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70 Points

Tue, May 19, 2020 3:09 PM

Lightroom Classic for the Ipad Pro

I was wandering why can i run Lightroom Classic with all the nice features on my 10 year old laptop but not on my 2020 Ipad Pro which easylie outperformes the laptop?

I mean Lightroom Photoshop is nice, but there are just somethings that are missing like the color calibration. This is just a lot of more work for me and a lot of people who are editing while they are traveling or so.

You dont have to give us the exact version of Lightroom Classic, we just want to edit photos the way we edit them on a desktop :)

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600 Points

1 y ago

Run Lightroom Mobile on your iPad Pro and even with the basic 20GB subscription I can load about 700 or more large raw files there and then you can work on the photos in synced photos or move the synced photos to a folder on your HD.

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11.5K Points

Or you can upload the Smart Previews, which are fine for tablet editing, and edit thousands with your 20GB subscription. I have 5K photos in Lightroom Mobile, at 16GB.

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16.8K Points

Just to clarify, smart previews uploaded from Classic don’t take une storage space :-) Only full res images does, but the only way to get them on tablet is to import them FIRST on tablet and then sync them on Classic.

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Yes, when it says, on my iPhone, that I've used 16GB that's only the size of the iPhone cache, not my online usage! I knew that! ;-)

Why anyone would want the full-res RAWs on their tablet is beyond me (unless you're just using it as a backup/quick edit until you get home and delete them).

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My bad Carlos, I didn’t get it that way ! I knew you knew, because we already talked about that ;-)

Agreed: I wouldn’t use that very often either: I’m pretty happy with the smart preview “limitation”. To me, it is only useful when on the field before syncing back to a desktop app (being cloudy or Classic). But there are 2 big caveats for me: first, the lack of offline sync option (only through Adobe’s servers) and the lack of an import without moving opting, which solves also the first issue. Already suggested but you know what happens to suggestions in here...

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60.5K Points

1 y ago

What are you talking about? Lightroom for iPad has 98% of the raw edit features of Lightroom Classic...

Johan W. Elzenga,

http://www.johanfoto.com

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...and is WAY faster than Classic.
But many features ARE missing, ranging from basic to never gonna happen:
  • Stacks
  • Color labels
  • Virtual copies
  • Compare
  • Map, book print, ...
  • Panoramas and HDR
  • Some profiles
  • Search a folder’s name
  • Importation without copying images
  • ...

Those are just different approaches. This request is another example why Classic still has many advantages over mobile.

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The main Raw edit feature missing from Lightroom Mobile for me is the Range Mask, Brush AutoMask and Linear/Radial A/B brushes as there is only Erase.

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  • Stacks
  • Color labels
  • Virtual copies
  • Compare
  • Map, book print, ...
  • Panoramas and HDR
  • Some profiles
  • Search a folder’s name
  • Importation without copying images
I was talking about raw edit features.

Johan W. Elzenga,

http://www.johanfoto.com

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Oh my bad! But LR is clearly more than just a raw editing tool. Let’s be honest, if you’re only interested in a raw editing tool, there are way better of cheaper options than Lr mobile.

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11.5K Points

1 y ago

Jan-Luca: it's not just Adobe, it's all those plug-in apps would have to be rewritten for the iPad, so we could use Nik Collection, Luminar, Helicon Focus, etc. That's a significant expense for smaller companies. Also, it's harder to import and manipulate files on the iPad, until recently it was impossible because there's no Finder/Explorer.

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True!
Anyways, you can ask for features for LR mobile (lol) but classic on iPad s’il never happen! That’s for sure ;-)

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29.6K Points

1 y ago

It's never going to happen. Porting an app to iOS requires a complete re-write and they already did that with LRCC. If you want additional Classic features in iOS, you need to make a feature request for those in CC.

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190 Points

1 y ago

Why can’t we simply have Lightroom classic capabilities on iPad Pro. Other vendors can follow suit or not. The value of classic on iPad Pro is for travel. It is light and powerful and acceptable to most TSA organizations as an ok device to carry on airplanes. One does not need to complete editing on location but one can organize, select and perform basic edits while on travel.

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70 Points

8 m ago

Hi,

 

I bought the new iPad because I was excited about the editing capabilities of the Apple Pencil.  I am very disappointed to find out I can not use the full capabilities of either Lightroom Classic or Photoshop with my iPad- so many important features are missing or watered down in these Mobil versions!  I have been an Adobe user since 1998.  I am an artist and photography professor and with distance learning, I can not teach Photoshop or Lightroom Classic with my iPad since the interface is so different.  I am considering returning my iPad because this is so frustrating but would really love to use the capabilities of the Apple Pencil in my own work.

 

Thank you for considering my feedback.

Best,

Amy

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Please make Lightroom Classic and the desktop Photoshop for iPad