Lightroom Classic: My vote for a V9.3 bug fix release ONLY

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V9.1 and more so with V9.2 introduced a huge number of bugs. Fortunately none of them seem to corrupt images or result in incorrect editing but they are sure a pain to deal with. Just read the threads on this forum over the past couple of months. (Sure some are user error but not many.) 
 
So I'd like Adobe to deliver a V9.3 that has NO enhancements, just address bugs. 
 
Sure there are feature enhancements that I'd like but leave them for V10 please. 
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Bill

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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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A bug fix only release would be 9.2.1, not 9.3. Who knows...
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avpman

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The version number is irrelevant. The Op's point is to put out a stable version (addressing the most bugs) before adding new features. Spending dev time adding new features seems to just add more bugs. We're never getting a true "release" version only beta versions.
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Robert Somrak, Champion

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I think a few month period of ONLY fixing bugs would be great.  The bean counters (marketing, management) probably wouldn't go for it though.  As much as I like new features I prefer a near bug free program better.  Unfortunately, my Apple OS and Microsoft Office aren't any better.
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Richard Hix

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The only problem we've had with macOS Catalina was with Lightroom Classic v9.  The other 90-100 apps on my Mac work just fine.  An Adobe tech explained how to roll back to v 8.4.1 and all is well (except for Macintosh HD showing up three times instead on once).  I decided not to upgrade to 9.1 or 9.2 since so many problems have been reported.
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After Windows 10 pro came out they added an option to "Defer new feature updates" to the OS. This would be great to have for the automatic updates of LR. Having a near bug free (at least serious bugs) version would allow us to "hold" the current version and not force an update to a future buggy version until we were ready. The constant introduction of new bugs with every version update is becoming very tiring.