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110 Points

Mon, Nov 30, 2015 7:45 PM

Lightroom: Ability to import Apple Photos Library (like iPhoto/Aperture import)

Lightroom needs to be able to import Apple Photos libraries (exactly like importing iPhoto or Aperture library) keeping the tagging, folders, etc.

I moved my Aperture/iPhoto library to Photos...then a couple of months later, decided I wanted to use Lightroom. But my old iPhoto library is gone (and wouldn't have the last several months of work in it.) And my only option seems to be to import my photos to Lightroom (75k of them) and resort, refile, retag, etc. them....

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70 Points

5 years ago

I have the same problem, it is more than strange that no one gave a solution...
HELP !!!

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80 Points

5 years ago

I have the same problem.Is there a solution?

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60 Points

4 years ago

i can't find it. What a pain!

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62 Points

4 years ago

I have the same question. I wouldn't say this is a problem, but it can bee annoying if I want to edit a bunch of pictures from my Apple Photos library in Lightroom CC 2015.9.

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312 Points

3 years ago

Hi,
I'm about to sell my mac, so I wanted to give Lightroom a try. Sadly, I didn't find an import-option yet. I nearly have 30.000 pictures, most of them sorted, tagged etc.

Even if I may be able to import my pictures one by one, there is no way to give my mother the advice to change from Apple Photos to Lightroom as long as there is no importer.

Adobe Administrator

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7.9K Messages

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114.6K Points

2 years ago

Greetings,

The Lightroom CC family of products was updated today and contains support for this feature (Mac only). Please download the new version and give it a try and let us know how it works.

Note: Lightroom Classic CC does not have this feature. 

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Quality Engineering - Customer Advocacy 

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60 Points

How can one then convert a Lightroom catalog into a Lightroom Classic catalog? I could try Lightroom long enough to do the import.

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To bring a Lightroom Desktop Catalog into Lightroom Classic, you turn on Sync in Lightroom Classic and all the assets synced to the cloud from Lightroom Desktop will download into Lightroom Classic. 

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