Tag Archives: iPhoto

How to quickly combine multiple Photos libraries in OS X

PhotosIconXAs of OS X Yosemite, Apple is encouraging everyone to use its new Photos program for managing pictures in OS X. While Photos has a number of pros and cons, it does share a limitation of its “iPhoto” predecessor, in that while it uses a library system for managing photos and offers an option to create multiple libraries, it can only have one open at a time. This means that if you wish to consolidate libraries, you might find yourself jumping through hoops; however, there is a relatively simple way to get this done. Continue reading

Fix Photos unable to migrate your photo library

PhotosIconXAppleā€™s new Photos program in OS X 10.10.3 may have difficulty when migrating your old iPhoto library. When it first runs, Photos will create a new library, and do so by migrating from an existing Aperture or iPhoto library, if present. However, there may be a couple of issues where the program will be unable to do so. Continue reading

Are you ready for the Yosemite 10.10.3 public beta?

PhotosIconXApple has released the second developer build of OS X 10.10.3 as a public beta available for download today. This update is much anticipated, because in addition to the standard bug fixes and security patches, Apple is including an all new app called Photos. This app, which is slated to replace both iPhoto and Apple’s pro photo manager Aperture, will bring a streamlined interface for managing photos and allow you to do so with local libraries or those stored on iCloud, from your iOS and Mac OS devices. The program in essence unifies the photo management experience across Apple’s platforms. Continue reading

How to quickly resize images in OS X

PreviewIconXThere may be times when you have a photo or other image on your Mac that you would like to resize. These may have been downloaded from the internet, taken on your iOS device or with another camera, or taken as a screenshot on your Mac.

While often you can embed an image in a document or e-mail, and then resize it in this medium, sometimes a Continue reading