Adobe has announced a public beta of Lightroom 2.
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Anyone can download and use the beta, however the program will expire after 30 days for people who don't currently have a Lightroom 1 license. In an unprecedented move, Adobe will allow existing Lightroom customers to send invitations to friends. The invitation will contain a serial number that will last the full term of the public beta. This beta is for Mac and Windows user