Apple has provided a built-in way to repair your Photos library if you’re seeing evidence that something may be wrong with it—if you have images that appear to be missing, for example. In this article, we’ll tell you how to go about it (and we’ll warn you about how terribly long it can take to complete!).
This tip is about using Smart Albums in Photos for Mac. What are they? How can you layer their rules to find just the images you need? We’ll go over it all and give some examples on how you can get the most out of them!
Have you ever wondered if there is a way to hide pictures that should be kept private in Photos on the Mac? Well, wonder no more, because there is, and we’re going to go over it. Luckily, it’s very simple, too!
Recent versions of iOS introduced the ability to quickly and easily duplicate photos and videos right on your iPhone or iPad, allowing you to make edits and experiment with different apps while preserving the unaltered original files. Here’s how it works.
Today’s tip is about using the Mac’s built-in Image Capture program to remove pictures from your iPhone or iPad, quick as a wink. This is much faster than doing it on the devices themselves!
The Photos for Mac app can track location data for each photo, allowing the user to browse and organize their images based on where they were taken. Some cameras, such as the iPhone’s built-in camera app, automatically use GPS data to tag a photo’s location, but here’s how to manually add or edit locations for photos that lack such info.
Microsoft’s OneDrive service offers the most storage space for the least amount of money, making it a great place to upload backup copies of your iPhone or iPad images. But the service will also automatically upload videos, too, which are huge and eat up your bandwidth. Here’s how to tell OneDrive Camera Backup to only upload images, saving your large videos for your video editing software.
After nearly 10 years on the market, Apple is preparing to retire its professional photo editing and management app, Aperture. Reports today indicate that the company will cease feature updates for the software and instead migrate users to the upcoming Photos for OS X app. Makers of competing software, such as Adobe, jumped at the news in an attempt to lure customers to apps like Lightroom.
With the news about Tumblr mostly out of the way, Yahoo took the time during its New York City event this afternoon to unveil a major upgrade to its Flickr online photo service. The UI has been completely overhauled and now relies on a showcase grid style, very similar to Google’s new Google+ pages released last week. With the guiding principle that “photos make the world go ‘round,” Yahoo also implemented an unheard of 1 terabyte storage limit for all…