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How to transfer Lightroom catalogues to new computer


canonfan46 7 1.1k United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 5:32PM
Thanks LeftForum, but what about the catalogue.
Is there any short instruction for a dummy on how to move it to the new machine.

John

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ST 4 32 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2012 6:11PM
You could also ask your LR question here:-

http://www.lightroomforums.net/forum.php

Or just check out the starter kit section on there
JJGEE 11 6.7k 18 England
3 Nov 2012 6:19PM
I think the easiest way to transfer the LR catalogue and previews is just to copy & paste them. ( via a memory stick perhaps ? )

The two files you will need are:

1-lr.jpg



The previews are not entirely necessary as you can create them again, which may take some time if you have a lot of images ! !


PS
Ignore the folder name.... I just did not rename it when I upgraded to LR 4
canonfan46 7 1.1k United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 2:01AM
Thanks JJGEE, thats got it sorted now, cheers
User_Removed 6 4.6k 1 Scotland
4 Nov 2012 5:04PM
Ouch! Does the fact that you posted that at 2:01am mean that you were burning the midnight oil?
canonfan46 7 1.1k United Kingdom
5 Nov 2012 6:28PM
I'm afraid soSad

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