Adobe Lightroom

Capture amazing photos, anywhere you are.  

Lightroom is the cloud-based service that gives you everything you need to edit, organize, store, and share your photos across any device. Create incredible photos anywhere. Get powerful editing features on any device with an easy-to-use interface. Organize your photos with searchable keywords that are automatically applied without the hassle of tagging. And easily share and showcase your photos in fun ways. Lightroom is included with your Creative Cloud All Apps membership.

Creative Cloud is a platform for creativity that connects users, their content, apps, services, hardware, learning content, and community. It gives business customers the creative tools and services they need to collaborate and create their best work, while making software management fast, easy, and flexible.

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Key features

  • Anywhere editing—With easy-to-use sliders, filters, and quick adjustment tools, the intuitive Lightroom interface makes it simple to create photos that look just the way you want. And you can edit your full-resolution photos anywhere—on mobile devices, the web, or your desktop. 
  • Smarter organization—Save time locating shots of your product packages or your executive team. Adobe Sensei uses machine learning to recognize the people and other content in your photos and then applies searchable keywords. Auto-tagging makes searching a snap, so you can create albums based on any person or theme you want.
  • Contextual help—Get instant answers to your editing questions inside Lightroom on mobile, desktop, and web—and never lose a creative moment.

 

 

  • Panorama fill edges—Quickly eliminate distracting white areas in stitched-together panoramic shots.    
  • Easy sharing—Share your photos with loved ones, clients, or an even bigger audience. Post your photographs directly to social sites. Create stunning graphics, web pages, and video stories in minutes with Adobe Spark. Or create a website with Adobe Portfolio for the ultimate showcase. 
  • Split Toning—Stylize your photos and create artistic looks by applying color tints or tones to the highlights and shadows.    
  • Auto—Start your edits with Auto, which uses Adobe Sensei technology to intelligently apply adjustments based on a photo's light and color characteristics.

 

System requirements

Windows

  • Intel or AMD processor with 64-bit support; 2GHz or faster processor
  • Microsoft Windows 10* with 64-bit support (version 1803 or later)
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 1GB of video RAM (VRAM); 2GB of dedicated VRAM (4GB recommended) for large, high-resolution monitors, such as 4K- and 5K-resolution monitors
  • 2GB of available hard-disk space for program installation
  • Graphics processor acceleration requirements:
    • AMD: Radeon GPU with DirectX 12 or OpenGL 3.3 support
    • Intel: Skylake or later GPU with DirectX 12 support    
    • NVIDIA: GPU with DirectX 12 or OpenGL 3.3 support
    • OpenGL 3.3 and DirectX 10-capable video adapter for GPU-related functionality    
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services    

macOS

  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • macOS 10.12, 10.13, or 10.14
  • 4GB of RAM (8GB recommended)
  • 1GB of video RAM (VRAM); 2GB of dedicated VRAM (4GB recommended) for large, high-resolution monitors, such as 4K- and 5K-resolution monitors 
  • 2GB of available hard-disk space (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • OpenGL 3.3–capable video adapter for GPU-related functionality
  • Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services    

Graphics processor acceleration requirements    

  • AMD: macOS 10.12 or 10.13 with Metal support    
  • Intel: macOS 10.12 or 10.13 with Metal support    
  • NVIDIA: macOS 10.12 or 10.13 with Metal support    
  • OpenGL 3.3-capable video adapter for GPU-related functionality 

 

FAQ

How is Lightroom different from Lightroom Classic?

Lightroom is a photography service by Adobe that includes desktop, mobile, and web apps.

Lightroom provides you the editing power of Lightroom Classic and Adobe Camera Raw in one easy-to-use package. In Lightroom, you experience seamless workflows across devices. Its editing and organization tools are similar to the ones you already use on your mobile, desktop, and on the web.

Does Lightroom work with Adobe Photoshop? Third-party plug-ins?

Yes. Lightroom has an Edit In Photoshop feature. Lightroom doesn't currently support third-party plug-ins.

Can I use Lightroom and Lightroom Classic together?

Yes. To sync between Lightroom and Lightroom Classic, you must use Lightroom Classic version 7.0 or later.

Any photos that you've synced from Lightroom Classic are available in Lightroom as a Smart Preview. If you import photos into Lightroom, the full resolution originals of your photos sync back to Lightroom Classic.

Is Lightroom available in Creative Cloud for teams and Creative Cloud for enterprise plans?

Yes, Lightroom is available in Creative Cloud for teams and Creative Cloud for enterprise plans.

 

* Not supported on Windows 10 version 1511, 1607, and 1709.

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