Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 now available

Adobe today announced the availability of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 for Mac OS and Windows. The product is available as an individual license or as part of Adobe Creative Cloud.

New Features in Lightroom 5 include:

  • Advanced Healing Brush enables customers to fix irregularly shaped imperfections with the precision of a fine brush.
  • The Upright tool analyzes each image to automatically straighten objects such as buildings and level horizons.
  • Radial Gradients offer customers the control to make photo subjects stand out by applying off-center and multiple vignettes in a single image.
  • New video slideshows enable customers to combine still images, video clips and music in a creative HD slideshow
  • Create, personalize and print photo books from a variety of tailored templates
  • Smart Previews, new in Lightroom 5, enable photographers to make edits to their images offline, without bringing their entire library of original files with them. Edits and metadata changes to Smart Preview files are automatically applied to the original images when they are reconnected.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 is available now for immediate download for Adobe Creative Cloud members. Standalone software is available at and participating retailers for US$149 or US$79 for upgrades. For more information visit