New Avalanche for Lightroom v1.1.3 Drag and drop, more options, improved reliability...and more
- a popular demand was to add drag and drop, so we did it.
- we fixed some very sneaky problems when exporting complex hierarchies of folders, projects and albums,
- we suppressed some duplicate or empty collections: these were largely remnants of published projects created by Aperture when publishing to Flickr for example.
- we added some requested options, like the ability to export videos in the same folder hierarchy as images,
- we added a new folder layout option called ‘Project’: it lets you export all images into folders organized by project name.
- we improved some ergonomics. You’ll find for example new buttons that let you access the migrated library or even launch it directly in Lightroom, right from the final screen of Avalanche.
- we fixed countless bugs, large and small.
Imminent release of Avalanche for Luminar
As many of you already know, we are actively working on Avalanche for Luminar.
We have released our fourth beta already and are polishing up our last candidate release for this month. All catalog export capabilities are finished and tested. Machine Learning to migrate adjustments from either Aperture or Lightroom to Luminar has been trained and is giving incredible results.
Avalanche for Luminar will initially support moving your existing Lightroom and Aperture libraries to Luminar 4. We will add support for moving Apple Photos libraries at some point later, as a free upgrade.
Tip #1 for Luminar: the question we often had to answer regarding Luminar was: “How will it work in the future when Luminar starts to introduce new organization features such as IPTC annotation, keywords, etc… Will I have to migrate again…or worse, should I wait until Luminar 4 has those features?”.
We thought about it and came with a solution. When migrating to Luminar, we export all IPTC information about your images in a separate database, inside the Luminar Catalog folder. Skylum will then have the ability to cherry pick information about your images from this database to make it surface into your Luminar catalog as features get added to Luminar4.