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Lightroom Classic vs Camera Raw Features

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If I were to give up Lightroom Classic in favor of Lightroom CC plus Camera Raw - are there any editing features I would be giving up? Publishing services? Printing? Are Camera Raw's noise reduction features as good as LR Classic?
 
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This blog has the current comparison of the two options:

Thanks Paul. I thought I have a pretty good idea of what I would lose by going from LR Classic to LR CC - there are some editing features (e.g., range mask) missing from CC that I wouldn't want to give up. I guess my question should have been - are things missing from LR CC that are still available in Camera Raw? But looking at the Classic vs CC comparison in the blog post it says CC doesn't allow you to interface with external editors. Does that include Camera Raw and Photoshop? I might have my answer (stick with Classic) based on that absent feature alone.
 
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You can use Edit in from Cloud into Photoshop fine. But if you change from the Photography plan to the Cloud one you lose Photoshop...

You get the Cloud software included in the Photography Plan, I'd suggest fire up the Desktop version and look around.
 
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You can use Edit in from Cloud into Photoshop fine. But if you change from the Photography plan to the Cloud one you lose Photoshop...

You get the Cloud software included in the Photography Plan, I'd suggest fire up the Desktop version and look around.
Thanks. I keep trying to find a way to keep all my photos in the cloud so I can move back and forth between two computers without losing the Classic features, having to work on files that aren't complete, and/or creating sync problems. I'll do some more poking around but every time I look into this I get squeamish.
 
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are things missing from LR CC that are still available in Camera Raw?
Range Mask, Local Adjustment Presets, Red Eye tool and the legacy Calibration sliders are the only things I think. The actual engine is exactly the same, so noise reduction etc. would be identical. There are just those few tools that don't have a user interface in the Cloudy apps yet.

But looking at the Classic vs CC comparison in the blog post it says CC doesn't allow you to interface with external editors. Does that include Camera Raw and Photoshop?
Lightroom Cloudy can send photos to Photoshop, but not directly to the Camera Raw interface.

In addition to Paul's suggestion, you could look at the Working with Multiple Machines section in the Classic book, around page 404. There's a few options there to be able to use Classic on both computers.
 
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