Lightroom CC: Allow for a second monitor

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Where has the secondary monitor feature gone ?
I'm just starting to use the cloud version after completing migration (which took a long time). How many more basic features will be missing?
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Julian Bates

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Posted 7 months ago

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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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Lightroom CC is a 1.0 version. You are going to be missing quite a few features compared to a 10 year old product like Lightroom Classic. That's only natural and maybe you should have tried Lightroom CC a while before plunging in and doing a complete migration.
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Johan Elzenga, Champion

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Of course there will be features that simply have nog been added yet. If Adobe could use the code base to instantly add anything and everything that Lightroom Classic has, you would wonder why they introduced Lightroom CC in the first place.
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Trialing Lightroom CC after using Capture one. No dual screen capacity in a 2018 product? What a joke! Still dabbling with other features before deciding whether to subscribe, but no dual screen capacity will be a killer for me. Wake up Adobe, your competitors have the edge in this regard.
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That's comparing apples with oranges. You need to be comparing LR Classic with Capture One for a more meaningful comparison. Lightroom CC is the brand new cloud-centric app.
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Does that mean I will have to pay more when CC is finished? (I don't believe it is yet at its minimal viable product state - there are significant use cases missing and quite significant defects)
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Jim Wilde, Champion

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I wouldn't have thought so, at least in the short-term. The point of the subscription licensing is that it is supposed to facilitate ongoing enhancements/feature improvements, unlike the perpetual licensing model which didn't. So if you subscribe, you should expect to see ongoing changes (as we saw with the recent version 1.1 update), though like all subscriptions I would expect the pricing will always be under review. But I don't work for Adobe, so I'm just speculating. My own Adobe subscription which I started more that 4 years ago has increased very very slightly in that period (mainly due to currency fluctuations).