Adobe in July 18 launch of the first Lightroom beta version of Windows designed to win those who are editing, classification and browse the demand for digital imaging professionals and enthusiasts, checking the Apple in the digital image editing market offensive.
Lightroom with Apple in October 2005 in the launch of Aperture 1.0 in form and function similarities. Lightroom and Aperture are the "original" way of handling the high-end digital camera images.
Adobe launched in January of this year's Lightroom, Apple Mac OS X beta version of the system. Subsequently, in April this year, Apple launched Aperture 1.1, to the 499-299 dollar price, but Aperture is not compatible with Windows systems.
In June this year, Adobe acquired Pixmantec companies, access to the company's original image processing software RawShooter. Adobe said RawShooter technology will integrate into Lightroom in the future. Although Lightroom has some of the features of Photoshop features, but it can not completely replace the latter, it lacks the Photoshop image has some options, delete an image defect, image, or to increase the integration of different functions of the text.
Windows version of Lightroom is also the lack of Mac versions of some of the features, such as a digital camera or memory card monitoring, in order to format HTML pages slide show and play music and other functions.
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