Lightroom 6.7: Import my photos takes up to 14 hours (macOS 10.12)

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It takes forever to import my photos into Lr. 50 pictures (raw) takes up to 14 hours...

I have this version:

Lightroom version: 6.7 [ 1090788 ]

License: Perpetual

Operating system: Mac OS 10

Version: 10.12 [1]




Can somebody help me?
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Ole Martin Krokstrand

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Posted 2 years ago

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Brian Zwit

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I have seen this before and it seems to come and go with versions of the operating system and Lightroom. It appears to me to be a problem with the interface between Lightroom and the operating system. When I encounter this, I manually copy the image files from the memory card to the hard drive and then import the images into Lightroom using "Add." Works fast this way.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Are you importing from a camera? A card reader? From your hard drive?
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Brian Zwit

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I use a card reader and simply select all the images and copy them to the desired folder on the hard drive.
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Ahh. Sorry. I was asking the OP (Ole).