Add, Load, Import & Install Lightroom Presets

To add presets to Lightroom there are a few methods to import Lightroom Presets and install them, depending on which version of Lightroom you use. We have included the methods for the different versions below.

Lightroom CC (.xmp)

Lightroom Classic CC (.xmp)

Lightroom Classic CC (.lrtemplate)

Lightroom 4, 5 & 6 (.lrtemplate)

Lightroom CC (.xmp)

    1. Open your zip file.
    2. Save the Greater Than Gatsby preset folder in an easy to find location on your computer in preparation to import Lightroom presets.
    3. Open Lightroom, then open the edit panel and then open the presets panel.
    4. Click the “…” at the top right of the presets panel and select “IMPORT PRESETS”.
    5. Select the FOLDER of the collection of presets you want to import and select ‘CHOOSE FOLDER’.
    6. Your presets will install and be available to use in the presets panel.

Lightroom Classic CC (.xmp)

    1. Open your zip file.
    2. Save the Greater Than Gatsby preset folder in an easy to find location on your computer.
    3. Copy (Command + C on a Mac or CTRL + C on a PC) the entire preset collection folder.
    4. Open Lightroom and select the following from the menu bar:
      • Mac – Lightroom Classic > Preferences
      • PC – Edit > Preferences
    5.  When the Preferences box pops up, make sure you are on the Presets tab, and then click the Show Lightroom Develop Presets button. *Note: It should take you to the location below for your computer. Turn on your show hidden files option to be sure you see locations below.
      • Mac: / Library / Application Support / Adobe / CameraRaw / Settings
      • Windows: \ ProgramData \ Adobe \ CameraRaw \ Settings
    6. Paste (Command + V on a Mac or CTRL + V on a PC) the entire preset collection folder into the Settings folder.
    7. Restart Lightroom. Your presets can be found in the Preset panel of Lightroom Classic and Camera Raw.

Lightroom Classic CC (.lrtemplate)

    1. Open your zip file.
    2. Save the Greater Than Gatsby preset folder in an easy to find location on your computer.
    3. Copy (Command + C on a Mac or CTRL + C on a PC) the entire preset collection folder (make sure you do not copy any PDFs or Brush folders).
    4. Open Lightroom and select the following from the menu bar:
      • Mac – Lightroom > Preferences
      • PC – Edit > Preferences
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5. When the Preferences box pops up, make sure you are on the Presets tab, and then click the Show All Other Lightroom Presets button.

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6. You will be taken to a folder named Lightroom. Click inside and find the Develop Presets folder. Then click into the Lightroom Presets folder.

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7. Paste (Command + V on a Mac or CTRL + V on a PC) the entire preset collection folder into the Lightroom Presets folder.

8. Restart Lightroom.

9. Once it has relaunched, click anywhere in the interface and you will then see an import process take place to update and convert your files. Now you’re done! You can find your GTG presets under the Preset section in the Develop module.

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Lightroom Versions 4-6 (.lrtemplate)

    1. Open your zip file.
    2. Save the Greater Than Gatsby preset folder in an easy to find location on your computer.
    3. Copy (Command + C on a Mac or CTRL + C on a PC) the entire preset collection folder (make sure you do not copy any PDFs or Brush folders).
    4. Open Lightroom and select the following from the menu bar:
      • Mac – Lightroom > Preferences
      • PC – Edit > Preferences
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5. When the Preferences box pops up, make sure you are on the Presets tab, and then click the Show Lightroom Presets Folder button. Note: ‘Store presets with this catalog’ should remain unchecked.

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6. You will be taken to a folder named Lightroom. Click inside and find the Develop Presets folder.

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7. Paste (Command + V on a Mac or CTRL + V on a PC) the entire preset collection folder into the Develop Presets folder.

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8. Restart Lightroom and you’re done! You can find your GTG presets under the Preset section in the Develop module.

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