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How to install presets in Lightroom Desktop

Mac

  1. Please download and unzip the presets file and open the resulting folder.
  2. In this folder, you will find the presets files with te .lrtemplate, .xmp or both extensions.
  3. Open Lightroom.
  4. Choose Lightroom > Preferences
  5. There will be a new window that appears. There will be several tabs at the top of the new window. Select the preset tab.
  6. Click on the button labeled “Show Lightroom preset folder”.
  7. Copy downloaded folder with your presets into the develop presets folder. It is recommended that you copy the preset folder to this new location rather than moving it.
  8. Simply restart Lightroom and that’s it. Your preset can now be found in the preset section of the develop module of Lightroom.

WINDOWS

  1. Please download and unzip the presets file and open the resulting folder.
  2. In this folder, you will find the presets files with te .lrtemplate, .xmp or both extensions.
  3. Open Lightroom.
  4. Choose Lightroom > Preferences
  5. There will be a new window that appears. There will be several tabs at the top of the new window. Select the preset tab.
  6. Click on the button labeled “Show lightroom presets folder” (Note: if you do not see the appdata folder go to the control panel. Select folder options, click on the view tab. You will see an option says “show hidden files and folders”. Turn this option on and click “ok”.
  7. There will be a new explorer window that appears. Choose the folder named “develop presets”. Copy the downloaded folder with your presets into the develop preset folder. It is recommended that you copy the preset folder to this new location rather than moving it.
  8. Simply restart Lightroom and that’s it. Your preset can now be found in the preset section of the develop module of Lightroom.


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