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.LRCAT File Extension

File TypeAdobe Photoshop Lightroom Catalog File

DeveloperAdobe Systems
3.8 (5 Votes)
CategoryData Files


This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

What is an LRCAT file?

File used by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, a digital photo management and editing application; stores a catalog of information about a collection of images; used for storing organized information about digital photos.

More Information

LRCAT files are stored with a supporting data file that has the .LRDATA extension. Both files are saved within a directory that is named using the prefix of the filename. For example, a catalog named "myCatalog" will have files named myCatalog.lrcat and myCatalog Previews.lrdata, and will be saved to a directory named myCatalog.

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Updated 5/13/2014

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