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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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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Find duplicate images in iCloud Photo Library in Yosemite

I moved to Photos and iCloud Photo Library, and I am happy so far. Because of previous imports, crashes and re-imports, several thousand duplicates (identical pictures - not of the same photo) in my ...
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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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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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Photo captions not showing up on photos when viewed slideshow mode in Photos.app

The captions I added to my photos in iPhoto are not showing up when I play slideshows in Photo. I can still see that the information is there when I click on a photo's Info in the album view. Is ...
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New Photos.app & iCloud photo library: how to save space on mac

I am migrating from aperture to the new photos. In aperture, I had my originals on an external hard drive (i.e. the library was local, but the originals were on the external drive). Now in iPhoto, I ...
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Will two albums duplicate pictures in Photos.app?

I am trying to put together several albums and some of them have a picture from another album. For example a parties album and a birthday 2015 album or a granddaughters 2015 album. So how do I put ...
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Corrupt Photos Libray when migrating to new Photos.app

I've downloaded the new Photos.app and migrated my iPhoto Library and now all my full screen images are replaced by a grey exclamation mark. This is being logged in the console : 14/04/2015 ...
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How to preview location of image on Albums on iPad?

I am able to see image's location on Photos tab on iPad, but how to preview the same in Albums tag using iOS 8 Photos app?
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How to calculate the amount of space that iCloud Photo Library would take up?

I recently got the OS X 10.10.3 update, which got me Photos for OS X and the opportunity to use iCloud Photo Library. However, I'm a little worried about maxing out my iCloud storage if I upload every ...
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App to convert .h264 video on ipad to watch in “Photos” app?

I have a video clip with extention ".h264" on my online storage, and i want to save it in "Photos" app on my iPad and watch it there... Is there an app for that? I think it might need to be converted ...
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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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Photos app not uploading all photos

I just updated to the new Photos app on OS X and let it go through the process of importing my iPhoto library and uploading to iCloud. But it looks like about half of the library won't upload. It ...
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Why can't I see my latest photos when I try to add a picture to facebook?

I just imported a bunch of photos from my iphone 6 to my mac book and I have migrated to the new Photos app. When I go into the Photos app, I do see these pictures that have been imported but when I ...
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How can I sync an animated gif from Photos.app on a Mac to an iPhone?

I have some animated gifs in the Photos library on my Mac. When I sync them to my iPhone (using iTunes) they either don't transfer at all, or they show up as jpegs of the first frame of the gif. I've ...
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Missing photos on my iPhone

I have a Macbook Pro and an iPhone that share the same iCloud account. On my Macbook's Photos I have a smart album that contains 52 photos. On the iPhone the album contains 40, with 12 photos are ...
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Is there a quicker way to pause Photos uploading to iCloud?

Photos.app on Yosemite takes forever to upload its library to iCloud, and can slow the WiFi network to a crawl while it does so. I know that I can pause it in the app's Preferences, but this is ...
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Creating an event from Last Imported in Photos.app

How do I make an event from my last import using Photos? Does Photos only use albums rather than events? Is it still possible to merge events?
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How to access Edit functionality in new Photos application?

In OS X Yosemite (update 10.10.3), there is the new photos application. I am unable to access the edit function when I use this application.
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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 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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Photos stopped uploading to iCloud. What can I do?

After updating to OS X 10.10.3, I opened Photos.app and imported my iPhoto library. Around ~3,000 photos were uploaded to iCloud, but the upload process stopped before the remaining 7,200 photos were ...
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Photos: reduce iCloud storage usage, keep old photos offline

OS X 10.10.3 is released with an all-new Photos app. On launching Photos, it asks me if I want to enable iCloud Photo. I already use it on my iPhone / iPad, so off course. The next question is which ...
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How delete remaining photos AFTER reset from Photo Stream on icloud and on iPhone?

After having reset Photo Stream on icloud.com and turned off Photo Stream in the pref. on my iPhone, deleting all photos, I still got a total of 423MB worth of images on my iPhone. According to the ...
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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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Efficient compression workflow of iCloud Videos

Photos for Mac + iCloud Photos has significantly improved my photography workflow: It is now much easier to keep all of my family photos and videos organized (side bar: favorite smart album is album = ...
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What does “referenced file offline” mean in Photos?

I have large numbers of files in my Photos from my recently migrated Aperture library that show a crossed out reference icon indicating that the "referenced file is offline". If I try to access ...
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How to change or add location to pictures in new Photos app on OS X?

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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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'. ...
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Edits to photos not showing after sync with IPad

I'm using the new photos for Mac but still syncing to my iPad using iTunes. I'll not use the iCloud service until I can selectively upload. I quite like the new photos but the image retouches I've ...
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What is Photos doing when it says “Updating”?

My photos app says it's "Updating". It has left my machine almost unresponsive for several hours now with iStats reporting 50-70% CPU usage and SSD usage at about 50 MB/s. I installed Photos several ...
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New Photo.app slideshow export

Just made the transition to Photo.app. It looks like the program does not allow the adjustment of the framerate for the slideshow export. My recent project was exported to 4 frames/s. That's ok for ...
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Pixelmator: I cannot open the image from Photos library that is on the external drive

My Photos Library is Inactive when I try to open an image from external drive, as it is on the image below. What should I do to be able work with images from my Photos Library? My photos Library is ...
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Finding Favorites I haven't shared

In Photos.app, I have the special Favorites smart album and an iCloud Shared Album called Shared Favorites. I display Shared Favorites as our AppleTV screen saver. The issue is that when I favorite a ...
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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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Photos app can't find files

After import from my iPhoto library to Photos library dissapeared random photos in both programs. Photos app asks me to find dissapeared photo in folder. But i found these photos in Masters folder in ...
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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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Photos app - download from iCloud Library after upload?

I have the impression, that the new Photos app does the uploading of the photos before it downloads the photos - is this true? I still have about 45000 photos to upload, and I would like to download ...
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Syncing photos to iCloud and managing them with Lightroom

I am a brand new Mac user, having recently purchased an iMac updated to OSX 10.10.3. I also have installed Adobe Lightroom 5, and I have a bunch of photos synced to iCloud and available through the ...
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Sort photos by name in a Photos.app album

For a variety of reasons I want to sort pix in an album by name. You could do this in iPhoto, but it seems not in Photos. Why does Apple consistently take one step forwards and two steps backwards?