Adobe Previews Lightroom Photo Editing App for iOS
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Adobe unveiled a version of Lightroom, one of the Photoshop maker's signature photo editing apps, running on an Apple iPad. Adobe group product manager Tom Hogarty demonstrated on photography web show The Grid an early, prototype version of Lightroom for iOS although it already has all the pro-level photo editing and image manipulation capabilities iPad owners would expect. Hogarty admitted that attempting some of the functions that were not optimized for the mobile version would likely "make the iPad explode." Adobe has not announced a release date at the Apple App Store but a working demo suggests that the app should be coming sooner, than later.

What Else You Need To Know

  • The Lightroom app is a photo management and editing suite that photographers use to make non-destructive changes to large RAW format photographs.
  • Adobe hasn't yet decided how it might release a finished version of the app - whether as a standalone purchase or as part of Adobe's $49.99 per month Creative Cloud subscription suite.

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