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Export Backup Plug-in for Lightroom

By DawMatt February 11, 2009

Rating = 51 votes

Export Backup Plug-in for Lightroom

Adds a post-process action to backup rendered images generated during an export. These are discarded for most destinations other than Files on Disk. When you export files an Export Backup entry will appear in the Export dialog’s Post-Process Actions list. Inserting this action will create a local copy of the rendered output, in the folder of your choice, when you export files to Flickr, Gallery 2 or whatever photo hosting service you use.

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During an export: 1. Select the Export Backup entry in the Post-Process Actions list, then press the Insert button. Note: The Insert button will remain inactive if you select the wrong Export Backup entry. This will add an Export Backup Location section near the end of the Export dialog. 2. Either manually enter or choose the base directory where the rendered files should be copied. 3. If desired, specify a subfolder to be appended to the folder name. This is typically used to enter the album/collection name or any other folder name that changes from export to export. 4. Select either Overwrite or Skip option, depending upon how you want to proceed if the same files already exist in the destination directory. 5. Continue with your file export as usual.


License: Freeware
Language: English
Cost: Free
Platform: Win | Mac
File format: Not available

Additional extension information

Author: DawMatt
Author website:
Date published: February 11, 2009
Approval: None
Compatible product(s): Lightroom 4, 3, 2


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CressPhotography 25-Mar-10 Rating = 5

Extracted, copy and pasted the file to a lightroom directory and worked without even having to restart lightroom. Simple extra export if you need to make a copy of the file being exported.

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