You can also enable auto import to have everything you shoot with the iPad added to the Lightroom app. Post photos directly to social sites, showcase them on your website by sending them directly to Adobe Portfolio, and create stunning graphics, web pages, and video stories in minutes with Adobe Spark. And easily share and showcase your photos in fun ways. Here's also where you'll find Noise Reduction and Clarity tools, though you can do more with Clarity if you access it via the full editing tools instead of the presets. Share your photographs with loved ones, clients, or an even bigger audience. One thing still missing is the ability to apply keyword tags to photos.
Edits on one device are automatically applied everywhere else Smarter organization. Editing Digital Photos Lightroom on the iPad offers a generous selection of photo adjusters, including exposure, shadows, clarity, and vibrance. A Bright Light When I first reviewed the mobile version of Lightroom for the iPad, it was a severely truncated sidekick to its desktop sibling. You can, however use the mobile app to move photos among collections or simply remove them. This capability lets you select a linear or oval area with gradient at the edges.
Local Adjustments Local adjustments are new for this version of Lightroom for iPad. Easy sharing: Share your photographs with loved ones, clients, or an even bigger audience. Organize with searchable keywords that are automatically applied without the hassle of tagging. A General section in this group also offers sharpening, punch, and medium contrast curves. You can start editing and shooting photos from within the app right away, but several capabilities require you to sign in with an Adobe account.
Lightroom through the Mac App Store is a free download with in-app purchases that unlock access to the software after a 7-day free trial. Looking for shots of your cousin or favorite trips to the water? Specifically, you can use Lightroom on the iPad on its own for some of its editing options, but you'll need a Creative Cloud account to such capabilities as raw support and local adjustments. But there are times when you might prefer to sitting on a sofa or a train seat rather than at a desk. With easy-to-use photo editing tools like sliders and filters, Lightroom makes it simple to create photos that look just the way you want. One of the most important things the full Lightroom desktop apps allows you to do is organize and manage big collections, and keywording is basic to this function. Once your free trial ends, the recurring monthly payment is automatically charged to your iTunes account.
A small + at top right of the interface lets you create a new collection, to which you can add any photos stored on your iPad. There are three levels of noise reduction in the preset filters, however. You now also get the star ratings found in Lightroom for desktop and other iPad apps. It also shows a histogram for the photo, and you can use the Tone Curve tool to reshape that histogram. The lens-profile corrections in the app fall quite short of what Lightroom on the desktop offers. And you can edit your full-resolution photos anywhere — on mobile devices, the web, or your desktop. Smarter organization: Adobe Sensei uses machine learning to recognize the people and other content in your photos and then applies searchable keywords automatically.
A two-finger tap on the photo toggles between photo metadata and a histogram. The app offers powerful photo editing features in an easy-to-use interface. When you select one of the convenient controls, a the app pops up full-screen-width ruler on which you slide a marker. Organize with searchable keywords that are automatically applied without the hassle of tagging. A red overlay shows you where your edits will appear. Adobe Sensei uses machine learning to recognize the people and other content in your photos and then applies searchable keywords automatically. And you can edit your full-resolution photos anywhere — on mobile devices, the web, or your desktop.
. And, of course, you'll need an account to sync it with images on the desktop version of Lightroom. Edits on one device are automatically applied everywhere else. Looking for shots of your cousin or favorite trips to the water? Showcase them on your website by sending them directly to Adobe Portfolio from Lightroom on your desktop. And easily share and showcase your photos in fun ways. The desktop profile corrections let you do a lot more with perspective correction, and also fix chromatic aberration automatically. It's all included in your membership.
Adobe has since built it up into a full-featured photo-editing powerhouse. The Lightroom iPad app lets you do just this, and a major update adds the ability to work directly with raw camera files, perform local adjustments, and use lens-profile corrections. For organizing photos, you can use the Pick flag; a swipe up or down on a photo can pick or unpick it. You can apply any of 17 adjustments to this area, including a couple that aren't available in the app's basic editing set—Noise and Defringe. The app's local adjustments offer de-fringing, but that isn't as effective as what the desktop version of Lightroom offers. Apple pointed Aperture customers looking for a more featured app toward Lightroom.
Along with tone curves, the app now includes for paid accounts lens-profile-based geometry corrections, noise reduction, dehaze, and defringing. Lightroom on the Mac App Store also fills a void left by Apple when their own pro photo editor Aperture was , leaving both iPhoto and Aperture users with the new Photos for Mac app. It's not instant—it takes a a few seconds to process photo before it's visible. The iPad app's interface makes a lot of use of multi-finger gestures. Includes major Lightroom adjustment tools. Create stunning graphics, web pages, and video stories in minutes with Adobe Spark.