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PRESS RELEASE: Adobe Releases Lightroom 2.3, Camera Raw 5.3
Nikon D3x and Olympus E-30 support added, LR memory leak plugged.
Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3, available immediately for download at http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/. The Lightroom 2.3 and Camera Raw 5.3 updates originally posted as release candidates for community testing on Jan. 23, provide raw file support for the newly-released Nikon D3x and Olympus E-30 cameras.
The Lightroom 2.3 update also provides support for eight additional languages including Dutch, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Swedish, Korean, Chinese (simplified) and Chinese (traditional). Additionally, it addresses several issues including a solution to a memory leak that affected some customers of the Lightroom 2.2 release.
Lightroom has received tremendous support from the photography community and companies have released plug-ins that further extend Lightroom 2's capabilities.
Nik software has announced its Viveza plug-in for color refinement and light control is now compatible with Lightroom 2 and Photomatix recently updated its Lightroom HDR plug-in to work smoothly with Lightroom 2.
To discover more plug-ins compatible with Lightroom 2 visit the Lightroom Exchange home page: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?l=-1&loc=en_us&event=pro ductHome&exc=25&Submit=Filter.
Pricing and Availability
The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2.3 update is available as a free download for existing Lightroom 2 customers and the Photoshop Camera Raw 5.3 plug-in is available as a free download for existing customers of Photoshop CS4, Photoshop Elements 7, Premiere Elements 7 and Photoshop Elements 6 for Mac. Both updates can be downloaded at http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/.
(First posted on Tuesday, March 3, 2009 at 10:47 EST)