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.