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Adobe Lightroom Classic
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Adobe Lightroom Classic free download for Mac

Adobe Lightroom Classic

Version 11.3

Import, develop, and showcase volumes of digital images.

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Adobe Lightroom Classic overview

You can download Lightroom for Mac as a part of Creative Cloud for only $9.99/month with Photoshop, included as part of the photography package.

The latest version of Lightroom gives you all of the photo-editing powers to turn your photography into a masterpiece. Take your images to the next level with the most advanced all-in-one software solution for macOS.

Enhance and manage images with a desktop-optimized application

Adobe Lightroom for Mac is a complete package with top-notch photo-editing and organizing tools. Embody your boldest ideas using an incredible imaging toolset. Harness the power of Lightroom to manage your photos, make state-of-the-art adjustments, and present your artworks in beautiful print layouts, digital presentations, and online galleries.

Drive inspiration creating your best photos ever

A camera lens does not always see a scene as you see it within your eyes. Enhance your photos with high-fidelity tools to make them even closer to the beauty of the real world. Adjust contrast, make colors brighter, customize saturation, and increase clarity. Transform an average picture into something truly incredible with free Lightroom.

What’s new in version 11.3

Updated on Apr 13 2022

Note: The downloadable file is an installer that will install the product when opened.

  • Publish Collection update is stalled
  • Switching between PDF and different sized books causes page loss
  • Undo move keyword does not refresh the keyword list
  • New keywords entered do not appear in auto-complete suggestions
  • Several Wacom Tablet fixes

Full list of changes available here

Information

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
  • 8 GB of RAM (16 GB recommended)
  • 2 GB of available hard-disk space for program installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash storage devices)
  • OpenGL 3.3-capable video adapter for GPU-related functionality
  • Internet connection
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zlazkow
zlazkow
Aug 13 2021
10.3
0.0
Aug 13 2021
0.0
Version: 10.3
any suggestions for an alternative to apple Photos for pictures management? I use XnView but it's too slow for my library of 60GB. Lyn is extremely slow.
ricky_t
ricky_t
May 14 2021
10.2
3.0
May 14 2021
3.0
Version: 10.2
I have macOS 10.15.2 and the Adobe version I've downloaded was 9.x . Few days ago I had issues with my new Canon camera as Adobe tether ridiculously did not want to detect it! After updating my Mac to 10.15.3, my issue was solved
rdemery1
rdemery1
Nov 2 2020
10.0
1.0
Nov 2 2020
1.0
Version: 10.0
it's a good program but Adobe is getting $5,000,000 per month for what? I have version 6.14 which is all I want or need and have been using it for years. I do not think there is anything that could make upgrading to Catalina worth paying Adobe way too much just to run 64 bit which they should have been doing for years anyway. I am now trying out GIMP, ON1, Paintshop Pro, and Capture One. I tried Luminar and had it around for 3 years before finally giving up - They promised a lot of function and delivered none of it. I should be done with Adobe in about a month or two.
Jnoir
Jnoir
Feb 20 2020
9.1
1.0
Feb 20 2020
1.0
Version: 9.1
Here's another fan of the now thoroughly robust On1 program. I'll never go back to adobe. They're just another price-gouging corporation that couldn't care less about their customers.
JamesHarrisPhoto
JamesHarrisPhoto
Nov 5 2019
9.0
5.0
Nov 5 2019
5.0
Version: 9.0
This newest version puts several new features in that make my life easier. The ability to export a photo to several presets at once saves will save me hours per week. Couldn't do my work without Lightroom, Photoshop, and the DxO Nik plugins.
Meister-Fritz
Meister-Fritz
Apr 3 2019
8.2.1
1.0
Apr 3 2019
1.0
Version: 8.2.1
I am not a fan of the ridiculous subscription program. Unfortunately, Adobe follows the subscription model for all offered applications. So, what if I don't want to use Creative Cloud? That is a rhetorical question!
Hawke5501
Hawke5501
Mar 11 2018
7.1
0.0
Mar 11 2018
0.0
Version: 7.1
Over the years I have heard complaints about Adobe. In my opinion they have not been honest about their software development, they have used their position in the software world to force users into junk products, they hide updates and make it hard to manage the software. The renting software is the worst. I finally decided to get rid of every Adobe product I had earlier this year. I moved to onOne Photo RAW 2018 (on1 Photo) and it has worked well for me. The company is user driven. Future development is driven by suggestions from users and the suggestions with the most votes get included in the program. No hiding updates or keeping what is under development a secret. I finally have a path to follow. There is always a learning curve with software and I have finally found an image processor that I don't have to relearn every time the developer goes off on a tangent. Lightroom was always second best to Apple Aperture and it has not become any better. Splitting the program in to Lightroom and Lightroom Classic is a recipe for the Lightroom Classic owners to get screwed just like the Stand-A-Lone Lightroom users did. I was one of those users. My suggestion is to stop searching for updates that the continue to hide and bite the bullet. You may go through some frustration learning new software but believe me once you distance yourself from Adobe's crap you will be better off.
siamlotus
siamlotus
Dec 20 2017
7.1
5.0
Dec 20 2017
5.0
Version: 7.1
Version 6.14 which is the last standalone version that will be released by Adobe is now available to download here : https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom/kb/lightroom-downloads.html?red=a&tduid=9d22b37ed97afd8bf88444ea2925a83f&url=https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom/kb/lightroom-downloads.html
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Oct 23 2017
20170919-1412-ccb76bd]
4.5
Oct 23 2017
4.5
Version: 20170919-1412-ccb76bd]
This appears to be a maintenance update for Lightroom CC. There is no update for Lightroom 6 beyond Lightroom 6.12. I made a call to Adobe because there appeared to be a Lightroom 7 in the wings, but I was told by support persons in India, both in a phone call and a chat that there will be no standalone version of the next version of Lightroom. Instead they are offering Lightroom Classic CC, which is a desktop focused version without the cloud features of Lightroom CC—for the same price in a package with Photoshop CC. There is very little to recommend the Classic version except that it will include a few bug fixes and the Dehaze filter that came out a while ago for Lightroom CC. Fortunately Lightroom 6 standalone is still available. In my opinion renting software from Adobe is still a bad idea because of the lock-in. If you stop paying your files stop working. That said, the people I talked and chatted with seemed really hazy on the question of a standalone upgrade for Lightroom 6. Adobe does not appear to be keeping their support people up to date. If you have Lightroom CC this update is a no-brainer and will probably download and install automatically. If you have Lightroom 6 there is nothing to see here.
Frodo-life
Frodo-life
Oct 20 2017
20170919-1412-ccb76bd]
1.0
Oct 20 2017
1.0
Version: 20170919-1412-ccb76bd]
Upgraded from last version cc to Classic CC turned out during the Library update Light room decided to delete hundreds of images and placed them in the trash. Spent hours with support and had to restore from back up. Not good at all
cjred
cjred
Sep 14 2017
6.12
5.0
Sep 14 2017
5.0
Version: 6.12
love it especially with VSCO. Learning curve is steep but once you are loaded. You are good to go.
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Apr 17 2017
6.10
4.5
Apr 17 2017
4.5
Version: 6.10
Once more Adobe is hiding the update links. The one I posted below doesn't work any more. Go to https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom/kb/lightroom-downloads.html to find the standalone Lightroom updates. Though this time I tried using the in-app updater and it worked. As some have noted, this is not always reliable. When it comes to updating your apps, Adobe is now far worse than Microsoft. I can still get updates for Office 2011 without a hassle. Indeed, it's remarkable Microsoft is still providing (mostly security) updates for Office 2011.
siamlotus
siamlotus
Apr 16 2017
6.9
5.0
Apr 16 2017
5.0
Version: 6.9
Lightroom 6.10 is out. It is easier seeing what is new on this site than on the Adobe site : http://laurashoe.com/2017/04/11/whats-new-lightroom-6-10-cc-2015-10/
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
B-Jefferson-Le-Blanc
Mar 8 2017
6.9
4.5
Mar 8 2017
4.5
Version: 6.9
Adobe is making it harder to find Lightroom updates. You have to dig even deeper on their website to find Lightroom 6 updates. Go to https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom/kb/lightroom-downloads.html. Other than that, I love Lightroom. I dinged it half a star for their obscure update procedure. Though they still sell and support Lightroom 6, they obviously do so grudgingly.
Phylo
Phylo
Feb 28 2017
6.8
0.5
Feb 28 2017
0.5
Version: 6.8
Cela fait des années que j'utilise Lightroom, jusque-là avec satisfaction. J'utilise la version complète. Maintenant, putain! ce logiciel est inutilisable! Il me faut constamment me connecter pour tenter de le faire fonctionner, et il finit par déclarer que le nombre de postes est atteint alors que je ne l'utilise que sur UN ordinateur! Le service après-vente est obscur et introuvable. J'ai tenté de chatter deux fois, sans résultat. Adobe réveille-toi! CATASTROPHE !!! Je ne peux absolument pas l'utiliser! What a shit!
Phylo
Phylo
Feb 28 2017
6.8
0.5
Feb 28 2017
0.5
Version: 6.8
Cela fait des années que j'utilise Lightroom, jusque-là avec satisfaction. J'utilise la version complète. Maintenant, putain! ce logiciel est inutilisable! Il me faut constamment me connecter pour tenter de le faire fonctionner, et il finit par déclarer que le nombre de postes est atteint alors que je ne l'utilise que sur UN ordinateur! Le service après-vente est obscur et introuvable. J'ai tenté de chatter deux fois, sans résultat. Adobe réveille-toi! CATASTROPHE !!! Je ne peux absolument pas l'utiliser! What a shit!
N/a3
N/a3
Sep 27 2016
6.7
2.0
Sep 27 2016
2.0
Version: 6.7
MacUpdate Desktop keeps telling me that I need to Upgrade: upgrade Adobe Photoshop Lightroom from v5.7 to v6.7. But ... I _never_ use Lightroom. So I deleted that application & CleanMyMac 3 got rid of the paraphernalia. All Done, or so I thought. I re-started my iMac, but MacUpdate _still_ says the same as-before. So what is wrong, please? Thank you. :-)
siamlotus
siamlotus
Sep 20 2016
6.7
5.0
Sep 20 2016
5.0
Version: 6.7
Now needs 10.10. Copied from the Adobe site : Lightroom CC 2015.7/Lightroom 6.7 on Mac requires Mac OS X 10.10 or later.
Moxiesozo
Moxiesozo
Jul 28 2016
6.6.1
0.0
Jul 28 2016
0.0
Version: 6.6.1
MacUpdate's download fails. It redirects to Adobe's CC page, which expects you to either sign up or sign in. For those of you who never want to deal with Adobe's account crap, here's the direct download link: http://prodesigntools.com/swupdl/updates/oobe/aam20/mac/AdobeLightroom-6.0/6.6.1/setup.dmg
Sherman-Wilcox
Sherman-Wilcox
Apr 29 2016
6.5.1
0.5
Apr 29 2016
0.5
Version: 6.5.1
I'd love to try your application, Adobe, but it will NOT install. Constant error message about not being able to contact the Adobe servers, complaining about firewall settings (no firewall), Internet connection (works fine, thank you). If you can't even get your application to INSTALL, I'm not very confident about paying $10/month to rent from you. FAIL.
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