Understanding Desktop Presets and Mobile Profiles

What's the difference between Desktop Presets and Mobile Profiles? Do I need both and when should I use them? 

In short, it’s about the file format.

RAW file format = edit using Desktop Presets

JPEG file format = edit using Mobile Profiles

Desktop Presets:

  • Optimized RAW images format
  • Ideal for simplifying your workflow and creating beautiful and timeless professional images.
  • Presets are designed for access to everything under the hood, so you can dial in all the details.

Mobile Profiles:

  • Optimized JPEG images format
  • Ideal for editing on your phone, one-click editing experience with an intensity slider
  • Profiles are designed for simplified control, so you can focus on quickly and easily editing beautiful photos and sharing them with the world.