Lightroom/Camera Raw: Why multiple ACR 4.X profiles for same camera?

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Why is there multiple ACR 4.X profiles for the same camera?

I can't tell the difference between the Nikon D300's ACR 4.4 and ACR 4.3 - is there one?
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Rob Cole

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Adobe re-published most all the profiles at ACR 4.4 so any camera that was supported before ACR 4.4 will have two such profiles. Whether there is much change between the old and the 4.4 profile is not easy to say without decompiling the profile to a text file and looking at the numbers. There is a tool to do this that comes with the DNG SDK, I believe, although, perhaps it is not compatible wtih the format of the ACR x.x profiles and only for ones like Adobe Standard and Camera Standard.