Adobe has posted updates to Photoshop Lightroom and the Photoshop Camera Raw plug-in, both available immediately for download on Adobe.com.

The updates provide raw file support for 14 additional camera models and camera backs within Lightroom and Camera Raw, including the popular Canon EOS 40D.

Lightroom 1.2 and the new Camera Raw 4.2 plug-in support 14 additional digital cameras including the Canon EOS 40D; Fuji FinePix IS-1; Leaf Aptus 17, 54s and 75s; Olympus EVOLT E-510; Panasonic DMC-FZ18; Pentax K100D Super; Phase One P 20+, P 21+, P 25+, P 30+ and P 45+; and Sony A700.

Both updates also include improved noise reduction for Bayer patterned sensors, providing better image detail at default noise reduction values.

The Lightroom update includes corrections to Microsoft Windows Vista grid display errors and XMP auto-write performance.

The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.2 update is available as a free download for existing customers on www.adobe.com .
The Adobe Camera Raw 4.2 plug-in is available with the purchase of Photoshop CS3 and as a free download for users of Photoshop CS3, Photoshop Elements 4.0 (Macintosh) and Photoshop Elements 5.0 (Windows) by going to the Adobe website.