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Lightroom 5 brings together all of your digital photography essentials in one fast and intuitive application. On an older version? Compare features ›

Lightroom 5

Advanced Healing Brush

Don't let dust spots, splotches, or other distractions and flaws get in the way of a great shot. With the Advanced Healing Brush in Lightroom 5, you can not only change the brush size but also move it in precise paths. Unwanted scene elements — even those with irregular shapes such as threads — just disappear.
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Upright

Straighten tilted images with a single click. The new Upright tool analyzes images and detects skewed horizontal and vertical lines, even straightening shots where the horizon is hidden.
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Radial Gradient

Emphasize important parts of your image with more flexibility and control. The Radial Gradient tool lets you create off-center vignette effects, or multiple vignetted areas within a single image.
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Smart Previews

Easily work with images without bringing your entire library with you. Just generate smaller stand-in files of your full-size images. Any adjustments or metadata additions you make to these files will automatically be applied to the originals.
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Video slide shows

Share your work in elegant video slide shows. Combine still images, video clips, and music in creative HD videos that can be viewed on almost any computer or device.
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Sync with Lightroom mobile

Edit and organize images anywhere, anytime on your iPad. Enhance everything from smartphone photos to raw images from DSLR cameras. Automatically sync all your mobile edits with Lightroom 5 on your desktop. Available with Creative Cloud.
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Location-based organization

Find, group, and tag images by location, or plot a photo journey. Automatically display location data from GPS-enabled cameras and camera phones.

Improved photo book creation

Create beautiful photo books from your images. Lightroom 5 includes a variety of easy-to-use book templates, and now you can edit them to create a customized look. Upload your book for printing with just a few clicks.
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Highlight and shadow recovery

Bring out all the detail that your camera captures in dark shadows and bright highlights. Now you have more power than ever before to create great images in challenging light.
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Advanced black-and-white conversion

Gain powerful control over the tonal qualities that make or break black-and-white images. Precisely mix information from eight color channels when you convert to grayscale.
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Fast cross-platform performance

Speed up day-to-day imaging tasks and process images faster with cross-platform 64-bit support for the latest Mac OS and Windows® operating systems.

Tight Photoshop integration

Select one or multiple photos and automatically open them in Photoshop to perform detailed, pixel-level editing. See your results immediately back in Lightroom. Get Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC together — plus Adobe Premiere® Pro CC and more — in Adobe Creative Cloud.
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Selective adjustment brushes

Expand your creative control with flexible brushes that let you adjust targeted areas of your photo for just the look you want. Selectively adjust brightness, contrast, white balance, sharpness, noise reduction, moiré removal, and much more.
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Superior noise reduction

Get amazing, natural-looking results from your high ISO images with state-of-the-art noise reduction technology. Apply noise reduction to the entire image, or target specific areas.
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Nondestructive environment

Set your creativity free in a nondestructive editing environment that lets you experiment without limits. Your original images are never altered, and it's easy to reverse your steps or save multiple versions of any photo.

Develop presets

Instantly apply favorite looks to images. Store Develop settings as presets and apply them to your other photographs at any time with one click. Many presets are included, and thousands more are available from Lightroom photographers and experts.

And so much more

Also included: An enhanced Spot Removal tool; Local Adjustment Brush enhancements; Loupe overlay grids and guides; full support for PNG files; and more.
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