Adobe Lightroom mobile arrives on Google Play, allows you to edit RAW images on the fly

Adobe Lightroom mobile arrives on Google Play, allows you to edit RAW images on the fly
Adobe has just released a new mobile version of one of its more popular and useful pieces of photo-editing software. We're not talking about Photoshop, which has been around on Android for a long time now, but for a mobile companion to the desktop Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. 

What does Lightroom for Android allow you to do, exactly? Provided that you have one of the required Adobe subscription plans, you can sync the photos you have inside the full-blown Lightroom 5 program on your desktop to your smartphone and edit them directly from your phone. The true strength of the app, however, lies in its ability to edit RAW images that you've taken with your DSLR camera.
Fret not, however, as you can also make use of a free 30-day trial.

You can, of course, use the mobile version of Adobe Lightroom just like any other image editing app, as it dons quite a few enhancement tools. However, we highly doubt that it will be solely used for adding Instagram-like filters to your selfies. The app is currently available for smartphones only, but hopefully, it will be eventually available for your Android tablet of choice.

Download: Adobe Lightroom mobile (Android | iOS)



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7 Comments

1. Tritinum

Posts: 471; Member since: May 06, 2014

I still would prefer editing my images on a computer than a 5inch screen.

4. mixedfish

Posts: 1545; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

That's why tablets were invented.

2. GeekMovement unregistered

Got excited because I love Adobe Lightroom, but the subscription plan..

5. Larry_ThaGr81

Posts: 559; Member since: May 26, 2011

Yep, that's where I lost interest.

6. elitewolverine

Posts: 5192; Member since: Oct 28, 2013

Not so bad if you use it constantly. Rawr on my platform has been rather good, though I wish more details were present at time of editing vs being saved in full resolution.

7. GeekMovement unregistered

True, I was just hoping that it would have been a one time payment like their photoshop touch app.

3. hmd74

Posts: 539; Member since: Jan 31, 2013

Now i can edit raw images taken with my Nexus 5 in my Nexus 5

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