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Adobe updates Lightroom and Camera Raw

These updates provide raw support for 15 new digital cameras, including the EOS 1000D, Canon EOS 50D, Fuji FinePix IS Pro, Kodak EasyShare Z1015 IS, Leaf AFi II6, Leaf AF II7, Leaf Aptus II 6, Leaf Aptus. II 7, Nikon D700, Nikon D90, Nikon Coolpix P6000, Olympus SP-565 UZ, Pentax K2000, Sigma DP1 and Sony A900.

Changes in Lightroom 2.1 include improvements to Photoshop integration, performance improvements with Mac OS X, and migration of keywords from Lightroom.

Adobe will also publish new camera profiles on the Adobe Labs website ( These profiles are used to improve the raw processing performed by default. Profiles are available for the Leica M8, Canon EOS 50D, Canon G9, Nikon D90, and Pentax models.

Lightroom 2.1 and Camera Raw 5.1 are free updates that can be downloaded directly from the Adobe website.