Uploading the LightBurn Materials Library

Uploading the LightBurn Materials Library

Preface: This article covers how to Load the Material Library that you download into Lightburn

How to Video:






Complete Guide:



Things to note:

1. The Library File that you download will always need to exist. Do not Delete it. Lightburn will reference the file and if the file is deleted, so is the library in Lightburn.
2. If  you move the library file, then you will need to Re-Load into Lightburn
3. You can share a Library over a network or Cloud service but you may get errors if Lightburn cannot connect to the file (say you are remote and offline). Local storage is best
4. It is best to not leave the Library File in your Downloads folder. Move it to a specific Lightburn folder where you keep other Lightburn stuff

How to Load:

If you haven't already downloaded the Library that is appropriate for your machine, go grab it from here.

1. Make sure you have the Library Window Available. If not, use the Window button in Lightburn to make it visible

Typical Location (It is missing)
How to Make the Library Tab Show Up


Here is typically a Laser Window and Library Window Tab Here


1. In Lightburn, select the Window menu
2. Select the option to for Library window
3. Click the tab in the lower right for the Library window


2. Use the Library window to Load the .CLB file

Your file location of where you stored the library on your computer will not be the same as shown. You will need to navigate to your specific save location.


Library Window without a Library Loaded
Process of Loading the Library



1. From the Library window, Click the Load button
2. Navigate to the folder that has the .CLB library file you downloaded
3. Select the Library file, click Open
4. Done

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