Lightroom mobile: Graphical or Image Based Watermarks on images

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When outputting any image from Lightroom mobile directly to any service, the image needs to have, at minimum, a © NAME simple watermark placed upon it. I don't think we need full functionality of the Watermark editor in Lightroom desktop but we do need the minimum functionality of the Simple Watermark in Lightroom's Export dialog. Until there is a way to mark an image, why would anyone consider using LR mobile to post anywhere?

NOTE: The original post was a request for a simple, text based watermark which has been implemented. This thread will continue to be the place to vote for image based watermarks. 
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Just Installed LR Mobile and will be instantly uninstalling as there is still no watermarking function
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Chiming in, come on Adobe, this should be a standard option. We can add watermarks with all other publishing services, but to oversight this...wow. To publish to lightroom mobile, the ability to add a watermark should be standard.
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Ok, Adobe isn't doing anything about it. So, what's the best app for adding watermarks to images? Uninstalling LR mobile now. Thanks
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John Mackiewicz

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I ran a search for adding watermarks to images in LR Mobile hoping to find an answer on how to do this.  Looks like this much needed functionality is not supported by Adobe?
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A workaround I use in a pinch: You can do it by creating a PNG of your watermark, transferring it to your mobile device and then combining your watermark with your image in Photoshop Mix. 
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Ugh. Unnecessary steps for what should be a standard feature.
BUT also the most fluid workaround yet. Thank you for sharing!
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I ended up using "Add Watermark" from the Play store.
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Yep I seriously need this.  It's quite honestly the ONLY reason I still use Lightroom Mobile is the export workflows with watermark.  I do almost all of the other editing in LR mobile - In my dream world, I would be able to export watermarked files directly to dropbox, one drive, and google drive cloud storage as well as create Facebook albums
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I want to add watermark features on lightroom mobile.Now,I'm using iPad air2..
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It adds your copyright (e.g. © Victoria Bampton) to the file's metadata, just as it does on the desktop.
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in the metadata yes but nog as a watermark that wat we are looking for. as a quick post ontvangen sociale media with watermark!!!!!!!
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So who do we talk to in order to get this function added Victoria?
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This is the best spot KJ. Adobe do take the number of votes on a feature request into account.
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Agreed with all of the above. Wish I had realised this functionality was missing before I had paid for and installed this. The point of being mobile is not to be dependent on carrying a laptop around (or needing access to a PC).
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Looks like the watermark feature had been requested for years and yet...we are still waiting for the improved version of LR mobile.

I started using the LR mobile recently. It is convenient but I feel sort of 'lack of something' without the watermarks.

I hope the watermarks feature request will be considered by Adobe!

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Watermark on LR Mobile is necessary. Please help us out Adobe!
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When I discovered LR mobile my world changed. Wow, I could display gorgeous portfolios and slideshows on my iPad at a moment's notice. Then I discovered the share feature and I could immediately send images to my social media accounts. Wow - how smooth. Thank you Adobe. THEN, I discovered no watermarks! Oh, surely I missed something! Maybe I didn't sync correctly my desktop version. Nope. No way to watermark. If anything in the entire history of photography and the world needs a watermark, it's photos on social media sites. Please Adobe. Surprise us. Give us the feature that is the  way of the future. Traditional publishing is dwindling. Even our clients are publishing more frequently on the internet, specifically on social media sites, than elsewhere. 
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I've moved on. No way I'm going to put anything out without a watermark. You may want to check out a new program called Mylio that makes mobile sharing to a next world level. More info on my blog at http://naturalexposures.com/dream-near-perfect-photo-backup-system-now-place/. It's unbelievable Adobe hasn't addressed the watermark issue but that's what happens when there is little to no competition. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom Mobile Watermark.

Adobe, you are great and fantastic, always pushing the boundaries into new horizons of software genius, making it fun to use and very high quality. As a company that seems to take growth and customer satisfaction seriously, I bid you to consider very seriously this thread, and the other hundred out there like it: PLEASE ADD A WATERMARK FEATURE TO LIGHTROOM MOBILE! PLEASE! WITH A CHERRY ON TOP.
It doesn't have to be a full feature watermark like on Lightroom Desktop, however, a text watermark is essential to anyone who takes protecting their intellectual property seriously. So do that.
In my mind, it would be perfect if when you shared, or saved to gallery, it would ask if you wanted to watermark your photo. If you said yes, it would take you to a screen where you could do that, if you said no, you'd be on your way.
I plead with you from the bottom of my heart, PLEASE ADD A WATERMARK FEATURE TO LIGHTROOM MOBILE!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Please add the watermark feature in lightroom mobile.

Lightroom mobile should at least have the ability to add pretty existing watermarks to the pictures you save. Without this option, one can't really share ones pictures with anyone. This practically makes the app useless in spite of all the other awesome features and convenience.
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I have started rating the product low on the App Store and asking for watermarks there. I encourage everyone else to do this as posting to these forums has gotten no results.
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Great idea!
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Watermark functionality needed asap.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled There should be a way to select preset watermarks in LR mobile app.

It would be great to be able to select preset watermarks when using the LR mobile app. The need to sync files in the desktop catalog to set a watermark and re-sync them again in your mobile would be very inconvenient and would make LR mobile app ineffective when traveling.
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Yes, I would really like having the option to watermark my images in some way when exporting from LR Mobile. 
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It's strange that this feature is not available because their "Spark" products automatically included hashtag watermarks, so it's not an impossible feature to implement (IMHO). Maybe we should start asking the Adobe "Evangelists" like Russell Brown, Julieanne Kost, Terry White, Scott Kelby, etc. for these features to see if they have any influence with the scientists behind the Lightroom curtain.
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Great idea
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Pagnarith Sao

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It's not really usable without watermark
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Hi Adobe! Having Lightroom mobile have the ability to export an image with a watermark is pretty essential to what I need it to do. Would love this feature added
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so through but I asked it 2 years ago. and they replay a that's a good idea but still not added. disappointed
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lightroom Mobile: Copyright.

I love lightroom mobile but I rarely post my photos from it because of the lack of copyright ability. I love how streamlined the app is but feel as if I cannot utilize it to its potential because of not being able to protect my photos. I'd probably wouldn't be using my laptop that much anymore if I had that feature. I don't know the coding involved that would allow such a feature to be used but I would love to see this implemented or created because it would make the app stand apart from regular photo editors. Not only can you edit professional photos on your ipad, but you can also upload it too. This would be awesome to see happen, thanks!
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I'm just here to add my vote for watermarks in LR Mobile. I love that I can edit and organize my pics on the go so easily with LR Mobile, but it seems that if it has the sharing option (which it does) then it should also have the watermark option. As it is I have to go back to my Mac to watermark/export/upload, OR use another app on my iPad, resulting in multiple versions of the photo on my device. Please, Adobe! We love you!
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Yes, this capability must be provided.   Lightroom mobile is really half baked.  You can't sync smart collections and you can't add watermarks unless you export to have the watermark applies and then reimport a picture that then has the watermark.  

Why does the watermark application have to reside on the export module?   why can't it rest on any picture in the library like a layer so that when you send it to mobile, or export it external to Lightroom, it already has the watermark and and is then applied permanently?  I think putting it on the export module is a mistake.  
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Watermark feature is is a necessity in LR mobile! Why are you not being responsive to this Adobe?
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3 years later and LR Mobile still doesn't have any "watermark" feature added.
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Do you know that the new release coming out shortly doesn't have it?
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Still no way to add watermark on mobile???!!!
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You would "THINK" that a company like adobe would consider "Listening" to those who buy their products and use it frequently?.... I guess not.