Video Tutorial: How to Upgrade to Lightroom Classic 9 from Any Prior Version

In the video tutorial below I show you how to upgrade to Lightroom Classic 9 from any prior version. We'll go through what you should do before upgrading, how to resolve any issues that come up while upgrading, and then how to clean up afterwards (renaming your catalog, deleting the old catalog, getting your dock [...]

2019-11-29T10:35:16-08:00November 29th, 2019|7 Comments

How to Roll Back / Revert to an Old Version of Lightroom

Whether you are a Lightroom 6 perpetual user who accidentally updated to the new subscription-only Lightroom Classic, or you're a subscriber experiencing issues with Lightroom Classic, this article will cover how to roll back to your old version. I'd recommend reading this whole article before proceeding. Getting Your Work from Classic 7 into the [...]

2017-10-24T22:22:32-07:00October 24th, 2017|12 Comments

Video Tutorial: Learn How to Upgrade to Lightroom Classic 7

Lightroom Classic 7.0 is here! Upgrading is usually a quick and smooth process, but it helps if you're prepared for it not to be. Watch my video tutorial below for complete instructions on how to upgrade to Lightroom Classic 7, as well as how to rename your catalog, and what to delete and uninstall. [...]

2017-12-04T20:09:57-08:00October 18th, 2017|17 Comments

Where to Find the Lightroom 6 Upgrade Product

UPDATE OCTOBER 2017: Click here to go to a newer version of this article on where to find the Lightroom 6 product. The article below is out-of-date. For those of you who prefer to continue with the stand-alone perpetual-license version of Lightroom rather than the Lightroom CC subscription, and want to upgrade to Lightroom 6 from any [...]

2017-10-19T13:52:43-07:00July 2nd, 2015|6 Comments

Which Should I Buy, Lightroom CC 2015 or Lightroom 6?

UPDATE JUNE 2018: This article was written in 2015, when the choice was between the non-subscription Lightroom 6 application and the subscription Lightroom CC 2015. Now the choice is among the non-subscription Lightroom 6, the subscription Lightroom Classic 7, and the new simplified cloud-based Lightroom CC application. (Adobe took the old "Lightroom CC' name and put [...]

2018-06-26T13:54:22-07:00April 21st, 2015|231 Comments

How to Upgrade to Lightroom 5

You have taken the plunge and bought Lightroom 5. In the video below, I show you how to upgrade. I discuss how you can find your old catalog if necessary, how to ensure that your new Lightroom 5 catalog is named appropriately and that your presets come along, and how to remove  your old catalog [...]

2017-07-09T19:10:20-07:00June 9th, 2013|69 Comments