Software : Adobe : Photoshop Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

(as of 1/6/2017)

Software Overview

Main Features

  • Consists of modules for image editing, organizing, and publishing
  • Supports file formats such as camera raw files, DNG, and JPEG
  • Provides non-destructive editing and effects
  • Allows photo sharing through books, slideshows, social sites, and webpage galleries

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is an image editing program that provides similar editing capabilities to Adobe Photoshop. The application is available for Windows and Mac OS X platforms, as well as iOS mobile devices.

Photoshop Lightroom provides helpful modules to create a smooth workflow. It features a library to help you organize your photos and quickly find them based on text, attributes, and metadata. The application provides photo editing capabilities in the Develop module, which supports popular file formats such as camera raw files, DNG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and the .PSD Photoshop file format. In the Develop module, you can apply many non-destructive edits, such as cropping or red eye removal to your photos. You can also use advanced tools such as lens corrections, image effects, camera calibration, split toning, and tone curve to alter your photos.

Along with organizing and editing capabilities, Photoshop Lightroom provides convenient avenues for sharing and publishing photos. You can create your own books, slideshows, prints and webpage galleries through drag-and-drop functionality. You can also quickly publish your photos to social sites like Facebook and Flick. In addition to these features, Photoshop Lightroom is extensible, which allows you to install additional features, such as creative effects or Gmail image emailing, to the application.

Photoshop Lightroom provides handy modules to organize, edit, and share your photos. It is especially attractive for photographers looking to edit their photos without being overwhelmed with choices and configurations. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom proves to be a simple and efficient image editor and organizer.

▶ Primary file extension

.LRCAT – Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog File

▶ Other file extensions used by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 6

Supported File Types
.AGLIBAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Library
.AGTOOLKITAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Toolkit
.DCPAdobe DNG Camera Profile
.DNGDigital Negative Image File
.KDCKodak Photo-Enhancer File
.LRDATAAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Data File
.LRDBPhotoshop Lightroom Database
.LRMODULEPhotoshop Lightroom Module
.LRPLUGINPhotoshop Lightroom Plug-in
.LRPREVIEWAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Preview File
.LRSMCOLPhotoshop Lightroom Smart Collection Settings File
.LRTEMPLATEAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Template
.LRWEBENGINEPhotoshop Lightroom Web Gallery File
.PNGPortable Network Graphic
.RAFFuji RAW Image File
.RWLLeica RAW Image
.SRWSamsung RAW Image
.TIFTagged Image File
Additional Related File Formats
.AGMODULEPhotoshop Lightroom Module
.AGTEMPLATEAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Template
.LRTOOLKITAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Toolkit
.TIFFTagged Image File Format

Updated: January 6, 2017