Is there a way to use Lightroom Free?

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Hi, I just want to know that, is there any way to use Adobe Lightroom free?

If it is possible, then can you please share with me the link, where I can download and install the free version on my desktop?

Or if you have any suggestions for me then please do.
 
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There is no special free version, but you can install the current version and then let the trial or your subscription expire. Lightroom will continue to work in a limited mode: the develop and map modules won’t work, the other modules do work.
 

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I think there is a free mobile app but I'm not sure if it will do anything unless you have the desktop version which you need to subscribe to. Just curios. Besides that where did you hear about a free version?
 
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Adobe developed Lightroom and Lightroom Classic at considerable expense. You should not expect "Free" from a for-profit company.
Except that there is a truly free version of Lightroom Mobile available, and I believe there are a vast number of people using that free version. It has a number of restrictions, most notable being the lack of syncing, and many of those users probably don't understand the implications of that. But it is free....
 

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There is no special free version, but you can install the current version and then let the trial or your subscription expire. Lightroom will continue to work in a limited mode: the develop and map modules won’t work, the other modules do work.
Sure, will take the opportunity to try the free version. Thanks for your suggestion.
 

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I think there is a free mobile app but I'm not sure if it will do anything unless you have the desktop version which you need to subscribe to. Just curios. Besides that where did you hear about a free version?
I heard about it on the youtube
 
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Adobe developed Lightroom and Lightroom Classic at considerable expense. You should not expect "Free" from a for-profit company.
There are a number of companies that have as a model a limited free version as an entre into their world, as advertising, for example DaVinci Resolve (not all that limited), or Devolutions Remote Desktop Manager (one of my favorite new discoveries), lots of variations on VM Managers, Milestone (one of the premier security NVR's). It's a great form of advertising. It gets people hooked, and after a bit of use they see the value in the full version. Or even if not, it builds brand awareness among people who would not be customers anyway which can still pay off, as they might later in their job buy something they would not personally spending other people's money.

Adobe chose not to go that route. I think it's arguable if they chose well or not.

But it's not a silly thought.
 

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There are a number of companies that have as a model a limited free version as an entre into their world, as advertising, for example DaVinci Resolve (not all that limited), or Devolutions Remote Desktop Manager (one of my favorite new discoveries), lots of variations on VM Managers, Milestone (one of the premier security NVR's). It's a great form of advertising. It gets people hooked, and after a bit of use they see the value in the full version. Or even if not, it builds brand awareness among people who would not be customers anyway which can still pay off, as they might later in their job buy something they would not personally spending other people's money.

Adobe chose not to go that route. I think it's arguable if they chose well or not.

But it's not a silly thought.
Thanks for your valuable words Linwood. understood what you have said. Thanks again
 
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