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    Catalogs Catalog Not Opening in LR 2021

    Hey yall i recently reinstalled LR on my computer and when i went to reopen my last used catalog it did not open itself and took a lot of time. After referring some videos, I removed the .lrcat.lock file. Even after that nothing happened and the same problem persists. This is the message that...
  2. gegjrphotography

    Help opening LrC

    Hi Everyone, I am sorry to bother you, but I need help. I am trying to open my Lightroom catalog, and I am getting an error that the catalog is already in use, but I don't have the app open. I am using Windows 10. I looked in Task Manager but cannot find the app running. Please see screenshot...
  3. B

    LR Classic loses visibility of an image in the folder

    I'm a long time LR Classic user with almost 120,000 images in my catalog and so I am reasonably confident in how to use it. I had developed some images recently and in particular had created a PSD of one of them and a panorama stitch from another. Both appeared as normal in the catalog. I was...
  4. B

    A bug in Lightroom classic and now I can't access anything, any info on this bug?

    I updated MacOS this morning as well as Lightroom Classic. All was fine yesterday before I did this. Now I cannot open my catalog. Any help would be appreciated as now I am totally stuck without anything. This is the message I get The Lightroom catalog cannot be used because the parent folder...
  5. C

    Issues with Moving catalog and pictures to new folder (missing keywords and wrong photo count)

    Good day - I am new tio the forum, and very apprreciatice of any help. I have a LRC catalog with 47951 photos (211 missing keywords) on an extwernal drive. The catalog is flawless on the external drive. I bought a new Mac and want to move the catalog and photos back to the Mac. T I copied...
  6. mikecox

    Missing files: Lr 288, Explorer shows 450

    I just tried to open my default catalog and was prompted, for some reason, to Upgrade the catalog. I tried opening a backup of the catalog and got the same message, so I clicked OK to allow the Upgrade to precede. When it was done I went to the Folder in Lr and noticed that there are 162...
  7. R

    Unknown problem opening the catalog

    Since yesterday everything was ok. Today when I open LR Classic i get a message "cannot open because of an unknown problem" (my translation from italian. If I try to open with a different catalog (from my backups but current LR version= LR_2019-2-v10.lrcat ) again the same message appears. I'm...
  8. H

    Lost Ircat is now in Trash (iMac 10.13.6 High Sierra)

    I made a serious mistake and I lost my Lightroom Ircat, which I then found back in the "trash" and another catalog in Applications"!. I read that I will have to "drag" the one in the trash, out of the trash, but do not know how to accomplish this. Drag: how and whereto? I really made a big...
  9. Z

    New version of Lr error converting catalog

    I upgraded to LrC 9.4.1 from Lr 8.4.1 on my Mid 2010 Mac Pro running macOS High Sierra 10.13.6. The issue is I am getting an error when the new software tries to convert my catalog, see attached screen shot. When I go to Adobe's TechNote I get this link that says delete the lock file which Lr...
  10. E

    Unexpected error opening catalog

    I am unable to open my Lr catalog, with the following error message: Unexpected error opening catalog. The catalog could not be opened due to an unexpected error. I have the options to 'try again', 'quit' or 'choose a different catalog'. I am able to open another catalog, or create new...
  11. S

    Help! Deleted Lightroom Catalogs (Mac)

    Hi guys, so I'm new here. But I'm freaking out. My Mac was telling me I was running out of space so I was trying to clear up space. I deleted some lightroom catalogs but had backed up lightroom that night at 9:17pm so I deleted everything but that back up/catalog. I deleted some pictures and...
  12. Mr_RossDuncan

    Help. Lightroom Classic 8.0 fails to launch

    Hi, I would be very appreciative If anybody could post the steps I should take to reinstall Lightroom Classic 8. I recently updated, which worked fine for a couple of days, now disaster, nothing. Trying to launch Lightroom this morning I received an error message, "Lightroom Catalog could not be...
  13. Mr_RossDuncan

    The dreaded error message

    Hi, Can anybody offer a suggestion for a repeated error message I'm getting. "Lightroom encountered an error when reading a catalog file and needs to quit." I'm running the latest version, 7.5 Lightroom classic on a Windows 10 laptop. If the computer goes to sleep while Lightroom is running, on...
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    Catalog not linking after update this week

    I updated to the latest version of LR CC yesterday (v7.4) a new catalog was automatically introduced -5.Ircat. Now my images are no longer visible ie there is an image box in the library grid view but no image and I have 115000 missing images.I have checked the relevant setting in...
  15. B

    The catalog does not appear to be a valid Lightroom catalog.

    Operating System: High Sierra Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): LR 7.01 trial Hello dear experts. Im stuck for 2 full days because LR 7 can't open/import my 5.3 GIG LR 6 catalog, because of unknown error. After my 5K iMac came back from repair with new 3tb fusion drive, Adope...
  16. Win

    Missing FAQ book provided answer as to why LR wouldn't open

    Just a quick note of thanks for the Missing FAQ book. Lightroom wasn't opening as it claimed that the catalog was open in another instance of LR (which wasn't true). Before posting to the forum I reviewed my copy of the Missing FAQ book and found the answer (delete the lr.cat.lock file that was...
  17. M

    New Here, Need help please. Missing last several years of edits

    Hi There! I am trying to not freak out here as I have over 20,000 images that are due this week. I have all of my original photos but the last image in my lightroom catalog is from years ago. I have about 30 different catalogs: editorial, portraits, architecture etc. I have not confirmed that...
  18. Karen Snedker Black

    Catalogue Corruption Woes

    My catalogue is huge - 46+ GB. I shoot RAW, so my library is huge. I do, however, cull my photos and dump those I do not want to keep. I create Smart Previews. The photos I do post-edit and keep, I will transfer to my external drive so that at any given time, generally only my most recent...
  19. R

    LR5 Crash During Import, Catalog lost

    Something weird yesterday - looking for help. Have been using LR5 without any issues for over a year. Yesterday doing an import (from external USB drive - my workflow is to use the OS to copy from camera to a USB drive Originals folder), LR suddenly quit (about 1/3 way through 79 JPEG only...
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