Lightroom 6 Leak — featuring GPU Use for Faster Editing, Panorama and HDR Creation
Spotted on a french website fnac (link taken down) is the upcoming Lightroom 6 which leaked on the product listing giving us a glimpse of what features has the new version will have.
One of the features touted in the listing is “performance gains” introduced by leveraging compatible graphics. which means it will leverage the performance using the GPU performance similar with other creative suite applications.
Another feature might come is merges multiple photos (including RAW photos) into seamless panoramas and a HDR feature for combining multiple exposures into single photos of high contrast scenes.
Other features mentioned include a non-destructive environment, advanced black-and-white conversions, presets, facial recognition for quickly finding and sorting photos by people, a powerful healing brush, a photo straightening tool that can work even without a horizon line, video slideshows, web galleries, online sharing, and photo book creation.
The Site product page shows a release date of March 9th, 2015 and a price of €130 (~$150), so we’ll probably see the official announcement by Adobe very shortly.