Lightroom Classic 7.3: Presets preview slowing down

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Hey there

Recently I update the Lightroom. And I have a massive issue with speed performance. Basically, you guys change in develop module presets preview. When I hover my mouse above presets its start loading preset preview straight away on the main editing picture.

Specification of my computer is MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017), 3.1 GHz Intel Core i7, 16 GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3. What I think is the latest from Apple.

I don't mind if this future is there for better-performing computers but if slowing down latest Apple laptop product then should be some options to shut down this future and only have the normal preview in the left top corner as in privius version.

If maybe someone knows where can be switch off this future I will really appreciate the help? I speak with one of the agents via online conversation from Adobe and he told me that I should return to an older version of Lightroom. But I like this colour profiles and all this jazz that they put together so I'm looking for a solution from the development team.

Best regards

Jure
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Jure Ursic

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  • Slooooooowwwwww

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Haven't realized that change. It used to render the small preview which was on the "way to small" side, whenever I wanted to really see a preset I had to click it and then undo it if I did not like it. I am not seeing a HUGE performance loss as you, my Laptop is 4 year old running a 4th gen Core i7. I'm not sure yet how this is going to be after a few hours inside the catalog.

Thanks for the update I will let you know!
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love this new feature so much easier to see what the pre set will do rather than use it then undo it if its not required.  
Easiest option would be not to  hover the mouse over the presets, it does not seem to slow down my old mac pro tower its a 2012 running  3.2mhz Quadcore with 24mb ram  SSD drives
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Jure Ursic

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I can't believe what you saying honestly. Not sure why my rendering is so slow honesty. I even restart my computer. Ok, I'm always working on the external 4k monitor but I don't think so that this will be an issue.
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very strange honestly its instant on mine 
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Hi Jure,

We are not sure why you are seeing the slowness. If your Macbook is connected to a 4K external monitor, could you disconnect the monitor,  relaunch Lightroom and check if it is still slow? 
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Jure Ursic

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Hey Venkatesh

Yea I do that and it's much better. But still is this is the meaning that I cannot use anymore external monitor for my regular workflow.

If there will be an option to switch off this future by previewing the whole preset on main editing picture I will be really happy, as then I can go back on editing with the big screen on my mac book pro.

So maybe is just an idea to put the switch in preference options.

Regards

Jure
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I have the same problem with my MBP Early 2015 ... this feature is slowing him sooo much 
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Jure Ursic

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Hey Romiro

Yes like you say before you need to click on a filter to apply to the main image. that was perfect. But now when you hower the mouse its just automatically apply or render preview on the main image when you hower away the preview on the main image disappear.

The problem is that when you hover the mouse lets say above 5 filters in the left column in develop module, Lightroom trying to render all 5 filters when the mouse is howering them one by one. Then it comes to massive slow performance. As well I'm testing now clicking and am facing relly slow rendering of the filters. 

I bet I'm not the only one that has these problems.
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Yes that would be frustrating, I find its instant over which ever one its hovered over and doesn't mater how fast it does show instanly.

I have turn off the Graphic processor to get rid of the cropping problem that was showing a previous image though. 

so this might help 
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Me too...I'm working on a Windows 10 PC and the problem is relatable. 
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Jure Ursic

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I'm still facing the problems especially with my own presets. It's not a problem if you need to edit few photos. But I'm trying to deal here with event photography.I have in develop module 1k pictures and need to check all of them and edit with a filter the best one. Prety simple work applying a filter and change the exposure if needed. 

I remember last week this work was done in 1 hour. Now I'm spending much more time as when I hover the mouse on the wrong filter is already trying to apply on the image. 

so basically now I'm really careful when I hover the mouse I try to "not" hit no other filter expect the one that I need for the specific photo.
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Hi Jure,

I am wondering if the preset preview slowness is due to your own presets or the existing applied settings on the current photo (If you already applied lots of local adjustments or large pano to the photo before previewing the preset on top it). Is the hover preview still slow if you reset the develop settings for the main photo?

My experience is that there is a larger latency for previewing in the loupe compare to the navigator preview. To do a quick pass, you could watch the navigator preview as you used. It reacts to your mouse movement much more quickly. And slowdown the mouse movement when you settled on something that you like and wait for the loupe preview to render to get a closer evaluation.
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Jure Ursic

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Hey Simon 

Yes, you wondering correct. if I apply presets on already existing presets, Lightroom start struggling much more. Even if I hover the mouse over the present without clicking I'm waiting 2 or even 5 seconds especially if move mouse in the way that hovers multiple layers.

Yes as you say bigger is the picture of preview much harder is rendering. Before for me, it was enough to see the preview in a navigator.

Regarding my own presets yes I noticed much bigger slow performance between changing or just hower presets than build in presets in Lightroom. Build in presets work smoothly but i think they are not so complex that the one that I download or create from the third part.

Anyway, at the moment, I'm only working on a screen of my mac and its working kind of still not so quickly as the last version. But I'm afraid that working on 4k monitor is impossible with this future. 



Regards

Jure
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We really just need a check box in the preferences panel to turn off these live previews when hovering over the presets. I don't care that the feature exists, I'd just like to be able to disable it so I can work at full speed.

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