Lightroom/ACR: need a way to limit the hard disk space used for previews

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I understand the reason that lightroom uses previews, but there needs to be a way to set how much disk space is allowed to be used. My hard drive was getting full again and I just deleted almost 80gb of preview files.

Just like you can set the cache size I would like to set the space allocated for preview files.
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Dan Berdal

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Posted 6 years ago

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Rob Cole

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Good idea. In the mean time, consider setting 1:1 previews to expire after a day or a week:

Since 1:1's are what takes the Lion's share of your disk space (not a reference to Mac OS ;-}), this will keep storage down.