Adobe gives Windows users a look at Lightroom

Adobe's flagship image workflow solution is still in the beta stage, but is now available for Windows users.

Previous releases of Lightroom have only included support for Mac.

Beta testers are encouraged to share their feedback so that Adobe can continue to improve the fledgling software before the full release at the end of this year.

Lightroom lets professional photographers import, select, develop, and showcase large volumes of digital images.

Apparently 3,000 Mac users have already signed up for the beta test run. Adobe hopes it'll have as good a response from Windows users.

At the moment, the Windows and Mac versions contain slightly different feature sets, but the full release will have the same ones.

Lightroom is touted as a sophisticated image browsing solution that lets users quickly scroll through hundreds of images and use One-to-One Zoom to magnify certain points within the image.

The software supports 120 RAW file formats, and the latest beta release includes support for all the newest cameras.

Go here to download the beta.


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