Just a quick news bulletin that Adobe has released a beta version of Lightroom 2
Adobe says you can run this alongside Lightroom 1.* with no problems too which is cool if you want to help beta test.
Enhancements that can be found in the Lightroom 2.0 beta include the following:
Localized corrections — Enhance specific areas of an image for unsurpassed nondestructive flexibility and control reminiscent of the traditional darkroom dodge and burn experience.
Improved organizational tools — Find the images you need quickly and easily.
Multiple monitor support — Add an additional monitor to efficiently manage photographic workflow and presentation.
Flexible print package functionality — Create custom layouts containing multiple sizes of a photograph on a single page.
64-bit support — Lightroom 2.0 now takes advantage of the latest hardware architectures with improved memory handling and performance.