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Adobe has released the final standalone Lightroom, version 6. To their credit, Adobe isn't hiding this fact. They announced that this final update was coming all the way back in October , and today's update announcement notes state the facts plainly:.
While you may continue to purchase and use Lightroom 6 with a perpetual license, Adobe will no longer provide updates to the software. Consider upgrading to the Creative Cloud Photography plan to get the latest updates in Lightroom Classic CC and the all-new Lightroom CC, and ensure that the software works with raw files from the newest cameras. Of course, that's okay if you plan to use it with a camera you currently own and don't intend to upgrade any time soon.
Problems—or, rather, inconveniences—arise with your next camera purchase. That camera won't be supported by Lightroom 6, and you'll be forced to use Adobe's DNG converter before importing your images. Not to mention the OS compatibility issues that will inevitably arise as Microsoft and Apple continue releasing new operating systems. If that all sounds like too much of a hassle, and a Creative Cloud subscription is simply out of the question, it might be time to check out some of the popular alternatives that we've been testing and writing about recently.
Click here to download the latest and last version of Lightroom 6. And does it have the same feature set as the current Lightroom Classic CC? Also will this version work with Lightroom Mobile? I have always used the proprietary Canon and Nikon software. Never had a problem with either of them. Cost is not an issue. I do paid photo gigs from time to time - yes the Canon software is slow, I know that. But If my pictures are decent out of camera I hardly need to do anything in post. I went with ACDsee on Christmas day and uninstalled everything Adobe from my computer and cancelled subscription.
It was dollars. Adobe subscription here in Ireland is Three days ago I downloaded 6. A little voice told me to make a backup. So far I was always confindent because I never had any trouble with Lightroom and updates so far. I made that backup, then I updated to 6. I am working with Lightroom since the first beta version came out. Nothing like that has happened so far. Well, good to listen to that little voice. It felt a little bit like Adobe trying to "nudge" people into their subscription system OK, thats the final nudge for me to change to an other product because I am unwilling to pay monthly rents.
Mac OS 10 Version: Ok I did the update, my LR version has gone from 6. Though the build number has gone up, so I suppose all is ok. Adobe's help line is truly a total crap! Today I wrote them just to ask the price and the conditions of the new upgrade the answer from the CS operator was exactly this: YOu are launching a product I am applying to you buy one online and it is not only available only but your operators don 't even know the price! Why can I say? So no need for expensive Cloud versions or updates.
Can someone explain to me why camera manufactures can't create a raw format that doesn't change with every model? This would eliminate having to upgrade every time I buy a new camera.
Or maybe a join-standard for RAW files where the image itself is standardized among camera manufacturers, but then there could be a second layer or side-car file that would let the manufacturer add additional data specific to the camera.
But all image editors would at least be able to read the basic RAW file and extra basic image data from it. I think that would solve much of these problems. And yes, it would be nice if at the very least, each new camera from the same mfr didn't require updates to software. Creating a standard RAW format requires adding a software layer that pre-processes the image to output data in a format that is independent from the sensor structure.
But I am afraid you already found the true reason yourself: What camera might you be using? Nikon always have NEF. Fuji also changed raw format file. I still have Photoshop file format that also owns DNG. Of course Lightroom and Photoshop are owned by Adobe. I am aware that Adobe photo processing product is widely used and may have the lions share of the market. But not wanting to be a captive of Adobe, I started trying alternatives. These programs maybe added on to Lightroom, Photoshop, etc, or could be use as stand alone.
Sdaniella - Can you provide some more information on what you're talking about how Adobe gatekeeps new RAW files. And sometimes camera mfr's change the algorithms they use in compressed RAW files here and there, and that alone would require some changes to the converters reading the file. Pentax can and does. This is what I'm reading; 6. In a year or so we might release 7. I doubt that Adobe will go back to a standalone subscription. They know that major companies have a lot invested in them, and that the individual photographers here and there who jump ship don't put a huge dent in their revenues more than likely.
Now, if there was a world-wide "Adobe boycott" where half of all users boycotted Adobe, then maybe we might see the standalone license come back, Adobe knows that switching is hard for most people and organizations, so that's also why I don't see them going back to a perpetual license model.
And if anything, other companies, like PhaseOne and others have started offering subscriptions, so it's only time until they nix their standalone licenses too and force the subscription model on us. I am wondering if governements, one day or another, will not create a law to forbid the exclusive offering of subscription-based software. Imagine we can no longer buy anything but only rent it?
Would everybody accept that? No, the government probably actually likes it, because you have to pay tax each month on your subscription. So, no I don't think they would ban it. They the government and the IRS enjoy the extra income each year, so if anything they'd be FOR subscription models, just as developers are. Adobe's stranglehold has to end. The implication is beyond Adobe as many other software companies esp.
Unless Adobe is defeated and forced to bring back perpetual licenses the future looks really dark. Google should dump some money to create free and open source alternatives to Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Indesign and put Adobe out of it's misery.
They already have a successful Android model to do it. For the hobbyist photographers and independent media creators, something like this would probably work, but I doubt you'd get the major studios to switch over, because they are too invested in Adobe.
And honestly, I think Adobe just uses consumer sales as icing on the cake. They are already making plenty of money from big photo studios and media creation studios, business marketing depts, etc, so while I think it would be a great idea, the effort might be a little fruitless. Google has sort of gone away from Photography as it seems, as it sold Nik collection, ended Picasa, and is revamping Photos although, not getting rid of it, per-se.
Not saying I'm right and you're wrong, but Google must look at the feasibility. Google invests regularly in open-source projects irrespective the their link with Google's core business look up Google SoC.
Professionals may not use the alternatives but if it becomes good enough they will use it. Earlier professional fonts were sold by only few foundries and they were exorbitantly expensive Google hired some of the best type designers and and made more than professional grade fonts families free and opensource even for commercial projects!
Then there's BlackMagic Design - they give away their professional Video Editor and Compositor software for free - it can be used for commercial projects. The Adobe suit might have been cutting edge years back but now it's not - it's just that Adobe has monopoly and they acquired and killed their competitors. Governements need taxes but they are not profit organizations. As an example, competing sellers sometimes make secret agreements to not lower prices too much. This practice benefits to governements as well because taxes are a percentage of the prices.
But this practice is forbidden and condemned, here, in France. I hate to say it, but the US economy is a bit different than the France economy and government. Pretty much, we just had an "increase" in taxes over the next years for most people, disguised as a tax cut. But I won't go into that as it's not really part of the argument here.
So yes, my claim was only applicable really to the US market, where the government likes to, and will, tax almost anything it can.
France, and other parts of Europe might be different, as it is more than likely a case-by-case basis depending on the nation and i t's government policies, taxation law,s etc. I was speaking from the US standpoint, sorry. Before the inevitable complaints about LR 6. The spot edit tool will still lag if you do enough of them on a single photo though and that is where another destructive editor like CS6 is useful For me the occasional user it just doesn't make sense to pay a monthly fee to use a program.
Lightroom isn't Spotify which I listen too everyday.
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Your email address will not be published. Create images that inspire, inform and delight. Yes, at this point it seems pretty clear that Adobe's strategy is right for Adobe The catalog format of No more updates for Lightroom 6 after this Allan. Thanks for your direction on this, but I am stuck again.
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This release marks the end of our association. No they're not going to be as good or better in most cases, but I'd rather pay a one time fee for something than keep paying every month for the rest of my life. Nothing like that has happened so far. And honestly, I think Adobe just uses consumer sales as icing on the cake. Hi Victoria,I am currently running LR 6. If i had been without a internet connection i would have been in serious problems..
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I might pick up a copy of LR 6, download the final update, and use that for the next few years until a raw processor is sufficiently similar to LR to switch over. They the government and the IRS enjoy the extra income each year, so if anything they'd be FOR subscription models, just as developers are. Long Live new Queen - C1. Make sure that your system meets the requirements for Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. June 2, at 2: CyberLink has release the latest version of its photo editing and design program PhotoDirector. I just can't understand why Adobe started to think about Photoshop's UI some months ago. If i had been without a internet connection i would have been in serious problems.. The other option is to do what guys who have old scanners that only can use old OS's like XP do. It does NOT look like a link at all. Of course, that's okay if you plan to use it with a camera you currently own and don't intend to upgrade any time soon. What do you recommend I do first? Someone please explain to me how Adobe CC is cost affective? Yes, you may be right Go to original post.