1. anotherjoe

    Migrating LRC primary machine (including Lightroom Sync / Adobe Cloud and local files) from a MacBook Pro to a Mac Studio

    I am migrating my main Lightroom Classic collection from a MacBook Pro to a Mac Studio. In preparation I have studied chapter 20 in the Lightroom Queen's "Adobe Lightroom Classic - the missing FAQ". I want to avoid any gotchas with my local files and those that are sitting on Adobe's Cloud via...
  2. sharkluvr

    Photo storage on external SSD drive and how best to back up

    I currently have a Mac Pro 2010 which is on its last legs and the OS can't be updated. I have decided to get the new Mac Studio M2 Max. I have approximately 2.5TB on two internal drives and I will need to move them to an external drive. Looking for recommendations for SSD and also how best...
  3. phrank

    Catalog on external SSD - Read/Write Speed Performance

    Hi, I’m thinking about to buy a SSD enclosure (40Gbps) with a 2-4TB M.2 PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSD (up to 3500MB/s) and connect it via Thunderbot / USB 4 to my MacBook Pro M1. My RAW images are stored all on a 18TB Harddisk. I guess it will be ca. the half speed of Apple's internal soldered SSD...
  4. T

    Import Lightroom internal HD not appearing in Desinations when choosen.

    Greetings, Problem: When I am importing photographs from a card or external HD to light room it won't let me index my drive so I can see the files. I can choose the drive in TO but it won't show up in destinations. Information: I have a MAIN drive for windows and Programs, then a secondary...
  5. jemostrom

    Advice for external SSD for Mac Mini?

    I just noticed that the internal disk of Mac Mini have started to fill up, of course the Lightroom Catalog is a major culprit here (the photos are already on an external disk) and I'm starting to consider moving the LR Catalog to an external SSD. Does anyone have any recommendations for a...
  6. RSDS1227

    Storage & Workflow Performance

    Hi all, I have my Master .Ircat on a M.2 SSD, I import all photos into a folder on the same drive and do all my local adjustments there. When I am done with edits I have LR move all photos to a LaCie 2Big Dock 8TB mirrored drive for my first back-up. LR Classic and Photoshop CC are both on the...
  7. R

    Should I put LR Catalog etc on OneDrive

    Im moving to a new PC with Win 10. I'm still struggling with its file structure. I have C: on internal SSD, and D: is internal HDD. Having just finished the LR install, I see that the catalog etc is on C:\Users\Richard\OneDrive\Pictures\Lightroom Is this counterproductive? Wouldnt I get...
  8. G

    Old gaming laptop rebuild

    Hi guys, I have an old Asus G750jw I want to "rebuild." It's in quotation marks because I only plan to replace the hard drive with an SSD and add another SSD or HDD. (it has 2 SATA 3 drive ports) I plan on using it for light audio and video editing for our church. I saw a 120GB SSD for about...
  9. John Heuer

    Multiple Libraries

    Operating System: OSX Mavericks Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): CC Looking for suggestions as to how those of you with larger libraries manage them. I have a MacBook Pro with a 500GB SSD that is getting full, and my performance is crawling. My thought is two create two...
  10. A

    Catalogs New PC and Workflow - Need Help!!

    Operating System: Windows 10 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info): 7.1 Hello, new member here, and hoping someone will know how to help me out! I just finished building a new PC, and really excited to be working on a much faster machine, but also because it will help me improve my...
  11. Karyn

    Gnarbox, SSD, and LR Mobile --> LR Classic?

    Operating System:iOS MBP 10.13.1, iPhone X (with the new files app working great and integration with LR Mobile), iPad Pro 11.1.2 Exact Lightroom Version (Help menu > System Info):7.0.1 NOTE: I cross-posted this in a different forum (Lightroom Classic) and then realized it is really a mobile...
  12. Diko

    LR Performance & SSDs

    One can always learn something new...I am new around here, can't tell if you have already discussed it, but today I stumbled upon this video about "SSD Overprovisioning", which could be LR related.
  13. A

    What imac specs needed to optimize Lightroom?

    I am looking to purchase a new iMac and wondering what specs I need in order to optimize how Lightroom runs and decrease wait time. I am looking at a 27", but wondering what makes sense in terms of upgrades. i7 processor? ssd vs. fusion? what is the min about of memory needed? Which specs are...
  14. RSDS1227

    Two SSD and a 1TB HDD

    I just built myself a new PC with a 250MB SSD, a 128MB SSD, a 1TB HDD and my O/S is win 10. I have the O/S on the 250SSD and I thought I could place LR5 on the 128SSD then store all my photos on the 1TBHDD. This all sounds good but I have no idea how to do it. Right now all my photos are on...