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330 Points

Thu, Feb 15, 2018 4:35 PM

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Lightroom Classic 2018: iPhone movies wrongly rotated

After installing the Feb 2018 update yesterday, portrait movies imported from my iPhone (6S) are strangely rotated 90o to landscape orientation. Previously, no problem with such files.

As part of my weekly collation of images from my phone, I export originals from Apple Photos, then import them into Lightroom. The specific files I am now having problems with, but didn't have before, are portrait movie files that are part of "live photos". The associated jpegs from live photos are all rotated correctly, and landscape "live photos" have no problem.

I tested and this extends to all portrait movies, not just the .mov parts of "live photos". The problematic imported .mov files look fine in Quicktime and Finder.

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Official Solution

Employee

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291 Messages

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7.8K Points

2 years ago

Hi,

We have been able to reproduce this and have logged a bug for the same.

Thanks,
Smit Keniya
Lightroom Classic CC Team

Official Solution

Employee

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291 Messages

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7.8K Points

2 years ago

Hi,

Lightroom Classic 7.4 was released today and should address this issue.  Please update your Lightroom to the latest version and let us know if you continue to see the issue. Thank you for your patience.

Thanks,
Smit Keniya

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Adobe Administrator

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8.2K Messages

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117.4K Points

2 years ago

Lightroom 7.4 was released earlier today and should have a fix for this issue. Give it a try and let us know if you continue to see this problem. Thank you for your patience!
 

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Quality Engineering - Customer Advocacy

28 Messages

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540 Points

3 years ago

yup, got the same problem with movies from my iPhone, yesterday.

jc

4 Messages

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96 Points

3 years ago

I've had this issue for 3 years.
Portrait movie of live photo from iPhone 6s are rotated when imported

2 Messages

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330 Points

3 years ago

I checked, and these files were correctly oriented when viewed by the previous Lightroom version.

2 Messages

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90 Points

3 years ago

This is a known issue with the 7.2 version and you have two options now. either you need to rotate the mobile the other way to take video or rollback the version to 7.1. Ref:
https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/after-update-to-lr-classic-cc-7-2-my-iphone-l...

3 Messages

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124 Points

3 years ago

I have the same issue. Quicktime movies (.mov) files are rotated in Lightroom Classic CC 2018 (Windows 10 pro 64bit), when viewing the actual files in an explorer window, the orientation is correct. the amount of rotation is inconsistent. some movies come in fine while others are rotated 90 degrees or more. I don't see how rotating them manually is a solution since then the actual file will not be correct anywhere else outside of Lightroom, which I think is a poor solution since I will essentially need to double/copy any file that is having an issue in Lightroom. making a set of rotated movies for lightroom is unacceptable, please fix this soon.

3 Messages

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82 Points

3 years ago

Is this issue likely to be fixed at some point? It's affecting all my old movies from many years ago as well as current iPhone movies.

28 Messages

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628 Points

3 years ago

I'm having this problem only with the most recent update, Adobe Lightroom Classic 7.3 [1164630], and it is affecting even a landscape video (which was rotated 180 degrees).

6 Messages

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248 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled LR Classic CC 7.2: After update my iPhone Live Photos .MOV videos are upside down....

My 3 sec videos imported fine. They played correct orientation. Now after update to LR Classic CC7.2 all .MOV videos are upside down yet the stills (jpgs) are rightside up.

8 Messages

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190 Points

3 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled iPhone video displays sideways.

Iphone 7 video files will import but will not display correctly. Within the library module all video shot in portrait orientation displays upside down in portrait orientation when vide a thumbnail. If I click on the thumbnail to make it full screen then the video rotates to landscape orientation and plays on its side. The files play correctly in finder outside of Lightroom.

3 Messages

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128 Points

2 years ago

I'm having the same problem with Samsung S8 videos since 2 months. It's really annoying, please Adobe fix this ASAP !

1 Message

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68 Points

The Adobe Application Manager has a downgrade option until it is fixed. I downgraded from 7.3.1 to 7.1 and it's back to the correct orientation.

3 Messages

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80 Points

2 years ago

Commenting here with the same issue using 7.3.1 (prior comment by KANDALAM ANIL KUMAR) said 7.2 caused this issue, but clearly it was not fixed in a roll-forward version.  Like others I have thousands of videos I can't preview correctly although they are correct natively.
thanks -

2 Messages

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72 Points

2 years ago

I am also having this problem using an iPhone x and importing in LR Classic.  There are some inconsistencies but usually, if  I take the photo holding camera vertical they will show as upside down in the view but rotate to the right when I click on the video. The same happens with any live view photos. However, if I have edited and selected a new key photo, the still photo is usually ok. Very frustrating. I don't think it is happening with a horizontal picture but I am not sure as I don't often take a horizontal video or live view. All very frustrating.