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Lightroom Preset Installation

Installing presets in Lightroom

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Installing Develop Presets

Mac

  1. Download and unzip the presets file and open the resulting folder.
  2. In this folder you will find the presets in the Develop Presets folder, they are the files with the .lrtemplate extension.
  3. Open Lightroom.
  4. Choose Lightroom>Preferences.
  5. Select the Presets tab, click Show Lightroom Presets Folder.
  6. Open the Lightroom folder.
  7. Open the Develop Presets folder.
  8. Copy the unzipped folder into the Develop Presets folder.
  9. Restart Lightroom, your presets can now be found in the Presets section of the Develop module of Lightroom, or Local Adjustments can be found when using the adjustment brush, just above the Temp slider you will see Effect:, when you click on the text next to Effect: a drop down will appear and the presets should show up here.

Windows

  1. Download and unzip the presets file and open the resulting folder
  2. In this folder you will find the presets in the Develop Presets folder, they are the files with the .lrtemplate extension.
  3. Open Lightroom.
  4. Choose Edit>Preferences.
  5. Go to the Presets tab, Click Show Lightroom Presets Folder (NOTE: If you do not see the AppData folder go to the Control Panel,  select Folder Options, click on the View tab.  You will see an option that says "Show hidden files and folders".  Turn this option on, then click OK.  As soon as you do this the AppData/Program Data folder will become visible)
  6. Open the Lightroom folder.
  7. Open the Develop Presets folder.
  8. Copy the unzipped folder into the Develop Presets folder.
  9. Restart Lightroom, your presets can now be found in the Presets section of the Develop module of Lightroom, or Local Adjustments can be found when using the adjustment brush, just above the Temp slider you will see Effect:, when you click on the text next to Effect: a drop down will appear and the presets should show up here.

Installing Local Adjustment Presets

  1. Go into Lightroom and click on the Edit menu (Lightroom menu on a mac).
  2. Click on Preferences.
  3. A new window will open, click on the Presets tab.
  4. Click on the button Show Lightroom Presets Folder.
  5. Double click to open the Lightroom folder.
  6. Next double click to open the Local Adjustment Presets folder.*
  7. Copy the individual files of the Local Adjustments folder, found in your download, into the Local Adjustment Presets folder.
  8. If Lightroom was open when you copied the presets, you will have to close it and restart it.
    * If you do not see the Local Adjustment Presets folder you will need to go into Lightroom, open the adjustment brush and save a new preset, this will create the needed folder.

Note: I cannot provide any support installing my presets as I provide them for free, if you run into trouble please use google to find a solution, thanks!