Adobe says Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 software is now available as part of Adobe Creative Cloud membership. Lightroom is a digital photography workflow solution designed to help amateur and professional photographers import, manage, enhance and showcase images.

A new membership-based offering centered around the company’s design, Web, video and digital imaging tools, Adobe Creative Cloud is a hub for making, sharing and delivering creative work, says Winston Hendrickson, vice president products, Creative Media Solutions, Adobe. With a paid membership, Adobe Creative Cloud can give members everything they need to create, publish and share their work virtually anywhere with anyone, he adds.

Adobe Creative Cloud membership for individuals is US$49.99 per month based on annual membership and $74.99 per month for month-to-month membership. A special introductory offer of $29.99 per month for existing customers who own a qualifying version of CS3, CS4, CS5 and CS5.5 is also available. To learn more, visit Education pricing is also $29.99 per month.

Lightroom 4 is also available through Adobe Authorized Resellers, the Adobe Store and the Mac App Store (North America); the estimated street price is $149 for new users and $79 for upgrades. For more detailed information about product features, upgrade policies, pricing and language versions, go to