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    Save metadata in videos

    Hi there, I am a lightroom user and I catalogue videos along with my photos. In my workflow, I add a variety of metadata in my all my files, photos and videos. These are keywords, ratings, GPS info etc. I recently discovered that, when it comes to the videos, the only place I can read and use...
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    How to use XMP sidecar files for JPEGs in Lightroom

    A fully customised one which is looking to sync directly from a lightroom catalogue. @clee01l thank you for taking the time to explain everything. My information and knowledge is obviously bitty at the moment but I am slowly putting things together.
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    How to use XMP sidecar files for JPEGs in Lightroom

    The trick here is that I will be syncing between the online platform and LR, in which case updating a light text file is quicker that updating a JPEG, where you have to copy the whole thing. @johnbeardy you confused me there slightly. You say that xmp are not the norm but most file formats...
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    How to use XMP sidecar files for JPEGs in Lightroom

    @johnbeardy I mean online platforms to organise my images which utilise user added metadata. I am getting help to develop plug ins to keep these two synced (lightroom/online), so I am trying to figure out where is the best place for the metadata to exist. It seems to me that syncing would be...
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    How to use XMP sidecar files for JPEGs in Lightroom

    Thanks so much for all the advice. I think what I may have gotten wrong is how much and what type of information is actually contained in the xmp files. I was looking for an external file to hold all metadata which can be shared and synced between platforms... When I say all metadata I am...
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    How to use XMP sidecar files for JPEGs in Lightroom

    Hi guys, thanks for your replies @JohanElzenga I also discovered this recently, I was wondering if it is possible to bypass this even if I need to get the help of a developer and create an import plugin or something @johnbeardy I am still learning about sidecars and xmps. I don't need to rely...
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    How to use XMP sidecar files for JPEGs in Lightroom

    Hello, I am a new Lightroom user who has recently migrated from Aperture. I am working on a referenced catalogue of nearly 150K images. The file types I am working with are RAW, RAW+JPEG, JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PSD and Videos. I am using a mac pro (late 2013), OS X El Capitan and Lightroom/Photoshop...
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