6 Replies Latest reply on Jan 8, 2017 6:11 AM by handsfullmom

    Lightroom 2015.6 is rediculously slow!!!!!!!

    jsyder Level 1

      I am not sure if this is the best place to post this but I am extremely frustrated! This version is extremely slower than the previous version, which in turn was slower than the one before it. Moving from one image to the next, takes at least 5seconds and adjusting any slider causes Lightroom to freeze, with the lovely "circle of death" reminding me that it's thinking and I should not perform any actions, for 2 seconds or so. I am a very tolerant person but feel like I've had it now! It feels like I am falling out of love with a craft that I once was excited about because editing, which is a very important part of the process, doesn't work. And instead of improving, Lightroom has quickly gotten worse over time! It has taken me 2 and a half days to edit 450 photos, and there's a few more to do but Lightroom has now CRASHED hence my angst here! I have a couple jobs more to edit and I am in a position where I am not seeking after more work because of a backlog of jobs to edit. This is really costing me and I am very angry because I just want to get on with my work. Yes I have a decent system, yes I have plenty of RAM, yes I have a SSD installed. @ADOBE, please please please, I just want to edit and enjoy it.

        • 1. Re: Lightroom 2015.6 is rediculously slow!!!!!!!
          dj_paige Level 10

          If you would be so kind, try turning off the GPU acceleration. Go to Preferences, click on the Performance Tab, and then uncheck the box.


          If that doesn't help, please describe the problem in a lot more detail, including your complete hardware specs, and what operating system you are using. And leave all of the rest of your venting out of the description.

          • 2. Re: Lightroom 2015.6 is rediculously slow!!!!!!!
            jsyder Level 1

            In this post, I forgot to mention that it happens with and without GPU acceleration selected. I can't say which is worse!


            In detail, Lightroom is considerably slow. When making adjustments, moving between photos, cropping, literally everything. I have been using Lightroom for sometime now and I am not just "venting" for the sake of it. I am sure you can appreciate that when something doesn't work, it can be frustrating so pardon my human manner.


            Please see below for full spec:

            Lightroom version: CC 2015.6 [ 1078672 ]
            License: Creative Cloud
            Operating system: Windows 10
            Version: 10.0
            Application architecture: x64
            System architecture: x64
            Logical processor count: 4
            Processor speed: 2.6 GHz
            Built-in memory: 16334.3 MB
            Real memory available to Lightroom: 16334.3 MB
            Real memory used by Lightroom: 4917.6 MB (30.1%)
            Virtual memory used by Lightroom: 5399.1 MB
            Memory cache size: 4563.6 MB
            Maximum thread count used by Camera Raw: 4
            Camera Raw SIMD optimization: SSE2,AVX
            System DPI setting: 96 DPI
            Desktop composition enabled: Yes
            Displays: 1) 1920x1200
            Input types: Multitouch: No, Integrated touch: No, Integrated pen: Yes, External touch: No, External pen: Yes, Keyboard: No

            Graphics Processor Info:
            AMD Radeon HD 7400M Series

            Check OpenGL support: Passed
            Vendor: ATI Technologies Inc.
            Version: 3.3.13417 Core Profile Context 15.301.1901.0
            Renderer: AMD Radeon HD 7400M Series
            LanguageVersion: 4.40

            Application folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Lightroom
            Library Path: C:\Users\Jerry\Pictures\Catalogue\LondonProduceShow\LondonProduceShow.lrcat
            Settings Folder: C:\Users\Jerry\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Lightroom

            Installed Plugins:
            1) Canon Tether Plugin
            2) Facebook
            3) Flickr
            4) HDR Efex Pro 2
            5) jf Zenfolio
            6) Leica Tether Plugin
            7) Nikon Tether Plugin
            8) Perfect B&&W 9
            9) Perfect Effects 9
            10) Perfect Enhance 9
            11) Perfect Photo Suite 9
            12) Perfect Portrait 9
            13) Perfect Resize 9
            14) YouPic

            Config.lua flags: None

            Adapter #1: Vendor : 1002
            Device : 6760
            Subsystem : 161a103c
            Revision : 0
            Video Memory : 1008
            Adapter #2: Vendor : 1414
            Device : 8c
            Subsystem : 0
            Revision : 0
            Video Memory : 0
            AudioDeviceIOBlockSize: 1024
            AudioDeviceName: Speakers (High Definition Audio Device)
            AudioDeviceNumberOfChannels: 2
            AudioDeviceSampleRate: 44100
            Build: LR5x102
            Direct2DEnabled: false
            GL_ACCUM_ALPHA_BITS: 0
            GL_ACCUM_BLUE_BITS: 0
            GL_ACCUM_GREEN_BITS: 0
            GL_ACCUM_RED_BITS: 0
            GL_ALPHA_BITS: 8
            GL_BLUE_BITS: 8
            GL_DEPTH_BITS: 24
            GL_GREEN_BITS: 8
            GL_MAX_3D_TEXTURE_SIZE: 2048
            GL_MAX_TEXTURE_SIZE: 16384
            GL_MAX_TEXTURE_UNITS: 8
            GL_MAX_VIEWPORT_DIMS: 16384,16384
            GL_RED_BITS: 8
            GL_RENDERER: AMD Radeon HD 7400M Series
            GL_STENCIL_BITS: 8
            GL_VENDOR: ATI Technologies Inc.
            GL_VERSION: 4.5.13417 Compatibility Profile Context 15.301.1901.0
            GPUDeviceEnabled: false
            OGLEnabled: true

            • 3. Re: Lightroom 2015.6 is rediculously slow!!!!!!!
              F. McLion Adobe Community Professional & MVP

              Make sure to use the latest driver from here: Legacy

              DO NOT use the 15.7.1 version as this is has some issues with LR. Use the Crimson beta.

              • 4. Re: Lightroom 2015.6 is rediculously slow!!!!!!!
                jsyder Level 1

                Going to try that now! Thank you heaps for your suggestion. Would let you know how it goes ;-)

                • 5. Re: Lightroom 2015.6 is rediculously slow!!!!!!!

                  Try minimising Lightroom for about 5 seconds then restoring - that might do it.  At the same time watch the memory usage on Task Manager.  It is probably quite high when it's slow and then when you minimise LR the memory usage drops after a few seconds.   Looks like some kind of a memory leakage issue. Quite repeatable for me..

                  • 6. Re: Lightroom 2015.6 is rediculously slow!!!!!!!

                    AMEN!  As a photographer, I depend on having the latest software actually be usable. I'm so tired of paying for Creative Cloud and having to use an older version of Lightroom because this issues STILL isn't fixed, even in the latest update.