Video editing is coming to Lightroom

Screenshot of Adobe Lightroom used to edit clip of motorcycle
(Image credit: Adobe)

You’ll soon be able to edit videos in Lightroom. This is one of many new updates announced this week by Adobe in a significant refresh of its image-editing portfolio.

Lightroom CC is getting tools for colour-grading and trimming video clips. You won’t be able to assemble multiple clips on a timeline – you’ll still need some of the best video editing software for that – but for single-clip short videos, it looks like it’ll be a fast and efficient way to process them and get them to a shareable state.

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Jon Stapley

Jon is a freelance writer and journalist who covers photography, art, technology, and the intersection of all three. When he's not scouting out news on the latest gadgets, he likes to play around with film cameras that were manufactured before he was born. To that end, he never goes anywhere without his Olympus XA2, loaded with a fresh roll of Kodak (Gold 200 is the best, since you asked). Jon is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq, and has also written for in Digital Camera World, Black + White Photography Magazine, Photomonitor, Outdoor Photography, Shortlist and probably a few others he's forgetting.