The 24th Annual Editors' Choice Awards

More Stories in this Series

Eddy Winner: Photoshop Lightroom 2

Photoshop Lightroom, Adobe’s first attempt at a photo-management and -editing tool for photographers, was a solid application when it was first released in 2007. Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 ( ) is even better.

Many of Lightroom 2.0’s improvements are small ones in the areas of usability and productivity, but together they make managing your photos much easier. Adobe has also significantly expanded Lightroom’s editing functionality (particularly with the the new Adjustment Brush and advanced filtering capabilities), so users can now do without a separate photo editor such as Photoshop or Photoshop Elements.

The update smoothly works with you as you organize and edit your photos; by focusing on improving the little things, Adobe has intelligently upgraded an already strong product.

Read our full review of Photoshop Lightroom 2.0 ($299, upgrade, $99; Adobe).

Go back to our list of Eddy winners

Shop ▾
arrow up Amazon Shop buttons are programmatically attached to all reviews, regardless of products' final review scores. Our parent company, IDG, receives advertisement revenue for shopping activity generated by the links. Because the buttons are attached programmatically, they should not be interpreted as editorial endorsements.

Subscribe to the Best of Macworld Newsletter

Comments