Monday, September 5, 2011

How to repair a damaged Lightroom catalog

Lightroom catalog files (.lrcat extension), are in reality SQLite database archives; for that reason it's possible to manage them with the free sqlite3 application (Windows and MAC).
With Sqlite command line utility is possible to repair and compress a catalog (even when Lightroom itself fails opening them):
sqlite3.exe catalogname.lrcat .dump | sqlite3.exe newcatalogname.lrcat

English blog

In base a diverse richieste che ho ricevuto, ho deciso di scrivere i prossimi post in inglese, od almeno di provarci.

Taking care of many requests, I've decided to write that blog in English from now. I'm not so good in written English, so please just skip over my errors.