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2.1K Points

Thu, Oct 19, 2017 12:53 PM

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Lightroom Desktop: Additional options needed when exporting

I ask because when you export in Lightroom CC, called "save to," the only parameter you can adjust is the pixels. Nothing else that I can see. In other versions of Lightroom you get a whole bunch of parameters to adjust, including DPI. Clients specify sometimes the settings that they want. Or another possibility is that I'm doing it wrong, and if so, could someone let me know how to export and adjust things like DPI.

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262 Points

2 years ago

It seems to be the most requested feature in the forum but still 1 year later nothing has changed, hilarious

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92 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom CC: Uncompressed TIFF export for print.

I need uncompressed TIFF export for external print shop delivery. Right now, I have to roundtrip to PS and export. Inconvenient.

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64 Points

2 years ago

Hi.

As a full time military a documental photographer I though that perhaps a more lightweight yet powerful setup for my workflow will be consist on a IPAD PRO12.9 and Lightroom mobile but there’s a huge issue and that is the lack of .Tiff exporting capabilities in the LR mobile.
I know there’s no currently a way to export Tiff’s or PSD using Lightroom Mobile on an IPAD PRO.
But, I want to ask to que community if you think that perhaps ADOBE is goin to allow that soon.

Adobe needs to put that feature ASAP.

The lack of TIFF or PSD exporting capability is a pain because I can’t send photos for large prints.
I need to send high quality files to my clients, so, any good news?

Regards.

Oliver Ehmig
www.oliverehmig.com
IG:oliverehmig

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262 Points

2 years ago

Still no words on this after adobe max?

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380 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Jpeg export quality.

it would be very interesting to have the possibility to choose export parameters for files, such as dpi and jpeg compression

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1.6K Points

2 years ago

Prioritize this please, exporting TIFF files at some point is an essential part of most people's photography workflow as well as being able to set export parameters like quality, resolution etc. I would kill for Capture One style processing recipes. 

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646 Points

2 years ago

Just seen on a photography YouTube channel (think it was Jared Polins news fix) that Adobe has announced full photoshop for mobile. No timeline was given, but this is the first official announcement Ive heard. Hopefully this will open up lightrooms capabilities on export with more file types. Here’s hoping.

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1.5K Points

My prediction: lossless sharing between Lighroom mobile and Photoshop mobile (yay), but severely limited export options in Photoshop. This way you’re locked into using Photoshop mobile instead of Affinity Photo or other competitor products. I’ll eat my hat if something else happens.

I’ll believe the “Adobe has no interest in preventing you from using other products” line when I see it.

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1.6K Points

That would be outrageous and hard to believe (not impossible). There is more to workflow than Photoshop. Just give your customer industry standard export options: original, lossy and lossless. 

Locking every down also ensures that their entire Classic user base will never switch over, which should be their goal since they are leaking customers to Serif, Skylum, On1, Capture One and many others right now judging on comments and forums. 

Let's see... here is hoping that we'll get this for Christmas in the December update.

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380 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Export with ICC profile.

It would be very useful to be able to export photos in jpeg format with the desired icc profile applied, like in lightroom cassic, so you can export the photos to be printed.

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122 Points

2 years ago

I just bought Lightroom CC and wish I had known ahead that there was no way to change the dpi settings. It's very frustrating not to have that since I do need to submit things to print as 300dpi. I can't afford Photoshop.

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172 Points

2 years ago

I only stumbled over this after exporting images last night, and thinking why do they look so compressed or lower res.
I’m guessing it’ll be fine for printing, but looking at them on the 12.9 iPad screen, they don’t look good. In Lightroom CC fine.
I thought I’d found a perfect setup, mac and iPad and having everything linked up.
If it’s not fixed, then I’m going to have to look elsewhere for a solution. Most of the time I’m looking at images on a screen not for print.

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172 Points

Okay worked this out. This is all on the iPad Pro.

If from the iPad I export to camera roll at full res, it looks good.
Export to files and ask for full res, then not good.
Export at lower res to files, and even lower res looks good.

So I’m guessing when you export to camera roll, it’s exported for a iPad screen?
And export to files for print or other??

If this is the case, Adobe should of made this clear.

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646 Points

Interesting findings.

Just make sure of the following. Like what you find on a mac, when you preview a image, it looks terrible in the finder window, but when viewed on a application like photos, it looks way better.

What you may find is that files app is designed to preview the image at a certain quality. So when a low res image is previewed it looks way better, but a high res image looks bad, because of the way the files app renders the preview downgraded. The photos app may be suited to preview a high res file way better.

Non of the above really have anything to do with the actual quality of the original image, that either gets printed or ultimately used in a particular way, like a website.

The reason id suggest it doesn't make a difference is because Lightroom mobile first renders the file before you decide which folder to save to. Ive printed from both high res rendered to photos and files app, both are identical.

I am sure if you simply moved the images from the files app to photos, you should get the same results.

This is my guess.

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172 Points

Okay, I’m going to give that a go now.
That’s a point I didn’t think about that.

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172 Points

You are totally correct.
Copied the image in Lightroom folder in photos on the Mac into iCloud folder, and viewed on the iPad.
The image looks worse from iCloud, but it’s the same image file.

And to think I was about to chuck my toys out my pram

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646 Points

Awesome, good thing you did the experiment, we can learn from it.

I first learnt this issue when I did a job for a client, and after handover he called me to say, i should really apply more noise reduction in post to my higher ISO images, only to find out, that on a mac, when he previewed in the finder window, the preview shows a terrible, noisy copy of the image, but when you open the image in photoshop or even a basic photo app, the images looked perfect, like you had seen when editing.

You can just imagine how many people after seeing their preview went back into Lightroom and destroyed their images by increasing adjustments, not knowing it was actually just a terrible preview. 

Printing or viewing full res in a photo programme is always the true test for me.

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172 Points

This just gets better. If you make a folder in iCloud, then put the image in there and view all good. Just not direct in iCloud root folder.

All very odd, but I can work with all now I know that oddities.

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172 Points

Just to confirm to everyone.
The images were being viewed on the iPad, and was the same issue on my pro and air.
Just don’t view direct from iCloud, out into its own folder. Or save to Lightroom folder. Still need a better way to rename etc, but the issue was poor images equally.

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646 Points

When you say rename, what are you referring to? Renaming the file on export?

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172 Points

Yeah that’s it.

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646 Points

You can use the app called Workflow. I think apple bought it and changed the name, it may be called shortcuts now. In this app you can create a file renaming and resizing based on pixels action as an extension or widget action.  See attached these shortcuts I've created, you are welcome to use them.

This may sound complicated, but just go check it out, its easy. You either have a choose to save the files first to a folder then rename with a widget, or rename with an extension. Batch resize, batch rename and both rename and resize at the same time as both widget and extension.

Batch Resize File Ext
Batch Resize File
Batch Rename / Resize Ext
Batch Rename File Ext
Batch Rename File

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386 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom CC: Export Issues, again.

I am beyond frustrated.  I want to get an original out of Lightroom CC so that I can use Aperture to send it to a photo printer at a high enough resolution.  It would seem that, once an SD card is erased, my original is being held captive by Adobe.  Something  needs to be done about export options.
I am not a professional, I subscribed to Lightroom CC (the mobile one which I mostly use on my desktop) because I was looking for an alternative to Aperture and I thought it would  be a good thing to store my images in the cloud.  I'm happy with the photo editing process but lack of file renaming and limited export options have me searching for a new photo processing option.  I don't want to have to do that, it is way too time consuming.  Please fix this!!!!!

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646 Points

If you are looking to export 1 original at a time, select an image, then top right, hit the share icon and export original.

If you want to get all your original raws held by lightroom off your iPad, plug it into your desktop or laptop, open iTunes, select file sharing, select Lightroom and you’ll see one folder with a long name. Select folder, scroll down to save button, hit it, choose folder and save.

In that folder is every raw file held by lightroom.

If you referring to the fact cloud Is now holding the originam image and not your mobile device, then I’m not sure. That’s why I always make sure I choose store locally on albums, so I’ve got a hard copy on my iPad.

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530 Points

Jean, why not use LR Classic? Classic has the printing module, so you could ditch going via Aperture.

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104K Points

> I want to get an original out of Lightroom CC

In LR CC desktop, select the photo (or multiple photos in Grid view), go to File menu > Save To > Original & Settings format. That'll download the original from the cloud if it's not already stored locally, and save it to your hard drive in its original format.

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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172 Points

2 years ago

You can get your original out the cloud. You can download the original jpeg or Raw file, and you can save this to your desktop or mobile, no issues.

If you get stuck then let me know.
As for renaming, okay I hear you. But I’m thinking that Adobe is moving to tagging your images, so that you can search all your images better.

If your working on mobile and desktop, then file names aren’t an issue unless you’re sending to someone that needs them in a naming format. But John and others have found a work around for that. But I agree, bit silly to be steered a certain way.

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130 Points

2 years ago

My Lightroom 5 will not work now. I have tried Lightroom CC and I don't like it. Why try to fix something that isn't broken. I had no problem before but it appears it's not on option, and honestly, i don't want to ready pages and pages of responses and questions to many different problems. It just makes this more chaotic when I have customers waiting for me to get the work done that I can't. I really hate paying every month for Cloud. It's all about money. 

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172 Points

My dad still uses Lightroom 6, and works fine. Why has Lr5 stopped?
Lightroom CC is a very different thing, than Lr Classic CC.

I like Cloud auto backup and have it working across my devices, I'm now just using Lr CC on desktop and iPad. 

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64 Points

2 years ago

+1 
Channel swapping is part of my editing process. I can't edit photos on Lightroom Mobile while on the go and then later finish up on my computer at home. Using compressed JPEG exports for final edits is not ideal. I understand that the company wants to segment their market but this is a basic feature. 

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142 Points

2 years ago

This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Robust exporting options.

We need more exporting options - smaller file compression, Tiff and PNG files, etc.