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Sun, Nov 22, 2020 12:04 AM

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Lightroom Classic: Migrating from older machine

I have an old MacBook in which I have an old version of Lightroom classic, and which is currently synced on the LR app.

As it is an old MacBook, I cannot update the system anymore, neither the Adobe softwares, Lightroom and Photoshop.

My question is, how do I do to migrate all the pictures to the new version on my new iMac? I’m lost.

Thank you! 

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1 y ago

Lightroom Queen and others have complete tutorials on this, just do a little searching. 

 

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Thank you, Steve. Will do!

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Basically use "Migration Assistant" (in your Utilities folder) to copy your apps and data to your new Mac. https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204350

Old apps that no longer work (because they're 32-bit) will not be copied, or will be moved to an "incompatible" folder. Note where your photo files are (Pictures folder, or other?), and where your Lightroom catalog is (Pictures folder?) on your old Mac, and find them, hopefully correctly copied to your new iMac. Double-click the catalog to open it (or tell Lightroom where it is if it asks you).