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Adobe shipping free upgrades to Lightroom for Pixmantec Raw Shooter Premium owners

Here’s the email from Adobe:

Dear Pixmantec RawShooter Premium owner,

When Adobe Systems acquired the technology of Pixmantec ApS last year we knew that we had also acquired the high expectations of the devoted RawShooter community. At the time of the acquisition we invited you to join the Lightroom beta program to provide feedback and we are now pleased to offer a free downloadable copy of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.0 as appreciation for your input into the beta program and previous efforts with the RawShooter technology.

Please follow these instructions carefully to download your copy of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.0

1. Launch your browser
2. Click on the unique URL or hyperlink at the bottom of these instructions
3. Enter your email address and preferred platform in the space provided and click Continue. (The email address must exactly match the email to which this message was delivered)
4. On the following page please take note of your Serial Number and print or write that information in a safe place
5. Download the Lightroom application and follow the installation instructions using the Serial Number provided

Email: [removed] URL: [removed]

NOTE: This URL is only valid for one download. Please save and backup a copy of this application upon download.

Adobe is currently finalizing a standalone utility to convert RawShooter Premium settings to visually similar Lightroom 1.0 adjustments. Please visit http://direct.adobe.com/ on March 5th, 2007 for further details.

Tom Hogarty and the Lightroom Team

John Watson

John is the original founder of Photodoto, but after running it for 4 years he had to focus on different things. If you're interested in what John has been up to recently, you can check is personal blog or browse his photo blog.