Adobe Lightroom for iPad gains widgets that help you learn about photography

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What you need to know

  • Adobe Lightroom for iPad has been updated to take advantage of Home screen widgets, including some that teach you to be a better photographer.

Adobe has updated its popular Lightroom for iPad app to bring support for the latest cameras that are part of the Adobe Camera Raw 13.1 release. But the big new feature addition is iOS 14 Home screen widgets that include tutorials that teach users how to be better photographers and image editors.

The update which also includes the usual array of bug fixes and stability improvements brings the version number up to 6.1.0.

What's New

  • iOS 14 Widget Support: Get inspired and grow your photography skills by access to new Discover edits and Learn tutorials through Widgets. Don't forget you can still access the Lightroom camera quickly and easily through Widgets as well.
  • [Premium] Support for the latest cameras and lenses found in the Adobe Camera Raw 13.1 release.
  • Bug fixes and stability improvements.

The update is available for download from the App Store right now. It's free, although you'll need a Creative Cloud subscription to get the most out of it.

Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

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