Lightroom Classic: Offline editing

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Am I able to bring photos from folders on my mac into and edit photos on lightroom classic without internet?
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Lauren Chamberlain

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Jens Stadsgaard

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Have you tried?

But the answer is yes. But Classic need to validate it's licence some times. I can't remember how often it need to that. 

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All CC apps, including LR Classic, need to connect briefly to the Internet periodically to verify your license. For an individual annual license, it must reconnect at least once every 99 days. For an individual month-to-month license, at least once every 30 days.  See 
https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/kb/internet-connection-creative-cloud-apps.html
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Lightroom Classic is an offline editor. It always edits photos from local folders, not anything from the internet. However, as others have explained, it needs to verify the license every now and then. So the question is: did you ask this because you get an error about internet connection, or did you ask this because you consider using Lightroom Classic and want to know how it works?
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Lauren Chamberlain

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Thanks! Considering using Lightroom classic during upcoming long haul flight. Have used variants before but have always had constant internet connection.
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Make sure you are logged in via the CC app, and do not log out again. The CC app verifies the license. If you are logged in, then it does not need an internet connection all the time, only every 30 days. If you are logged out, then it wants an internet connection every time you start Lightroom.