If you're on Windows, you may have spotted this new error message since 11.5's release. The error says "The following known issues were identified on this device. If you continue with the known issues, you may experience degraded performance with … Click to continue
How do I set permissions on macOS for Lightroom Classic?
Over the last few years, macOS has introduced tighter security to limit which apps can access specific files and folders. As a result, it's sometimes been necessary to manually set some security permissions for Lightroom. Recently, a number of … Click to continue
How do I check my catalog for missing files?
The sooner you discover that Lightroom can't find some of your photos, the easier it is to fix. Perhaps you've simply unplugged an external hard drive, or Windows has changed the drive letter. But what if you've accidentally moved or deleted a … Click to continue
Lightroom and Windows 11 Compatibility
Windows 11 is available - can I run Lightroom? Check compatibility here! Windows 11 has been available for a few weeks now, but the more cautious among us like to wait to see which bugs are likely to cause trouble. As Mac users, we haven't been … Click to continue
How do I send a bug report or feature request to Adobe?
If you've found a bug, or got a great idea for a new feature, what's the best way to let Adobe know? Read on! Why so many bugs? As carefully as Adobe and prerelease testers check each release, the Lightroom cloud ecosystem and Lightroom … Click to continue
Top Lightroom Questions
Have you been tripped up by one of our top support questions? Here’s the solutions and some tips to avoid them becoming a disaster! We thought we’d review some of the most common issues people report or ask for assistance on. We won’t just tell … Click to continue
Disaster strikes – a corrupted catalog!
"The Lightroom catalog is corrupt and cannot be repaired." Words that strike fear into Lightroom users worldwide. Catalog corruption is very rare, but if you're the unsuspecting victim, that's no consolation. But don't worry, it's very easy to … Click to continue
Lightroom Performance – What’s Slow?
Over the past 7 weeks, we've learned the pros and cons of non-destructive editing, how different computer components affect different areas of the program, and the ways you can adjust your Lightroom workflow to get the best performance. In the … Click to continue
How can I clear space on my mobile device?
The Lightroom mobile apps have become a significant part of the photographic workflow. You may be automatically adding photos shot on your phone, or loading photos from a memory card while traveling. Or perhaps you're sorting and editing photos … Click to continue
How do I remove photos from Adobe Cloud sync?
Previously we looked at how to check what's synced to the Adobe Cloud. But how do you remove photos from the cloud? You may rely on the cloud to get your mobile photos synced back to Lightroom Classic, but if you only have the 20GB Photography Plan, … Click to continue
Standard Lightroom Troubleshooting Steps
If you're having a problem with Lightroom, there are some general troubleshooting steps you can try. (As always, make sure you have backups before you try any troubleshooting steps.) We've run through the steps for both Lightroom (cloud-based), and … Click to continue
How do I know what’s synced to the Adobe Cloud?
There are several ways to get photos to the Adobe cloud so they're accessible on all of your devices. The Lightroom (cloud-based) desktop is one main portal to your cloud photos. Also, Lightroom mobile apps sync with it. Lightroom Classic is able to … Click to continue
How do I roll back to an earlier Lightroom release?
Before a new release of Lightroom, extensive testing is done. However, due to the many variations of computer hardware and operating systems, sometimes an issue is found that's serious enough that you'd want to roll back to a previous release. How do … Click to continue
Lightroom Top 10 Gotcha’s
If you're just starting out with Lightroom Classic, there are a few CRUCIAL bits of information which will save you hours of headaches and untangling. They're the kind of thing that just make you say "I'd wish I'd known that before...." These are my … Click to continue
How do I reset Lightroom’s Preferences?
If you find you're having odd problems with Lightroom, resetting Lightroom’s Preferences file can solve all sorts of ‘weirdness,’ so it’s a good early step in troubleshooting. Let's take a look at how to simply reset Preferences, and also how to find … Click to continue