Apple's photo manager and editor. This tag may refer to both the iOS app, present since iOS v1.0; or OS X, where it is the successor to iPhoto and Aperture and was introduced in 2015.

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Syncing Photos.app with external HDD

I want to have my photo library to sync all the pictures on the HDD, which I can easily reference them by deselecting "copy items to the photo library" and import them. but I want that if I delete ...
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Fill an area selected using 'Instant Alpha' with a specific color in Photos

In the Photos.app I am using Markup Toolbar in conjunction with screenshot editor. How can I fill an area I selected using Instant Alpha with a specific color?
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quickest way to transfer iPhone photo to “/tmp”

The Photo app has so many features, I can't figure-out this basic task: take photos with iPhone. save photos to /tmp I've been copying/pasting pics into emails, then emailing myself, to get my ...
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OS X Photos on Yosemite Shared albums re-uploading

Creating a shared album on Photos 1.0.1 on Yosemite seems to re-upload all selected photos to iCloud, although they are all already there since I'm using iCloud Photo Library and my library is clearly ...
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Merging two Photos libraries?

I have two libraries from the Photos app. Is it possible to merge them? Or is it possible to move pictures from one library into another?
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Can Photos app on OSX sync faces?

I'm running the Photos app on several Macs and have iCloud Photo Library enabled. One of the Macs downloads the originals as well, the others use the Optimize Mac Storage feature. But I can't seem to ...
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How to not import duplicates from shared Photos album

When I import photos from a shared library, either from my own Family album or one shared with other iOS users, they are imported as expected. I cannot reimport them again. However, if you share a ...
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Burning Photos to CD from Mac Photos- but can't keep them in order

I'm trying to burn a folder of photos to a cd from the 'Photos' app on mac. However, each time I move them to an ordinary folder on the desktop from the 'Photos' app, they go out of order. How do I ...
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Yosemite Photos can't delete photos from iPhone

I just updated my mac to the new Photos and I imported some images from my iPhone 6. My question is rather simple. Why I can't delete the imported images in my iPhone from Photos??? I was able to do ...
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Date change not displaying on iPad after sync

I've changed the date of a few photos in Apple photos and synced with my iPad via iTunes ( I still don't use iCloud to sync) and while the photo is in the correct chronological order the photo still ...
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How can I restore my faces after upgrading from iPhoto to Yosemite Photos?

After upgrading from iPhoto to the Photos app in Yosemite all of my tagged faces have disappeared and it wants me to start over. Is there any way to get them back? I still have a time machine backup ...
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Photos section of OSX Yosemite file picker dialog out of date — any way to force an update?

On my MacBook Pro running 10.10.4, just now, I wanted to upload an image to a website that I was browsing in Safari, so I clicked an upload field and got the usual dropdown Finder dialog. I choose ...
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Apple changing time on import

I can't understand what is happening to times and timezones on the import of photos into the new photos app. I geotag all my photos prior to loading into photos (I use PHOTOLINKER) from tracks ...
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How do you display time zone in Apple photos

I've seen the following screenshot showing the time zone in the info display in the new photos app. I can see how to see the time zone if I use the adjust time and date, but it doesn't display in the ...
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How to add to the project in iMovie photos from Photos App?

Within iMovie project I tap on Import Media button: then I want to select sth from my Photos Library, but it is impossible. It is greyed out? Hence how to import some media from Photos App to ...
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Use EXIF Create-Date instead of Modify-Date in Photos.app

I know I can change basically any kind of metadata in image files with exiftool, but what if I have already imported pictures into Photos’ database and realize that they contain wrong or unwanted ...
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How can I delete photos from the photo library in iOS 8?

I'm using an iPhone with iOS 8.4, and a Mac with Yosemite using the Photos app and syncing with iTunes. iCloud Photo Library is turned off on both the Mac and the iPhone. After syncing with iTunes ...
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Why do I get a “This photo is not editable” message in iOS 8?

I have photos in my iPhone that were added using iTunes sync with a Photos library. I do not see a way to delete them (no trash can icon) and when I tap "Edit" while viewing them I get the following ...
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Display time zone in photos app for mac

I'm trying to display the time zone that an image was taken in in the Photos app for Mac. I've seen screenshots of this being done but I can't seem to figure it out myself. What is a way to do so? ...
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How do I find and use filename on photos in Photos.app?

I live by my photo filenames but they are gone in now that there is the new (crappy) Photos. Thankfully one computer I did not do the update so I still have iPhoto. Certainly I'm missing something ...
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Access photos from Google Photos/Drive with iPad Air 2

I'm currently storing all my photos on Google Drive/Photos (auto-upload from Android, but also manual uploads of photos taken with various cameras). While I can sync Google Drive with my MBP and add ...
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How to hide a photo in the new Photos.app

I would like to know if it's possible to hide photos in the new Photos.app
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iPad air 2 - differentiate private and work photos

We are rolling out approx 200 iPad Air 2 to a mobile work force. They will be taking photos for work. But they will also be allowed to use the iPads to take private photos. I want to be able to ...
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iPhone does not upload photos to iCloud via Wi-Fi

Since I upgraded to 200 GB iCloud storage and started to use the new Photo app I have now been able to backup any from my iPhone via iCloud to my Mac. My iPhone also stopped sharing my iPhone photos ...
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How to record on CD my Album from Photos App?

I have an album with some photos (almost 8 GB, lot of movies) in my Photos App on Mac. Now I need to save them on DVD. How to do this? Is there a simple way? How to find aprioprate album in Finder?
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automatically share photos to Photos iCloud Shared Albums

I'd like to script the Yosemite Photos app so that every time I place images to a folder on my desktop, it automatically is imported into the Photos app and uploaded to a shared album. Is this ...
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iCloud Photos problem? - Photos on iOS want's to transfer images again

Newest iOS, iPhone 5s 64GB This morning, I realised that Photos on iOS wants to transfer 40000 pictures again - it seems to be fast, within 15 minutes 6000 less, so I guess they are already where ...
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Is there a way to disable/hide the new Photos App in Yosemite?

Is there a way to disable/hide the new Photos App in Yosemite? I simply prefer iPhoto the most. It also bugs me I have to disable "Open Photos App when connected to this device" for every device and ...
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Can I delete the iPhoto Library? [duplicate]

Now that I am using Photos in OS X Yosemite, can I delete the old iPhoto library to free up some space?
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Delete folder/album from Photos [duplicate]

How do I delete a folder or an album from Photos? Have searched internet for answer and tried using control, option and command keys.
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Remove Faces Permanently from Photos Library

Is there a way to permanently remove a name from the faces in the new Photos app? Example: When you tag a face accidentally with "John" instead of "John Miller", you can delete the face associated ...
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Photos export order

When I export photos from the Photos app they are strangely (not chronologically) ordered, even if I choose "File name: Sequential". Is there a way to generate sequential file names ordered by ...
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how to delete already imported pictures from iPhone in MacOS X Photos app?

I can't find a way to delete previously imported photos from the iphone in the Photos app (Version 1.0 (209.52.0)). Note that there is a check box to delete picture right after import, but I am ...
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Thumbnails for old photos are wrong in Photos app

I imported a large number of old photos into iPhoto, and I then updated to the new Photos app recently. After the update, the thumbnails on the old photos are incorrect. They are just thumbnails of ...
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OS X Photos will not export videos [closed]

When I try to export a video on Photos, it makes no progress whatsoever. It also temporarily freezes my computer. Help!
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Disk space not free up after photos and videos are deleted from Photos app

In Photos app of my MacBook, I delete hundreds of photos. Then I go to Show Recently Deleted screen, click Delete All. However, my disk space is same as before as shown on Finder. How can I get the ...
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Deleting Photos From Finder

I am using the Photos app to organize my pictures on my mac. I had imported them a month ago and then decided to go through the Finder and Pictures directory and actually delete pictures I didn't ...
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Amending the Geolocation in Photos 1.0

I just had iPhoto updated from the Apple app store. Many of the photos now have the wrong geolocation attached to them. Some locations are about 5km different and others about 25km different. I ...
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Photos, faces and order

I have two Macs with the Photo app and sync over iCloud. I have tagged a lot of faces in both (I know they are not synchronised so I had to do it twice). In one version the persons which are present ...
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How to share a Smart Album in Photos App

I am using the new Photos app in OSX and would like to share recent photos with the Apple TVs in my house by using Home Sharing. The photos would be used for the screen saver feature on the Apple TV. ...
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OSX Photos library size after upgrade from iPhoto

I have recently upgraded from iPhoto to the new Photos app for OSX. My old iPhoto library was approximately 74GB in size. Since the upgrade the new Photos Library folder is around 131GB. So it has ...
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Backup Photos using Google Photo Desktop Uploader

I am a user of Photos for OSX, after upgrading from iPhoto. I am trying to use Google's photo service to backup my library from my Mac Mini. I have installed the Google Desktop Uploader application ...
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OSX Photos Events and Albums Have same photos

I have migrated from iPhoto to OSX Photos. All my Events are there with all their photos. Back in iPhoto I had Albums and Events with Events always the master. I could delete a photo from Albums and ...
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How to optimize imported photos from digital camera?

I'm importing photos from my camera using Photos application, but how can I optimize these photos. My camera does 5.5MB big JPEG images but I want somehow lower the resolution and also the quality ...
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Photos: Export all images without downloading them?

I just started using iCloud Photo Library. I uploaded all images using Photos for Mac. Now, I enabled the "Optimize Mac Storage" option, so the full-resolution files are not stored on my Mac. However, ...
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iCloud Photo Library not fully syncing on iOS

iCloud Photo Library appears to be working great between iMac and an iPhone 5c, but has been stuck on "13 items to download" for over a week on iPhone 5s, plus no photos taken with that phone have ...
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finding large videos in the OSX Photos app

Is there a way to find all videos above a certain size using the new Photos app so that they can be selected for Export or put in an album? I'd like to move large videos off to an external drive, but ...
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Prevent photos app on OSX Yosemite from starting when plugging in device

There seems to be a new app called Photos on OSX Yosemite (not iPhoto). This app opens whenever I plug in my phone. How can this be prevented? I have seen many solutions for the old iPhoto app that ...
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Use Photo iCloud Library as Base for second Photo iCloud Library

In the past my wife and me were sharing one iPhoto library. I imported that iPhoto library into Photos and use it as base for my iCloud Photo Library. For reasons the original iPhoto library is not ...
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What does photolibraryd do whenever I log in to my Mac?

Whenever I log into my MacBook Pro the CPU cranks up to 100%+ for a few seconds, my board gets hot, and the fans start going. I open up Activity Monitor to find that the culprit is 'photolibraryd'. ...