Camera Raw 6.1 Release Candidate Available on Adobe Labs
By Tom Hogarty (Lightroom Journal Adobe blog)
Camera Raw 6.1 isnow available on Adobe Labs.(Camera Raw 6.1) The release includes camera support for the following models:
Camera Raw 6.1 includes new lens correction functionality that can apply profile-based corrections to accommodate geometric distortions, chromatic aberration and lens vignette effects. Manual corrections for geometric distortion as well as vertical and horizontal perspective transforms are also available. A handful of lens profiles are included for automatic correction and more can be created by the community with the Adobe Lens Profile Creator. (http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/lensprofile_creator/)
This release addresses a bug on the Mac platform that could cause Photoshop CS5 to quit unexpectedly when opening a file in the Camera Raw 6.0 plug-in.
This release contains performance enhancements designed to improve the responsiveness of the controls and the scrolling mechanism relative to Camera Raw 6.0.
The camera support provided in this release was previously provided in the Camera Raw 5.7 plug-in update with the exception of the Olympus E-600 which is new to this update. Please read the following blog post for an explanation of why redundant support has been released.
Please provide feedback on the Camera Raw plug-in on the User to User forums
More info on Camera RAW 6.1 can be found here.
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