Adobe Service software to auto upade adobe catalogue with out need lightroom classic left running all the time

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It would be nice if we can get an Adobe service to update catalogue from Adobe Cloud with out needing to have lightroom classic open. I leave my lightroom classic running all the time so pictures taken from my phone can sync into the catalogue with in lightroom classic on my PC because that is the source of where my physically files are stored. 

Image, you take pictures on mobile and they are already in your catalog when you launch lightroom classic. 

To add to this. My primary cloud service right now is amazon photos and google photos.

Since I am also syncing my core location for photos in Amazon Drive. I have to on a regular basis run the SYNC folder option in Lightroom classic so the catalogue stays sync. It would be nice if an adobe software could keep check the locations I have listed in lightroom classic, and auto import the photos
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What would be the advantage of having an ‘Adobe service’ running all the time and keeping the Lightroom catalog open all the time over doing that with Lightroom itself like you do now?
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have a service in theory should take up less resources over the entire application running. 
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You are far too trusting in Adobe.  I'd rather buy the Brooklyn Bridge from some seedy guy wearing a dirty trenchcoat than trust those idiots in San Jose to care for images accumulated over 36 years.

When the catalog is open; that is , running, it is dynamic.  Copying it to anywhere...the cloud or an external drive is an accident waiting for a time to happen.  The SQlite database which Lightroom uses does not have fifth-, or even fourth-level referential integrity.  You will wind up with a corrupted catalog, as I inadvertedly did back in October 2017, when reading from an open catalog.  (Fortunately, Victoria Brampton gave me the bame of a database guru at Adobe who repaired the catalog, else I would have been uo that famous creek without a paddle).

Be careful what you wish for...you might get it.
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I just recently found out about on1, have you messed around with anything else ?

For me I need a product that does the organisation of photos along with adjust colors, etc...

https://www.on1.com/
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I hav ebeen using it off and on for a couple of years.  The problem has been the migration path from Lightroom to anything else.  ON1 is promising an AI-based migration for their 2019 version that will take care for the collections, smart collections, keywords, and post-processing presets.  If that works for a catalog of 3.5M images, I am gone.
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Lets start up another post some where else for the topic of following ON1 progress. I would love to follow a thread your on for that topic. 
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I agree.  Let me download the ON1 Raw 2019 next month and I'll start something (if someone else doesn't beat me to it.)

I don't get too worried about the critiques from others when the software is in its nascent stage.  Think about Lightroom years ago...same old crap was said about it.  Some was true, some not.

Software has a shelf life.  You don't believe?  Then tell me where is Word Pro, Word Perfect, WordStar, Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus Approach, Lotus Notes, Quatro Pro, Ventura Publisher, and on and on and on.  A software program which is 10 years old is ancient, ready to die (unless the developers pull their collective heads out of their butts and innovate and NOT succumb to 'featuritis.').

My fear is that Adobe has not seen the writing on the wall.  Perhaps they forgot how to read English; they can only read bloated code?