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How do I tell my new Windows 10 PC to import images via SD card or card reader when I insert a card?

but I'd rather import them properly, rather than copy them, to retain the quality. I don't know the answer to the Windows part of this question, but there's a fundamental worry you have here that I ...
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How does Lightroom determine which files are "new" on import?

This is answered right in the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom documentation on importing files: Lightroom determines a photo is a duplicate of another file in the catalog if it has the same, original ...
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What's the best software for reading and writing image tags to and from image meta data fields?

Phil Harvey's ExifTool seems to be the perfect choice for such a task. This is the most comprehensive image tag reader (and manipulator), and it has perhaps the most complete catalog of the known tags ...
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Why do I have only thumbnail quality images in Lightroom?

thumb_IMG files are thumbnail images that Photos generates for imported images. So, you've probably imported the thumbnails, and not the originals. Assuming you have a default Photos/OSX setup: Go ...
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Why do I have only thumbnail quality images in Lightroom?

You have probably imported only low-quality preview files. You have at least 2 options: Import the master directory of your images into Lightroom. Things can get messy if you are still using another ...
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Lightroom import to external drive

Lightroom imports the pictures where you told it to do it, the position of the catalog is irrelevant. Here is an extract from https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom/help/importing-photos-lightroom-basic-...
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CR3 Format in darktable

The CR3 raw format is relatively new (introduced with Canon's mirrorless line, and produced by any camera using the DIGIC 8 or later chipsets). As such, not all non-Canon software can support the ...
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Strange behavior editing photos in photoshop and back in lightroom

I found the solution by my by myself! I had changed pc during the moving I have changed the user name from Fabio to fabio. Lightroom had found the files but does not recognize the folders as the same.
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Is it possible for Lightroom to automatically add keywords on import?

Most of Jeffrey Friedl's export plugins allow the opportunity to include EXIF data as metadata in the description / caption / keyword fields with tokens. Specifically I use the free (donationware) ...
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What issues should I be aware of around buying an import model camera?

What issues should I be aware of around buying an import model camera? Items intended to be sold in one market or world area that are shipped to a different market or world area are often called '...
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adobe lightroom import photo more red than original

The 'Library' tab is likely using the jpeg preview generated in-camera and attached to the raw file. The develop module is probably reinterpreting the raw data based upon your choice for default ...
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Lightroom: Changed default import location for a time period then reset it, those imports missing

The easiest way is to simply insert the MicroSD card, start Lightroom, then in Lightroom, drag and drop the folders that are on the SD Card to a folder that is on the SSD. Lightroom will probably ...
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How do I access raw photos from Nikon D3500, if imported photos on my phone always appear in jpg format?

The camera's built-in playback mode knows to just show you JPEG files when reviewing when a RAW also exists — there'd be no point in separately showing the RAW preview (whih will be identical). Then, ...
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How do I access raw photos from Nikon D3500, if imported photos on my phone always appear in jpg format?

According to this Nikon page, NEF transfer in SnapBridge is only available if your camera supports WiFi (Bluetooth would likely be too slow), and as far as I can tell the D3500 has no WiFi.
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How do I tell my new Windows 10 PC to import images via SD card or card reader when I insert a card?

According to the answers.microsoft.com support question, How to import photos from SD card to Windows 10, Open Control Panel > Autoplay, where you can choose what happens when you insert a card ...
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CR3 Format in darktable

At the time of writing there are unofficial builds of darktable 3.7 for Windows with CR3 support: https://discuss.pixls.us/t/current-win10-build-incl-cr3-support/25212/16 If you prefer to use a stable ...
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What's the best software for reading and writing image tags to and from image meta data fields?

ExifTool has been mentioned, another tool for this job is exiv2.
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Import setting issues in LR 5.6

You can try by reset the warning dialogs in: Edit->Preferences->General tab to select "Reset all warning dialogs"
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CR3 Format in darktable

Good news that the development seems to be ongoing: https://github.com/darktable-org/darktable/issues/2170
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CR3 Format in darktable

Thanks you guys for your answers! I ultimately decided to download Adobe Camera Raw in order to convert them to DNG files as @KaiMattern has pointed out, albeit with drawbacks :D
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Lightroom - Importing a photo into Develop mode

The closest approach I know of to do what you are asking is to edit the photo in LR then open it as a smart object in PS. Once in PS you can add layers and masks to alter the photo, but you can't ...
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How do I access raw photos from Nikon D3500, if imported photos on my phone always appear in jpg format?

What camera mode? There are several of the auto "Scene" modes where raw recording is not possible. That is my guess. See page 48 of the D3500 Reference Manual, free at https://downloadcenter....
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How ignore video when import media to Lightroom (not uncheck every time, full ignored)

I believe that's the only way right now, until Adobe adds an option in the future to auto ignore video files. It takes a second using the option/alt key, can understand why it was never really ...
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What issues should I be aware of around buying an import model camera?

this seller lists the camera as "Import Model 1 Yr Parts & 30 Day Labor Warranty via Seller" "Warranty via seller": this is where the biggest difference with an official product is: the seller's ...
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What issues should I be aware of around buying an import model camera?

I would add some specific points for your case to the general advice about grey imports. for my lab research group This makes it a business decision (whether that's commercial or academic). ...
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Lightroom -> How to change pre-select fields in Import window?

Those options should retain their value after you change it and import something. If that's not what happens, it might be that something has gone wrong with your Lightroom installation. The best way ...
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Lightroom import to external drive

Lightroom does not Import To, it Imports From which is logical. It Exports To but that is another thing. When you Import in Lightroom, you are given many choices. My Lightroom is 5.7, so has almost ...
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