How to install Lightroom Presets Desktop

The Faded Black Lightroom Presets by Gabriele Vinci is compatible with Camera RAW (version 10.3 or later), Adobe Lightroom, Lightroom Classic, and the older versions of Lightroom: 4, 5, and 6. The installation process is different from release to release. Please, follow the next simple steps related to the version that you are currently using.

Installation process: Lightroom Classic (version 7.3 or later - since April 2018)

You need to have version 7.3 or later. For older versions of Lightroom Classic, see the instructions below.

• Extract the ZIP file you downloaded.
• Open Lightroom Classic and go to the ‘Develop’ module.
• On the left panel, look for the ‘Presets’ panel and click the small ‘+’ icon next to it
• Select ‘Import Presets’ from the dropdown menu
• Navigate to the folder ‘Lightroom and Lightroom Classic – XMP’, select the ‘xmp-presets-installer.zip’, and click Import. You should import a zipped file into Lightroom, not a folder.
• Your presets will now be available in the ‘Presets’ panel within the group ‘Gabriele Vinci’.

Installation process: Lightroom 4, 5, 6 and Lightroom Classic (version 7.2 or older - before April 2018)

• Extract the ZIP file you downloaded.
• Open Lightroom and go to Preferences, then select the Presets tab.
• Click on the ‘Show Lightroom Presets Folder’ button.
• Double click on the ‘Lightroom’ folder, then double click on the ‘Develop Presets’ folder.
• Navigate to the folder ‘Lightroom 4-6 and Classic CC – lrtemplate’ and copy the folder ‘Gabriele Vinci – Travel Collection’ into the Develop Presets folder.
• Restart Lightroom, your presets will now be available in the ‘Presets’ panel.

Installation process: Lightroom CC, Mac & Windows

These instructions are for Adobe Lightroom 1.3 onwards.

• Extract the ZIP file you downloaded.
• Open Lightroom CC, press E to reveal the Edit controls, or click on the edit icon at the top right. The icon looks like three horizontal bars with circles on them.
• Click on the Presets button at the bottom right to expose the Presets list.
• The presets panel is now revealed.
• Click on the icon of three dots ‘•••’ at the top of the list.
• In the dropdown menu select ‘Import Presets’.
• Navigate to the folder ‘Lightroom and Lightroom Classic – XMP’, select the ‘xmp-presets-installer.zip’, and click Import. You should import a zipped file into Lightroom, not a folder.
• Your presets will now be available in the ‘Presets’ panel.

Installation process: Camera RAW (version 10.3 or later) Presets in Photoshop - Mac

• Extract the ZIP file you downloaded.
• Navigate to the folder ‘Camera RAW – XMP’, select the folder you will find inside it (e.g. ‘Gabriele Vinci – T’, or ‘Gabriele Vinci – P’), and press Command +C to copy the directory.
• Open a new Finder window, then go to:
– “UserName > Library > Application Support > Adobe > Camera Raw > Settings” and hit Command +V to paste the folder inside it (If the ‘Library’ folder is not visible, please read this Adobe article: https://helpx.adobe.com/x-productkb/global/access-hidden-user-library-files.html).

• You should now have the folder (e.g. ‘Gabriele Vinci – T’) inside the ‘Settings’ folder.
• Start Photoshop, the presets are now ready to use.

Installation process: Camera RAW (version 10.3 or later) Presets in Photoshop - Windows

• Extract the ZIP file you downloaded.
• Navigate to the folder ‘Camera RAW – XMP’, select the folder you will find inside it (e.g. ‘Gabriele Vinci – T’, or ‘Gabriele Vinci – P’), and press CTRL+C to copy the directory.
• Go to the following location on your computer:
– ‘C: \ Users \ UserName \ AppData \ Roaming \ Adobe \ CameraRaw \ Settings’ and hit CTRL+V to paste the folder inside it.

• You should now have the folder (e.g. ‘Gabriele Vinci – T’) inside the ‘Settings’ folder.
• Start Photoshop, the presets are now ready to use.

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