A solution to speed up Lightroom

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I find Lightroom 4 very slow compared to Lightroom 3. I think it would be wise for Adobe to allow the user on what Modules they would like to open on startup, as in for example the catalog and develop module while keeping the other modules on standby. I think this would be a far better solution to keep the application from bogging down. I have reverted back to Lightroom 3 after a dissapointing purchased update
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colin williams

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Posted 6 years ago

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Scott Martin

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Is the GPU fully utilized? Speedy switching between the Library and Develop modules is particularly important. I'd put up with a larger RAM footprint for more responsiveness. I'd put up with just about anything for more responsiveness.

I'm not a developer and can't imagine what to suggest here but if there are any unexplored avenues for optimizing LR's speed it would be greatly appreciated!
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John Spacey

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"I think it would be wise for Adobe to allow the user on what Modules they would like to open on startup"

How would this speed up Lightroom?
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colin williams

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I am not a programmer or developer, but opening up all the modules at the same time without the need for them all the time seems to me that it has to slow down down the application. Lightroom 3 did not have the book or map modules and it is somewhat faster than Lightroom 4. For 90% of the time I only use the catalog and develop modules, so having the option to turn off the other modules when not in use seems logical