Converting fro LR Classic to Lightroom (formerly CC)?

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Apr 19, 2020 Apr 19, 2020

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I’ve used LR Classic for years, have 30,000 pictures, takes up a lot of room on my HD.  Thinking about changing to Lightroom (formerly CC) and wondering these things:


  1. Will Lightroom online keep my full size photos in the cloud or on my local HD?
  2. Can I chose which one?
  3. Will I still be able to download and edit pix in LR Classic if I need some advanced capabilities?
  4. Is Lightroom (formerly CC) sufficiently advanced now, and error free, so that I can trust it as my main editor and DAM?
  5. How much space will Lightroom (formerly CC) require on my local HD?
  6. Is an app like Mylio a better DAM than either LR Classic or Lightroom (formerly CC)?
  7. Is the conversion from LR Classic to Lightroom easy enough to do, AND easy enough to reverse?


Thanks in advance for any help with these issues. Think I will post on the Classic forum as well, unless that’s verboten.

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