Adobe Releases ACR 8.7 RC

Adobe Labs has released Adobe Camera Raw v8.7 RC for CC and CC 2014 and Adobe Camera Raw v8.7 RC for CS6. A few interesting updates for Leica shooters; support for the Leica V-Lux (Type 114) and three new lens profiles for SLR Magic and Voigtländer lenses. Read more below for the details!

Adobe Releases ACR 8.6 RC

Adobe Labs has released Adobe Camera Raw v8.6 RC for CC and CC 2014. Nothing of major importance for Leica shooters in this one, save for Leica M (Type 240) folks. A bug fix described as "Fix automatic lens profile selection for Leica M (Typ 240) when using most recent firmware version." You can download it for CS6 on the Adobe Labs page here. Read more below for full details!

Adobe Lightroom 6 Coming?

Details over the next version of Adobe Lightroom 6 are gaining traction. Amazon Germany has a listing for an upcoming Photoshop Lightroom 6 book that is going to be released on August 31, 2014. Read more below for details and update!

Iridient Digital Adds Leica T Support in v2.4

Iridient Digital has released Iridient Developer 2.4, a major update to its RAW converter and image processing software for Mac OS X. This update includes a number of new features to provide better integration with other photo management tools, in particular Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Apple Aperture. Among several new features is support for the new Leica T. Read more below for the press release.

Adobe Releases ACR 8.3 and LR 5.3

Today Adobe has released the final versions of Camera Raw and DNG Converter 8.3, along with Lightroom 5.3. Different versions for ACR 8.3 are available for Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6 - either from their Website (download links below) or through the Adobe Updater. DNG Converter is available for free for users of older versions of Photoshop. The latest versions brings support for 20 cameras, including the Nikon Df and Nokia Lumia 1020 that weren't in the RC versions. The latest version is the first to offer color profiles for Olympus cameras. Nothing for Leica shooters this time around. Read more below for additional details and download links.

Adobe Adds Leica C Support to ACR/LR

Adobe has released Adobe Camera Raw 8.2 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.2 which feature support for the new Leica C (Type 112) camera (among others; read more for full list) and the Leica Tri-Elmar-M 16-18-21mm f/4 ASPH, respectively. Here are the direct download links:

Adobe Adds Support for Leica M

Adobe has announced RC ("Release Candidate") versions of Lightroom 4.4 and Adobe Camera Raw 7.4. As usual, the latest version adds support for recent cameras which this time includes the new (and as yet unreleased) Leica M (Type 240). The Lightroom update also corrects a series of bugs present in the current version of the software. As usual, release candidates are considered well-tested but not final. Read more below for the download links and changes: