Adobe Lightroom 4.2 and Camera Raw 7.2 release candidates are now available

Lightroom 4.2  and Camera Raw 7.2 are now available as a Release Candidates  on Adobe Labs.   The ‘release candidate’ label indicates that these updates are well tested but would benefit from additional community testing before it is distributed automatically to all of Adobe’s customers.  As is normally the case, Adobe have also noted that the final release of Lightroom 4.2 and Camera Raw 7.2 may have additional corrections or camera support.

Adobe report that the following bugs that were part the Lightroom 4 releases have been corrected:

  • Folder stacks with virtual copies get unstacked when moving to another folder
  • Stacked photos get hidden in both the Grid view and Filmstrip.  This occurs when photos get unstacked as a result of enabling auto-stacking.
  • Errors encountered when publishing videos to Facebook through the Facebook Publish Service
  • Users may have occurred problems when trying to enter the Web Module from Library.
  • Unable to edit JPEG photos in Photoshop Elements
  • Unable to upload files to Flickr if there is a carriage return in either the Title or Caption fields (Windows only).
  • Background graphics that are applied to a Book globally may not appear as expected in a Saved PDF.
  • Certain book covers had spine text positioned in a Horizontal manner, not Vertical.
  • Double byte characters are not being exported to PDF in Books
  • Photos were exported with original GPS coordinates recorded by the camera, not with the GPS coordinates updated in Lightroom.
  • Keyboard shortcuts in the Develop module sometimes do not work when editing an image in Process Version PV2010.
  • Parents and synonyms of “do not export” keywords also do not export.
  • Audio does not play in video files after creating a slideshow containing music (Windows 7 only)
  • Tether support not working for Nikon D4, D800 , and D800E (Windows only)

New Camera Support in Lightroom 4.2 and Camera Raw Release Candidate

  • Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i
  • Canon EOS M
  • Fuji FinePix F800EXR
  • Leaf Credo 40
  • Leaf Credo 60
  • Panasonic DMC-FZ200
  • Panasonic DMC-G5
  • Panasonic DMC-LX7
  • Pentax K-30
  • Sony DSC-RX100
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