Slideshow in Lightroom CC

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How can I create a slideshow in Lightroom CC?

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Community Expert , Nov 23, 2017 Nov 23, 2017

You can't.

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You can't.

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Nov 23, 2017 Nov 23, 2017

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I was afraid of that. I will probably revert to Classic.

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LEGEND ,
Nov 23, 2017 Nov 23, 2017

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The best options are available in your Lr Web app. You use segmentation and text and can share a link and (optionally) allow downloads.

Log in here:

https://lightroom.adobe.com/

This is an example I made:

https://adobe.ly/2zdFqSF

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Thanks. I will look into that.

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LEGEND ,
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You can of course view slideshows on phone or tablet.

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Thanks. I didn't think of that.

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Nov 23, 2017 Nov 23, 2017

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Norm,

Don't know how important slideshows are to you.  If they are, investigate video editing programs.   My favorite is Premiere Elements.  Lightroom Classic's Slideshow module works but is limited. 

There are a few reasons why....

- There is a lot more control and opportunity in Premiere Elements with titles, transition, music tracks, etc. 

- Output choices range from quick  transfer to YouTube or Vimeo that make it easy for viewers to see your slide show on anything with a screen. 

- One output choice is 4K for anyone that has a 4K TV!  Last I looked, Lightroom only does 1920x1080.

- As an Adobe product, Premiere Elements has ACR built in.  If you elect to save work in XMP files in Lightroom Classic, Premiere Elements will see and import the images as RAW files with the Lightroom Adjustments. 

- 4K slideshows made from RAW image files on a big 4K TV are the best slideshows I've ever seen.  I used to think it would be nice if Kodachrome came back.  Not any more! 

- Premiere Elements is cheap.....especially this weekend!

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Thanks. I will see what the price is for Elements.

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Thanks. I will see what the price is for Elements.

Normally it is about $100.  This weekend it is about $60 at places in the USA like B&H or Amazon. 

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Thanks. I will purchase it.

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Dec 03, 2017 Dec 03, 2017

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I'm not sure if this is what OP was looking for exactly, but Lightroom CC creates a web slideshow view when you share an album. If you create an album in LRCC, then go to the link created, you (and whoever you share that link with) will see a SLIDESHOW button at the top. HINT: make sure you change the picture order AND set the cover image before you create the shared link. Hope this helps!

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New Here ,
Mar 02, 2021 Mar 02, 2021

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Thanks, but when I exported to the web, it didn't maintain sort order, and there were no pan and zoom effects. 

 

I was trying Lightroom because I read it was a good way to create slideshows.   I guess that was the non cloud version.  Wow isn't the cloud wonderful (said with dripping sarcasm)

 

Seriously, no slideshow feature????  That's just beyond bizarre.  Even Microsoft's File Explorer tool has a slideshow.   I could understand this if it was some freeware tool, but this is a $$ tool.    Pitiful.

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Community Beginner ,
Apr 13, 2022 Apr 13, 2022

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If you ch be the date of the photos so that it sorts properly on "actual date", then the web slide show will also be in the right order. Also if you use the export function to upload the pics to Google Photos or import them to Photoshop to create a timeline slideshow, it will also show the pics in the right order.  You have to use the desktop version of LR to change the date :  iPad and iPhone apps don't allow date change. 

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Unbelievable that with all the over bloated functionality that is being built into LR something as simple as a slideshow for those of us that like to show our albums to family members but NOT share an album or link is not possible. Looks like I will need to export to SmugMug and work it from there

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