Lightroom 5.3 Release Candiate available

Lightroom Updates Release Candidate

Sharad Mangalick, Lightroom Product Manager, has announced the availability of Lightroom 5.3 RC on Adobe Labs.
A corresponding Release Candidate of Camera Raw 8.3 has also been announced.
Bug fixes include

  • Issues when upgrading catalog from previous versions of Lightroom.
  • Incorrect photos are displayed after switching away from a Publish Collection.
  • Catalog optimization did not finish, and was not optimizing the catalog
  • Feather of clone spots is set to 0 after upgrading catalog to Lightroom 5.
  • Auto White Balance settings are not saved to Snapshots.
  • Sony 18-55mm lens is detected as the Hasselblad 18-55mm lens for lens correction.
  • Increased Update Spot Removal history steps when in Before and After view.
  • Slideshows start playing automatically even when the Manual Slideshow option is enabled.
  • Video playback stops when dragging on the scrubber.
  • Errors when publishing photos to Flickr through the Publish Service.
  • Option + drag on Edit Pin behavior is functioning incorrectly.
  • Black border appears around the exported slideshow video.
  • Catalog containing images processed with PV2003 were adding a post-crop vignette when catalog upgraded to Lightroom 5.
  • Pressing the “Reset” button while holding down the Shift key caused Lightroom to exit abruptly.
  • Output Sharpening and Noise Reduction were not applied to exported images that were resized to less than 1/3 of the original image size.
  • The Esc key did not exit the slideshow after right clicking screen with mouse during slideshow playing.
  • Import dialog remained blank for folders that contain PNG files with XMP sidecars.
  • Metadata panel displayed incorrect information after modifying published photo. Please note that this only occurred when metadata was changed after the photo was published.
  • New Camera Support in Lightroom 5.3 Release Candidate

  • Canon PowerShot S120
  • Fujifilm XQ1
  • Fujifilm X-E2
  • Nikon 1 AW1
  • Nikon Coolpix P7800
  • Nikon D610
  • Nikon D5300 (*)
  • Olympus OM-D E-M1
  • Olympus STYLUS 1 (*)
  • Panasonic DMC-GM1
  • Phase One IQ260
  • Phase One IQ280
  • Sony A7 (ILCE-7)
  • Sony A7R (ILCE-7R)
  • Sony DSC-RX10 (*)
  • * denotes preliminary support

    New Lens Profile Support in Lightroom 5.3 Release Candidate

    Canon EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM, Nikon 1 NIKKOR AW 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6, Nikon 1 NIKKOR AW 10mm f/2.8, Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 58mm f/1.4G, Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A013, Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM A013, Sony E 20mm F2.8, Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

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