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Mon, Jun 3, 2019 10:22 AM

Lightroom for Desktop: Sync is very slow uses all bandwidth

I have just ctarted using LR again after a break of a few months and need to install a newer version throught the creative cloud. Now when using Lightroom the sync is very slow, it has taken 20 minutes this morning to sync 2 photos and is still working on another 87 that have been trying to sync over the last 2 days. 
The next proble is that the syncing operation is using all my bandwidth and not allowing me to access the internet, I have tried restricting the transfer speed to 25% to limit the problem but this has had no effect. If I wish to browse the internet I have to pause all syncing in order to do so. 
I am coming to the renewal of my subscription and will be making my decision based on any solutions to this problem

: 20190502-0902-47ed471 VERSION: 2.3

iMac (27-inch, Late 2013)

3.5 GHz Intel Core i7

16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 775M 2048 MB



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744 Points

2 y ago

How fast is your Internet connection? What does peg your upload speed at? I'm not having issues with synchronisation performance (although my Internet connection is relatively good).



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2 y ago

There's a good chance it's catching up with changes made to the cloud database. Can you leave it on overnight and see if it finishes catching up while you sleep?