The ability to work with multiple catalogs is one of Lightroom's many great features, no doubt! There are numerous scenarios where you would need to transfer photos, their metadata and develop settings from one catalog to another: data backup, performance considerations, workflow, travel, teamwork, etc. While the transfer can be done quite easily using the Export as Catalog and Import from Catalog functions, there is no easy way to sync up the contents of published collections. Not without a little help from the Lightroom Voyager anyway!
Lightroom Voyager is a Lightroom plug-in that enables you to transfer published collections and contained photos from one catalog to another.
- Provides the ability to transfer published collections between catalogs on the same computer or even on different computers.
- New in version 1.3.0: Supports smart published collections.
- Supports selective transfer of individual publish services
- New in version 1.3.0: Transfers publish service settings to the target catalog.
- Automatically re-creates the published collections hierarchy
- Automatically populates re-created published collections with photos
- Reproduces the publication status of every photo
- Enforces data integrity during the migration
- Supports the ability to consolidate published collections from multiple catalogs
- Lightroom 3 (3.3 - 3.6): Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X
- Lightroom 4 (4.0 - 4.3): Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X
- Lightroom 5 (5.0 - 5.7): Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X
Licensing and Registration
This plug-in is released as Shareware (no source code provided). You can use the unregistered copy for 10 days. The free demo version can process only one publish service at a time and only up to 50 photos per a single export-import operation.
To remove the time limit and contribute to further development of the plug-in you must purchase a license and register your copy. The registration fee is $20 (USD) per single user.
Support the Development
There are many ways you can support further development of this plug-in:
- Post comments below;
- Rate the plug-in at Adobe Exchange;
- Submit feedback and suggest new features to email@example.com;
- And, of course, please register you copy.
Your participation is always appreciated!
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NOTE: Please note, the extension name of the plugin's folder has been changed from .lrdevplugin to .lrplugin. If you are updating an older version of the plug-in you have two options:
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