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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Alternatives

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic is described as 'desktop-based commercial photo processor and image organizer' and is a raw photo processor in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is XnView MP. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try digiKam or darktable. Other great apps like Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic are Adobe Lightroom, RawTherapee, ACDSee Photo Studio and Hugin.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic alternatives are mainly Photo Managers but may also be Image Viewers or Raw Photo Processors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic is a desktop-based commercial photo processor and image organizer.

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  1. XnViewMP is a free software to view, organise, convert graphics and photos files or to create slide show, contact sheet, HTML pages.

    ⚫︎ PortableXnView MP can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  2. digiKam is an advanced digital photo management application which makes importing and organizing digital photos a "snap". The photos are organized in albums which can be sorted chronologically, by folder layout or by custom collections.

    ⚫︎ File TaggingdigiKam can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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  3. darktable is a virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers: it manages your digital negatives in a database and lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable. it also enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingdarktable supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfacedarktable either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    darktable vs Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic opinions
    Almost everyone thinks darktable is a great alternative to Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic.

    Works better than Lightroom when your photos are on a NAS

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    Adobe Lightroom

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Create incredible photos anywhere with all-new Lightroom CC and 1 TB of cloud storage. Get powerful editing features on any device in a new, easy-to-use interface.

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  5. RawTherapee is a free RAW converter and digital photo processing software. All changes can be applied and batch processed at a convenient time.

    ⚫︎ PortableRawTherapee can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Running on Windows 10 under GTK3


  6. ACDSee is a complex, multi-purpose application that serves for viewing, organizing and editing digital photos. Furthermore, images can be shared on social websites or your own space on the developer’s website.

    ⚫︎ Support for 4KACDSee Photo Studio supports watching, rendering or exporting 4K content (also know as UHD or Ultra HD).
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    Hugin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Hugin is an easy to use cross-platform panoramic imaging toolchain based on Panorama Tools. With Hugin you can assemble a mosaic of photographs into a complete impressive panorama, stitch any series of overlapping pictures and much more.i

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    Hugin is a panorama sticher (and an excellent one at that), but not a photo manager and editor.

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  8. Adobe Photoshop Elements icon

    Adobe Photoshop Elements

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Windows S

    Adobe Photoshop Elements combines power and simplicity so you can make ordinary photos extraordinary; tell engaging stories in beautiful, personalized creations for print and the web; and easily find and view all your photos.

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersAdobe Photoshop Elements supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    Luminar Neo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Meet the most innovative professional photo editor built by photographers for photographers. Luminar brings everything you need to make perfect photos in less time!

    ⚫︎ Support for LayersLuminar Neo supports the organization of elements through a hierarchical order that can be manipulated/viewed independently.
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    DxO PhotoLab

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    • Windows

    Conversion software for Mac and PC that automatically corrects optical flaws, extends dynamic range, and seamlessly removes digital noise from images.

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