Professional photo management software Lightroom, which is perhaps our favorite Mac app from Adobe, just recently got a big update to 4.0. There are many nasty, little bugs hiding in the software, as with most big updates, which only come out when a wider audience starts using the app.
• The ability to process HDR TIFF files. (16, 24 or 32-bit TIFF files) This can be quite useful if you have merged multiple exposures into a single 32-bit image using Photoshop’s HDR Pro. Using the new basic panel controls can be a very effective and straightforward method of achieving an overall balance across the tonal range. • Additional Color Fringing corrections to help address chromatic aberration. • Save photobooks created in the Book Module to JPEG • Publishing photos to Adobe Revel is now accessible via a Publish plugin 4.1 Bugs – Fixed • Point Curve adjustments made in Lightroom 3 and before have been restored. • Addressed performance issues in Lightroom 4, particularly when loading GPS track logs, using a secondary monitor, and the controls within the Develop module. • Clarity adds grey tinting to 100% white tones. • Adjustments made in the Develop module were not properly being reflected to photos that have been laid out in the Book Module • Postscript Type 1 Fonts do not appear in the Font menu within the Book module. • Clarity adds grey tinting to 100% white tones. • Edit-in functionality has been restored to external applications including Adobe Photoshop and Nik plugins