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adobe lightroom Photo Editor
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is a free, powerful photo editor and camera app that empowers your photography, helping you capture and edit stunning images. Easy-to-use image editing tools like sliders and filters for pictures make photo editing simple. Retouch full-resolution photos, apply photo filters, or start photo editing wherever you are. EDIT YOUR PHOTOS ANYWHERE Transform raw photos with one of the world’s most intuitive photo editing apps. Tap and drag sliders to improve light and color, apply photo filters for pictures, and more. Breathe life into your photo editing with our leading photography tools. Retouch light and color to make photos pop. Easy sliders let you control photo properties from your phone screen. Crop and Rotate tools find the right size and aspect ratio to best show off your camera work. Create clean shots with straight lines by adjusting the perspective with powerful upright, guided upright, and Geometry tools. Experiment and compare different photo versions without losing the original and pick your favorite look. Access all your presets anywhere. Image edits on one device are automatically applied everywhere else. EDIT THE FINE DETAILS Finesse details with the advanced picture editor. Control images with selective adjustments. Remove almost anything with a touch of the Healing Brush. Local Hue Adjustments as part of selective edits let you alter hue and saturation with precision and elevate your photos. Advanced color grading lets you have more control over color editing and achieve stunning effects. Import your own graphical watermarks and apply your personal touch. Get inspired and learn to use the photo editor to its potential with easy, interactive tutorials from fellow photographers. LIGHTROOM PRESETS SIMPLIFY PHOTO EDITING: Achieve professional photo editing faster with presets - filters for pictures with unlimited customization options. Presets make every step of photo editing visible so you can learn easily. Be an even more creative picture editor. Combine presets to recreate your favorite photo effects perfectly every time with just one click. PRO-LEVEL CAMERA Unique phone camera controls unlock your photography potential. Choose from exposure, timer, instant presets, raw, and more. Enjoy more control over your photography on the go with capture modes such as Professional and HDR. SMART ORGANIZATION FOR YOUR PHOTOS Adobe Sensei harnesses the power of AI to tag and organize your photos based on the objects or people that are in them. A quick search for “mountains” or “Maria” will display all the relevant photos. Create albums with a click. Use handy organizational tools like ratings and flags to mark and group the photos you like best, and see suggestions for the best photos across your albums. ADVANCED PHOTO SHARING Group Albums allow you to invite others and collect everyone’s photos in one place. Share your creative process with other users in the Discover section of the app so they can see how you got from start to finish. Lightroom galleries showcase your photos online. Photo edits sync seamlessly, so any changes you make are always up-to-date. Get inspiration from other creatives in Lightroom with personalized content, free community presets, and the ability to follow your favorite authors. WORRY-FREE ADOBE CREATIVE CLOUD STORAGE: The Lightroom image editor is the best cloud-based service for photography lovers. Retouch your full-resolution shots and have both originals and edits backed up to the cloud, ready to access anywhere. Searchable keywords are automatically applied to help you sort photos without tagging them. Fine Print You must be 13 or older and agree to Adobe’s terms and privacy policy: Do Not Sell My Personal Information:
Too Picky
by skelekatie on 2021/01/16 23:02
When trying to work with a photo uploaded to my phone from my computer I get “photo failed to import”. I have tried many things to remedy but nothing works. A lot of my photos are stored on my computer and get synced to my phone. I have way too many photos to store directly on my camera roll in my phone or the cloud. So this makes the app kind of useless. I may as well use the computer program.
by ekalashian on 2021/01/16 14:02
If I could give one star I would. First of all when I saw this on Facebook it didn’t disclose that it would take all of my personal information ,location etc. Never received an email with my code. All of the presents look to be exactly the same. I get more out of a free app then spending $37.
Do not upgrade
by AndyyA on 2021/01/14 06:21
Do not upgrade to the premium, any photos nd presets will be lost with no way to get back with 0 warning . I have been using the app for year and decided hey let me upgrade to the premium and as soon as I did everything was gone everything I have looked up says I can’t get it back and Adobe customer service is a f’n joke!
by Learningspanish912 on 2021/01/11 03:39
I just started using this app and I’m mostly enjoying it however there is no drop-down selection menu when typing keywords. It seems to glitch out and you have to retype full keywords each time.
Your device storage is almost full
by somethinganonymous on 2021/01/08 17:21
It clearly shows that 30GB of available storage. Even your app say that under the local storage menu! But whenever I try to export a photo I keep on having this “Your device storage is almost full. Free up atleast %1” what am I supposed to do? It’s really frustrating
Waste of money.
by SaigeLeMason on 2021/01/08 14:51
Too complicated. Didn’t look as good as other free apps that I have tried. Wasted money.
Waste of money.
by SaigeLeMason on 2021/01/08 14:51
Too complicated. Didn’t look as good as other free apps that I have tried. Wasted money.
Love it, but it cooks your iPhone!
by Repentman on 2021/01/05 17:32
I love the mobile app, but every time I use it, my iPhone gets extremely hot. I have the iPhone pro max 512gb (top of the line) and it still cooks like an oven. Same thing happened to my iPhone X, and my wife’s iPhone 12 Pro.
Option for storage
by twisted.images09 on 2021/01/03 21:40
I give this app 0 stars if possible. I don’t want or need the storage but the only option it gives me is the 100gb storage option. That is just a rip off to make more money.
by uh hi please reqd rhis on 2021/01/03 21:12
I can’t find the quick develop mode please help
The editing option is no more there
by فایزہ on 2021/01/03 14:31
HELP!!! Hi i just upgraded the app and i cant see the editing option now.
by paolamonterroza on 2021/01/03 04:39
I am not sure what’s happening with LR lately but every time I try to upload a photo it selects a random photo that I DID NOT select myself but then it won’t show up. Please help!! Also, my most recent photos are now displayed at the bottom and my old photos are now at the top?? This is so inconvenient. I don't want to scroll alllll the way down to find my most recent photos. Please fix this 😭
Good for photo editing
by AWasky on 2021/01/01 05:07
This app is great for photo editing and learning. Tools are powerful enough to save most photos or improve them and the ability to quickly compare the original to the edited photo is awesome. The in app camera is good as long as you save as JPG as using DNG makes the photos look very grainy and noisy
Recent bug with importing pictures
by HatBuddy on 2020/12/30 07:34
Can't select a picture to import from camera roll, it selects a random picture to display and imports a bunch of pictures that I didn't intend to.
honestly impressive
by julita gonzalez on 2020/12/29 12:10
very amazing it catches every little detail and is very creative i just wish there wasn’t too much ads
Photo disappeared in Lightroom
by pentagramwookie on 2020/12/29 06:20
I tried to send a photo from Photos app that I took with my DSLR for further editing in Lightroom and now it’s completely unable to open in Lightroom. I can’t resend it because it keeps giving me the error ‘Skipped importing duplicate’. The photo should just open IMMEDIATELY not show me pictures from 2017. Why is it showing me old pictures? Why does it give me an error? If there’s a duplicate why doesn’t it open that image instead of showing me a pointless helpless error???
Latest update broke it
by Aerogab on 2020/12/29 05:05
Photos are not syncing from my desktop Lightroom app and the recently added photos are from more than 9 months ago, it’s telling me I haven’t uploaded anything new in 9 months which is a big lie. I’m also not able to upload new photos on mobile, photos are either not uploading at all or getting completely lost, I can’t sort by recent because it’s telling me my recent photos are ones I took before the pandemic. Please help.
Still losing photos 3 months after worst photo massacre
by equisNan on 2020/12/28 21:29
It’s not the hundreds of hours editing time you think is being synced (but isn’t) it’s the canned responses and apologies from customer support. Like an endless non-syncing cloud service, support constitutes asking the same 3 questions a dozen times. Then -case closed without a fix. Buyer beware; I’m sure Adobe’s lawyers have you signing away your rights when their cloud service evaporates your work product. Apple will refund the charges for a nonexistent service.
Great but...
by Unkown 221177 on 2020/12/27 23:13
This is an amazing program. Adobe never fails my photos have never looked better. But it says for ages 12+ but when I went to make an account it says u must be 13. So I have been using my father’s account, besides that it is a great program highly recommend.
Muh... so so pic editor
by OUSooner4Life on 2020/12/27 22:29
This app is ok. Kinda. This app lacks functionality and does not allow creativity! And it is more geared to selling features that sound like are in the app for free. So if you like tricky advertising and minimal pic editing, then this app is for you. 2 - 3 stars at best.
Fix it devs
by lovely doggy 1234 on 2020/12/27 17:55
Image gets blur while making a change.... so it gets hard to distinguish before and after effects 🙁
Really hard to do simple things
by DoC611 on 2020/12/27 16:28
Just started with this, and trying to open a LR picture from Photoshop Fix, and it says no LR pictures available. It also refers to Collections, I don’t see any Collection features. Why is this so hard to use?
by Zoocrazze on 2020/12/26 14:02
I used to love this app but it has been non stop glitching and not saving my work
by aftrdishesrdone on 2020/12/26 03:41
Not worth the $
Nasty bug makes app unusable
by brianxramirez on 2020/12/23 16:41
Since last week I’ve had a bug that has not been resolved with soft resetting my phone, deleting and reinstalling the app, nor clearing cache. The bug happens when I want to add a photo from camera roll, as soon as I hit the library icon, it opens my camera roll, picks a random photo, then I click the return button on the top left side to select the photo I want, but instead it takes me to the imported gallery and added roughly 20 random photos I never intended to import. All this happens without the ability to select the photo I want. The only workaround it to limit photo access to a single selected photo you choose in the Lightroom panel in iOS settings. This bug only happens in my phone, and it stinks because I wanted to use Lightroom with ProRAW, but this bug has made me delete the app, hope this gets resolved and feel free to message me and I will gladly screen record this bug happening, it happens 100% of the time.
by Sps095 on 2020/12/22 12:41
Not everyone has iSO13!!!!!!!! Fix the 🤬🤬 update!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lost everything
by tpew1992 on 2020/12/22 08:05
Upgraded to the paid version, it crashed and when it came back up EVERYTHING was gone. What a great thank you for giving YOU money.
Great app!
by bluelunatique on 2020/12/21 17:07
I can’t wait to learn more about Lightroom. Where do I go if I have questions or problems?
Great features, buggy/needs improvements
by ilikemyrealname on 2020/12/20 10:56
First off, the features offered are spot on. The reason for my review is to point on the bugs and issues that devs need to resolve. Exporting doesn’t always work. Often times the export will say it completed, however the picture was not actually exported. This is NOT because of date stamps or something similar causing the pictures to be out of order and hard to find. Instead, I’ll click export up to 3-4 times because the photo actually shows up in Photos. Sometimes exporting will fail giving off a “free more space” error...but there’s more than 3 gigs on my phone. Similar to the first bug, repeating the export until it does so correctly is the current workaround for this issue. Great app but has issues with basically functionality and needs dev attention.
Rendering bug Issue
by Whoolifornia on 2020/12/19 23:53
Love the app, but as of now I can’t save my photos and was wondering if anyone else has had this issue or having it. I have freed up space in my phone and bought more storage and nothing works. It just stuck rendering 1 of 1 and not saving my image at all.
iPhone mini warning
by |\/||)J on 2020/12/18 21:51
Of course I love this app! I use it every day. Since I got this new phone, iPhone 12 Mini, Lightroom eats the battery. The phone gets hot in my hand and the battery just drains away, like in a half hour. It still works, and I still love the app, but… (and it doesn’t happen with other apps) I’ve contacted Apple, but you probably know how that went.
Light Room
by Maratha38 on 2020/12/17 06:29
I Like this app; Adobe does it again!!!
Export problems
by ygget on 2020/12/16 11:26
I’ve been using the app for a long time now and it’s really great but of recent I can’t export my already edited photos. It just keeps showing “rendering”without actually saving. Please do something.
adding photos
by Itssyogirladdie on 2020/12/16 00:04
everytime i try to add photos from a my camera roll it automatically takes me to a photos i don’t want to edit. never did that before the last update.
by SPC WARD on 2020/12/15 15:45
When can we have a wider variety of presents? iPads in general needs the same as desktop versions.
Privacy Nightmare
by wraithequestrain on 2020/12/15 03:29
Holy crap! Look at how much data they collect!! Compared with, say Halide, which collects no data, this is just ridiculous. Sure, that’s a camera app but still. Why does Adobe need all that data when Halide is able to make a great camera app, and have updates ready to go on day one like Pro Raw support, while Adobe can’t? Adobe charges their customers good money to access any of the useful features here, and also makes money on selling/renting usage data and analytics?! Man, whatever happened to running an honest business? Stay away from this nightmare.
Photos get lost
by Justin Figure on 2020/12/14 17:26
Not sure if it’s just me, but every time I add a photo to Lightroom from my photo library and hit “view in Lightroom” it shows a photo was added but I have to sift and search around for it. Previously it would be at the top of my “All Photos” but now it falls somewhere in the middle of my hundreds of photos. Please help! Thanks
by kellz33e on 2020/12/14 15:56
I am so in love with app but currently experiencing an issue. I open the app and immediate receive “no in app purchases allowed” pop up. I hit ok and it keeps coming back. I can no longer do anything in this app! I’ve paid for a subscription but had to cancel since I can’t seem to use it. Please help me fix this because this is my favorite app out there!
Photos not importing
by MackenzieD333 on 2020/12/14 00:19
I haven’t been able to import any new photos for about a week now. I tried updating the app, but still unable to import anything. Not sure what to do!
Can’t import photos
by loren4444 on 2020/12/13 00:12
Idk how I’m supposed to import photos. I’m very tech savvy and I feel so frustrated
No support
by Ablumer05 on 2020/12/12 19:11
I’m not able to access premium features even with my premium subscription. My attempts at reaching out for help have been ignored.
Magnifica app
by J. Moral on 2020/12/12 00:42
Muchas gracias por el servicio
Thought you had a fav pic app already?
by a-dizog on 2020/12/11 20:45
You thought wrong. I’m totally outdated and this app was a breeze to learn. I literally stopped using every picture editing app because this one has everything you need.
I can’t edit raw format
by Ioathed on 2020/12/11 19:30
What did you do to this app? I can no longer edit my photos in .raw format for free. Now I have to pay to edit it. Two weeks ago I could edit my photos easily. Please put it back for free.
Healing Brush not working
by Adfly6050 on 2020/12/10 23:41
The healing brush won’t allow me to remove or clone something in the photo. It freezes up the app every time I try using it. I end up transferring over to photoshop mobile but I don’t need to when I’m paying for the full version of Lightroom.
Worst app ever.
by ArlenTroncoso on 2020/12/10 16:49
So expensive for an app who doesn’t do nothing different than instagram filters. Too many steps to do something and at the end nothing different. Maybe the owners have to take in consideration this an app for cellphone mobile and not a complete computer. Nobody wants to take more than two steps to use the app. PLUS they want you to buy another app for use the app from the other app 🥲 just RIDICULOUS!!!!!!!!
by weenie princess on 2020/12/10 07:13
It’s a pretty good app since I’m trying the free trial but I can’t experiment. There are ones that they don’t allow you to use unless you pay. So how do you find out how good it is? Also is there a way to sign your name on the pictures? I can’t seem to find a way to do that on this app.
Very Helpful and Useful
by Minecraft Ri on 2020/12/08 20:48
This app has everything I need for my 7th grade class! I am very happy my teacher suggested this app to me.
Bug in latest version when sending to Instagram (IOS)
by Fuzz445 on 2020/12/08 19:04
I use Lightroom all time. The app is great... at least it was. But recently something seems to have changed with the app. I can no longer share photos to Instagram without being given an error. There also used to be a “copy to Instagram” option within the share menu (this would allow you to share a picture to your Instagram story rather than post it), but the option has disappeared. In order to share any picture to Instagram now, I have to download it to my camera roll and share it from my phone, not from the Lightroom app. Very annoying because obviously this means I can no longer store photos in the cloud that I want to share, I have to put them on my device where it takes up storage space. PLEASE FIX THIS!
Add video editing
by 84&5@583&283&?&;& on 2020/12/08 08:43
Why does Lightroom classic have video editing but the app version doesn’t? it’s such a chore to use Lightroom classic or premiere pro instead of Lightroom because they’re both extremely clunky in comparison. Please add video editing tools.
Easy to use
by Ccamenisch on 2020/12/07 13:29
Easy to use, very effective, totally worth the cost!
This app is garbage!
by NEWYORKNJ01 on 2020/12/06 22:10
You have to buy it in order to use features something you can do with other free apps!
Can’t add photos!!
by Louanai on 2020/12/06 03:43
Bring back old version!! Since the update not all of my photos are showing up so I just can’t add the photos I want...
Great app
by JustinDN on 2020/12/06 02:06
Love it
Upgraded storage; app keeps crashing
by Denisu Luisu on 2020/12/04 08:09
While I’m used to the app crashing from time to time, it’s started to crash almost every few minutes at this point—namely, right after I upgraded my cloud storage to 1TB. It crashes when I’m in Healing mode; it crashes when I force sync it before it crashes and deletes my most recent edits; it crashes when I try to save a picture!! What the flippity flip, Adobe 🙃 The new features are great, but if I can’t use the app...
Make believe science
by Excellent714 on 2020/12/04 01:55
Just like Photoshop on my computers Adobe has its own peculiar ways of doing the most simple tasks. After using Photoshop for 20 years you’d expect to have little difficulty with the Lightroom App. When you use most programs - even an OS - there is no so-called learning curve. But with Adobe you are bound to be surprised when you realize how difficult they make it to do the very simplest of things. Adobe makes things difficult to show you how fancy or scientific it is. I just opened Lightroom and am finding there is no way to get pictures out of it once Adobe captures them. I can delete an album of Adobe’s choice but not one stinking picture of my choice. It doesn’t even have to be deleted just removed from Lightroom. There are so many apps that do the same things easier and better it’s hard to justify Lightroom. On my computers I’ve always had Photoshop and Paint Shop Pro. Since Photoshop costs ten times more you’d expect it to be the best choice. Not unless you prefer doing everything the hard way. Paint Shop Pro is not perfect but I can do everything Photoshop does in a fraction of the time. I’m not even sure why Lightroom exists. And when it comes to iPhone there are so very many apps that are easier and give better results. The Bottom Line is avoid anything Adobe like the plague.
Fantastic tool
by 1freqflyr on 2020/12/03 16:25
There when I need it.
Great app
by Delectable Desserts and Decor on 2020/12/03 15:49
Perfect for editing my cookie pictures. Very easy to app out here!
Going out
by Uomnna on 2020/12/02 23:50
Every time, app are go out and I can’t enjoy it.
by D LIFE on 2020/12/02 12:54
The best and quickest way to edit your photos on the go. Turned subpar photos into stunning images.
Constant crash
by Wingsofdadove on 2020/12/01 17:40
Keeps crashing while editing photo
LR won’t load
by CherylnDesigns on 2020/12/01 17:27
I’ve had LR Mobile for years and lately it won’t load! I’m about ready to cancel my subscription!
Skip this
by gfdd fb hh on 2020/11/30 21:47
I don’t need a Nother social media app. I wanted a good photo capture and editing application and this offers very little over what the standard iPhone camera app can do. I recommend halide it’s much more intuitive easier to use and gives you better results.
I lost all of my photos
by YangUMR on 2020/11/30 20:48
I just upgraded to the premium features to try the 1 free week trial to see how the tools worked. The app crashed and now all of my photos are gone... I don’t understand how this happened
Problems sending to IG
by Thunderman1165 on 2020/11/30 14:16
The last couple of updates wiped out my ability to share a photo directly from lightroom to instagram. First, you took out “copy to instagram” which was by far the best way to do this, and now, I can’t share under just share to IG. I have iphone 11 pro max...don’t know if it’s a problem for all versions, but as someone who posts every day, this is a real problem. The app has worked great until recently.
by OkieMama2020 on 2020/11/29 17:38
It’s not letting me pull any of my camera roll up and use this app.
Lags a lot
by tania rouf on 2020/11/29 03:17
Edits dont get saved so you have to keep restarting
I love it
by ccdgvb gf dgh on 2020/11/29 00:52
by l'll never reaplace music on 2020/11/28 16:40
It needs more options like blurring and less things that need to be payed for to use
by suckonmyleftnutnigga on 2020/11/28 15:50
Never shows up with my new photos always shows up old pictures
My fav editing app
by ineth a on 2020/11/28 14:51
Lightroom slows me the ability to edit all my work and bring out the true meaning of the picture. I wouldn’t choose any other app.
Help - crash-crash-crash!
by Artlovr on 2020/11/28 02:14
I love this app; I attended Adobe MAX; I WANT this to work. Up till this past week it was working. Although I am still dealing with learning the zillions of choices, I can be patient with that. However it is now crashing almost every time I edit or try to share a photo -and that is absolutely not acceptable. Also, I have not been able to get through to support.
Great results
by I.gadget329 on 2020/11/27 20:23
The photos I have taken come to life with this app! Very easy to use!
Car club
by 49rs52 on 2020/11/27 14:09
A new car club without photography experience this app can be very useful for beginners first timers
I use this app all the time
by Corkkneeee on 2020/11/27 00:21
I love Lightroom! I cannot believe it’s free and so easy! My pictures look professional with just from my iPhone thanks to Lightroom!
by boyfightme on 2020/11/26 23:55
I love Lightroom. I used it for school on the computers, but didn’t have my own device to run it on. When I learned they had it for the phone, I was so happy. Thank you for doing a great job.
Loving the Lightroom App
by A Pro From Dover on 2020/11/26 20:40
I lii love the app! It’s very intuitive and easy to use. If you use ACR, it will feel familiar and easy to learn. I use it now as my default iPhone photo editor and nothing else. I recommend it to everyone with any amount ifcAdive products knowledge. It feels like an old friend.
by adobesucksdick on 2020/11/26 16:56
Do no expect help from customer support when your system is crashing.
Presets deleted
by tarin2738 on 2020/11/26 02:52
I love Lightroom but I was using the app and it glitched out and every single one of my presets deleted. I am very annoyed with this because it takes me very look to create the presets and I even purchased some. Not sure if I’m ever going to get them back but until then I’m pretty upset with this app. Can someone help me get them back?
by Photosil on 2020/11/25 23:50
I am a Highschool photography teacher and use this app on my laptop and iPhone. My students do the same. It is a powerful editing tool that is easy to use and produces great results. Highly recommended.
Pictures no longer load
by itsabonilla on 2020/11/24 20:36
Since the new update, pictures don’t load for me. I used to LOVE the app. Will try a few more times but ultimately will delete if keeps doing the same
Update Broke it
by Cuxitchochithclhxbjuliet on 2020/11/23 23:05
Since the last update I haven’t been able to upload or edit photos which is the entire point of the app
Premium features doesn’t work with subscription
by Catchows on 2020/11/23 15:25
This worked fine on my iPhone 10. Bought iPhone 12 pro max and it suddenly acting up. One day it works fine the next I can’t even edit and the premium features are disabled. I’m paying for it but I can’t use it. I try loggin in and out, resign up, restore purchases and it says u don’t have any purchase. I call apple and nobody knows. I call Adobe and nobody knows. This is ridiculous
by bwkenny10 on 2020/11/23 01:55
Don’t be fooled by this scam. I was charged $26 for this app that claims to give you a “lifetime” access to the filters. Once I open the app I have to buy the filters! Another $24 PER FILTER. such a scam I want my money back
Not Importing Camera Roll
by BeverlyHills101 on 2020/11/22 17:52
It won’t let me see my recent camera pictures
Its hard to understand
by hhggshsu sh hd on 2020/11/21 16:05
I don’t get it.
Works The Best
by Hunter188017 on 2020/11/21 06:14
Beat mobile editing app on the App Store. Simple to use and makes the image 100x better.
Giận :)
by phuonguyentrann on 2020/11/21 05:47
Lúc đầu tải kh được lúc sau chỉnh không được :))
Healing tool doesn’t work
by AnaPatrascu on 2020/11/20 21:36
I subscribed to the full version of the app and whenever I try to use the healing tool the app just freezes and I have to restart it.. could never use it!
Selfie camera issue
by Will0692 on 2020/11/20 05:02
Using a iPhone 12 pro. The selfie camera defaults to the ultra wide lens and there’s no adjustment to use the regular lens.
Personal problem
by 🏀💘💦💞😂😍 on 2020/11/20 03:56
I struggle sometimes with the slider in the light room. It’s mostly just Shadows, highlights, and mid tones, maybe add the feature where you can type in a number as well. Like when you tap the 0 for sat or hue it lets your type it in as well, just a suggestion.
Lack of features on iPhone 12 pro
by Wing-Sing on 2020/11/20 02:52
I used this app on my iPhone XS. It can use long expose mode to take a pretty nice picture at night. I think it is even much better than the iPhone 12 night shot mode. However, I download this app on my new iPhone 12 pro, I find I cannot use this feature ! It doesn’t make any sense ! Even through iPhone 12 series has its own night shot mode. They shouldn’t drop the long exposure option for iPhone 11/12 series! Please bring them back!!!
The best
by Bricenomars on 2020/11/20 00:26
Thank you
by Debbie O'Dwyer on 2020/11/19 16:50
Love it!
by Des😘😇 on 2020/11/18 20:41
My photos are amazing! The brightness is amazing. Best of all, it’s free for certain aspects.
by Made Yeezus Walk on 2020/11/18 07:49
Lightroom is a “phonetographers” ideal app. Everything you need in one photoshop. It has helpful walk throughs. Well written, and simple instructions. As well as feed back and sharing options. PHOTOGRAPHERS ULTIMATE TOOL.
by 206748 on 2020/11/17 18:56
Best iPhone Photo Editing, Not a Perfect App
by CeeDubH on 2020/11/14 21:20
Lightroom Mobile is excellent. Shooting in RAW and editing on mobile to share immediately, then being able to sync directly to Lightroom Classic and continue editing, uploading, and managing my photo library is awesome. That being said, there are bugs that have been around for years that still nag at my workflow. No flash support when shooting RAW, the app doesn’t hold onto it’s settings after restarts, edits don’t always sync properly, I’m not a fan of subscription pricing, it’s rude that they take away some of the coolest features of the app if you don’t have a subscription, I refuse to store my photos in the cloud and would require selective sync as my library is well over 1 TB, the interface has always appeared like it’s from 2001 (that is of course an opinion), no support yet for the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max even after they’ve been out for almost two weeks now… All little things that are probably low priority but can really bug after a while. A better response time and attention to detail from Adobe support would really make this the unquestionable best app for iOS. Until then, it’s still pretty great. *Update 1* Still no update for iPhone 11 support. For a company the size of Adobe with their class of developers this is unacceptable. I’ve not even been using Lightroom since moving to my new iPhone. *Update 2* Still nothing from Adobe. Every month that they don’t release an update is 1/12 of the year I can’t use my iPhone to its full potential. * Update 3 * Eventually Adobe rolls out it’s updates, and the world is right again. Since there’s no new bump in hardware with the 12, we don’t have to wait for Adobe engineers to do their job, so I’m currently happy. There’s an awkward bug where LR hangs on startup when loading your photo Iibrary, but I’m sure they’ll roll out a fix in late 2021 and we’ll be happy again. 🙄
5x4 but not 4x5
by ~Limitless~ on 2020/11/14 03:04
You can select 5x4 for crop dimensions but not 4x5. Two stars. Can’t select photos from my camera role, option not popping up. One star.
Don’t need my DSLR 90% of the time
by CA-JR on 2017/11/07 19:22
This may be my first product review, but I am very eager to share my experience. Thanks to Lightroom CC, I can shoot beautiful raw photos (in HDR), easily organize them, easily fix/improve them, and automatically upload them to the cloud where they don’t eat up space on my phone. I must say that I feel like about 95% of the time I can tweak photos to look exactly what I am hoping for. A major reason for this is the ability to highlight just a region of the photo and adjust the brightness/color to that region. And it is really nice how how the app also ties fairly seamlessly with other Adobe apps such as the two Photoshop apps. I could go on and on about other features I like and other minor things that just are smart and show Adobe was paying attention to detail. My complaints are few and far between, and I’m sure will get tweaked in future version. For these reasons, I am generally confident 90% of the time just walking around with my iPhone to take pictures rather than my bulky Canon 5D Mark IV. My friends keep asking me what app I am using for taking and editing the pictures. I keep telling them they should get this app.
A 2nd camera roll, but better...
by HelloitsDerek on 2018/09/12 08:51
With 1-terabyte of storage it's practically unlimited; no need to worry about space ever again. The edit tools are similar to iOS photos, but on steroids. Flag photos: accept/reject/no flag plus a five star rating system. Organize your photos with folders and albums. Tag photos with as many keywords as you want. Easily search and display photos by any of these features. I also love that I can use it on my Mac and iPad too. Plus you get Bridge for your Mac which expands your editing feature list even more. If the monthly fee has you down, just pretend your taking one of the dev team members out for a coffee every month. Well worth it, this app is super amazing and works very well! You can tell it's designed by a team of talented people and not just one guy in his basement. Don't hesitate, get it today, you love it... I guarantee it!!
Please help🙏🏻
by agegirl on 2020/06/29 17:48
Hello, I know I probably won’t get a response but it’s worth a shot. I have downloaded more photo editing apps than you can imagine. I have tried so hard to figure this issue out and I can’t for the life of me. So I’m really desperate at this point. Can you please tell me how to resize an image without compromising the photo? Lightroom gives you some aspect ratio presets. But, it doesn’t matter what I choose because it always cuts off my photo. I don’t want to do that. I want to be able to fit in the FULL size photo. If it means I could crop it into being a full sized photo, I would be willing to loose on the quality. And, I don’t want to put it on a white background so that the photo fits in that square because I would still be loosing on the photo. I want to be able to resize to whatever dimension I need to in order to fit the photo in different social media platforms. I know that a lot of these platforms automatically compress the photo for you but, I would like to resize it before I upload so I don’t compromise the photo, and it doesn’t get cut off. I have watch many videos yet, I can never get it. I would greatly appreciate it if someone could suggest what I can do to fix this frustrating problem. I would be so grateful!!
Make believe science
by Excellent714 on 2020/12/04 01:55
Just like Photoshop on my computers Adobe has its own peculiar ways of doing the most simple tasks. After using Photoshop for 20 years you’d expect to have little difficulty with the Lightroom App. When you use most programs - even an OS - there is no so-called learning curve. But with Adobe you are bound to be surprised when you realize how difficult they make it to do the very simplest of things. Adobe makes things difficult to show you how fancy or scientific it is. I just opened Lightroom and am finding there is no way to get pictures out of it once Adobe captures them. I can delete an album of Adobe’s choice but not one stinking picture of my choice. It doesn’t even have to be deleted just removed from Lightroom. There are so many apps that do the same things easier and better it’s hard to justify Lightroom. On my computers I’ve always had Photoshop and Paint Shop Pro. Since Photoshop costs ten times more you’d expect it to be the best choice. Not unless you prefer doing everything the hard way. Paint Shop Pro is not perfect but I can do everything Photoshop does in a fraction of the time. I’m not even sure why Lightroom exists. And when it comes to iPhone there are so very many apps that are easier and give better results. The Bottom Line is avoid anything Adobe like the plague.
Greatest program yet
by Pokepokebtcheekecheeke on 2018/06/19 22:45
Load up your photos on your desktop or laptop from a REAL camera or phone. Create a collection in Lightroom, transfer to Photoshop and back to Lightroom. Share entire album within seconds to your contacts. Pretty smooth. Absolutely NOTHING comes close to what PSCC & Lightroom can do. Absolutely love this system. I generally shoot with dslrs and use several features in photoshop that Lightroom can’t duplicate or run. I only have the “save as smart previews only” because the don’t take up much room on the server and I can send the “collections link” to anyone I wish to share. There is a slider to allow the sender to download the smart preview. Most of the senders are family and only view on their phones or tablets. I keep originals(RAW) on portable drives and connects with saved presets from PSCC/Lightroom. This is still my best program for travel and family photos. I still can’t get away from focal lengths, aperatures available and picture quality of a real camera. I print and display my work at the office and my home . There is a difference between cell phone and larger sensor size. Physics still dominates , no way around that yet but, maybe in my lifetime ?
by Anasatya on 2019/09/12 02:27
I absolutely adore this photo app and have been using it for years! but since one of the latest updates, you can no longer DELETE an individual image. Now you have to selects images from your entire gallery and delete the selected ones but you CANNOT open an individual image as before and delete it. On the help guides says to “open image-click Edit-delete image” the problem is that when you open the image and click on edit there is NO delete image option. How to delete an individual image NOT from the photo gallery but the image itself? WHY you removed this option? When you take 15 images of a ring let’s say, you want to see them individually to get a closer look and then delete an image if you don’t like. Now? You can see individual images but you have to go back to the gallery and from there select the ones you want to delete. Problem is that 15 almost identical images in gallery size doesn’t allow you to know anymore which one is the one you wanted to delete. Not having this option any more is time consuming and frustrating the least to say. Please make this feature available again. 🙏🏼
Almost Perfect with One Annoying Feature
by ssb540 on 2020/07/29 01:04
I use this app professional for 90% of my editing work! It has most of the functions I use on my desktop using Lightroom Classic. I’m sure one day through updates it will receive all of Lightroom Classic’s functionality. My guess is this will be after Apple makes the switch to all in house processors when Intel and NVIDIA is phased out. My one big complaint, which is probably not a big deal to most people, is when I make ANY EDIT, it can be marking a photo, making an adjustment, rating a photo, etc.., a notification pops up in the middle of my screen, covering my image, to tell me what adjustment I made. Even with overlays turned off in settings this little notification pops up for a couple seconds on each photo. When editing 4,000+ photos every week this adds up to a LOT of wasted time waiting for that little notification to go away so I can see my photo. Adobe, if you read this, PLEASE add an option under settings to hide ALL overlays and notifications. Thanks!
Love this App, but have had challenges...
by KBYogi007 on 2020/04/13 15:29
For some reason, and twice in one week when I’ve gone in to edit some photos with presets I’ve downloaded (some of which I have had for years), they are wiped clear and the only thing available is the standard presets that have come with the apps. I sent an email for support and never heard back the first time. I bought a new set of presets I was looking at and when I downloaded those the rest magically appeared? I was worried it would happen again. Which last night it did. I had edited probably 2 or 3 photos and then I went to do another, and... gone, all presets gone including the new ones I bought. I tried updating the app, but no updates were needed or available. I tried deleting g the app, which I was hesitant to do, but desperate as I didn’t want to have to buy more presets. So I had to painfully go through my emails and find every purchase I made of presets from various providers and painstakingly download and create each preset. I have quite a few so this took me some time. Really frustrated by this recent experience. I would have rated it 5 Stars prior to this issue.
LOVE but has some issues
by Joann Nguyen on 2018/03/17 23:37
When Lightroom CC came out, it showed amazing improvements from the classic version, and I absolutely love it. I love how it can create public albums and can instantly share to my phone, and don’t get me started on the user interface. However, I’ve had some issues. On the mobile app, when you allow it to access your photos, it will upload every photo from your phone, but when you remove the access, you can’t download the photos from the app; and you only have between the two choices. Also, I really don’t like how on the public albums, there aren’t very many settings, so when I want to show my friends my albums, they aren’t able to download the photos. I used to prefer this app over Flickr for sharing images, but it’s become a hassle because my friends aren’t able to download my photos. Anyways, pretty good app but it needs some improvements.
Love it!
by Bobskie boo on 2019/07/13 05:46
I am so obsessed with Lightroom! I do photography as a hobby and I’m an amateur, so I love learning how to edit my photos in post. I gotta say, the curve tool is such a game changer and a necessity. If used correctly, it can literally change the entire look and vibe of your photos. I have played around with it so much that a lot of my photos look like I used filters from other popular apps. I have stopped using filters COMPLETELY and learning on creating my own style of lighting, color and shadows. The premium package is a must lol. The geometry tool is such a life saver and gets rid of that annoying “distortion” effect that my lens sometimes loves to throw in my face. I can’t wait to get an iPad so I can use a bigger screen to edit and see more of my photos since I am only using my phone at the moment. Lightroom is a god send!
Awesome App, has a (literal) huge problem.
by TrueReviewer02 on 2020/06/26 20:29
I think this App is great. Even if you don't have the cash for the Creative Cloud. If you want to just do some photo editing or add metadata and watermarks, this app is on top! Unfortunately, even though the app offers cloud storage with the CC, its still the largest app on my phone. A quick search on the internet tells me I'm not alone. I think a great update for this app would be smaller res photos on the device. Yeah, the app has smaller res pictures already, but I mean Really small res. Let me explain: I don't do much photo editing (I prefer to get it right when I open the shutter in the first place), so the smaller "smart previews" aren't what I need. I use Lightroom to organize my pictures, occasionally I'll break out the editing, but its rare. What I need from Lightroom is the ability to import my photos to the cloud, add metadata, and export them at a smaller resolution with a watermark. I have the Apple Photos app store my pictures in iCloud, and my Photos app has a smaller GB footprint than Lightroom. But Lightroom has megabytes of data stored in its cloud, while Photos has Gigabytes! And Lightroom is still larger on my device! Why is that? If this is a bug, please fix it. If its just a difference in resolution between the Lightroom device copies and the Photos copies, please add a function to save "lower res images" (EVEN LOWER THAN SMART PREVIEWS) to my device.
Lost presets were found!
by Brooke Haywood on 2020/06/30 16:44
Love this app! I’m mainly making this review to try to help some people who think their presets disappeared, because I can’t directly respond to reviews, so I’m making my own in hopes that this will help! I thought that all of my presets that I had made (over 40) were gone! & that I only had the original ones that came whenever you first downloaded the app. But then I figured out that whenever you press “Presets” up above those few in the top left it’ll say something like “Colors” & if you press on that, there are several options & “User Presets” was right there & I was able to press on that & view all of my presets! I really hope this helps people. Also, if I could respond to reviews I would, because I’ve seen people think their presets are gone & they’re not!
high hopes
by LeonardoRoberto on 2018/10/29 01:30
LR classic long has been photos superior in terms of file management/organization (by a mile), but with cc now finally bringing lightroom into the cloud game - this is adobes attempt at the last piece of the puzzle that arguably had left the scales tipped in in favor of apple (arguably. and it’s a darn good fire errofinally found what to abandon a bit under featured for now (though new version is big improvement - except faces don’t seem to ever show up?), but combined with the OCD person’s wonder that is lightroom classic, lightroom is leaps and bounds better than apple. keep up the good work adobe. love you guys! jus pleaaaase don’t ever write lightroom classic out of the equation entirely (at least not until cc is as sophisticated as classic). i get that they serve two different purposes and generally for different target audiences, but them playing together nicely—as they do now—is critical.
Good editing, but workflow feels hobbled
by RobAbroad on 2019/10/21 00:34
So, the good...the editing seems solid. The bad...some basic features seem to be missing. The main thing I really feel they need to add to the iOS version is the ability to edit or manage multiple photos as once. There is no way to tag or rate multiple images. I have dozens from the same location and it’s going to be soooo tedious tagging them. I also wish it had at least basic geotagging capabilities. I geotag my photos as part of my workflow when I import the RAW files onto the iPad. But, I can’t actually see that info inside LR. Probably not a huge deal because I can just retag inside of iOS Photos app should I choose. I noticed in various forums that users have been asking for some of these features for a while. Anyway, I’ll probably discontinue my subscription after I finish this trip and have all my editing done.
Tremendous app; could integrate better with iCloud Photo Library
by tracemeek on 2020/03/13 15:10
As a semi-pro photographer, I have found that Lightroom helps me improve the quality of my photos better than any other iOS app, except for perhaps Darkroom. Lightroom’s editing tools and ability to create and sync presets are the best, and in my opinion, worth the monthly cost of a monthly PS/LR subscription. My one wish is that LR would be engineered to work as an “extension” to the iCloud Photo Library (on desktop too). I don’t want to maintain two separate photo libraries, and the LR library doesn’t offer anything more compelling than iCloud’s. The iCloud Photo Library’s organization features, its support of RAW files, and the convenience of getting photos into it (a quick swipe from my iPhone’s lock screen) mean that I’m not going to give it up any time soon. Skate to where the puck is going, Adobe! (Please and thank you!)
Best editing app but..
by aaauia1 on 2020/01/22 03:15
Ok this app is hands-down the best editing app in my opinion but what I don’t like is the fact they changed the option to have all your edited photos synced across all devices for free but you have to get the subscription. I personally think that this is unfair because these are my photos and plus why should I have to pay just to have my photos that I took for free. So Lightroom, I ask that you please let all users have that option of being able to sync their photos on all devices again. Also, if possible, could you create an option where the photos that are edited have an Instagram accustomed setting because it’s really annoying having Instagram change the quality of the picture horribly because the pixels are too high.
The best photo app I’ve used except for...
by guswillcreate on 2018/07/26 03:00
I’m going to start with the best things about the app. There’s nothing like it for mobile; the HDR, Raw, and manual settings are exceptional. The editing options are superb giving you curves, clipping and crushing colors when there’s no more information in the image. I feel confident enough to edit a photo on this app as much as I would with the desktop version. Now the negatives; I mentioned that one of my favorite things about the app is the camera, but yet I still find myself using the iPhone native camera more simply because is more accessible. I wish adobe would separate the camera from the editing software. Adobe please allow me to someone pull up my light room camera app as fast as I can with the stock camera. also, being able to record video with such camera app would be amazing.
Love it
by Krizzle711.........711 on 2020/05/07 10:49
I love using this app. There are so many great features. But when you’re using presets, ones you’ve created or downloaded, you can’t tell what filter is on the photo. I have a lot of presets saved and if I’m editing a bunch of photos I’ll have to go through every single preset to see which is the one that I had originally selected. And it will also take off any other editing I’ve done. So that’s just a little frustrating. And also without going through and editing every minor detail I wish there would be a way to decrease the intensity of a preset. But other than that I’ve enjoyed using the app. Friends will ask what I use to edit and I gladly tell & show them. This app has a lot of tools that can help create amazing pictures ◡̈
Great app but needs a few tweaks
by gofhotog on 2017/09/16 21:03
Love this app with the exception of one major missing item it would be really great if it would give you physical feedback for a focus point like it does horizontal and vertical. After using this app for a few days shooting cars for a auto dealer to post on the web, I just assumed that the quality of the images would be superior to the native camera on my iPhone. My images kept coming up blurry. Do to the nature of my work, I have to handhold my phone. Despite my trying to hold the phone steady. I then tried the native camera and was completely shocked to see that the images were sharp as a tack. I again assumed that this app would utilize the built in camera stabilization apparently it does not. Very disappointing to say the least. While I can see how this app would be great for landscapes and such. Unfortunately it does not work for my personal needs.
I love it
by Pajones058 on 2018/04/07 00:09
Lightroom Cc is everything I wanted in a photo management system. I use it for storage. It has an astonishing number of ways to edit. I am getting great results. I watched the videos adobe provided and now know how to effectively use the features. The fact that your pictures can be seen on all devices, real time is one of the strongest features. The one feature that is much needed is to be able to identify which photos are not in folders. I have 12,000 pictures and am overwhelmed to find those that didn’t make it into albums. I also had a lot of trouble with photos duplicating on the original upload. But don’t let these two issues stop you from buying this great, integrated package.
Great, but a major hiccup
by DJ Squirrel on 2019/12/01 16:58
Lightroom offers superior color editing, but the major issue is that if you haven’t used the app in some time, it doesn’t use your photo gallery like other apps do (by accessing the gallery to pick)—instead it loads the pictures into its own selection gallery and updates it based on the last time it loads. I edited a photo in October 2019 and here on December 1st 2019 I’ve taken a few hundred more photos, which means the last one I took and want to edit specifically isn’t accessible until the other few 700 ahead of it load first. It’s annoying and relegates me to using the phone’s basic photo editing options instead when I want to get the work done now, not 10 minutes from now when I can actually select the photo I want.
I love it
by Pajones058 on 2018/04/07 00:09
Lightroom Cc is everything I wanted in a photo management system. I use it for storage. It has an astonishing number of ways to edit. I am getting great results. I watched the videos adobe provided and now know how to effectively use the features. The fact that your pictures can be seen on all devices, real time is one of the strongest features. The one feature that is much needed is to be able to identify which photos are not in folders. I have 12,000 pictures and am overwhelmed to find those that didn’t make it into albums. I also had a lot of trouble with photos duplicating on the original upload. But don’t let these two issues stop you from buying this great, integrated package.
I’m so disappointed in the Adobe company
by Crazypaw on 2018/02/08 23:53
I’ve used their products for 10 years, and had a creative cloud membership for 3 years. I canceled my membership last week, because I never use it at home anymore. They charged me a $200 cancellation fee straight from my bank account without any warning. When trying to contact them it takes hours, and I’ve been hung up on multiple times. It’s been worse than an Uber customer service experience. They finally told me they would refund in 5 days. When that didn’t happen, I contacted them again and they told me another 5-7 days. I doubt I’ll ever get my $200 back without getting my bank involved. Never thought of Adobe as one of those sketchy companies with no morales and horrible customer service, but at the end of the day seems they’re no better than any other corporation. I’m done with them, and all the other companies just out to take your money and offer 0 accountability and integrity.
Love using it, but could use more
by hepkat23 on 2020/05/02 14:14
I like being able to be away from my desktop as much as possible being a creative who avoids that kind of grind. This is why I welcomed the addition of Lightroom and now Photoshop for iPad Pro. One thing missing: Color calibration. I know many other users only do “simple edits” on iPads only to return to the big computer for final touch up, but that seem silly. My wish this whole time that iPads have been out has been to make my workflow more organic feeling like drawing or something. Sure windows tablets may work but I don’t like their stylus feel compared to iPad. Is it that adobe doesn’t want to pay xrite or whoever for licensing the profiles? I wish Apple would do it system wide, but not holding my breath. Some of us still print adobe, so pretty please....
The BEST photography app ever. Period.
by chase_gagnon on 2019/06/25 01:13
I use Lightroom primarily on my iPad, because I travel a lot and it’s easier than lugging around my laptop, and I find the experience of editing in the iPad more enjoyable. Although this is by far the best photo editing app around, it’s lacking just a few things that would put it on par with the desktop version. The main thing for me is the inability to manually select lens profiles. I used a lot of manual lenses that are not electronically connected to my camera, and it would be AWESOME if you guys could add the ability to manually select a lens profile correction like you can on the desktop. If you added this, the app would be perfect in every way for my needs.
Great except for one issue
by :(!:(!35&25&&/4 on 2019/05/12 01:17
UPDATE: I love this and how it has all the same features as the desktop version. But how do I disable camera role backup? I found out that the issue from earlier was not what I thought. I can see my photos in the cloud just fine. The issue is that my camera role photos keep backing up, but I don’t want to waste cloud storage, because those are already being backed up to Google Photos. How do I fix this? Here is my original review: “I have been using Lightroom Mobile since 2017. I also use it on my computer with a Creative Cloud Subscription. It always worked fine until the latest update came. I can’t view my photos which are synced in Lightroom through Creative Cloud anymore. It just shows me the photos from my camera roll. Useless.”
Awesome app! Pros and cons.
by SMAARTIST on 2018/09/28 13:43
Fantastic app, but there are a couple of things I would have changed. The big one for me is that of after taking a couple of pictures, if I’m in camera mode, I can’t view my picture then swipe to see the other pictures I’ve taken. I think that functionality would add to the experience and make it more user friendly. I love the photo editing capabilities and the user-defined presets, but the feature I’m most fond of is the camera. Awesome flexibility and control. Works much better than the default camera on iPhone. I love being able to control my focal point manually as well as being able to see a visualization of what is in focus. Beautifully well done. I love it.
Loved it at first
by Corinne___ on 2018/06/03 23:38
So when I first got the app I, I didn’t have a subscription to adobe and every thing was perfect. I then did the trial of the subscription to the photoshop and Lightroom plan and still loved Lightroom mobile. However, a couple weeks ago my trial ended and my photos stopped coming up on the app. I thought when I ended my membership some of the editing features would end but nope, instead my photos just won’t show up. None of the photos will load because it says my trial has ended. I don’t know why that’s happening because the photos are downloaded to the app, they’re not just in the cloud backup. Anyways I would pay the $5 per month for the membership to see if my photos would actually appear but guess what my bank account has $0.80. Depressing right? Well that’s all I have to say about the app
Makes culling images / sending sneak peeks easy
by Kevasus on 2018/04/14 00:39
Sync images from desktop to mobile. Quick and easy! Swipe up or down to rate and flag, simply awesome! Love most of the built in features although I’m still learning what all is packed in this app. Rated 4* due to losing my place multiple times because the app crashed while I was rating pics from a shoot while it was syncing. Once it completely synced I didn’t have any crashes. However, there needs to be a last image feature so that work can easily continue after closing and reopening the app. Save the last state or something so we don’t have to hunt for the last image we touched. This costs time and time is money in our industry. Other than that this is a great app for anyone using desktop version of LR.
Nice Editing App, but ....
by Ironmonkeyface on 2018/06/16 01:18
Everything about the editing portion of the app is great. My mobile workstation is complete! Than you Adobe Lightroom, developer team. 🤘🏽 Edit: removing “That section of the app works flawlessly in my phone. The troubling part of the app is the lack of control over the photo sync. I’d like to be able to tell Lightroom mobile NOT to upload every photo on my phone - just the ones I choose. Once “All Photo Sync” is enabled you can’t turn it off. And it floods your creative account with all your photos from your phone. It’s a bit intrusive, and is eating up my CC cloud space usage. Fix this, Adobe!” The developer responded and told me how to tuen off this feature.
For the photo editing obsessed!
by Gab'nMcTEXAS on 2017/11/07 15:59
I have several photo editing apps on my iPhone, and I have my favorites. I have a few favorites that I use in combination (I layer) to create AMAZING photos! Artwork, really. Lightroom Creative Cloud allows me to bend and shape and color, and add light upon (without overexposing) my photographs - and the objects within them - in ways that the other apps will not. LCC is a photo corrector and enhancer. Hmm. Not sure how to explain. Often I do not realize my photos need any correction at all. Give it a shot. LCC allows you a free trial period and then monthly payments without a cancellation fee. I am still learning (I bought an instructional book); however, I am having a blast along the way!
Could be terrific, but...
by Luke Lucas on 2020/02/13 20:26
Attempting to import from a CF card, via USB-C card reader, directly into Lightroom is one of the most frustrating experiences I’ve ever had. Lightroom continually loses connection with the card reader, so even while I’m simply doing a pre-cull (not bothering to import photos with closed eyes, etc.), the import screen will go away and kick me back out to the main Lightroom library view... and then the import screen will come back up. I feel certain this is a Lightroom issue as I can just hop over into the Files app in iPadOS, drag my images into a “For Import” folder, and then import from there. But that’s incredibly inefficient. Three stars for the app being available and when it DOES work after the backdoor import, it’s fantastic. But a flagship feature (direct importing) needs to get fixed somehow.
So many right things but...
by Dana Photo Girl on 2017/12/02 00:09
I love this app for so many reasons but then there are some issues that keep it from greatness. It bites it’s own hand off so to speak. Pros - Adobe Sensei aka artificial intelligence rocks! I never did proper keywording and this is a life saver. It even recognizes original color in my black & whites when doing a color search. - Rating, flagging, and keywording 1 image is super easy and quick - Editing is basic but perfect for on the go - syncs most things with Lightroom Classic and CC desktop - amazing interface and image rendering Cons - you can only rate 1 image at a time. - Does not sync keywords! - With that said, I’d love the ability to use the sensei feature and quickly flag 1000s of images and then add keywords in Classic but rating 5,000 sky images 1 at a time is unreasonable to say the least. - If only the sensei feature was added to the original Lightroom that loyal followers are used to using and already have all their catalogs organized it would out of this world. In summary why have such powerful features split and make us choose? If that’s not possible with current technology then at least make this app have the ability to utilize it to work back and forth.
Cloud: good; search functions: weak.
by GadgetManRH on 2020/09/28 14:26
Facial recognition capability is good. Search function are rudimentary. One cannot find pictures of “Alice AND Bob”. One can find pictures of Alice or pictures of Bob, but not the intersection. Edit functions are also minimal. The cloud centric focus is very nice. Initial upload of my 1tb data is painful. If you’ve kept your photos organized in a hierarchical folder system, that’s all lost during import, so it seems you’re stuck with creating folders and albums in LR and importing one directory folder at a time. Very time consuming. It’s an ‘ok’ system but I hope Adobe sees the light and tuned up the search capability.
Constantly crashes
by angelkiler7208 on 2020/07/09 18:51
I feel like this is an easy editing tool to use, but probably best to save your money on the monthly subscription. This app regularly crashes and always has. I’ve used it for over three years and about half the time I open it to use it after a little while, it’ll crash. Usually it happens when I open the camera. Sometimes I can get away with using it without crashing for a few versions, but every two updates or so it’ll crash every time you have the app open for a bit. It’s really frustrating because I use this for deadlines and then have to resort to using my native editing on iOS and it is nowhere near as good. Having the paid version doesn’t save you from the crashing issue.
by flallnatural on 2018/03/30 14:24
Downloading maximum available size for sharing literally takes forever. Says "This might take a while" even after 15 minutes of it sitting there. My internet is fine. The full resolution just never downloads. Used to work. Don't know what the problem is now? Overall the features are great and the app syncs well with the desktop app too. Wish there was an option to download full resolution pictures for a certain album or for your whole library onto your device. I have 256 GB of storage on my iPhone and iPad. I'd like to be able to take advantage of that and have these full resolution pictures on my device and give me the option to store them or not.
Great tool! Especially after iPhone X upgrade
by joe_ba1 on 2017/11/30 13:28
Thank you adobe! I loved this app on my 6s plus but was initially grieved after iOS 11.1/.2 broke it for me, along with app switching and general speed problems. The crashing later cleared up (maybe weeks to stabilize?) but was slow. Now - I just upgraded to iPhone X and everything is super speedy! including lr edit auto mode that used to take forever. App switch is nice now! So if you see same thing I think it’s maybe iOS upgrade, - or the restore process that resolved it (I don’t think it was planned to break but was frustrating, no recourse or hint on solution). Great app and I love it!
Pocket Lightroom
by Constant User of Spotify on 2018/07/08 19:10
Easy access to all the most used tools, good layout, easy organization. All in all, very happy with the app. My only request would be for better layout for when you’re adjusting some type of tool, but you’re blocking the view of the photo either with the toolbar from the bottom or with your thumb. Maybe there’s some way that the toolbar could always disappear whenever you move a slider and you can keep changing that slider by moving your finger left and right, and then double tap to bring the toolbar back up? I don’t know, y’all will figure it out. Thank you ! Strongly recommend the app
not user friendly,time consuming to use
by lnh726 on 2019/01/03 20:27
I pay for Lightroom on my computer so I also get the app. Being that this is a premium paid app I would expect it to be better as far as features and easier to use than comparable free apps like Snapseed. Snapseed is hands-down a better photo editing app and no matter how much I try to edit photos on Lightroom I always find myself going back to Snapseed because it is just so much easier to use and make quick edits on the go. The feature I hate most on Lightroom app is the brush tool. I have tried time and again to use it and I cannot figure out how to use it properly. Snapseed brush tool is very easy to use and I can quickly edit great looking photos on that app. Light room developers please fix the brush feature on the app, it is terrible!
Please add “download all originals” option
by penguins66 on 2018/09/25 10:49
It would be very helpful to those of us who do a lot of flying if you would add an option that allows a single click “download all originals to local storage,” so that we can edit photos when off-line on the plane. Offline editing is currently possible through local storage, but you have to swipe through all the images first to make sure that the originals have been downloaded to local storage. That can be a very time-consuming process. Otherwise, the app is terrific and I continue to enjoy the quality updates. Keep up the good work!
It was 5-star...until I subscribed
by Kathryn in DC on 2020/09/21 19:27
Adobe prompted me to upgrade to a subscription, which I did, because I love this app and wanted to use all features possibly available for editing my RAW images. I’m locked out of editing any pictures at all now. I can’t even use basic features like changing exposure, etc. Every time I try to edit, it says I have to upgrade, but then tells me I’ve already upgraded. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling. It didn’t help. This is maddening and is completely screwing me over for editing photographs for my business. I’m doing product photography right now for my website for my fall launch. I’m going to have to figure out a different app but I doubt I can get them to look the same as when I use LR. Can someone in support PLEASE HELP ME?!? I’ve tried contacting support but can’t. This is a big deal for me.
Change is hard but this is great
by mabradfo on 2017/11/12 18:57
Adobe recently updated their photography offering and it’s a big change. The desktop software is simplified but the biggest change is cloud storage and seamless editing across all devices. This is what I’ve been waiting for. The is parity for the most part across all devices and I no long have to worry about where my photos are stored or if they are backed up. It should be noted that I am not a professional photographer so my workflow is that of an advanced armature. I’m sure that has an affect of my opinion but in that capacity I highly recommend.
Imported pictures I didn’t want
by Bnghvcgbvfgjkoojxdjkhgyh on 2018/07/31 02:10
When I went into the mobile app on my phone to save it to my camera roll, I went to edit a picture because I was bored. I was VERY DISPLEASED when it imported 15 of my most recent photos from my iPhone camera role. I wish there was a way to DELETE photos from the cloud. I am a student who is paying for the creative cloud option and it’s a lot to pay for. I don’t want to pay for storage of stuff I don’t want taking up storage. This is a problem that needs to be fixed because I didn’t choose to import them. Adobe software it would be great if you could help me take the photos off of my cloud and maybe even develop a way to delete the photos. Thank you for reading ( if you did )
To developers
by The Great Dustino on 2017/09/01 23:28
I really love this app, it's editing capabilities are amazing and it's all I use because I cannot afford a decent laptop or computer at the time for the desktop version. I realized you have to have a monthly subscription to the creative cloud to use selective editing and I understand why, but I have no use for the creative cloud at the moment and I wish there was a way to get selective edits with a 1 time purchase. To be honest I wouldn't care if it was 10 or 20 bucks I think it's worth it because there is nothing like it on the appstore right now. Please consider the people who only use a mobile device for editing, most of us don't need the creative cloud or just can't afford it monthly. Thank you for such a great app.
by rockstarkate on 2018/02/02 15:19
I love Lightroom CC. I used to edit and organize my DSLR photos in Bridge and Camera Raw on my laptop, but now I have changed my whole workflow and I couldn’t be happier with it. I can load my photos directly to my iPad Pro and the editing is so fast and pleasant I don’t even need a computer in the mix. However, whatever I upload to LR CC is automatically downloaded to my PC and also stored there (in case something happens and one can’t access the cloud, this is my paranoia backup.) I also use it frequently on my phone, when I want to edit a photo on the go and upload it to IG. Love it!
A great app for beginners that don’t have Photoshop
by samjray105 on 2018/09/05 12:28
A take a lot of sunrise shots, so I opted to pay the $5/mo to get the selective adjustments so I can still see the foregrounds without compromising the vivid colors of the sky. As you take more shots, you’ll find endless ways to utilize the selective adjustments. For example, I took a pic of a drooping giant foxtail weed head covered in dew, and there was a tiny cucumber beetle on the top. I adjusted the overall lighting and colors to my liking, and then used the paint option on the selective adj and only increased the exposure on the tiny insect to bring out its green. Very pleased so far!
Good start
by DrBarryS on 2018/01/27 14:25
Adobe has established a new cloud based infrastructure that appears to be a solid start. Not as elegant as Photos, it offers many more features in terms of organization and asset management. Adobe’s challenge will be to quickly improve, optimize, and add features in the crowded and feature rich photo cloud storage market while charging a premium price. Obviously the best user for this app are those who are already using Lightroom desktop. Unfortunately Adobe has created avoidable confusion in their poorly handled naming of their Lightroom ecosystem: as an example it is nearly impossible to do specific Google searching on a LR product.
Home bar distracting on iPhone X and later
by AOANLA on 2018/10/08 18:45
OK, first off this app is overall great. It's the only "real" photo editing app for mobile devices that I've found, it works really well, and it integrates beautifully with desktop Lightroom. It's regularly updated as well, with useful new features that make it more and more powerful. I've used it for years and I love it. However, on iPhone X and later, the home bar that sits at the bottom of the screen is annoying. These phones have no physical phone button and have a visual reminder instead which looks like a line across the bottom of the screen. Especially when used in landscape orientation, it blocks a significant portion of the display and reduces screen real estate (and therefore the viewing size of the photo I'm editing) significantly. It serves no function and there's no way to disable it on the user end. Many apps will automatically hide the home bar to allow a fullscreen view. I hope that Lightroom Mobile adds that functionality soon, and I'll revise this review when they do.
Great functionality wrapped in an okay UI
by Plaid Knight on 2018/02/07 18:07
Functionality is great, as you’d expect. But the app needs some UI enhancements. Menu is hidden behind an “Lr” icon for some reason; I literally never found it until I looked online for something else. The app doesn’t use native iOS scrolling, so it feels very strange to use. The editing interface needs some work, especially when using the local selection tools (when using a few dozen of these on one photo, the app has a hard time knowing whether I’m trying to adjust the size of the currently-selected element or selecting a different one that’s next to or overlapping it).
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