Adobe Lightroom 5 vs Photoshop CC: which software should you choose?

Adobe Lightroom 5 vs Photoshop CC: which software should you choose?

Lightroom 5 vs Photoshop CC: Is there an image organiser or catalogue?

Making a Lightroom Library: 02 Choose Import options

Lightroom
Images must be imported into the catalogue before they can be edited, but once this has been done they can be browsed, tagged, keyworded, labelled and (most importantly) located wherever they are stored on the computer by using the search and filter fields.

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Photoshop
Bridge is provided as the image browser for Photoshop. While this allows image tagging, keywording and labelling, searching and filtering images outside a selected folder is a slow, cumbersome process, so ideally you need to have a notion of where an image might be before you can find it.

Verdict: Lightroom 5 wins

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