Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic & Desktop | December 2023

  The latest updates to Camera Raw (16.1), Lightroom Classic (13.1) and Lightroom Desktop (7.1.2) have been released to customers via the Creative Cloud App. These updates include new camera and lens support along with bug fixes and minor feature enhancements.

Updates to Lightroom Classic include:

Metdata

Support has been added  for following IPTC Fields

  • Alt text (Accessibility)
  • Extended description (Accessibility)

These  fields can be used in batch operations (Copy/Paste, Sync Settings, and Metadata Presets). They can also be saved as part of XMP.

Video Library

The Video library for Lightroom Classic on Windows has been updated. This should affect any workflow related to imported videos and videos slideshows created in the Slideshow module.

Updates to Lightroom Desktop include:

Accessibility (Screen Reader Support)

This new preference allows you to enable support for ‘screen readers’ and ‘automation tools’.

Geometry settings move to Crop Panel

The Geometry panel has been relocated to the Crop tool panel.

Also,

  • Batch Reset
  • 32 Bit Tiff ExportEnhance now uses
  • JXL Compression

New Camera Support [Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic & Desktop]

Details of new camera support added since the last release can be found here

New Lens Correction Support [Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic & Desktop]

Details of new lens support added since the last release can be found here

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