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Adobe releases Lightroom 3.5 and ACR 6.5

By dpreview staff on Sep 29, 2011 at 10:06 GMT

Adobe has released Photoshop Lightroom 3.5 and Camera Raw 6.5. These are final versions of updates that were originally posted as 'release candidates' on the Adobe Labs site, and are available for immediate download. The latest versions provide final RAW support for 15 additional cameras including the Olympus E-P3, E-PL3 and E-PM1, Panasonic G3 and GF3, Pentax Q, and Sony NEX-C3, NEX-5N, SLT-A35, SLT-A65 and SLT-A77. A number of digital backs from Leaf and Phase One are also now supported.

Support for the following cameras has been added in this update:

  • Fuji FinePix F600EXR
  • Hasselblad H4D-60
  • Leaf Aptus II 12
  • Leaf Aptus II 12R
  • Nikon Coolpix P7100
  • Olympus E-P3
  • Olympus E-PL3
  • Olympus E-PM1
  • Panasonic DMC-FZ150
  • Panasonic DMC-G3
  • Panasonic DMC-GF3
  • Pentax Q
  • Phase One IQ140
  • Phase One IQ160
  • Phase One IQ180
  • Phase One P40+
  • Phase One P65+
  • Ricoh GXR MOUNT A12
  • Sony Alpha NEX-C3
  • Sony Alpha NEX-5N
  • Sony SLT-A35
  • Sony SLT-A65
  • Sony SLT-A77

Click here to download Adobe Photoshop Lightroom v3.5 (Windows)

Click here to download Adobe Photoshop Lightroom v3.5 (Mac)

Click here to download Adobe Camera Raw v6.5 (Windows)

Click here to download Adobe Camera Raw v6.5 (Mac)

Comments

Total comments: 30
twomoocows
By twomoocows (Oct 1, 2011)

The DNG Converter 6.5 for Window is here if anyone is interested.
http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/thankyou.jsp?ftpID=5258&fileID=4900

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rockacola
By rockacola (Sep 30, 2011)

I notice LR3.5 adds lens profile for "Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8D ED".

Can I utilise this profile for Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 80-200mm f/2.8 (1988-1992) and other 80-200mm with same optical design?

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jmmgarza
By jmmgarza (Sep 30, 2011)

Great... finally Hasselblad H4D-60 support.

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SpartanWarrior
By SpartanWarrior (Sep 29, 2011)

Where is the DNG for windows? it only let me install ACR 6.5.

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Entropius
By Entropius (Sep 29, 2011)

Are there any ACR rendering changes for older cameras?

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CUclimber
By CUclimber (Sep 29, 2011)

So they release it with support for Olympus cameras, but they don't bother to include any Olympus lens profiles?

That hardly makes sense.

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Managarm
By Managarm (Sep 29, 2011)

The Olympus and Panasonic lens profiles are already integrated in their lenses' firmware.

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john inglis
By john inglis (Sep 29, 2011)

Still no Sony E 18-200?

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Cander
By Cander (Sep 29, 2011)

And still no Tokina support... shame

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crustyjuggler66
By crustyjuggler66 (Sep 30, 2011)

you can make your own with the adobe lens profiler software or maybe search to see if someone made any presets already.

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James C Taylor
By James C Taylor (Sep 29, 2011)

Lens profile support - quite a few have been quietly added:

http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/846/cpsid_84666.html

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James C Taylor
By James C Taylor (Sep 29, 2011)

The update also includes new Lens Profiles, including the Nikon AF-S 35mm 1.4G.

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Havanai
By Havanai (Sep 29, 2011)

If you don't have any of these newer cameras, is there any reason to download and install this? Are there any other bug or feature fixes?

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gigabloke
By gigabloke (Sep 29, 2011)

I counted 20 bug fixes in the Lightroom 3.5 Readme -- here
http://www.adobe.com/special/photoshop/Lightroom_35_ReadMe.pdf

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M Jesper
By M Jesper (Sep 29, 2011)

Never noticed any bugs ! Other than that it's a bit heavy for my old rig ;)

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RedFox88
By RedFox88 (Sep 29, 2011)

Not long after the a77 test studio comparison shots. Will DPR review this "final" ACR to see if it makes any significant difference to their RAW conversions for the studio shot? Many people were complaining that the a77 RAW studio shots were noisier than they've seen from other websites.

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Blargh
By Blargh (Sep 29, 2011)

I hope they do. It shouldn't be that much work.. Drag, drop, save, and upload. Regardless - playing around with the RAW files in LR has created pleasing results, on par if not better than it's competitors.

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futile32
By futile32 (Sep 29, 2011)

I think the general consensus is that its the same version they used. Results are very similar is you turn off all NR (as they say they do). I do think the grain is slightly finer...

See if you can spot the rectangle of DPR's image overlaid on this Base output with 0-nr and 0-sharpening from ACRv6.5:
http://thepixelbox.smugmug.com/photos/i-FBVmLRV/0/O/i-FBVmLRV.jpg

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Richard Butler
By Richard Butler (Sep 29, 2011)

Of course we will (we always check if we've initially used a beta version), though it's not quite as simple as drag/drop/save/upload.

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Blargh
By Blargh (Sep 29, 2011)

Futile: That's actually really easy to spot. It is near the lower right-hand corner. Nice for comparison though!

R Butler: Glad to hear it will be redone. I just figured it'd be about that easy since the shots are already taken (though perhaps dp plans to reshoot as well, as there have been concerns about the focus as well?).

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EvanZ
By EvanZ (Sep 29, 2011)

No support for Nex-7?

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Chaitanya S
By Chaitanya S (Sep 29, 2011)

NEX 7 isnt going to be available till november. I was actually hoping Adobe would release Lightroom 4 by now.

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futile32
By futile32 (Sep 29, 2011)

kinda hoping they don't until after Nov ;)

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Eric Chan
By Eric Chan (Sep 29, 2011)

NEX-7 support is in the works, but as Chaitanya suggests, that support won't really be relevant till the NEX-7 hits the market.

Eric Chan
Camera Raw Engineer

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M Jesper
By M Jesper (Sep 29, 2011)

Probably a beta period first if LR4 was anywhere near.

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Eigenmeat
By Eigenmeat (Sep 29, 2011)

He Eric,
Any chance that we get a LR3.5.1 that adds support to the Canon s100 and the NEX7. The S100 should arrive at owners' hands starting next week according Amazon!

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Eric Chan
By Eric Chan (Sep 30, 2011)

Hi Eigenmeat, we generally do dot releases every ~13 weeks (4 times a year). Of course we also do public release candidates (like we did for ACR 6.4 / LR 3.4), which come out earlier. Hopefully this gives you an idea of when to expect the next updates. As for camera updates, of course we'll be working on the new models and by the time they ship to customers I expect you'll not have to wait long (if at all).

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DioCanon
By DioCanon (Sep 30, 2011)

I was hoping for Canon 70D but not yet! uha uha uha...

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Eigenmeat
By Eigenmeat (Sep 30, 2011)

ACR/LR is becoming make or break for me in term of camera purchase! Let hope the support for the s100 will be out soon!

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van Ark
By van Ark (Sep 29, 2011)

about time.. Finally I can edit my pictures normally again :)

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