Starting with this release Lightroom has become a full-fledged member of Creative Cloud family, received CC prefix and digital index by the year of release (2015).
There is a special tariff plan for photographers, including Photoshop, Lightroom, mobile applications with ability for synchronization and 20 GB of cloud storage.
The new version of Lightroom has some very interesting innovations as well as a number of improvements and of course some bug fixes. Adobe Camera RAW module is updated regularly and independently of Photoshop and Lightroom, these updates add support only for the regular cameras.
Top news - now HDR and panorama can be collected within Lightroom, getting the DNG output -file.
Lightroom 6 is able to identify persons and preserve the assigned name in its database.
Identification of individuals is performed not in a separate unit (as in Aperture), but as a function of library module.
Adobe added the GPU use for rendering images in a module Development, promising performance gain of up to 10 times in some cases.
Masks of radial and gradient filters can now be edited directly (to draw and to erase) using a brush with adjustable parameters and function which identifies the boundaries of objects.
In the Web module, an opportunity to make the gallery on HTML5 is realized.
Slideshow with video fragments can now look better, and the soundtrack is not limited to one track.
Upgrading to the 6th version is a very significant event in the life of the program. Light room’s image editing capabilities are now much closer to the full-featured photo editors like Adobe Photoshop.