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LR 2015.14 slow to import

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Aug 10, 2020

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I am using LR CC 2015.14, a fast card and a good reader.   This common problem of LR being slow to import to import has finally settled in here.   The computer is a Mid 2012 Mac Pro with 64GB of ram running High sierra 10.13.6.   Everything is up to date according to Apple and the Adobe Cloud.   A Promaster UDMA 7 128GB and  a Sandisc 128GB SDXC card were both tried.  I tested the card/reader combo by uploading to a folder on the desktop and that was fast enough.    Going straight to LR CC is still slow.   I have read many posts on this topic and tried unchecking options (auto write to XMP was not checked nor embed previews) and deleting 3 files from preferences to no avail.  

 

This is a show stopper and I really do not know where to go from here.   Any fresh ideas?

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LR 2015.14 slow to import

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I am using LR CC 2015.14, a fast card and a good reader.   This common problem of LR being slow to import to import has finally settled in here.   The computer is a Mid 2012 Mac Pro with 64GB of ram running High sierra 10.13.6.   Everything is up to date according to Apple and the Adobe Cloud.   A Promaster UDMA 7 128GB and  a Sandisc 128GB SDXC card were both tried.  I tested the card/reader combo by uploading to a folder on the desktop and that was fast enough.    Going straight to LR CC is still slow.   I have read many posts on this topic and tried unchecking options (auto write to XMP was not checked nor embed previews) and deleting 3 files from preferences to no avail.  

 

This is a show stopper and I really do not know where to go from here.   Any fresh ideas?

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Aug 10, 2020

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Reading more advice I upgraded to LR Classic 9.3 with no change.   The Canon 5D Mark IV files are uploading at a rate of about 1 every 2 minutes.   Uploading straight to a HD takes 2.5' for 8 files.   Uploading to LRC on my MacBook Pro took 20 seconds.   That's certainly more of what I expect and have been seeing for years on any LR version.   There has to be an explanation since there usually is.

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Aug 10, 2020

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Some mod can delete this posting at will.  As it turns out, 8TB remaining on a 4TB drive is just not enough.  I tried uploading to a more lightly loaded 1TB drive and it behaved as expected.  So problem solved.

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Aug 10, 2020

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8 TB remaining on a 4 TB drive is not enough? It's a miracle! 😉

-- Johan W. Elzenga, http://www.johanfoto.com

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This is truly amazing.   I meant to say 1/8 of the total was remaining.   All's well that ends well.

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