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Adobe has published the Lightroom 5.3, Camera RAW 8.3, and DNG Converter 5.3 Release Candidate versions, bringing bug fixes and support for new cameras.

Following the security breach that has occurred on Adobe’s servers, the company is now aiming to divert the attention to other things. At first it was believed that about three million accounts have been compromised, then 38 million, but the amount has eventually reached 152 million, due to the actions of unknown hackers.

Nevertheless, Adobe will not abandon its business and will keep delivering products for the users, despite this negative spot on its reputation. The company has been working on providing an update for three of its programs and it has now published their Release Candidate versions.

As a result, the Lightroom 5.3, Camera RAW 8.3, and DNG Converter 8.3 RC updates are available for download with bug fixes and support for additional cameras as well as lens profiles. The list includes products from Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Olympus, and Sony among others.

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Adobe Lightroom 5.3 RC update is now available for download to add support for new cameras and lenses, as well as to fix some bugs.

Adobe launches Lightroom 5.3, Camera RAW 8.3, and DNG Converter 8.3 RCs with support for new cameras and lenses

According to Adobe, these are the new supported cameras and lenses:

  • Canon PowerShot S120 and EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM;
  • Fujifilm XQ1 and X-E2;
  • Nikon 1 AW1, Coolpix P7800, D610, D5300 cameras, and 1 Nikkor AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6, 1 Nikkor AW 10mm f/2.8, AFS Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G lenses;
  • Olympus E-M1 and Stylus 1;
  • Panasonic GM1;
  • Phase One IQ260 and IQ280;
  • Sony A7, A7R, RX10 cameras, and E-mount 20mm f/2.8, FE-mount 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lenses;
  • Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM lens for Nikon and Sigma cameras.

Multiple bugs fixed by Adobe in Lightroom 5.3 RC update

As stated above, Adobe has also fixed some bugs that have been causing problems in past versions. As a result, the Lightroom 5.3 RC update is now capable of displaying the correct image when exiting Publish Collection, the catalog optimization now works as intended, the Auto White Balance is saved for snapshots, and the software will not automatically play slideshows when this option is set to “manual”.

The company has confirmed that sharpening and noise reduction are now being performed on exported photos, as intended, and that the metadata box will display the correct details after editing a published image.

The update is available for download for Windows and Mac OS X at the developer’s website. Additionally, Camera RAW 8.3 RC can be downloaded for Photoshop CC and CS6 versions, depending on the path you have chosen.

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