Software Preview: Adobe Lightroom 4 Beta


posted Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at 12:20 AM EST

Lr4In the middle of a dry December, we attended an hour briefing on Lightroom 4 with Product Manager Tom Hogarty. We've been following Lightroom's development since its inception. With each revision our wish list shrinks. This time we checked off video and soft proofing, to name the two biggest new features.

But there's a lot more we're dying to test drive including some powerful new editing controls that simplify extending the dynamic range of your images and greatly improved photo book  creation that's tied into

And that's still not all. See what else we checked off in our software preview while you're downloading the beta.