The Lightroom team announced the Lightroom 3 beta — looking for experienced users to help them make it a better product. the beta is available in both Mac and PC formats.
Here is a sampling of the features that you will preview in the beta:
- Redesigned import handling for streamlined and easier file management
- More flexible online publishing options so you can post your images online to certain online photo-sharing sites directly from inside the Lightroom 3 beta (may require third-party plug-ins)*
- Sharpening, noise reduction, and film-grain simulation to help you extract incredible detail and quality from your images
- Portable shareable slideshows with audio designed to give you more flexibility and impact on how you choose to share your images; you can now save and export your slideshows as videos
- Flexible customizable print package creation so your print package layouts are all your own
- Watermarking tool that helps you add identity or other information to your images
The upcoming version of Lightroom 3 will include these features and more, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to download the beta.
You can also help the team by sending feedback through the Lightroom 3 beta Forum on Adobe Labs.