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Exporting DNG raws from LR Mobile into LR Classic, no pick flags or stars


New Member
Nov 18, 2021
Lightroom Version
LR Ipad Mobile 7.0.1
Operating System
  1. iOS
Maybe I am too cheap to pay for extra Adobe cloud storage. Been using Ipad to import and edit Canon RAW photos on-the-go. I found that I could export and then import into LR Classic a pile of them super quickly from the ipad using the "Export As" and then choosing DNG. I end up with all of the ipad LR Mobile edits. But darn it, don't have the pick flags or stars.

If I choose to "Export As" ORIGINAL then I just get the raws, no edits.

Anyone have a good way to transfer over the pick flags and stars? Am I just missing something when doing the export?

I really like the quick transfer speed of the export vice waiting for a synch to happen with hundreds of raw images. Plus, I think I'm too cheap to pay for the monthly Adobe Cloud extra storage.
Jul 2, 2015
Lightroom Experience
Power User
Lightroom Version
Flags are not written to XMP, but stars should be.