Bring your Adobe Lightroom® pictures to life with this intelligent and easy to use screensaver
NB LRDisplay is Windows only and supports versions up to Lightroom 6
It does not support Lightroom CC or Lightroom CC Classic
You're a photographer so you take a keen interest in how you achieve results. With LRDisplay's subtle captions you get to see the where, when and how of your images. You chose just how much or how little you want to display.
It's great that Lightroom is non-destructive and leaves your original images alone. The trouble is that ordinary screen savers can't show your images with the adjustments you've made. But LRDisplay handles this with ease!
Only want to see the 5-star rated images you took with your trusty 50mm? No problem. Love to look at those long exposure shots you took in Paris? Easy! LRDisplay fetchs just what you want from your collection of images.
It's great to tap into Lightroom's powerful cataloging features but, oh dear, Lightroom locks everything while it's in use! No problem, LRDisplay will still show you your chosen pictures even with Lightroom running.
When LRDisplay shows your pictures it will include your Lightroom adjustments.
One of the strengths of Lightroom is that it leaves your original images untouched and stores any adjustments that you make separately. So unfortunately with ordinary photo screensavers all you see is your original and, even then, many will struggle with file formats like RAW.
LRDisplay solves the problem by tapping into the data that Lightroom uses to display images within the app itself. But you don't need to worry about how it works - it just works!
LRDisplay lets you select pictures from your Lightroom catalogue in two easy ways.
To get straight into it you can use LRDisplay’s Settings screen. Here you can select by photographic details such as camera, lens, shutter speed, focal length, etc.
You can also select by location in various ways. LRDisplay pre-populates drop-downs with all your cameras, lenses and locations ready for you to choose. If you want to get more specific you can create a Collection or Smart Collection in Lightroom and use this instead. That way you can pick out individual pictures or make selections based on more complex search terms.
A picture speaks 1000 words but it’s good to be able to add a bit more detail to bring your collection to life.
Was that last one a long exposure? Great depth of field there, what was the aperture? Were those from the Paris trip?
LRDisplay can tell you all that. Its subtle captioning allows you to draw on data about your photos stored in Lightroom’s catalogue. You can show this in any font, any size, with or without a background. You can also change the opacity so that your captions don’t overwhelm the picture. There’s lots of data to choose from as well including titles, ratings, location and technical details.
If you are passionate about photography you probably spend a fair amount of time with Lightroom up and running on your computer.
That’s great, but when your screensaver kicks in you don’t want to be faced with a blank screen just because Lightroom has its database fully locked.
With LRDisplay everything is fine because LRDisplay remembers what pictures you selected and keeps a backup copy of all the details. That way your new intelligent screensaver will work no matter what.