Adobe Releases Lightroom Mobile Photo Tool for iPad

Adobe Releases Lightroom Mobile Photo Tool for iPad


San Jose, CA—Adobe announced Lightroom mobile, a companion app to Lightroom desktop software, available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The Lightroom mobile app brings Lightroom tools to the iPad, delivering photography essentials, such as nondestructive processing of files, and utilizing new Smart Preview technologies to free photo editing from the confines of the desktop.

Lightroom mobile is built on a synchronization architecture designed specifically for photos, and it’s engineered to provide an efficient way to manage and edit images across desktops, mobile devices and the web.

Lightroom mobile is available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Photoshop Photography program. For $9.99 per month, photographers have access to Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC on the desktop as well as Lightroom mobile on iPad.

“With the launch of Lightroom mobile, we’ve unlocked professional-class photographic workflows from the confines of the desktop,” said Winston Hendrickson, vice president, Products, Creative Media Solutions, Adobe. “Lightroom and Photoshop redefined digital photography on the desktop, and now, photographers can perfect images, wherever they are and, via Creative Cloud, seamlessly synchronize them back to their desktop catalog.”

Lightroom mobile and the photography optimized synchronization architecture puts Lightroom 5’s tools at photographer’s fingertips, including the ability to: sync mobile edits, metadata and collection changes back to the Lightroom catalog on a Mac or Windows computer; automatically import images captured on an iPad and sync back to a Lightroom catalog on the desktop; work on images, even when the iPad is offline, for a portable experience; and sync photos between Lightroom 5 and Lightroom mobile (synced photos can also be viewed from any web browser).

The Photoshop Photography program ($9.99 per month) includes Lightroom 5, Photoshop CC, Lightroom mobile and a public portfolio site through Behance. Any members of Creative Cloud complete plan or Photoshop Photography automatically receive access to Adobe Lightroom mobile. Lightroom mobile is available for iPad 2, or later running iOS 7, from the Apple App Store and requires Lightroom 5.4 for Mac or Windows.