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Converting LR XMP presets back to lrtemplate


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May 27, 2018
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  1. Windows 10
Hi all,
I making some presets in new LR 7.3 and all of them are automatically converted to XMP. That's fine but I want to have irtemplate versions for my buyers who have older versions of LR. Is there some way to convert new XMP presets back in irtemplate files?

Thanks in advance and best regards
Oct 8, 2007
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Is there some way to convert new XMP presets back in irtemplate files?

No, for each template you'll need to save the metadata back to a photo, then import the photo into an LR7.2 or earlier, where you can save the template again.