You can purchase Lightroom on its own or as part of the Creative Cloud Photography plan, with both plans starting at US$9.99/month. Lightroom Classic is available as part of the Creative Cloud Photography plan, starting at US$9.99/month.
Get started with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic. Find tutorials, the user guide, answers to common questions, and help from the community forum. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC (unofficially: version 7.0) was officially released on October 18, 2017. It is the first version of Lightroom that is not available with a perpetual license (one-time purchase price); instead, it must be licensed through a monthly subscription model.
Yes, with the Lightroom and Creative Cloud Photography plans, you have access to all the latest updates and future releases the moment they’re available.
The annual plan requires a one-year commitment and is our best value. It comes with a 14-day money back guarantee. If you cancel after that, you’ll be charged a 50% fee for the remaining months. The month-to-month plan gives you the flexibility to stop and restart your membership without a cancellation fee.
Lightroom Classic is installed locally on your computer. Lightroom is a cloud-based service with three device-based apps: desktop, mobile, and web. You don’t need an ongoing internet connection to use them. You only need to connect to the internet once every 99 days to validate your membership.
Yes, you can install and run Lightroom or Photoshop on two computers, such as home and work computer(Mac, PC, or one of each).
If you run out of storage, your new photos will be saved only on the devices they came from. They’ll no longer be backed up to the cloud or synced across your devices, and they won’t be automatically tagged for easy keyword search within Lightroom. The photos you have already backed up to the cloud will still be accessible on all your devices.
If you need more storage, you can upgrade a 20GB plan to 1TB or boost your total storage to 2TB, 5TB, or 10TB, starting at US$9.99/month per terabyte. To purchase more storage, call 800-585-0774. To upgrade your existing plan, sign in to your account with your Adobe ID (My Plans > Manage plan > Change plan). For detailed instructions, see Change your Adobe plan.
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You can download your app from the Creative Cloud website. If prompted, sign in to your Adobe account, then click either Download or Install for your app. For more information, see Download your Creative Cloud apps.
For solutions to a 'failed to install' error, see Error: 'Failed to install' Creative Cloud desktop app. To resolve other download, installation, and update issues, see this download and install troubleshooting guide.
Yes! You can download trial versions of any Creative Cloud app from the Creative Cloud apps catalog. You'll need to sign in with an Adobe ID and password to download a trial. Learn how to download and install a Creative Cloud trial.
Read these simple solutions to common Adobe ID and sign in issues to regain access to your account.
You can install Lightroom Classic and other Creative Cloud apps on up to two computers. If you want to install it on a third computer, you'll need to deactivate it on one of your previous machines. Learn more about activating and deactivating Creative Cloud apps.
Still need help? Find more download and install solutions.
Sign in to your Adobe account. Then click Change for Current password and follow the onscreen instructions. Forgot your password? Learn how to reset and change it.
Follow these Update your credit card and billing information.
Switching Creative Cloud plans is easy. Follow these step-by-step instructions to upgrade or change your plan.
You can convert your Lightroom Classic trial to a paid Creative Cloud membership.
If you stop your membership, you still have access to Creative Cloud member free benefits and any files you saved to your device. You won't have access to apps or most services. Learn how to Cancel your Creative Cloud membership and understand the Adobe subscription terms.
Still need help? Find more account, billing, and plan answers.
See this list of cameras supported by Camera Raw. If you are having trouble opening your raw files in Lightroom Classic, see this troubleshooting guide.
Follow the steps in this GPU troubleshooting FAQ if Lightroom crashes, freezes, slows, or you see GPU errors.
Yes, possibly. 1:1 previews can take a significant amount of time to create and take a lot of disk space. Read this article to learn how to optimize your use of previews and get other tips for optimizing performance.
Follow these basic troubleshooting steps to fix most issues in Lightroom Classic.
In the Develop module, Lightroom Classic uses the ProPhoto RGB color space. In other modules, it uses the Adobe RGB color space. Learn more about color spaces, color profiles, and other color topics in this FAQ about color in Lightroom.
Follow this short tutorial to learn how to use the Import tool to bring existing photos into Lightroom. You can import photos from a folder on a hard drive, from a camera or card reader, or from a tethered camera.
You can export photos from Lightroom in various file formats for a wide range of uses.
Learn how to create and manage catalogs, including how to delete, copy, and export them.
HDR merge lets you merge multiple exposures to create high-contrast photos. Learn how in this short video tutorial.
Learn how to use Sharpness settings to product crisp photos in this short tutorial.
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Learn how to set up Lightroom Classic desktop to sync photos with Lightroom ecosystem of apps.
Sure. Learn how easy it is to edit your Lightroom for mobile photos from your desktop.
Learn about the Rule of Thirds grid and other Lightroom for mobile in-app camera settings.
Find answers to common questions in this Lightroom for
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