Adobe announces Lightroom and Camera Raw release candidates

Adobe has announced the availability of release candidate versions of Lightroom 4.3 and Camera Raw 7.3. Both updates offer support for new cameras including the Canon Powershots S110, G15 and SX50HS, Nikon D600, Olympus PEN E-PL5 and E-PM2, Olympus XZ-2 and Panasonic GH3. Lightroom now supports HiDPI (retina) displays in its Develop module. There are also numerous bug fixes in both releases.

Lightroom 4.3 and Camera Raw 7.3 are available as free downloads on Adobe Labs. The “release candidate” label indicates that these updates are stable but need additional community testing before final release.

From Lightroom Blog:

Lightroom 4.3 Release Candidate now available.

Lightroom 4.3 is now available as a Release Candidate on Adobe Labs. The “release candidate” label indicates that this update is well tested but would benefit from additional community testing before it is distributed automatically to all of our customers. The final release of Lightroom 4.3 may have additional corrections or camera support.

Bugs Corrected in the Lightroom 4.3 Release Candidate:

The following bugs that were part the Lightroom 4 releases have been corrected. The team appreciates the very detailed feedback the community has provided on Lightroom 4 and we’re excited to correct a number of issues experienced by our customers. These issues have been FIXED:

New Camera Support in Lightroom 4.3 Release Candidates:

*denotes Full Support. Preliminary support was available in Lightroom 4.2.

Release Notes:

Lightroom 4.3 RC now supports HiDPI displays within the Develop Module.

Camera Raw 7.3 Release Candidate now available.

Camera Raw 7.3 and DNG Convertor 7.3 Release Candidates are now available on Adobe Labs This release includes bug fixes, new camera support, and new lens profiles.

New Camera Support in the Camera Raw 7.3 Release Candidate

*denotes Full Support. Preliminary Support was available in Camera Raw 7.2.

These items have been FIXED in Camera Raw 7.3 Release Candidate: