When I import files from my D300 camera with lightroom 4 on my windows PC it works fine. But when I try to import the same files to my Mac Air I get the error message from lr could not read files. It even shows the thumbnails on the Mac but lr will not import the files. Anyone know what is going on and how to fix it?
After pressing the Import button a window pops up imediatly saysing "Some import operations were not performed." Then under that is a subwindow listing all 20 of the Nikon NEF files. No files are imported.
It's important that we know exactly what the error message is. In your first post, you claimed that "it could not read files", but that isn't what you said in your latest post. Like Denis said, if the message is that the files could not be read, it often means that you don't have write access to where you are copying them.
Try using the Finder to copy the images to where you want them to live and then use the Add option (instead of Copy) when you import.
geoff i agree. Phillida84$ if you can please take a look at the forum thread i referred you to:
Jul 3, 2011 10:47 PM
I just solved my problem. For reasons I don't understand, I didn't have write permissions to the folder where I store my LR library.
To solve this (Mac) - I selected the folder that's at the top of my library directory structure (actually - the top of the directory tree) and did a command-i.
From there, I opened the "sharing & permissions" section and made sure I and read and write permissions. Then I selected "apply to enclosed items..." from the gear menu below and all is now good.
I hope this helps any others who run into this issue.
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