4 Replies Latest reply on May 9, 2016 8:42 AM by mknapp

    Does Lightroom for Android copy the images or just "adds" them?

    Michal Sz.

      In my copy of Lightroom for Android I selected all the photos I had in /DCIM/Camera and asked Lightroom to import them to the "Lightroom Photos".

      To my surprise, the process was extremely slow and literally ate all remaining space on my device.

       

      So my question is the following: does Lightroom for Android copy the images inside its database or just "adds" them by referencing existing images in the file system?

      I'm meaning the distinction you can make on desktop Lightroom, where you can decide whether the images should be copied into Lightroom or stay where they are.

       

      Thanks for advising on that and also on best practices on how I should manage this (given the double space requirements).