Just bought Luminar 3 because of the Library feature - without first testing it - wich appearantly was a mistake.
L3 crashes when I open a RAW file in Finder using "Open With Luminar". It crashes when I click "open with Aurora HDR" from inside Luminar Library. It hangs on many other occasions that I cannot reproduce now. I sent all reports to Apple so you should get them.
Right now, I see the Luminar Splash Screen after restarting it (just crashed again), it doesn't get any further. I have to kill it the 100th time today.
Once it runs, what I really dislike:
- the Library, the main reason for me buying Luminar, lacks the single most important feature for a photo management tool: tagging. How could you forget that??? Of course, tags have to be read from and written to XMP/IPTC data. To clarify: by tagging I mean using my own tags, like "Spain 2016", "beach", "rain", etc. And of course I need to be able to search them
- the gapless display of photos in the library sucks. I don't see any info related to the pictures, lilke filename, folder, date, whatever, even if I click on a photo. When I hover over a photo, I see the star rating - oh well. You should really add an option to turn gapless display off and show photo meta info. Maybe even a group by folder feature or something
- from time to time, performance dies. E.g. after returning from Edit to Library, the thumbnails are blurry and Luminar needs about 2 seconds for each thumbnail to regenerate. It is mostly unresponsive then. No other apps are running.
Hardware Specs: CPU Core i7-8700, 16GB RAM
Please tell me if you are planning to fix (all) this. The crashes and overall instability make Luminar unusable, but are probably easy to fix. But will you add tagging support? And an option to turn off the gapless display/add meta info display?
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