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Betty Ann Kelly
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/5/2006
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How do I upgrade from Lightroom 4 & not lose stuff


I desperately need to bite the bullet and upgrade my LR but I have version 4 and am told by others that I risk losing a lot if I do so. Is there a way to do this safely and which version do you all recommend? I know there is a cloud based version but what are the downsides to doing that? Thanks. -Betty Ann


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5/31/2018 6:48:12 PM

 
Harriet Feagin
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/25/2011
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  First of all, back up all your photos by exporting them from LR to a folder. Then use an external hard drive to back them up outside your computer. Then call Adobe and sign up for CC that is available to photographer for about 10 dollars a month. The sales rep can help you. Yes, it is time. My old computer is 10 years old. I am facing the dilemma of what to buy for the next ten years. It is daunting. Good luck. PS Some people use Adobe Elements and you can still buy a stand alone copy, at least I think so.


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5/31/2018 7:26:51 PM

 
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