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Remove / Delete / Elliminate a Collection and/or Collection Set

Jul 18, 2020
Lightroom Version
Operating System
  1. Windows 10
When I started using Lightroom my pictures were organized in several hundred folders (still are). Reading how great collections are, but not really understanding at the time, I created a Collection Set for each of my top level folders and individual collections within the Collection Sets for each folder.

Most of the Collection Sets and Collections are of no value. I can't find any way to get rid of the useless collections. Lots of tutorials on creating and using collection, but I can't find any way to get rid of a collection.

Is there a way to just get rid of a collection that is no longer needed?

If this can not be accomplished directly in Lightroom Classic, is there a plugin that would eliminate entire collection sets?
May 12, 2011
Lightroom Experience
Lightroom Version
Right-click on any collection or collection set and choose delete. Deleting a collection set also deletes all its included collections.