Adobe recently updated the Lightroom family and most of the updates centered around the desktop versions (Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC). But, among those updates was a pretty massive change to Lightroom Mobile (technically also called LR CC, but I still call it Mobile) 🙂
Find out what’s new in Lightroom 7.4 here.
Among the updates was a feature people have been asking about for a while now – the ability to sync your Lightroom presets with Lightroom mobile. And what’s really nice is that if you have any custom profiles that you’ve created or purchased, those will sync with LR Mobile on the phone/tablet as well.
Learn how to create your own Lightroom profiles here.
There’s actually a few more mobile features that were pretty big like you now have a clone/heal tool and there’s a Long Exposure feature preview that you can test out with the Lightroom Mobile camera. Anyway… syncing your presets with Lightroom on the phone and tablet is fairly easy but there are a few things you’ll have to do different from what you may think. So, below is a video that’ll walk you through exactly how to do it. Have a good one!
Hi Matt, great video and thanks for the profile packs! I imported to LR CC no problem and I see the profiles sync to the mobile app. Question for you. How do I get those .xmp files imported as presets into my desktop LR Classic CC? When I try a preset import, I get an error message “The preset file was the wrong type of preset.” I do see that other presets I have are .lrtemplate files. Using v7.4. Thanks for any help.
Hey Philip. Hmm. That’s weird. They should import just fine to the latest version. Make sure the presets you’re trying to import are Develop presets and you’re in the Develop module. But everything for XMP files should work fine.
Have to say I am having trouble with this as well.
I have my Presets in the standard Lightroom folders, ie Appdata/ roaming/Adobe/ Lightroom/ Develop Presets and Profiles in as before but CameraRaw/ Tables but when I try and import nothing happens.
It doesn’t work for me either. I select the profiles, hit return, but nothing happens. One time, after a few moments, it did say “7 profiles have been added” or some such, but they never appeared in LRCC or in mobile, and I couldn’t get it to say that again. Also, it won’t allow me to select .cube profiles created via your method (which works perfectly for adding to LR classic though).
Hi Marc. You’d have to contact Adobe support if the profiles aren’t syncing. But I can tell you that it definitely won’t accept .cube files. If you watch the “how to create your own profiles” video linked above, that’ll tell you how to get your .cube files in to LR as a LR .XMP profile – which would then be able to sync. Thanks.
Can you help me find where my Lightroom Classic Presets and Profiles are stored so I can import them.
And thanks for the video!!!!! Also thanks to Adobe for finally making this possible. Though I hate to have to use Lightroom CC as an intermediary. Kind of bush league for a billion dollar company.