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Auto Import into Lightroom CC?

justinjleonard

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Joined
Sep 28, 2019
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Lightroom Version
Lightroom CC
Operating System
macOS 10.14 Mojave
Is there any way to reliably and automatically import photos and videos in a "watched folder" into Lightroom CC? I tried setting up an Automator workflow on my Mac for this, but it was a bit hit or miss. Could AppleScript be used instead? Any other way since it seems Adobe isn't interested in adding this as a "basic" feature?
 
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Nov 5, 2017
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Location
UK
Lightroom Experience
Power User
Lightroom Version
Classic
Watched folders are a feature in Lightroom Classic but not Lightroom Desktop (the cloud version) at this point. As we're all aware, it's a system where features continue to be added.

It's worth adding it to the feature requests with Adobe, the more interested in a feature the more attention it receives:

 
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