Adobe releases Lightroom 5.2 Release Candidate

Adobe has released Lightroom 5.2 RC.  The “RC’ indicates that it is still in beta but usually this means it’s ready for release.  You can get a jump on it now by downloading it here.

There are several new features inclding:

  • New feather control for the spot removal tool
  • Auto find source method now works better when using the spot healing tool.
  • The auto find now stays within the cropped area making it easier to find.
  • Smart preview size has been updated to 2560 pixels on the long edge
  • Right Click on a brush adjustment will bring up a context menu to delete or duplicate the brush settings
  • Control/Alt/Drag or Command/Option/Drag on an adjustment brush pin will clone that adjustment

Also, new camera support has been added for several cameras including the Canon EOS 70D and Sony RX100.  The Sony E 35mm f/1.8 lens has also been added among a few others.  Quite a few issues have been fixed, as well.

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