover. Use ’?’ to see shortcuts.
    • Moved crop to be the first step in Discover.
    • Notifications for likes and comments are now aggregated together by photo. Also, you will now receive notifications when someone follows you.
    • Reduced cropping on images in grid views.
    • Fixed a bug where some interactions between Lightroom Classic and web could result in unexpected changes to photo order.
    • Added support for new cameras and lenses.
  • 10/20/2020
    MAX 2020

    • Edit Versions: the editor will automatically save versions of your edits and you can save your edits as named versions.
    • Updated the editor interface to better match other Lightroom clients.
    • Added Discover and Learn ”For You” feeds containing personalized content.
    • Recently viewed Tutorials are visible in the ”Recently Viewed” tab.
    • Edits posted by authors you follow in Discover can be viewed in the ”Following” tab.
    • Best photos results have been improved and the interface has been updated.
    • You will now receive notifications when a contributor adds to your shared album and when your Shared Edits are liked or featured. Notifications can be found under the bell icon.
    • Added support for new cameras and lenses.
    • Find more information on Lightroom app updates on the blog.
  • 6/15/2020
    Share Your Edits and Follow Authors

    • Click the share button in single image view to share your edits to the Lightroom Discover section.
    • Follow your favorite photographers to see new edits as they share them.
    • Notifications for likes and comments in your shares can be found under the bell icon.
    • Single image view has been reworked to better match Lightroom desktop. Buttons for edit and crop have been moved to the right sidebar.
    • Changed keyboard shortcuts for edit and crop to match desktop. Use ’?’ to see keyboard shortcuts.
    • Find more information on Lightroom app updates on the blog.
  • 2/28/2020
    Share Contributor and Usability Updates

    • We now allow contributors to remove their personal data, such as location and keywords, from uploads to shared albums.
    • IE11 is no longer supported (even in shares).
    • You can now invite multiple users to a share with a comma separated list.
    • We added a select-all shortcut (cmd/ctrl+A)!
  • 12/9/2019
    Sharing and Upload Improvements

    • New ”Shared With You” view lets you see shares you’re a member of.
    • You can contribute photos in the ”Shared With You” view if you have contributor access.
    • Reworked the upload dialog to make upload options more clear.
  • 11/4/2019
    MAX 2019

    • Redesigned the landing page. It’s real pretty now.
    • Dashboard has been replaced with Home view.
    • Discover Posts and Tutorials are now browsable on Lightroom web in the Home view.
    • Lightroom Menu options have been consolidated under the Avatar menu.
    • Shared albums have a better interface for viewing users who have access.
    • Reworked the Add To and Add Photos dialogs to make organization easier.
    • Added support for new cameras and lenses.
    • Find more information on Lightroom CC app updates on the blog.
  • 8/12/2019
    Square Grids and Share Updates

    • Photos grids now have a square grid view with rating and flagging controls.
    • Share contributors can set their avatar after uploading.
    • Album share filtering by flags and ratings is being deprecated.
    • Added support for new cameras and lenses.
    • Find more information on Lightroom CC app updates on the blog.
  • 5/13/2019
    New Collaborative Sharing Options

    • Share your albums on the web with anyone or invite specific people to view and add photos to them.
    • New default: Access to shared albums is now private and invite-only. Viewers can request access or be invited by email.
    • Share viewers can upload to your album if you give them Contributor access.
    • Albums that have been shared with you have a sidebar for navigation.
    • Rearranged Album interface for ease-of-use and consistency.
    • Deleted photos are kept for 60 days and can be restored or permanently deleted from the Deleted view on Lightroom Web.
    • Find more information about Lightroom updates on the blog.
  • 1/25/2019
    Display View Reordering

    • Added a control to reorder photos in the Album Display View.
    • Colors used throughout the site have been updated.
    • Shares set to a white theme will be white in all views.
    • The site is available in more languages: Czech, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Polish, and Turkish.
  • 12/12/2018
    Collaborative Proofing Technology Preview

    • A new Collaborative Proofing Technology Preview is available that allows you to share an album for photo selection and reviewing.
    • New keyboard shortcut: press ’o’ to show overlays in the grid. Use ’?’ to see shortcuts.
    • Added support for new cameras and lenses.
    • Additional controls on shares and improved access to settings in Lightroom CC on mobile and desktop.
  • 10/15/2018
    MAX 2018

    • Simplified flag-filtering and added rating filtering for shares.
    • Added support for new cameras and lenses.
    • Find more information on Lightroom CC app updates on the blog.
  • 9/27/2018
    Album Display Updates

    • Added a Display mode to albums where you can configure layout and add text.
    • Updated the layout for newly created shares and started updates to existing shares.
    • Shares created via ad hoc selections can now be shown as an album in My Photos.
    • Made improvements to the Connections interface for sending photos to Portfolio.
  • 8/17/2018
    New Album Layout

    • Streamlined Album interface to make sharing easier.
    • Support for additional languages. British English, Mexican Spanish, Canadian French, Ukranian, and Hungarian.
  • 8/3/2018
    Best Photos Technology Preview Update

    • The Best Photos Technology Preview has been updated!
      • The new control panel allows finer control over results.
      • Additional actions have been added to the footer.
      • Enabled editing of images from Best Photos.
      • General UI tune-up.
    • The new Sync Issues view allows you to troubleshoot photo syncing problems.
    • A keyword panel has been added to single-image view for editing photo keywords.
  • 6/18/2018
    Synced Presets and HEIC Support

    • Lightroom CC synced presets and profiles can be used on web.
    • HEIC files can be uploaded and edited.
    • Added support for new cameras and lenses.
    • Single photo downloads in shares are more responsive.
    • Photos can be edited within the Best Photos workflow.
    • Updated map styling in photo info panel.
    • Simplified the feedback dialog. We love hearing from you!
  • 4/3/2018
    New Profiles and More

    • New Profiles and Presets. Read more about them on the blog.
    • Support for new cameras and lenses found in Adobe Camera Raw 10.3.
    • Author field can now be set for shared albums.
    • Viewers can download entire albums as ZIPs in your Gallery if download is enabled.
  • 2/27/2018
    Enhancements to Gallery and Uploads

    • You can change your avatar and add a description to your Gallery.
    • Uploads can be paused and we’ve added a notification when uploads complete.
    • Improved responsiveness of the All Photos grid, especially if you have a large number of photos.
    • The histogram style has been updated and more closely matches other Lightroom CC apps.
    • Editing in Chrome, Safari, and Edge now requires WebAssembly support.
  • 1/8/2018
    Happy 2018

    • Searching and filtering with an album selected will now limit results to that album.
    • Shares now choose a smarter default cover photo.
  • 12/12/2017
    Adobe Sensei powered Auto Settings

    • The new Auto Settings uses an advanced neural network to analyze and compare your photo with tens of thousands of professionally edited photos to create a more beautiful image.
    • New cameras and lenses are now supported.
    • Performance and results of the Best Photos Technology Preview has been improved.
  • 10/18/2017
    Lightroom CC Update and Best Photos Technology Preview

    • A new Technology Preview is available to assist with selection of your best photos using Adobe Sensei technology. Try Best Photos and give us feedback!
    • Search has graduated from Technology Preview and is now available to everyone.
    • The new Gallery feature allows you to easily share multiple albums in one place.
    • Folders can now be used to organize your albums.
    • Storage usage and upload status is now available under the cloud menu.
    • The web interface is now more consistent with Lightroom CC on mobile and desktop.
  • 7/31/2017
    Download Improvements

    • JPEGs downloaded from shares are now at the best resolution available.
    • Some of you noticed that we had some download issues this past weekend. Those issues are now resolved, and we should be in a better position to respond quickly in the future. Sorry about that!
  • 7/21/2017
    Search Improvements and Web Gallery Themes

    • We’ve made several improvements to our Search Technology Preview.
      • You can now filter by ratings and flags, as well as images or videos.
      • You should see better matches for multiple search terms.
      • The search controls have moved to the top of the screen.
    • Dragging-and-dropping photos to the plus button in the sidebar will now create a collection.
    • Web galleries now have display options where you can set the theme and appearance.
    • We’ve added links on the Dashboard to download Lightroom CC and Lightroom Mobile.
  • 5/10/2017
    Web Gallery & Single Image View Update

    • We’ve made it easier to create a web gallery from a collection.
    • Web galleries now have a bigger and nicer looking cover image, and author and description text can be added.
    • The single-image view has been redesigned and streamlined. The info and activity sections should be easier to get to. We think it looks a lot nicer too.
    • Background color and text color can now be customized in embedded slideshows.
    • Collections in the organize side panel can now be sorted by creation date.
  • 4/5/2017
    Auto Tone Tech Preview and New Dashboard

    • A new Technology Preview is available for improved Auto Tone. Try it and give us feedback!
    • The Welcome tab has been replaced by the Dashboard in the library side panel.
  • 2/6/2017
    Welcome to 2017

    • Drag and drop organization added to the share side panel.
    • Share grid view performance improvements.
  • 12/12/2016
    More Sharing Improvements

    • Shares can now include text and section dividers.
    • Share viewing on mobile devices is much better now.
    • Added sharing controls for showing photo metadata and location.
    • Original images can now be downloaded from your library.
    • Photos can now be published to Adobe Portfolio.
  • 10/19/2016
    Suggested Crop, Search, and Photo Spheres

    • New Suggested Crop technology preview is available.
    • The search technology preview now supports searching in all supported languages.
    • Photo sphere panorama viewing is now supported on desktop browsers.
  • 9/5/2016
    Sharing Improvements and Feedback

    • Single photo shares will now load in loupe.
    • Sharing buttons have been added to All Photos and loupe.
    • You can now send us feedback using the option under the LR menu.
    • Photo titles will now appear in the Info panel in shares.
    • Keyboard shortcuts are cool! Press ’?’ to view in-context shortcuts.
    • By request, we’ve added a way to see file names in shares by using the ’i’ keyboard shortcut.
  • 6/8/2016
    Photo Reordering and ZIP Downloads

    • Photos in a collection can now be rearranged using drag-and-drop.
    • Shared photos can now be downloaded as a ZIP archive if you’ve allowed downloads.
    • Selection mode has been updated. You can now hover over a thumbnail and click on the checkmark to select items.
    • We made it easier to find the photo download link when viewing your own photo.
    • You can now easily access your Lightroom photos in Adobe Spark Page.
  • 4/28/2016
    Sharing, Slideshows, and UI Improvements

    • Slideshows have been redesigned and there are now more options to control the presentation, including a new adaptive slideshow.
    • To make it easier to manage your shares, we added a new view accessible by clicking the globe on the left side of the window.
    • Sharing no longer requires creating a collection - simply select photos and click share.
    • We changed the share grid so photos are displayed in order and more consistently with the rest of the site.
    • There are now additional tips shown in the left panel as you organize your collections and photos.
  • 3/16/2016
    Technology Previews and Updates

    • Technology Previews are experimental features we’d like you to try. You can get to the Technology Previews dialog through the Lr menu in the top left.
    • Search is our first Technology Preview, and we’ll be adding more over time. Check it out!
    • Share status of collections is now indicated in the left panel with a small globe icon.
    • File info shown for videos has been improved.
    • If you’re using Chrome, you can now drag and drop folders to upload.
  • 2/24/2016
    February Improvements

    • You can now import files by dragging them directly to collections in the left panel
    • Drag and drop from the grid to collections in the left panel works now, too
    • Collection covers can be set from ”Select” mode in the grid
    • There’s now a ”Show All” item in the left panel to view all your collections
    • A few more links were added on the Welcome page so you can more quickly get to your photos and collections
    • Minor UI improvements to Edit
  • 1/27/2016
    Lightroom CC 2015.4 Update!

    • Support for new cameras, lenses, and firmware
    • Boundary Warp - stretches / warps to eliminate transparent areas created during pano merge
    • Merge performance improvements
    • Video metadata fixes
    • Ability to move the mobile downloads folder
    • Fix for Nikon tethering on Mac OS 10.11
    • and much, much more!

    Read the blog post to learn more.