In this Lightroom Classic CC Quick Tip, you will see how to quickly and easily make the same adjustments to multiple photos using Lightroom Classic CC’s sync settings feature.
Start by selecting one of the images and switching to the develop module.
Edit the image.Once you’re finished editing the image, select the other images on the filmstrip by holding down the control key. If you use Windows or the command key if you are on a Mac and clicking on each additional image in the filmstrip. You can sync just one adjustment, such as white balance or exposure or multiple adjustments.
The edited image must be the first image selected. The frame around the image you edited will be a brighter gray than the frames of the other selected images. If it is not, redo the selection process.
Now, click on the sync button on the bottom right of your screen. The synchronize settings dialogue box will open. Select the settings that you want to be applied to the other images you selected.
Next, click the synchronize button and the settings will be applied to all the selected images. Depending on the number of images and the speed of your computer, this may take a few minutes. Keep in mind that local adjustments, such as those applied with the adjustment brush, radio filter or crop tool will be applied to the same location for all the images.
You can also sync settings in the library module. Click on the edited image to select it, then select the other images. Click the sync settings button, the synchronized settings dialogue box will open. Select the settings that you want to be applied to the other images you selected.
Next, click the synchronize button and the settings will be applied.
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