Adobe updates Camera Raw to 6.6 and Lightroom to 6.6

Adobe Labs has completed beta testing of Adobe Camera Raw (ACR) version 6.6 (adds support for several newer digital cameras). You can get this update by using the check for updates option in your Adobe software or by visiting the Adobe Labs Camera Raw page for this download. This page is the place to visit for the latest ACR release and beta test versions when available.

Camera support for Photoshop CS5 and Lightroom 3

Support for the following cameras has been added from Camera Raw 6.6 to 6.6 and Lightroom 3.5 to 3.6.

Canon Powershot S100
Fuji FinePix X10
Leica V-LUX3
Nikon 1 V1
Nikon 1 J1
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Ricoh GR Digital IV
Samsung NX5
Samsung NX200
Sony NEX-7

Lightroom 3.6 has just been released after completion of beta testing. In addition to adding support the cameras above it also addresses some minor issues uncovered in the previous versions of LR. You can get this update by checking for updates inside Lightroom.

Lightroom 3 now in Beta

If you like being on the cutting edge with your favorite imaging programs, Adobe Labs is giving you an opportunity to try Lightroom 3. Just released to beta testers, version 3 is promising a better import feature, easier file management, publishing to photo-sharing sites, better shareable slideshows with audio, watermarking and more control over custom print packages. As with any beta program there can be unforeseen issues so be sure to have a complete backup before installing. Adobe Labs welcomes and appreciates your feedback – a driving force to get the functionality that the users are looking for in the release version.

You can get the download from the Adobe Labs Lightroom page. Have Fun!