i downloaded my free trial of lightroom...
i've used it and love it however i wanted to save my edited photos onto cd or onto my desktop and it wont allow me.
do i have to be a paid member for this or is something blocking it
You need to export the images from Lightroom in order to save them on your cd or desktop.
Refer this tutorial : How to export photos from Photoshop Lightroom
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