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Two Adobe ID’s - Can I Use the Same LrC Catalog?

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I apologize if this has been answered elsewhere. I have two Adobe ID’s, one with a full subscription on an iMac and Dell laptop. I have ordered a new M1 MacBook Pro, on which I plan on having just the photography subscription. I would like to know if I can use the same LrC (v10) catalog with both subscriptions, or if a catalog is deemed Adobe ID specific by Adobe. The two Macs are/will be running Big Sur (which is not a radio button option below). Thanks in advance for any advice on this topic.
 
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Hi

Adobe don't have a check that specifies a catalog must be tied to an account, so short answer is you can use the catalog with either subscription. However, if it's synced to the cloud, then it can only be synced on one subscription (so the other computer with a different sub can still use it but can't sync, you'd need to turn sync off when using it on that one).
 
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Hello All - Following up to let everyone know that there’s no problem sharing the LrC Catalog between two different accounts. As for syncing, I can easily sign out of LR on my iPhone/iPad and sign in with the other account. However, as pointed out, one needs to use two different folders on their computers for syncing locally - one for each account.
 
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