Changing external editing preferences in Lightroom CC

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Oct 03, 2021 Oct 03, 2021

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Hi there, I have just tried to do some external editing in PS. The exported file will be a TIFF file instead of the RAW (not even PSD). Annoyingly there is no way to change the way the files are exported to PS or it is there I can't just find it? 

If anyone have run into this problem could you help me, please? 

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The better workflow is to [Edit in Photohsop]  (not 'Export').

Yes the file sent to Photoshop WILL BE a TIFF when it is saved. A TIFF will do 99.9% everything that a PSD can do- so no problem there.

 

"instead of the RAW"- This is  where Ps gets misleading for many people-

The RAW file edited in Ps shows on the tab as the RAW filename because  - until it is SAVED it only exists in Ps memory - Ps does not 'know' it is a TIFF until it obeys Lightroom and saves the new file as a TIFF.

 

The workflow is-

[Edit in Photoshop] > Edit the image > [SAVE]

The new TIFF version will appear back in the Lightroom Library- possibly stacked with the original RAW as a 'Version'.

 

 

Regards. My System: Lr-Classic 11.0.1, Photoshop 23.0.2, Lightroom 5.0, Bridge 12.0, Windows-10.

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