Lightroom Classic | Common Questions
- Lightroom Classic User Guide
- Introduction to Lightroom Classic
- Lightroom and Adobe services
- Lightroom for mobile, TV, and the web
- Import photos
- Apply Masking in photos
- Export and save your photos as JPEGs
- Export and watermark your photos
- Import your photos
- Adjustment Brush: the basics
- Adjustments with the Tone Curve
- Advanced video slideshows
- Control white balance
- Create a contact sheet
- Enhance your workflow with Lightroom Classic
- Adjustments with Lens Blur
- Edit and Export in HDR
- Viewing photos
- Manage catalogs and files
- Organize photos in Lightroom Classic
- Process and develop photos
- Develop module basics
- Create panoramas and HDR panoramas
- Flat-Field Correction
- Correct distorted perspective in photos using Upright
- Improve image quality using Enhance
- Work with image tone and color
- Apply local adjustments
- HDR photo merge
- Develop module options
- Retouch photos
- Cure red eye and pet eye effects
- Use the Radial Filter tool
- Use the enhanced Spot Removal tool
- Export photos
- Work with external editors
- Print photos
- Photo books
- Web galleries
- Keyboard shortcuts
Whether you are a beginner or pro or somewhere in between, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic includes all your essential tools for amazing photography on the desktop. With Lightroom Classic, you have access to powerful one-click tools and advanced controls to make your photos look amazing. Easily organize all your photos on your desktop and share them in a variety of ways.
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The latest version of Lightroom Classic enables you to organize, edit, and share your photographs from Windows or a Mac machine. Check What's New to know more about the latest Lightroom Classic features.
Lightroom Classic includes all the tools you need for most digital photography tasks in one intuitive solution. It's your go-to app for organizing, enhancing, and sharing your images, every day. It helps photographers work faster and more efficiently with one image, a set of images, or a large image library. Photoshop is the industry standard in digital image editing, with advanced tools that photographers, graphic designers, and other graphics professionals use when they need complete control to perform detailed, pixel-level editing and work with multilayered files. Get both Lightroom Classic and Photoshop as a part of the Creative Cloud Photography plan.
No, Lightroom Classic works on Mac or PC only. However, you can have Lightroom on mobile devices, including iPhone, iPad, and Android, as a part of the Creative Cloud Photography plan. Learn more about Lightroom on mobile devices. You can edit and organize photos on your desktop or mobile devices anytime. Any adjustment you make is seamlessly updated across devices. You can also share photos and get feedback with Lightroom web galleries.
Yes. Lightroom Classic on your desktop has the same features and delivers the same best-in-class results no matter which platform you use. You can organize, edit, and share your photographs from anywhere—Lightroom Classic on your computer, Lightroom mobile device, or Lightroom on the web. Any changes you make are synced automatically across all your devices, so no more mixed-up versions, multiple copies, or misplaced originals. Get Lightroom Classic as a part of the Creative Cloud Photography - new plan.
Lightroom Classic supports most native camera raw file formats in addition to PNG, DNG, TIFF, and JPEG formats. In other words, it supports the formats primarily used in digital cameras. Lightroom Classic also supports the PSD file format for enhanced integration with Photoshop. For a complete list of raw format support by camera make and model, see the Camera Raw page.
Lightroom Classic offers a nondestructive editing environment, which means your original photographs are never changed. Instead, the changes you make to your photographs are stored in metadata as a series of instructions. Whether you’re viewing them onscreen, creating a web gallery, or making prints, Lightroom Classic is simply applying those instructions to the original, untouched photo file. This provides you complete flexibility and control, because any change you apply to an image is 100% reversible at any time.
The Creative Cloud Photography plan is the perfect solution for anyone interested in photography, from photo enthusiasts to professionals. The plan includes everything you need to organize, edit, enhance, and share images on your desktop or mobile device—anytime, anywhere. In addition to Lightroom Classic, the Creative Cloud Photography plan includes Photoshop and the ability to access your Lightroom synced images in mobile apps like Photoshop Mix, Adobe Spark Video, and Adobe Spark Page.
Lightroom Classic on desktop will continue to launch and allow access to your files after your membership ends. However, the Develop and Map modules are disabled. Also, after your membership ends, synchronization with Lightroom on mobile devices will no longer function.
With a free Creative Cloud membership, you can download a trial of Lightroom Classic and other applications in Creative Cloud.
Learning Lightroom Classic
Learn how to get set and get started with step-by-step-tutorials as well as comprehensive product support from Adobe and our knowledgeable community. Additional materials can be found on the Lightroom Classic Learn & Support page, Lightroom Classic product page, and the Lightroom Classic YouTube channel.