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  • 1/18/2023
    8.1.2: Bug fixes and stability improvements

    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 12/12/2022
    8.1.0/8.1.1: Premium seasonal presets

    • [Premium] Seasonal presets: Get the perfect look year-round with over 40 premium presets for winter, spring, summer, and autumn.
    • Support for the latest cameras and lenses (you can find the full list at https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements.
  • 11/15/2022
    8.0.1: Bug fixes and stability improvements

    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 10/18/2022
    8.0: Introducing adaptive presets, revamped healing, server-side masking & more

    • [Premium] Adaptive presets: Transform specific areas of photos using the power of masking in presets. Make the sky look like sunrise or storm clouds, and your subject pop in one tap.
    • [Premium] Healing: Removing blemishes & distractions is easier than ever with the addition of content-aware remove. With the entirely new design and technology, simply swipe your finger over the area you want to remove, and Lightroom will intelligently fill in removed blemishes based on surrounding content.
    • [Premium] Server-side masking: All users can take advantage of subject & sky masking in the cloud, no matter the device (e.g. devices with less than 6GB of RAM).
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 15 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras).
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements.
  • 9/12/2022
    7.5.1: Bug fixes and stability improvements

    • Bug fixes and stability improvements.
  • 8/16/2022
    7.5: Tablet improvements, Ukrainian language support, bug fixes and stability improvements

    • Ukrainian language support: Вітаємо to our Ukrainian speakers!
    • Search in Discover now supports People search.
    • Tablet and large screen improvements.
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 14.5 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras).
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements.
  • 6/13/2022
    7.4/7.4.1: Video editing support, preset improvements, new presets, & community remix

    • [Premium] Video: Lightroom now enables you to edit videos using the same controls that you already use on photos. Trim your videos, adjust color and exposure, apply presets, and achieve a matching aesthetic across your photos and videos.
    • Preset Amount Slider: Change the intensity of a preset, making the effect stronger or more subtle with one touch.
    • Remix: Engage with the Lightroom community in an entirely new way! Share your unique edit with the community, let others try alternative experimentation, and share their artistic vision.
    • Community & Learn Search: Easily to find the topics that interest you.
    • Hindi and Norwegian language support: नमस्ते to our Hindi speakers and Hallo to our Norwegian speakers!
    • [Premium] Presets: More than 50 new, handcrafted premium presets designed for videos, portraits, and live concert photos.
    • [Premium] Mask Invert to invert mask groups, which simplifies targeting edits to particular parts of a photo.
    • Improved storage management functionality with enhanced UI support for users.
    • Support for the latest cameras and lenses. https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 4/11/2022
    7.3/7.3.1: Bug fixes and stability improvements

    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 14.3 release; The full list of supported cameras and lenses could be found at - https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 2/7/2022
    7.2 / 7.2.1: Better Library Performance, Bug Fixes and Stability Improvements

    • Better Library Performance: Now your library is quicker to load & interact with
    • Keyboard support improvements
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 14.2 release; Full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 12/13/2021
    7.1.1: Recommended Presets Improvements, Bug Fixes and Stability Improvements

    • [Premium] Recommended Presets Improvements: New filters including ”More like this” to see more tailored recommendations for your photo; Now you can save these presets for future use
    • Tablet and foldable improvements including support for capture using in-app camera
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses: http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 10/24/2021
    7.0: Updated Masking, Select Subject & Select Sky, Recommended Presets, and Premium Presets

    • [Premium] Masking: ’Selective Adjustment’ tools have been completely re-envisioned and are now reorganized into one location, accessible with a simple click on the Masking button; Masking now lets you use multiple selection tools together to create more complex and precise selections; Also included are new Color and Luminance Range Masks
    • [Premium] Masking - Select Subject & Select Sky: This exciting new feature allows you to automatically select the subject or the sky in the photo and apply edits to only selected regions; Create a precise selection with a single click using advanced machine learning-based AI; Available on devices with 6GB+ RAM
    • [Premium] Recommended Presets: Let AI suggest the best presets for your photo from our growing library of community presets
    • [Premium] Presets: 75+ new hand-crafted ’Premium Presets’ are now available directly in Lightroom, designed to help you achieve your creative vision more quickly; This new set of Premium Presets includes eight new categories - Black & White, Food, Landscape, Urban Architecture, Lifestyle, Retro, Travel II, and Cinematic II
    • Better Library Performance: Quicker loading time and interactions, especially if you have large numbers of photos
    • Notification Improvements: You will now receive notifications when collaborators from your shared albums edit or add new photos
    • Support for the latest cameras and lenses - https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 8/16/2021
    6.4: Bug fixes and stability improvements

    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 13.4 release; The full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at: http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 6/7/2021
    6.3: New Presets and Collaborative Editing

    • [Premium] New Presets: Make better edits in one-tap with over 70 new high-quality presets created by professional photographers; New presets and collections will be added regularly; Get the complete library by trying ’premium’ today!
    • [Premium] Collaborative Editing: Invite others to edit your photos and add their signature touches; You’ll be able to assign rights to each person you add to a shared album, including editing and uploading
    • More Presets: New free ’portrait’ presets added
    • Community Update: Improved privacy and security to keep you safe
    • UI Update: Presets and Profiles have switched positions in the editing toolbar
    • Tutorial Update: ’Color grading’ is now supported in Learn tutorials
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 13.3 release; The full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at https://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 3/15/2021
    6.2 / 6.2.1: Bug fixes and stability improvements

    • Edit Bar Indicator Update: When you make an edit in a specific section of the toolbar (i.e. Light, Color, etc.) you will see a new dot indicator below it to show that you have applied an edit through that panel.
    • Discover Edit Playback: If crop is used, it will show as the first step when viewing an edit
    • Learn and Discover Filters: These have been updated with new filters, for you to find more tutorials and edits that you are interested in
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 13.2 release; The full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Other bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 12/8/2020
    6.1: Bug fixes and stability improvements

    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 13.1 release; The full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
    • Other bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 10/20/2020
    6.0: Color Grading, Auto Versions, Graphical Watermarks, and more

    • Color Grading: Try our new tool for creative control of midtones, highlights, and shadows with a powerful new interface
    • Auto Versions: Lr will now automatically create versions, saving the state of your edits, so that you can return to specific editing points, enabling you to experiment with total peace of mind
    • Graphical Watermarks: In addition to text-based watermarks, you can now import your own graphical watermark to add a personal touch to your digital signature; Premium members have their graphical watermarks saved and synced across devices
    • Learn and Discover Feed: Find newly curated content catered to your photo goals and interests
    • Follow Authors: Start following your favorite photographers to get quick access to their tutorials and edits, for learning and inspiration
    • Auto Add: Customize auto add watchlist and limit auto add to certain folders
    • [Premium] Best Photos: Save time organizing your photos by using the power of AI to suggest the best photos in your album
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 13.0 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 8/17/2020
    5.4 / 5.4.1: New languages - Polish and Vietnamese, and Bug Fixes

    • Vietnamese and Polish language support: Xin chào to our Vietnamese speakers and dzień dobry to our Polish speakers!
    • Fixed an issue with ‘Lightroom mobile’ captured images not syncing to ‘Lightroom Classic’
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in Adobe Camera Raw 12.4 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
    • Other bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 6/15/2020
    5.3 / 5.3.1: Versions, Local Hue Adjustments and Share Edits

    • Versions: Experiment with different edit variations of an image and easily compare them without creating multiple copies
    • Watermark Improvements: Improved functionality, and ability to sync watermark settings across Lightroom clients (desktop, mobile and web)
    • New Navigation: Moved main menu bar to the bottom, and separated Learn and Discover sections for easy access
    • Shared Albums: Viewers and contributors can like or comment on photos
    • Notifications: Receive a notification when someone likes or comments on a photo in any of your shared albums
    • [Premium] Local hue adjustments: Make subtle or dramatic hue changes using the Adjustment Brush, Graduated Filter, and Radial Filter
    • [Premium] Share Edits: Share your best photos and their edits to the Lightroom Discover section, to connect, inspire, and teach other people who love photography as much as you do
    • [Premium] Raw Defaults: Specify the default settings that you want Lightroom to use, for all raw photos you import
    • [Premium] Improved results when searching for “cat” or “dog”
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 12.3 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
    • Bug fixes and stability improvements
  • 2/10/2020
    5.2 / 5.2.1 / 5.2.2: Import Presets, General Interface Polish and Bug Fixes

    • Import Presets: Import presets saved to your device or from connected online services such as Google Drive
    • Improved browsing experience for Inspiring Edits
    • Improved playback of Interactive Tutorials
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 12.2.1 release; Full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras
  • 12/9/2019
    5.1: Improved Shared Albums and Tutorial Author Pages

    • Tutorial Author Pages: Tapping on a tutorial author’s avatar takes you to author’s page, where you can find more information about the author and see full list of that author’s tutorials and posts
    • Improved Shared Albums: Anyone can now add photos to a shared album that they have access to, from their Android or ChromeOS device, even without a paid membership
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 12.1 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
  • 11/4/2019
    5.0: Contextual Help, Advanced Export Options, and Improved Tutorials

    • Contextual Help: Learn more about the editing tools at any time with the new built-in help; Tap on the new ’?’ icon at the top of app’s interface while editing a photo, to see examples of that tool, how to find it, and learn about related tools
    • Advanced Export Options: Now Export can be found under the share icon, along with other options such as Save to Device; Selecting the Share > Export option now lets you select the file type (such as JPG, DNG, TIF or original), resolution, compression options, watermark, file name, output sharpening, and color space
    • Expanded Interactive Tutorials: Specific tutorials now include the Radial Gradient and Spot Healing Brush, providing even more engaging and empowering content
    • [Premium] Improved Search: Search by contributor by typing ‘contributors:’ and picking from the list of people that contributed photos to your shared albums
    • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 12.0 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
  • 8/12/2019
    4.4 / 4.4.1 / 4.4.2 : Recover deleted photos, import and playback video, and batch edit metadata

    • Recover Deleted Photos: Deleted photos now go to a Deleted album where you can recover them for up to 60 days
    • Import and playback videos
    • Additional Search Facets: You can now search for photos shot with a specific focal length, for raw, HDR, or pano photo types, and for images that include a depth map; To use, start typing “focal length:”, “type:” or “depth map:” and the search auto-complete will let you pick from the available options in your catalog
    • Improvements to ChromeOS and tablet experiences, including support of interactive tutorials
    • [Premium] New Activity View: See all comments and likes made to photos that were shared through Lightroom shares
    • Batch metadata editing: Change the title, caption, copyright, star rating and/or flag status for multiple photos at once
    • ACR Integration: Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 11.4.1 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
  • 5/13/2019
    4.3 / 4.3.1: Interactive Tutorials, Texture, Group Albums, and Batch Editing

    • Interactive Tutorials: Found within the new ’Home’ section, interactive tutorials provide an easy way to learn a wide variety of editing techniques for free, while working within the app; Access tutorials from various professional photographers and photo educators, and apply step-by-step edits, right within Lightroom; More tutorials and authors are being added all the time
    • Inspirational Photos: Found within the new ’Home’ section, browse through different categories of photos, tap to open and see how the photo was edited, step-by-step
    • Texture: Accentuate or smooth medium sized details such as skin, bark and hair, with the new Texture slider available in the Effects section, Local Adjustment Brush, Radial Filter, and Graduated Filter
    • [Premium] Group Albums: Invite friends, families, co-workers, and others to add their photos to your albums
    • [Premium] Batch Editing: Easily apply the same adjustments to multiple images, with batch editing, by copying edits from one photo and pasting to a series of similar photos
    • ACR Integration: Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 11.3 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
    • Turkish and Indonesian Language Support: Halo to our friends in Indonesia and Merhaba to our Turkish friends!
  • 2/11/2019
    4.2 / 4.2.1 / 4.2.2: User Interface Improvements and Bug Fixes

    • Increased quality of image while moving editing sliders
    • Fixed an issue that blocked the app while connecting to external storage devices
    • Fixed a bug in which some metadata was not included in exported photos
    • Fixed a bug that caused some presets to be hidden
    • ACR Integration: Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 11.2.1 release (the full list of supported cameras and lenses can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
  • 12/10/2018
    4.1 / 4.1.1 : Shared Tab and Ad-hoc Shares

    • New Shared Albums Tab (premium feature): In addition to the Library Tab, you can now access all of the photos and albums you’ve shared to lightroom.adobe.com via the Shared Albums Tab
    • Ad-hoc photo shares (premium feature): We’ve introduced the ability to create an ad-hoc collection of images; Now you can select a few photos, navigate to the three-dot menu at the top-right, and select Share to Web to create a new share online of only those photos; You can control whether the people, with whom you share that link, can download or see the photos’ metadata
    • Wired ethernet support: You can now access the internet via wired ethernet, a feature often requested for running Lightroom Android on ChromeOS
    • ACR integration: Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 11.1 release (the full list of cameras and lenses supported by Lightroom can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras)
  • 10/15/2018
    4.0: People View, Recommended Search Results, and Improved Processing Results

    • People View: Quickly find the people you care about, with the Adobe Sensei-powered People View; Lightroom CC automatically tags people in photos and provides you with an easy way to see all of the photos that a person appears in
    • Search Improvements: Now search suggestions are presented as you start typing, recommending things like cameras, lenses, shutter speeds, apertures, ISO’s, keywords, locations and more
    • Improved high-ISO rendering: Raw processing has been further improved to render low-light, high-ISO shots with more natural color
    • Additional Sharing Options for Share to Web: You can now choose to only share images that are flagged or with a certain star rating or higher, while controlling the display theme, directly from within Lightroom CC on Android
    • New Guided Tutorials: First Time Adjustments, Target Adjustment Tool and Guided Upright
    • Improved quality of HDR captures
    • ACR integration: Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 11 release; The full list of cameras and lenses supported by Lightroom can be found here
    • Fixed an issue that caused the app to crash
    • Fixed an issue where all edits were not copied, resulting in the pasted settings to not match the source photo
  • 8/29/2018
    3.6 : Lens profile control, HEIC file format support, Best Photos tech preview and more

    • Improvements to Optics tab: You can now reduce chromatic aberrations (CA) and manually select from one of the more than 1,200 Adobe-created lens profiles
    • Support for HEIC (HEIF) image format
    • Pause and resume synchronization within the cloud status tab
    • Removed 15 photo max limit, on photo export
    • New Technology Preview: Best Photos - Uses Adobe Sensei smarts to select the photos with the highest potential, quickly and easily
    • New Guided Tutorial: Watermark
    • Enhanced profile management:
      • Ability to Move Presets
    • Improvements to create presets: Create preset with Auto Settings and option to select Only Modified Settings
  • 6/18/2018
    3.5 / 3.5.1 / 3.5.2 : Presets and Profiles Sync, Healing Brush, Guided Tutorials, and more

    • Sync Presets & Profiles: Take your presets and profiles with you, wherever you go
    • Create & Manage Presets: Create your own custom presets to easily save your favorite edits
    • Healing Brush: Correct blemishes or remove distracting objects from your photos
    • Guided Tutorials (Phone only): Step-by-step guides for how to use Lightroom CC
    • Expanded HDR Support Technology Preview: Enable the HDR capture mode on compatible devices that have not yet been officially tested and verified
    • What’s New Dialog: Access a chronological list of fixes and improvements
    • Sort by Star Rating: New sort methodology, enabling you to sort your photos by the number of stars
    • Notable Bug Fixes:
      • Import from Dropbox not working on Android M and previous
      • Foreground service crash on Android O
      • DNGs from LG devices have color spreading
      • ”Failed to load development version” message appears on Arabic language devices
      • SD card not detected on lollipop device
      • Images cannot be imported when downloaded from WhatsApp
      • Blank screen appears for a long time after launching the app
  • 4/3/2018
    3.4: Raw Profiles, Creative Profiles, Details, and more.

    • Profiles tab: Control color and tonality with profiles. Select one of the 7 brand-new Adobe Raw profiles for a precise foundation, one of the available Camera Matching profiles to match the look and feel of your camera, or, for both raw and non-raw photos, use one of the 40 brand-new Creative Profiles to add a unique style.
    • Grain: Found within the Effects tab, introduces the ability to add photographic film grain with control over the amount, size, and roughness.
    • Details tab: Full control over sharpening and noise reduction to control the details of any photo.
    • Enhanced control over Lightroom CC Web shares, providing the ability to enable downloads, showing metadata, and location information on shares made to lightroom.adobe.com.
    • ACR 10.3 integration
    • Bugs fixes
  • 2/12/2018
    3.3: Geometry Tab, Watermarks, Google Assistant and more.

    • Geometry tab including Upright, Guided Upright & Geometry sliders—Capture the perfect perspective with tools that make it easy to straighten skewed horizontal and vertical lines—including in photos where the horizon is hidden (premium feature).
    • Add watermarks during export.
    • Use “Search Mountains in Lightroom CC” within Google Assistant to launch Lightroom & find matching photos (requires Android Marshmallow or later).
    • Add photos to Lightroom from your favorite apps that support share capability.
  • 12/11/2017
    3.2: Auto Settings, App Shortcuts and more.

    • New Auto Settings: Auto has been completely reworked to create better results every time. Using an advanced neural network powered by Adobe Sensei, the new Auto Settings creates a better photo.
    • App Shortcuts: For Android Nougat and later devices, tap and hold on the app icon to quickly launch the app into popular modes.
    • More control for managing storage.
    • Resolved an issue that prevented some Huawei customers from importing images.
    • Bug fixes and speed improvements
  • 10/18/2017
    3.1: Selective Brush, Hierarchical Collections and Keywords in Search

    • Optimized for the new Google Pixelbook.
    • HDR support for Samsung Note 8 and One Plus 5.
    • Bug fixes and speed improvements.

    Premium features:

    • Selective Brush – Selectively paint in enhancements to any part of your image.
    • Intelligent Search - Adobe Sensei identifies objects in your images and automatically adds searchable keywords.
    • Hierarchical Collections – Nested levels help create even more organized albums.
    • Keywords – Improvements to search for specific keyword tags.
  • 7/31/2017
    3.0.1: Android O and Bug Fixes

    We’ve received tons of great feedback on the latest version of Lightroom for Android that we’ve used to squash a ton of bugs. Please keep the feedback coming!

    • Fixed an issue that caused a crash for some users running Android O.
    • Fixed a variety of issues that resulted in general stability and speed improvements.
  • 7/18/2017
    3.0: Brand New Android-Native Interface, ACR Support and more.

    We’re fully Android-native! Take a look at the user interface that has been designed from the ground up!

    • Support for latest cameras and lenses found in the ACR 9.12 release (the full list of cameras and lenses supported by Lightroom can be found at http://www.adobe.com/go/supported_cameras).
    • General stability improvements