How to Move Lightroom Catalog to New Computer


To move lightroom catalog to new computer find and copy your catalog to the new computer.

copy your catalog to the new computer

When you go in to the Develop module, Lightroom may tell you that the file is offline or missing.

Lightroom may tell you the file is offline or missing

Right-click on the folder and select ‘Update Folder Location…’.

right-click on the folder and select “Update Folder Location”

Point Lightroom to the right folder, and it should update the links for all of the files contained in that folder.

show lightroom to the right folder and select it

Once you verify everything has moved and delete on the old computer.

Verify that everything has moved onto the new computer