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7 hours ago 1 Correct answer. Using Finder or Explorer, go to the folder containing the catalog you want to delete. Delete the catalog (*.LrCat) and the one or more preview folders (*preview.LrData) that matches the catalog. Make sure you are deleting the correct files as there is no "undo" in many cases.

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1 hours ago Another reason NOT to delete Catalogs-. If you do not have any photo files, and no backups of the files, then it can be possible to 'Extract' photos from the Catalog. This might, as least, restore some of your photos if they are important to you. Info in this link-.

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8 hours ago How to Delete a Catalog in Lightroom. Start Lightroom. Click on the “Edit” menu and select “Catalog” to open a dialog box. Click “Show” on the General panel to open the directory that contains the catalog in Windows Explorer or Mac OS Finder. Close Lightroom. Delete the Lightroom-specific files from the directory.

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4 hours ago To remove or delete a photo from the Lightroom catalog while in Quick Collection or a Collection: • Control -click (Mac) Right-click (Win) on the photo and choose “Go To Folder in Library”. Then, tap the Delete/Backspace key to delete/remove the photo from the Folder (or, use either of the first two shortcuts listed above).

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7 hours ago Deleting a Lightroom catalog won’t affect your original files, but it will delete the specific edits, ratings, previews, keywords, and other meta-data that Lightroom saves in the catalog. If that’s your goal, then you can safely delete your Lightroom Catalog. Deleting Lightroom catalog backups is a different story.

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9 hours ago Lightroom Version. Classic. Mar 2, 2018. #2. It really depends on your work flow. I periodically delete older catalogs but I know people in this forum that have several copies included in their backup. Sent using Tapatalk. --. Umberto.

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7 hours ago If that ever happens to you, you can simply delete the .lock file and Lightroom Classic should open normally. The .lrcat file is your catalog, and the .lrdata files are preview caches that contain the previews used by Lightroom to represent your photos. If you’ve never created smart previews then you would only have one preview cache.

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4 hours ago This will remove the folder from your Lightroom catalog, but keep everything untouched on your hard drive. Deleting folders is useful to streamline certain Lightroom catalogs and eliminate any unused or missing folders. Learning how to delete photos and folders from Lightroom is easy and the steps are very straightforward.

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5 hours ago First, you need to locate where your Lightroom folder is. Open the Catalog Settings, found within the Edit menu. Once you’re there, click on the General tab, then find the entry for Location

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5 hours ago How to Delete a Catalog in Lightroom Start Lightroom. Click on the “Edit” menu and select “Catalog” to open a dialog box. Click “Show” on the General panel to open the directory that contains the catalog in Windows Explorer or Mac OS Finder. Close Lightroom. Delete the Lightroom-specific files from the directory.

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1 hours ago Andrew: Go to an empty folder in the Folders panel in the Library module, right-click on the folder name and select Remove to remove it from the Lightroom Classic Catalog. This removes it from the Catalog and deletes it from your hard drive. Note that Lightroom Classic only deletes empty folders.

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7 hours ago Catalog from new Lightroom Classic version cannot be opened in the older versions. For more information, see Are catalogs in Lightroom Classic backward compatible. However, when you upgrade a catalog, Lightroom Classic leaves the old catalog untouched, makes a copy of the old catalog, and renames its previews file.

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How to easily delete a lightroom catalog?

How to Easily Delete a Lightroom Catalog Cole's … Preview. 2 hours ago Your Lightroom catalog will have multiple folders. One of these will be where the backups reside. To delete backups, start by finding the backup folder. Open the folder and begin deleting what you want. You can manually select the files you want to delete.

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  1. Final Projects Use an external hard drive network drive to move images you are done with and no longer need immediate access to. ...
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  3. Delete Smart Previews While smart previews may be smaller in size they can take up a lot of space. ...

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How to restore a corrupt or missing lightroom catalog?

  • Create a fresh, new catalog, and try importing the trouble catalog into it.
  • If it does not work, do the same but import the trouble catalog in smaller pieces into it.
  • If it does not work, you could email your catalog (just the *.lrcat file, it zips quite well), and I can try just vacuuming it with SQLite.

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How to rename your lightroom catalog?

Lightroom doesn’t offer a catalog renaming tool, but you can rename the catalog in Explorer (Windows) / Finder (Mac) as if you were. renaming any other file. Just make sure you close Lightroom first. Figure 21.3 In the Catalog Settings. dialog, you can check how much space your catalog and previews are using.

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