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Importing a Capture One Catalog



  • Faisal Shah

    Not available in express versions? I can only see option to import MP or LR catalogue? Thanks.

  • Lily

    Hi Faisal,

    Thank you for the comment.

    In Capture One Express, there is no option to import Capture One Catalog by design. This option is available in Capture One Pro and brand versions.

  • Ramon B Rodriguez

    The note says: "However, when there are source images located within the imported catalog as managed files, those are not imported but remain inside the original Catalog."

    My question is exactly that, how can I import a catalog in that situation, from my laptop to my desktop, including adjustments, labels, keywords, and so on.


  • Lily

    Hi Ramon,

    Thank you for your question.

    Relocating a Catalog depends on whether it has a managed or a reference file option.

    Managed Catalogs (with images stored inside it) can be easily moved from one computer to another, while the procedure is a bit more complex for referenced Catalogs.

    Please, have a look at this article for more details - How to move a Catalog?


  • EIW    how to move a Catalog 

    that link isn't working .........HTTP Error 400.  The page isn't working.

  • Juan Suarez

    Hi, Lily, I need to import a catalog from Mac to windows, I have a backup of this catalog made in Macbook pro, but I don't have a Mac currently, I have a notebook with windows


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