This guide shows how to update the Format Publisher for Lightroom to the latest version v1.5.10 (13 Sep 2023)
You will already be familiar with how to install, or can refer to our original setup guide here.
Access Lightroom Publish Services
From the Library module, scroll down left sidebar until you reach
Double-click to open 'Format Publisher' or
From the File menu dropdown
Select 'Plug-in Manager…'
Open Plug-in Manager…
From the Lightroom Publishing Manager modal, click the 'Plug-in Manager…' button in lower-left corner
Download and Replace with latest version
From the Lightroom Plug-in Manager
Select 'Format' plugin
Go to Status > and Disable
Click 'Check for updates'
Click 'Download latest version'
Click 'Show in Finder' (to allow you to open up the location where the plugin is stored.
Then in the lower left corner 'Remove' the plugin
You can also Download new copy of the Format Plugin from https://www.format.com/lightroom/download
You may need to 'Allow' the plugin file to be downloaded
Download progress bar (tap to view in Finder)
format-1.5.8.lrplugin.zipfile should be saved to your Downloads folder
Double-click to expland
The unzipped plugin named
format-1.5.8.lrpluginis what you will use next
Move the new version of the plugin into the Open Folder location (for the plugin)
New version in correct folder
Remove the older version/s
Return to Lightroom Plugin Manager and click 'Add' lower-left corner
Navigate to, and select the latest plugin
Click 'Add Plug-in'
Plugin will show Installed and Running
Latest version showing
Status confirmed again for latest version and plugin enabled (v1.5.8 as at 23 Dec 2022)
Under the Lightroom Publishing Manager go to 'Syncing' panel and click 'Sync with Format'.
If you encounter any errors on uploading, please try logging out of the Format Publisher Plugin (via the Lightroom Publishing Manager window), and then log back in with your email address and password (for your Format account).
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