Learn about new features and enhancements in the March 2021 release of Lightroom desktop (version 4.2) and Lightroom for mobile (version 6.2)
Follow photographers and view a personalized feed in Lightroom desktop

Explore a personalized feed on Lightroom desktop

The For you tab in Learn and Discover sections is now on Lightroom desktop. Access guided tutorials and Interactive edits that are especially curated for you.

ProRaw Profile support in Lightroom

New profile support for Apple ProRaw images

Apple ProRaw images are now imported using the ProRaw Profile by default, ensuring that Lightroom desktop and mobile closely match the in-camera viewing.

View notifications in Lightroom

View combined notifications when people like or comment

Lightroom now combines people's activity in notifications instead of notifying you each time someone likes or comments in your shared albums.

Mute panel settings in Lightroom desktop

Easily mute a panel's settings

In Lightroom desktop, view how the image looks without a panel's settings applied by pressing the eye icon in the panel.

Supported cameras and lenses

Support for new cameras and lenses

Find newly added cameras and lenses in the full list of supported profiles.

Other feature enhancements

Other feature enhancements 

Easily view which images are edited using the Edited Filter below the Search bar. In Lightroom for mobile (Android), a new dot icon is visible below a panel's name if edits have been made.

View a personalized feed on Lightroom desktop

New in Lightroom desktop

Get inspired! In the Learn and Discover sections on Lightroom desktop, the For you tab displays guided tutorials and Discover edits based on the posts you like, recent editing activity, and people you choose to follow in the Lightroom community.

To explore this feature, follow these steps:

  1. Click Learn to view tutorials or Discover to see Interactive Edits by photographers in the Lightroom Community.

    Lightroom Desktop
  2. Click For You to browse the Featured, Trending, and other personalized categories.

    Lightroom Desktop

New profile for Apple ProRaw images

New in Lightroom desktop and mobile

Lightroom desktop and mobile now provide a new profile to support Apple ProRaw images. These images will now be imported using the new profile by default.

With this new support, the imported ProRaw images will better match the in-camera experience.

To learn more about Apple ProRaw images, see About Apple ProRaw.

View combined notifications in the Activity panel

New in Lightroom desktop and mobile

The Activity panel in Lightroom desktop and mobile now combines the activity of people and shows them as notifications.

To view notifications:

  1. In Lightroom desktop or mobile, click the bell icon in the upper-right corner of the screen.

    The Activity panel in Lightroom desktop
    The Activity panel in Lightroom desktop
  2. In this panel, you can view the notifications when someone liked or commented on a photo in your shared album.

Easily mute settings of a specific panel

New in Lightroom desktop

If you want to see your edited photo without a specific panel's settings, this feature is for you.

Follow these steps to mute the settings of an Edit panel:

  1. In Edit, open the panel where you have made adjustments.

  2. Long-press the eye icon to view the photo without that panel's settings.

    Click the eye icon to mute settings in that panel
    Click the eye icon to mute settings in that panel

    Note:

    In Lightroom desktop, press and hold a panel's eye icon to temporarily mute its settings.

To learn more about using the Edit panels, see Edit photos in Lightroom.

Support for new cameras and lenses

Check out the following articles to find newly added cameras and lenses in the full list of supported profiles:

Other enhancements

Lightroom desktop

In any view, click the Filter icon next to the Search bar. You can then view the filtering options such as Edited, Type, Keyword, and more. The Edited option is new where you can filter photos based on whether they were edited or not.

The new Edited filter in Lightroom desktop
The new Edited filter in Lightroom desktop

Lightroom for mobile (Android) 

In the Edit view, you can view a new dot icon below the panel's name after you make adjustments to the tools in that panel.

The new icon to help you easily identify the panels that have adjustments
The new icon to help you easily identify the panels that have adjustments