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Sat, Mar 16, 2019 3:01 PM

Lightroom 5.7 with el Capitan 10.11.6 - OS update a must to high sierra, what to do with Lightroom

Running Lightroom 5.7 on el Capitan in a 2011 macbook pro and having to update OS to high sierra. Lightroom 6 perpetual would be ok to run on high sierra, but doesn't seem to be available any more so what to do?
I also don't seem to be able to load photos from iPhones to Lightroom either if they are taken with the live -mode (a short video attached to the photo). Is there a compatibility issue with the latest iOS and Lightroom 5.7?

My current photos are on a NAS server so hope that they can be loaded to any newer version of Lightroom, correct? And the folder structure I have with current 5.7 can be replicated?

I have to MacBooks and the newer one is running High Sierra but will update to Mojave.

Is lightroom classic with photography plan the only option? Can that be used on both macs?

Thank you.

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2 y ago

Lightroom 6 is no longer for sale from Adobe, but some other suppliers may still have a few copies. It’s better to go to the photography plan with Lightroom Classic, because it is inclear whether Lightroom 6 will also run on the next MacOS. The plan allows you to use Lightroom on two computers.

You don’t need to ‘replicate’ a folder structure. The folders you see in Lightroom are the real folders on your NAS.

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2 y ago

Thank you. Photography plan it is then.

Do you know if the iPhone photo load issue is related to the old 5.7 version and latest version of Lightroom should have that covered?