Adobe Lightroom has been the source of frustration for many professional photographers over the years. It’s the not program in general that bothers photographers, but more Adobe’s unwillingness to fully optimize the software to take advantage of the powerful hardware available these days for those that wish to invest in it. Over the last two years, Adobe has listened to photographer’s calls to update their software and has begun to take steps to remedy the issues by introducing new performance-related features.
Even though they have begun development on some key improvements, sometimes it seems like Adobe is not putting much effort into them, especially considering the fact that they definitely have the resources to do so with their stock at near-record highs and an upward trajectory over the last 5 years.
For instance, a couple of years ago they introduced GPU accelerating image processing to Lightroom. This dramatically sped up the processing...
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