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Sharing Lightroom Catalog

Can you run the catalog on a NAS? Yes, you can. Does Lightroom (or Adobe) support this? No. The primary reason is likely because the Lightroom database can't be accessed from two different machines ...
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How can I speed up Lightroom when working with files on a NAS?

The technique I use is: I keep "fresh" photos on laptop (with automatic daily backup). This is the period when I do most editing. I move "stale" photos to NAS (it is important you do the move ...
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Why is my lightroom volume split into two entries?

I found the solution which worked for me. This Adobe help article explains the steps, which are as follows (added in case the link goes down): After backing up your catalog, relaunch Lightroom. ...
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Is there a way to export the develop setting of multiple photos and use them on another computer which has the same photos?

For RAW files you ca set Lightroom to use side files (XMP) to store the edits. Edit->Catalog Settings->Metadata and select "Automatically write changes into XMP" Then you need to ...
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Photo Management for multiple Apple Computers

I do this today, but more old school style: I use Lightroom, but all my images, and the Lightroom Catalog, are stored on a portable hard drive. I simply connect the drive when I want to work on ...
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Gigabit ethernet on Canon EOS 1DX

Basically this question conflates the carrying capacity of gigabit Ethernet with the overall system performance, which is why you aren't seeing the results you expected. The problem is not so much a ...
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Sharing Lightroom Catalog

Lightroom does not allow for catalogs being stored on network drives: No, you can't store catalogs on a network but you can store your photos on a network. Smart Previews let you edit your photos ...
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