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Sun, Oct 25, 2020 5:15 AM

Did Adobe release Classic 10 too soon?

This forum has been filled with threads about bugs and poor performance with Classic 10.  So should we all roll back to 9.4?  (How?)

Is there any timetable from Adobe for a patch release to fix the most egregious issues?

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174 Points

3 months ago

Very good question !

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328 Points

3 months ago

Hi, as I have a lot of pictures to work on at  the moment I didn't try the new version, but I answered the "how to roll back" in another thread. In Creative Cloud, click on the 3 dots on the right and choose another version:

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22.8K Points

3 months ago

Runs fine on this end.

To toll back, use the Creative Cloud app and select..: other version.

Author “Color Management for Photographers"

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3 months ago

I've just reinstalled 9.4 on my Win10 setup. The fonts are now back to normal/usual, so I can read the medium font without a magnifying glass, and surprisingly it runs faster than 10 which claims performance improvements.

Updating LR Classic is a bit like the old 'snakes and ladders' board game!

Bob Frost

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3 months ago

Remember that the majority who do not experience any problems do not have an incentive to post that here. You never see posts like "Why is Lightroom Classic 10 running so fast?!!!". I'm not saying that there aren't any problems for some people, but a forum like this does not give you any indication on how wide spread a problem is, even if you see a lot of posts about it.

Johan W. Elzenga,

http://www.johanfoto.com

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360 Points

Already reverted to V9. V10 is almost unusable. It's not just the response that is slow, it has masking/rendering bugs as well.

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@JohanElzenga You are 100% right. It would be nice to hear some positive notes. I kinda get distracted by receiving dozens of mails per day about Photoshop and Lightroom not working at all or being crippled so much, that I start to wonder if it's a competitors disinformation campaign...

That said, at this point I am definitely not updating anything Adobe until there's a XX.1 update and I wont even put an XX.0.1 update.

Since the forum has been reworked I actually get mails again and it might be that I am simply mislead to believe that this release is bogus...

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No issues on this end: latest 15” Macbook Pro and Catalina.

Author “Color Management for Photographers"

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182 Points

3 months ago

When I upgraded to CC2021, it also upgraded Camera Raw to Version 13. I was then unable to open any files in Photoshop apart from PSD. I could not import anything from Lightroom. After 5 hours online and giving them control of my PC, they eventually decided that I would need to revert to CR 12 (which I did and it now opens files okay.)   Yesterday, I upgraded to Lightroom Version 10. It wanted to then upgrade my Catalog to a Ver 10 Catalog, but when it did I received the following error on opening Lightroom. Error is AgNegativeStyleManager_New exception thrown:dng_error_file_not_found. Lightroom opened but my right click meniu options had dissappeared and I could not open anything in Photoshop even using 'Edit in Photoshop' from the drop down menus.  Whatever Adobe has done with these new upgrades is a complete disaster. I want to take and edit photographs, not spend 5 hours online with Adobe trying to solve their problems which as usual they are blaming on me. All my drivers and Windows 10 are bang up to date.  My system setup is as follows, so apart from the Graphics card, is very modern.  Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Amd Ryzen 7 3700X 32 GB 1066mhz memory ASRock X570 Steel Legend Motherboard Nvidia GTX 760 Graphics Card with 4gb memory 15 GB of storage.  I have now reverted back to Lightroom CC 10 and Photoshop 19.

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60 Points

2 months ago

It seems that the majority of those with problems are on WINDOWS  and older MACs.  Working fine on my new MAC.  The big question now is whether to update to the latest APPLE OS?

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2 months ago

Still no issues on a newer MacBook Pro with Big Sur. 

Author “Color Management for Photographers"

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Really glad to hear it works well for some. 

How many photographs have you processed?  How big is/are your LR catalogue(s)?

Any performance tips to pass on to those who don't have access to all the latest toys?

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Ash

LR Catalog is 1.03MB so I think I need to split into smaller subject catalog's. This is made up of 74,210 photographs.

Everything seems to work fine although as I said I am using LR 9.4 and CR 12.4 so cannot take advantage of all the latest upgrades (not happy as I am still paying my monthly subscription.)

Adobe Photoshop Version: 22.0.0 20201006.r.35 2020/10/06: 4587a1caa63  x64 which seems to be the up to date one.

No issues with this setup, apart from the usual painfully slow thumbnail display in LR, but that's nothing new.

I also use a little free programme called Xnviewmp which is lightning fast in comparison at displaying thumbnails. Perhaps Adobe should consider buying their engine.

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My question was directed at Andrew,  but it is always excellent to hear of people without issues, even with Legacy versions! 

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@dominic_smith_6twlcbmbsy0op 74k is a really small catalog, I wouldn't break it down.

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

www.lightroomqueen.com

Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.

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Don't split up the catalog it causes far more grief and time lost.

Author “Color Management for Photographers"

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Victoria

My Catalog is 1.03GB with 74,000 photographs.

Sorry, I typed MB above. 

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@dominic_smith_6twlcbmbsy0op  That's fine. The biggest catalog I've used personally had 13 million photos....

Victoria Bampton a.k.a. The Lightroom Queen

www.lightroomqueen.com

Author of Adobe Lightroom Classic - The Missing FAQ and Adobe Lightroom - Edit Like a Pro books.

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a month ago

Rolling back to 9.4 (or 9.3) is not an option, since both of these versions contain a bug in the clone/heal tool and how it renders at the edges of a frame.

The last useful version of Lightroom (at least for Mac users) is and remains 9.2.1, from April 2020.

It's so nice that we're paying for our subscription every month... :-/