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Difference between Lightroom cloud service and Lightroom classic


New Member
Nov 18, 2019
Lightroom Version
Lightroom Cloud version 2.4.1
Operating System
macOS 10.15 Catalina
I am new to Lightroom and I am using the cloud service. I was just curious as to what the difference was between the cloud service and Lightroom classic. Which one would you recommend?
Nov 5, 2017
Lightroom Experience
Power User
Lightroom Version
Hi and welcome to the Forums!

The blog post below compares. There isn't a right or wrong in terms of choice, it simply depends on which suits you best - in essence where the photos are held is a major difference (there are others, read the blog) but the main editing tools are common to both.