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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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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How can I remove my old iPhoto library after migrating to Photos?

I upgraded to Yosemite and migrated my iPhoto library to the new Photos app. I'm happy with Photos and don't plan to go back to iPhoto. This Apple support article makes it clear that the photos don't ...
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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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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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OS X Photos app unable to export video

I recently uploaded some videos into Photos after compressing them in Handbrake. Now, when I try to export the video back out of the Photos app, it gives me an error: Does anyone know 1) why I ...
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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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How to share photos from Photos.app to Flickr retaining title, description and tags?

In the new Photos.app application, the export of photographs to other services is via the OS X extensibility feature. Sharing one picture to Flickr shows the picture's filename as the title and empty ...
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How to change or add location to pictures in new Photos app on OS X? [duplicate]

Since I updated my iPhoto to new Photos App from Apple, I cannot find where to change or add location information to pictures. I had a rich collection of places in my iPhoto.
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How to show the map in Photos?

I just upgraded to the latest OS X with the new Photos application. I have seen screenshots online where we can view photos on a map, however I can't get to that map. How can I see all of my photos ...
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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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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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iPhone 5 corrupt photos

I have this issue with recently purchased iPhone 5, 16 GB, iOS 7.0.4. The original issue was with the battery dying a way too fast (would go down from a little over 90% to just under 70% while using ...
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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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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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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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Duplicate Photo library for Photos & iPhoto

Just came across this, seems as Photos created a duplicate of the iPhoto database instead of just using that one. Now I'm stuck here with two 50+ GB libraries, eating up space on my HDD. I think ...
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How to force photo thumbnail download on iOS 8.3

I have 30,000+ photos synced to iCloud and am trying to get their thumbnails to show on the Photos app on iOS 8.3. On the (first) Photos tab, viewing at Years or Collections levels shows lots of grey ...
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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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Open location of a photo in Finder from Photos.app

In Yosemite, I am trying to upload a photo to website. So I open Photos, select a photo and then try to locate the location of the photo. However I could not find it. Before Photos it was possible in ...
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Why do iPhone photos have Microsoft in Exif data?

Wandering around Spain, I took a lot of pictures with an iPhone 5s, latest IOS. Uploaded into the new Photos (which is IMHO a step backward from iPhoto). Dragged from Photos into a directory, and ...
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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 add a location to photos in the new photos app?

I have tried anything I could think of and also consulted the "photos" help as well as google but I could not find a way to geotag photos in "photos". Is there a way to do this or is it really only ...
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Is there a maximum number of files supported/recommended in Photos.app?

With the new OS X Photos app released in OS X 10.10.3, is there a hard limit to the maximum number of files (either photos or videos) that the app will support? Or is there a limit to the maximum size ...
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iCloud Photo Library - force upload

On my iMac I imported my old Aperture Library to the new Photos app and then enabled iCloud Photo Library. The library has about 10000 photos and I expected that once I started the sync Photos app ...
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Are there any apps for Mac that have Photos extensions?

Apple's website for the Mac version of photos.app states that external editors and filter apps (extensions) will be able to be used. The iPad version achieves this, but I note they don't seem to be ...
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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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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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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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In Photos, how can I auto-split events upon import?

I am having several issues making sense of the new OS X 10.10.3 Photos app after using iPhoto for years. I imported some photos and am used to them splitting events by date into separate "Events." 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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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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New Photo app - upload speed to iCloud photos really so slow?

I installed the new Photos app and imported my Aperture library (about 50.000 photos altogether. As I had a bad experience when my hdd with my pictures was stolen, I want to upload all of them to ...
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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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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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Is it possible to wipe an entire iCloud Photo Library?

I've been using the beta iCloud Photo Library for a week and a bunch of photos got duplicated and I'd like to wipe all the photos out and start over. I have backups of all the photos and have turned ...
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After migrating to iCloud Photo Library can the iLifeAssetManagement folder be deleted?

Before iCloud Photo Library and Photos.app in OS X 10.10.3, we had iCloud PhotoStream. iCloud PhotoStream synced its photos to the ~/Library/Application Support/iLifeAssetManagement folder (and ...
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Export unmodified originals from Photos.app and NOT creating duplicates

I have all my photos in Photos.app. I also maintain them in Dropbox. My workflow is: Import from camera/iPhone into Photos Organize photos into albums - some into new albums, some into existing ...
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In the new Photos OSX app, where is the machine-readable photo information stored?

In iPhoto, there was an AlbumData.xml file with information about all the photos like title, filename, etcetera. I was planning to use it from within a Python program to automatically export photos in ...
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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 ...