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Lightroom Classic CC Speed Improvements?


Posted February 16th, 2018 by

Adobe Lightroom Classic CC version 7.2 Adobe is listening to their user base about the speed issues in Lightroom and that’s a very good thing. This week, Adobe released a new version of Lightroom Classic CC called version 7.2. During my testing over the last few days, I’ve experienced significant speed improvements in three areas: 1. Panorama merges 2. HDR merges 3. Exporting images I’m seeing dramatically faster initial previews and somewhat faster final merge times for panoramas and HDR merges. For image exports, I’m seeing a small improvement in speed. I’m not seeing any speed improvement during other operations

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We’ll be photographing the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire and at private luxury tent camps throughout Northern Tanzania. All with private Land cruisers, professional wildlife guides, catered meals and excellent accommodations. Yes, it is a long ways off, but start planning now for the trip of a lifetime! We are limiting the size to 12 participants, so…



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