Camera Raw, Lightroom Classic & Desktop | February 2024

The latest updates to Adobe Camera Raw (16.2), Lightroom Classic (13.2) and Lightroom Desktop (7.2) have been released to customers. These updates include new camera and lens support along with bug fixes. There are also some minor but useful enhancements in Lightroom Classic.

Above screenshot demonstrates a smart collection in which the combination of ‘Has AI Mask’ and ‘Has Healing’ is used to filter on images that include both AI Masks and Healing.

New enhancements in Lightroom Classic

Additional Sort options. These include:

  • City
  • State
  • Country
  • Aperture
  • Focal Length
  • Shutter Speed
  • ISO Speed

Additional options Filter & Smart Collections. These include:

  • Has Masking
  • Has AI Mask
  • Has Lens Blur
  • Has Healing
  • Has AI Heal

Metadata support between Lightroom Classic and Cloud based application. This includes:

  • Read/Write ‘Pick’ and ‘Reject’ Flag states to written to XMP sidecars

Memory Management Improvements for Apple silicon Mac computers

  • Improved memory management (i.e GPU preview and edit caching) in Develop module

All Clients

  • New Cameras (27), Lens (31), and Camera Matching (1) 
(Note: Lr &LrC clients also include  the new cameras supported from the CR 16.1.1 release.
  • Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

New Camera Support

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

New Lens Correction Support

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

Disclosure: As an Adobe Community Expert I receive a free subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.