Quick Look at What’s New in Lightroom 5.7 and Camera Raw 8.7

Earlier today Adobe released a new version of Lightroom which brings a very long list of new cameras and lenses as well as some additional changes, updates and fixes.

On this video, Laura Shoe takes a look at a few new options in Lightroom 5.7 (especially the new share button and comments and how to use them). Note that you will need an Adobe account and cloud subscription to use these features.

Here is a list of changes in Camera Raw 8.7 which was launched alongside the new Lightroom and support the same cameras:

ACR 8.7 now supports HiDPI displays on Windows. To do this:

  • Go to Photoshop -> Preferences -> Experimental Features
  • Click on “Scaled UI 200% for high-density displays”

New Camera Support in Camera Raw 8.7 / Lightroom 5.7:

  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • Canon PowerShot G7 X
  • Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
  • Casio EX-100PRO
  • Fujifilm X30
  • Fujifilm X100T
  • Fujifilm X-T1 Graphite Silver
  • Leaf Credo 50
  • Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
  • Leica M-P
  • Leica V-Lux (Typ 114)
  • Leica X (Typ 113)
  • Nikon D750
  • Olympus PEN E-PL7
  • Olympus STYLUS 1s
  • Panasonic DMC-CM1
  • Panasonic DMC-GM1S
  • Panasonic DMC-GM5
  • Panasonic DMC-LX100
  • Pentax K-S1
  • Pentax QS-1
  • Samsung NX1
  • Sony ILCE-5100
  • Sony ILCE-QX1

There is an even longer list of lenses which are now supported on Camera Raw 8.7 (you can read it all and download – on Adobe’s website).

Adobe also added support for Tethered Capture in Lightroom 5.7 for two Nikon cameras – the D4S and the D810. You can read all the changes and get a download link at the bottom of the page on Adobe’s website.

It is also worth noting that Apple also released a new version of its Camera RAW Compatibility (Update 6.01) which brings support to the following 4 cameras (download from here):

  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • Fujifilm X30
  • Nikon D750
  • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX100

You can check out more useful Lightroom guides and tips on our LensVid Lightroom section. You can watch more of Shoe’s video tutorials published on our site here.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of LensVid.com. He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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