The SmugMug Export Plugin for Adobe Lightroom enables you to export photos and videos from Adobe Lightroom directly to your SmugMug account, manage online albums, and synchronize your entire album hierarchy via Lightroom's Publish Services.

The SmugMug Export Plugin for Adobe Lightroom helps you:

  • Manage albums
  • Export photos and videos from Lightroom to your account
  • Share albums easily with your friends and family
  • Password protect your albums
  • Update album descriptions

In addition to the standard export operations, the plugin also offers a fully featured publish service for Lightroom version 3 and 4. With the publish service you can:

  • Import your existing album structure
  • Associate online photos with photos in your Lightroom catalog
  • Replace updated photos
  • View comments on your photos and post your own comments

Requirements

  • Lightroom 2 (2.4 - 2.7): Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X
  • Lightroom 3 (3.3 - 3.6): Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X
  • Lightroom 4 (4.0 - 4.4): Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X
  • Lightroom 5 (5.0 - 5.3): Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac OS X

Licensing and Registration

This plug-in is released as Shareware (no source code provided). The registration fee is $15 (USD) per single user.

Demo Version Restrictions

You may use the unregistered (free) version at no charge for a limited time (10 days), after which you have to register the plugin in order to continue using it.  Other than that, the demo version is a full-featured product and has no other restrictions.

Support the Development

There are many ways you can support further development of this plug-in:

Your participation is always appreciated!

Version History

1.3.0

Jan 28, 2014

(Latest Version)

  • Associate Images: greatly improved performance, particularly on very large catalogs.
  • Associate Images: Now you can fine-tune association by File Number Suffix using pattern matching.
  • Publish Service: Now you can assign Featured Images for your galleries.
  • Implemented the ability to upload photos in the original format without any additional resizing or processing (as long as they are already in JPEG or TIFF format).
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

1.2.1

Jan 2, 2014

  • Fixed the "system error (AlbumID) (smugmug.albums.getInfo)" error when the plugin encounters a gallery that has been removed from SmugMug.
  • Fixed the issue with renaming galleries.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

1.2.0

Dec 19, 2013

  • Improved session management (the user is prompted to authorize less frequently).
  • Improved the Automatic Update feature for future plugin versions.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

1.1.6

Nov 24, 2013

  • Fixed: "attempt to index field '?'" when starting the plugin for the first time.
  • Fixed: a minor layout issue in the "Publish Service Extras" section (Mac OS).

1.1.5

Nov 12, 2013

  • Improved validation of album names as per http://www.dgrin.com/showthread.php?t=239616.
  • Fixed: In some rare scenarios the plugin may lose session with SmugMug.
  • Fixed: "attempt to concatenate a table value" error in the Export Dialog when creating new albums.

1.1.4

Nov 3, 2013

  • Fixed the "attempt to call method actionButtonIntercepted" error when creating new albums.
  • Fixed the issue with deleting photos and albums from the publish service.

1.1.3

Oct 27, 2013

  • Fixed the "?:0: attempt to concatenate a table value" during the activation.
  • Improved the handling of expired authorization tokens.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

1.1.2

Aug 21, 2013

  • Added support for the "new" SmugMug.

1.1.1

Aug 4, 2013

  • Fixed the issue with creating new albums.

1.1.0

Aug 1, 2013

  • Publish Service - added the ability to customize watermark and metadata settings for each individual album.
  • Extras - New feature "Find Photos with Comments" enables you to quickly identify published photos that received online comments or ratings.
  • Now you can password-protect your albums.
  • Added the ability to customize various advanced options for your albums.
  • Comment timestamps are calculated correctly based on your local timezone.
  • Now the "Associate Images" feature with the "Capture Time" option works correctly.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

1.0.3

Jun 27, 2013

  • Publish Service: Fixed the issue with renaming unpublished albums.
  • Publish Service: Fixed the issue with custom image settings not getting applied to newly created albums.
  • Export: Fixed the "Export with previous" feature after creating new albums.
  • Better compatibility with Lightroom 5.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.

1.0.2

Apr 25, 2013

  • Fixed: By default, the authorization step requests a level of permissions that is insufficient to create new albums at SmugMug.
  • Implemented validation for the current permission level at SmugMug.
  • Imporoved error management.

1.0.1

Apr 20, 2013

  • Publish Service: now image settings (size, resolution, quality level, image format, color space) can be individually customized for each album.
  • Publish Service: Check Photos now puts out-of-sync photos in the Quick Collection for your review.
  • Publish Service: Fixed the issue with renaming unpublished albums.
  • Publish Service: Fixed the issue with creating new albums.
  • Fixed an issue with autenticating the user in some situations.

1.0.0

Mar 3, 2013

Initial release