Lightroom CC: Ability to add watermarks to images

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I see nowhere to add watermarks to my photo's ...
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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That feature's not in 1.0, but I'll convert this to a feature request. 
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For when this feature will be available?
I know that is already possible to add text as watermark in both Ipad/Iphone Apps, but I would really like to have the possibility of adding watermark logo in Lightroom CC (same feature as Lightroom Classic).
Is there a specific date when this will be available in Lightroom CC?
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sam davenport

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It's very frustrating that I can only add the watermark on the ipad but not on the laptop. they need to fix this.
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Jeffrey Parker

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Is this really still a thing months after this question was posted?  Adobe unveils a fancy new portfolio ability with no ability to force a watermark in the process and ensure our work isn't stolen?  Why use this service?  I'm confused.  Isn't lightroom CC the future?
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Providing export and publish features without adding a watermark capability is a complete non-sense for me, especially since the new integration with Adobe Portfolio (finally!). Wake up guys because I am not so far from giving up the Adobe platform just because of that.
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It's so confusing ...  Lightroom and Portfololio should work together hand in hand to add an watermark on  every single picture exported to the portfolio web site. Why this is not ready yet ??? So much money to create a brand new Lightroom CC .. and Classic ... and so on ... and NO AUTOMATED  WATERMARK on Portfolio. Simply incredible.
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I would also really want to see watermark support in the new Lightroom. I like the new design, but the lack of exporting with watermarks is the main reason I can't switch.
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Rasa Lewis

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Yes please for the watermark feature! I don't feel like getting a new software just to be able to do that, so would be very much appreciated.
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PLEASE add the watermark feature!  PLEEEEEASE.
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It almost seems as if Lightroom CC was launched in a hurry - before it was ready.  Was the premature push to release coinciding with a stockholder meeting? 
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> It almost seems as if Lightroom CC was launched in a hurry - before it was ready

It was actually held back a long time. If it waited until it had every feature we want, it wouldn't have been released for years - and by then, we'd have an even longer list of things we want!
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Ok yes... as a software developer myself I know a lot about the concept of releasing the "minimum viable product"... and Lightroom CC is very viable. But 1 year in and still no watermarks? no red eye reduction tool (without photoshop), common Adobe. The point of cloud applications is rapid iteration. Let's get the watermark in the next sprint and make it happen!
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Cindy Yale

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Please add the watermark to CC....quickly!  I updated before knowing this.  
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Damian Charles

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Just spent a whole hour editing in the new CC only to find out I have to use the older version to watermark. How did they miss the mark on that?
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Miguel Colleoni

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We can't work with the Lightroom CC without watermarks. We really need this! Please Adobe consider this a very important feature.
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Lucian Daniliuc

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Agreed. Now I need to use other software just to add the watermark. 
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Scott Prentice

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Oh, how I pray they are listening!  I jumped head first into Adobe cloud.. and now use other software to make things work so I can be productive.. MY BAD!
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I downloaded and edited not realising there was no watermark option. This needs to be fixed ASAP.
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Craig D Aikin

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I would not have purchased Lightroom CC if I knew that I couldn't add watermarks, like any other modern photo editor. 
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I'm finding this version really unhelpful. I can't watermark or name files??? Frustrating and time consuming

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled watermarking for shared album.

We will definitely need a watermarking tool for all photo before sharing our photo online for our client, like for selection.
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Tell me if I am right, there is no way of adding a water mark on the DESKTOP nor the mobile version. Is this correct?
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Luis Arabia

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Yes , this is true!
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Jerry Nelson

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No...the Desktop version (Classic) has Watermarks available. Click on Lightroom menu --> Edit Watermarks. 
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Joep Deumes

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it is one the most important items, so for now I can't change
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Also for us a very important feature, we cannot change to CC unless this is taken care of, so...PLEASE ADOBE....FIX THIS!!
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I agree, very important feature. 
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As a professional I sometimes limit the amount of FINAL IMAGES that may be used. Watermarking is ESSENTIAL in order to protect the download or plain screen-wrapping of images. It is essential to safe guard the quality of my end product. Unedited images may be used as final product. I have had numerous times actors and even celebrities using unmarked images on their professional promotional platforms. Seeing it appearing in news outlets or even on IMBD! Without watermarking images lead their own life. Down the line the graphic designer or assistant will not ask :"DO WE HAVE THE USAGE RIGHTS?". Not watermarking hurts my business and is extremely frustrating. ADD THIS FEATURE TO CC. otherwise this program is useless for me. Great for amateurs not for professionals. Intagram:richardkoek
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Even as an amateur, Lightroom CC is pretty useless to me at the moment.
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I actually think this was Adobe's intention. They may have determined that their next big market for market growth were the "true" amateurs and Adobe then targeted that specific market segment. After they released Lightroom CC, the professionals created so much noise that they had to produce LR Classic CC and when they did that, it was a halfhearted sloppy product due to the rush to do public relations damage control.
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Er, interesting theory, but they were released on the same day John.
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Victoria, As you know, perception is reality. And when they released it, what I saw first was Lightroom CC, and I did not become aware of Lightroom Classic CC until later. In fact I did not feel Lightroom CC was of interest to me. I guess I should retract my theory so as not to mislead anyone. What I remember most is how hard it was to understand what Adobe was doing.
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Victoria Bampton - Lightroom Queen, Champion

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Yes, their communication left a lot to be desired.
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So it's not just me!  No watermark feature makes the program useless for me as well. Now I have to find a program to do that with - yet another expense.  I detest the new Lightroom, enough so that I will stop using the programs altogether.  They took a good product and trashed it. 
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Please add this feature back! We need the ability to watermark photos without having to go through a third party software or run everything through a batch program in PS. 
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It is a money making system. 
Lightroom CC- is brilliant and easy program to use, you pay $10 per month, but to put watermark - you have to use Lightroom Classic, or Photoshop - and it's another fees per month!
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Jerry Nelson

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No it's not it's included with your $10 subscription. 
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Gisela Merkuur

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IT is indeed rediculous...a great deal of the Ushers are professional photographers and for us it is one of the most important features to add watermarks to protect out work!!!!!!!
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Gisela Merkuur

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This is the main reason not to but it.....
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Gisela Merkuur

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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Marca de agua o logo en Lightroom CC.

Sería muy bueno si se pudiese agregar también al Lightroom CC  la marca de agua o logo a las fotografías
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Does watermark makes your pictures better? :D
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Luis Arabia

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Not at all, but should be more secured for copyright, don’t you believe? Is up to you!!!
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Alessandro Castagnini

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Not at all... as soon as you put a pic on the web, it’s easy to copy and remove any watermark.
The only thing you can use to prove it’s your is to own the RAW file :)
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Luis Arabia

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Agree, but it is not so easy when you put many watermarks. Anyway, always when I put and image on web it is in the lower resolution . Tks
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Miguel Colleoni

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Not just for copyrights, but people may want to know who is the photographer. Besides, it's your brand.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Does Lightroom CC not allow watermark editing?.
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Greg Walker

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It's frustrating to have to switch between Lightroom CC and Photoshop just to add a watermark. Hopefully they add it into the new CC as well as a batch watermark feature...
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Bevan Newlands

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Please add watermark to lightroom CC. It is useless without it.
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Rohan Van Der Have

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The watermark feature is essential, for all our benefit please listen to your users
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Scott Prentice

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I'm totally voting YES, ADD THE WATERMARK FEATURE...
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Jose Carlos Gz

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Really need to add watermarks on this version. I spent a whole week editing like 500 photos, in the end - no watermark feature! There is no way I can convey in a message how I feel ... :(
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Me, too. Now I have to import them into another program---stupid.
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Well, I added iWatermark app to my new iPad Pro, so I can at least use this new iPad for photo editing. What I’m realizing very fast is Adobe is lagging behind very quickly in updating all their software. I see comments some times that they are working, but I have a theory, that they will soon be left in the dust. I’ve seen many other programs that are coming out and as soon as they get as robust as Adobe, they will soon leave them behind. It appears, just like Microsoft and Apple, that we the people are their mice to do all their R&D and then bump into walls until a doorway opens. Other engineers in other companies are mice who are doing something to create ways around to get to the endgame. This is not just a Lightroom, photoshop or design problem. This is a company wide problem. I’ve been a designer for 30 years and seen Adobe abandon one of their best flagship programs (Fireworks) to piecemill their other programs down into little segmented apps that people could buy or now rent never own. It’s turned into a drive up window for the world to consume. They don’t care about their loyal customers in any platform. To say otherwise would be crazy. I’m on several other forums and see nothing but crying mice about the Adobe Maze. This is strictly a Leadership issue with no direction, but to capital gain. They will lose in the end. Sorry Adobe, but your base is leaving you. Try iWatermark to get your protection you need and it offers PNG watermark signatures in a work around by pasting your png from Pages into the app and saving it as a watermark. Works excellent, even on batch photos. As soon as I find other apps for the iOS platform to do my other work, I will be fully independent and free of the mice maze that Adobe has created.
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I honestly think they are moving with the trend of camera phones! They want to be the leader on that platform..... but they must realize, the professionals and most matured aren’t using frigging I phones to take shots with! It’s all the stupid selfies, and the younger generation that take photos and instantly upload to social media! Frustrating!