Lightroom Performance Tips

Whilst these Lightroom Performance Tips are not necessarily Fujifilm specific, I thought it was worth posting here for those that want to get the best out of Lightroom from a performance point of view.

It’s a quick run-through of 17 Lightroom Performance Tips and is a collation of all the things I do on both my more powerful studio PC and my less powerful laptop.

Some of these tips are obvious and other less so and some you may already know about but if there is the odd one that helps you further then that’s great.

Even though I use Lightroom CC, these Lightroom performance tips and tricks should work across all versions of Lightroom – even the non-subscription versions.

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Lightroom Performance Tips Include:

You’ll need to watch the video above of course, but the tips I discuss are:

  1. SSDs
  2. Switching off Services
  3. Graphics Processing
  4. Camera Raw Cache
  5. XMP Changes
  6. Setting Preview Sizes
  7. Keeping 1:1 Previews
  8. Optimising Catalog
  9. Clearing History
  10. Preset Housekeeping
  11. Apply Bulk Presets quicker
  12. Histogram and Solo Mode
  13. Hiding Modules
  14. Culling outside of Lightroom
  15. 1:1 Previews
  16. Using Import Presets
  17. Apply Sharpening and Noise Reduction last

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