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586 Points

Sat, Jan 26, 2019 12:47 PM

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Lightroom Desktop/Mobile: How do I delete camera profile?

hello! I recently added a custom camera profile to test out some settings in Lightroom CC. But now I want to delete that profile, is there a way to do so?

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Champion

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56.7K Points

2 years ago

Right-click on the profile. That should give you a contextual menu with one of the options to delete it.

Johan W. Elzenga,

http://www.johanfoto.com

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586 Points

Hi, thanks for the reply. I tried but it only shows "Reset Hidden Profiles" option. Maybe I need to delete from the folder? Where are camera profiles located for Lightroom CC?

Champion

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104K Points

2 years ago

Interesting. I can do it for some (e.g. those in custom named sets), but not for others. Let me switch this to a bug.

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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268 Points

2 years ago

I have the same problem. Where is that profile folder located ? (I have a Mac)

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396 Points

This link might help. (Spoiler alert: It didn't work for me.)
https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom-cc/kb/faq-install-presets-profiles.html

The profiles that show up for RAW files cannot be found at any of these locations.

I did do a search and found that the profiles that I am seeing are DCP files that were imported from the CC sync.

A search in Win Explorer yielded this:

C:\Users\[USER NAME]\AppData\Local\Adobe\Lightroom CC\Data\3a344dd2bb6f4adf81915bbae616ff62\cr_cameraprofiles

UPDATE

I just tested and deleting the DCP profiles from the directory removes them from Lightroom CC.

Hopefully, this syncs back with the CC servers and deletes them.


Now I am debating on whether or not it's worth trying to import the VSCO presets since they decided to discontinue support of them.


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80 Points

2 years ago

I have the same problem, I use xrite color checker that creates profiles. When I go to delete profiles by right clicking it does not give me delete.

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112 Points

2 years ago

Same for me – can't delete custom profiles and can't find where they are on disk.

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508 Points

a year ago

Ditto! Any fix?

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60 Points

Preferences > Presets > Show Lightroom Develop Presets, Library/Application Support/Adobe/CameraRaw/CameraProfiles.    .dcp files

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80 Points

a year ago

To find x-rite colour checker passport made camera profiles for Lr and Ps on my Mac: Finder>Library>Application support>Camera Raw>Camera profiles   I hope this helps, it worked for me!

Adobe Administrator

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122.3K Points

5 months ago

Version 12.3, an update to Camera Raw, went live on June 15, 2020 and contains a fix for this issue. Please install the update and respond back if it does not cure the issue for you. Thank you for your patience!
Adobe Photography Products

Quality Engineering - Customer Advocacy

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190 Points

I updated CR, LR and LRC to latest (2020-06-25).  When I try right click on a profile in Lightroom CC (non-classic: cloud), nothing happens. 

When right clicking on the profile "group", i get 'reset hidden profiles' as posted above. 
This is on Mac with OSX Catalina

Adobe Administrator

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Are you clicking on a user profile (removable) or a system profile (not removable)?
Adobe Photography Products

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190 Points

A user profile I added for testing purposes from a 3rd party.  

Adobe Administrator

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How was that profile imported?
Adobe Photography Products

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190 Points

I imported it on LR CC on my Mac desktop, going to Manage profiles, and Import. 

It showed up under a group called "Profiles". That's where I try to right click and nothing happens.

Adobe Administrator

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Ah, this is a Camera Matching Profile. To delete you must use the OS. 

Close Lightroom
Go to Macintosh HD / Users / [your username] / Library / Application Support / Adobe / CameraRaw / CameraProfiles / 
Delete the profile you wish to remove. 
Launch Lightroom. 
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70 Points

5 months ago

Updated to the latest 12.3 and it still does not give me the options if I do a right click on the profile.

Adobe Administrator

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Did you also update Lightroom to 3.3?
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Updated to Lightroom Classic v9.3

Adobe Administrator

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The original poster on this thread posted about Lightroom Desktop (3.3 is current) not Lightroom Classic.
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I still have this issue as well.  Lr 3.4, can't delete profiles made by xrite and imported to Lr.

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Adobe Administrator

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Have you tried updating to Lightroom Desktop 4.0 to see if the profile is now deletable?

Adobe Photography Products

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Just did, same issue.  I cant delete anything I added from xrite.

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268 Points

Same here. Lightroom 4.0. If the profile is installed under "user profiles" it can be deleted. But if a custom profile is installed in "profiles" or "camera matching" it can not be deleted. (There is not even an option for it).

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Adobe Administrator

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a month ago

i've verified with the team that the functionality you are asking for is not in the product at this time. I am changing this to a feature request.

Adobe Photography Products

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70 Points

4 days ago

Some camera profiles in Lightroom can't be deleted, no right-click option appears. These include all built-in profiles and all .dcp profiles imported from the ColorChecker Camera Calibration app. In Lightroom Classic one could just delete the profiles from the hard drive, but the cloud version seems to only store the profiles in the cloud, leaving them inaccessible.

This leads to serious clutter when using many profiles, especially because it is impossible to group or rename profiles and, if two have the same name, they will be selected at the same time.

This was tested with the latest versions of Lightroom, Camera Calibration, and macOS.

Note: This comment was created from a merged conversation originally titled Lightroom Desktop: It is impossible to delete some camera profiles in cloud-based Lightroom