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    Library - video exports

    4 videos being exported total of 4 was 1.64 GB, individual sized at 412mb, 199 mb, 577mb, 492 mb each appx. 2.25 minutes in lengt, export as H.264:max quality. After the completion of first video export I noted in the task Mgr. The CPU went to 0 useage along with the external drive, not an ssd ...
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    Library module Exported jpeg hi quality settings and image degradation on import to iPhone-ipad

    If export setting is 92 quality, 300 dpi, 1000 long side reduction .. on any extremely sharp images viewed otherwise or even printed ( but not with long side reduction) with those parameters, why does any saved image , inserted into mail program then emailed and imported into a phone or...
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    Preferences: performance- camera raw check box is checked allowing for graphics card usage

    Historically I have had this box ....... unchecked..... altho I have had higher end nvidia video cards, i-7 3.4GHz chip, 32 GB DD4 ram installed. Seems like i ran across that unchecked box for better performance as a general input suggestion long ago. I import cr raw initially to only later...
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    Catalogs Purge cache button

    Upon getting the new install preferences built, Under Preferences: file handling tab, I see the cache settings which reflect maximum size at 40 gb camera raw and 3 gb for video, would one want to purge those caches for any reason to be beneficial in some way? ( i don't know what they do...
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    Catalogs LR 6.14 any way to delete extra catalog listings in drop down box?

    With my new install of perpetual licensed LR6 on the new system and update to v.14, now when i export any new work as a catalog for importing to my numerous EHD's where my Light Room catalogs reside, I see that just exported catalog showing as a catalog option when you hit EDIT, show catalogs...
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    Catalogs lrcat only mysteriously not seen on EHD

    I recently started a new 5TB ssd EHD for daily main use, I copied my top level folder and LR catalog folder over to it from previous main EHD and have been using it daily for weeks on old PC and laptop with no issues. I just received a new build PC and upon plugging in the new 5TB EHD I've...
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    deactivating older versions on old laptops

    Operating System: windows 10 home Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 6.13 I have 2 old windows laptops, I wish to wipe clean, those two still have earlier versions LR3.6 installed on them I guess I'm supposed to deactivate, the older versions??? I currently have LR6.13 on my...
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    copying lcrat and backup folders only w\o previews folder to new ehd

    Operating System: windows10 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info):6.13 1. due to the size of previews folder in my present catalog of 117,000+,.... in order to initially determine if this new transfer will be issue free,.... can't I just copy the lrcat and backup folders only to my...
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    Catalogs rebuilt backup drive

    Operating System: windows 10 home 64 bit Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 6.13 Over the last week I have updated and or rebuilt 3 backup contained system exd's. my very first one, S was only able to complete 1 backup after the first opening. Afterwards 4 tries, it has to...
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    Library module rebuilt backup drive

    Operating System: windows10 64bit home Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR 6.6.1 1. I just rebuilt a new ehd backup drive H that is a contained unit, where I copied to the new contained ehd H my top level folder and LR folder off my main working contained setup ehd G. I opened...
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    new extra drive

    Operating System: win10 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 6.6.1 1. In all my copies of LR on various exthd's for backups, my LR is set to no gpu use and under edit metadata preset, the keyword box is unchecked so keywords "should retain" in any "add" to catalog import. I have 1...
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    new laptop install issues

    Operating System: windows 10 home Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 6.0 New laptop asus i7 7700hq, 16gb ddr4 2400mz, NVidia GeForce gtx 1060 w\3gb gddr5 vram, 128gb ssd, 1 TB 7200 hd. I installed LR 6.0 off my original disk, after serial# input it opens and shows LR v 6.0 on...
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    dell alienware 15R3 for field work

    replacement unit I'm considering: Anyone using the Dell Alienware's 15R3 for field editing use? Any knowledge that the IPS display is non-calibrating or inferior due to not being bright enough for use in daylight or lack of dedicated number keyboard... any personal known issues of deficient...
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    prior keyworded images newly "added" to catalog not retaining keywords

    it seems that whenever I "add" back into to my longtime existing catalog older images processed as dng with saved metadata, not raw with saved sidecars that were fully keyworded either years ago or recently that don't presently reside in my working catalog but may get re-installed by...
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    previews folder question

    I have my LR folder, and top level parent folder with images and master catalog on an exthd-1. I backup by copying any new images to top level parent folder and daily backups upon closing LR into corresponding backup folder after each use to exthd-2. Something corrupted my catalog on exthd-2...
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    update procedure for previous versions of LR after new install of latest disc version 6.0

    my LR folder as well as the top level folder for all images are on ExtHD's. Simply put everything is on ExtHD's instead of pc or laptop internally. I have recently updated my existing LR v3 to 6. I have a folder containing older versions of LR in a folder that were tied to various catalogs. Upon...
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    new build pc & os version and new version LR 6 on disc (perpetual)

    prior version\setup was LR 3.6 installed on old pc and laptop with several ExtHD containing 3.6 master catalog linked to a top level folder containing images....(ie: no images on internal hd either place). New PC build: windows 10 ....plug in ExtHD containing master catalog and top level folder...
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    renamed main LR catalog to purposely break link for new EXTHD field copy fails

    1 year back I successfully moved my 3.6 LR catalog and top level folder of entire image collection entirely to an external hd for use as my master unit, always took that master with me on trips to the field w\o any negative issue on laptop...now I want to leave my master at home when I go out so...
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    new ext hd and new catalog setup

    my old catalog was a mess, I did work off muliple ExtHD's with one main ExtHD for everyday use, the other one for backups...They had a top level folder for images..they both contained a copy of the LR folder itself. My everyday use ExtHD reflected in the LR Folders panel, 2 ExtHD's with the...
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    windows- LR- drive letter change question confirmation

    Like so many that incur the dreaded event when you connect your multiple EHD's while inadvertently leaving LR open during the performance of drag and drop from one EHD to another for the purpose of doing a small manual backup session....then you exit the EHD's properly but not in the OS...
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    directing collections "looking at external hd" back to c drive

    how does one direct "collections" only......everything else in the folders panel ,where the same image in collections is linked to c drive just fine all photos in collections have ?marks showing they reside on external after a copy move..... (I "copied" my hierarchy to an external so as to...
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    LR 3.6 ....i wanted to xfer everything to ext hd incl catalogs and operate from there

    I "copied" my present 2012-2013 folders to another folder and added those to my external hd , that I have been backing up to all along with the intention of just using it since my internal was filling up...so as to work off it instead of c drive. I had an issue because I failed to "open a new...
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    new lr3 install on laptop containing previous lr1.4

    pg 469 bamptons faq book..i reccommend re-building the preview cache for LR3.it'll take some time but its worth it she says....ok, fine .... close lr after the upgrade and find catalog on hd,..delete or move lrpreviews folder only! dont touch lrcat catalog file...when you reopen lr there will be...
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    LR 3 install on laptop that contains LR1

    i installed LR3.2 off the disc onto my laptop where LR1.4 still resides as well,...i will delete version1 in due time but for now, its asking me if i want to upgrade the catalog file "LR catalog" for use with LR3 and lr will creat a new catalog file in the destination below, the previews will...
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    file #ing: raw+jpeg senerio

    i just noticed while importing raw+jpeg images saved as dng....the first image dng is #1 while the (same)first image jpeg is #2.... i do have treat jpegs seperate from raw checked but that doenst have anything to do with numbering does it....is it even possible to get import file numbering to...
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