Photographers who use Lightroom Classic and Adobe Camera Raw to edit their photos are used to dealing with a little bit of lag, but Adobe’s newest update for the program should eliminate this. The upgrade, which is available starting today, takes advantage of the computer’s graphics card to provide a more responsive editing experience. The upgrades will be most apparent to photographers who are editing on monitors above 4K resolution.

export files as PNG feature
The program also has the ability to export files as PNG from Lightroom Classic or Adobe Raw. Adobe

In addition to the GPU editing, Adobe has added the following features:

  • Option to export files as PNG from Lightroom Classic or Adobe Raw to create an edited version that maintains extra image info
  • Premium subscription users can recover accidentally deleted photos on any device connected to their account, free users will be able to recover photos deleted from the device that they are using
  • Improvements to the Library module
  • Add color labels to collections, collection sets, and smart collections
  • Ability to batch merge images to make HDR, Panoramas, and HDR Panorama images

Learn more about the newest version of Lightroom Classic on the Adobe blog.