How to Migrate iPhoto Library to Photos on Mac

Summary

Have installed the latest Photos app on Mac and don't know how to migrate the previous iPhoto library to it? Read this post to figure it out.

Joy

June 19, 2015

by

Follow @iMobie_Inc

AnyTrans – Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac

AnyTrans – Best iPhone Photos manage

Download this amazing iOS content management tool on your computer after reading this post on how to migrate iPhoto Library to Photos on Mac.

Photos app has arrived along with the update of Mac OS X 10.10.3. This means the old iPhoto users may want to move an iPhoto library to Photos. There should be window pops up and asks you to migrate the iPhoto library to Photos. If you are like many other Mac users who have skipped this step, and don't know how to migrate the iPhoto library to Photos, here is how to solve it. Follow these steps to move iPhoto library to the Photos app:

How to Move iPhoto Library to Photos on Mac

Image Credit: osxdaily.com

Also Read: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone 6 to Computer >

How to Migrate iPhoto Library to Photos on Mac

Step 1. Launch the Photos app and long press the Option key immediately until you see the Library selection screen.

Step 2. If the iPhoto library is listed, just select it and choose "Choose Library" to open it within Photos app. If you don't see iPhoto library, click "Other Library" to find it.

How to Migrate iPhoto Library to Photos on Mac

How to Migrate iPhoto Library to Photos on Mac

Step 3. Wait for the Photos app import the iPhoto library, and the time depends on how many pictures are stored in the library.

Step 4. After the migration is complete, quit the Photos app. And you can repeat the steps above to migrate another photo library.

Note that you can continue to use the old iPhoto library, and updates or changes to the libraries will not appear in the Photos app.

You May Like: How to Transfer iPhone 6 Photos to Mac >

The Bottom Line

That's it! Now you can enjoy the new Photos app instead of the old iPhoto. If you want to transfer photos from iPhone iPad to computer, AnyTrans is the best way to go. Download it to take a tour now.

Submit Your Question to Us, Get an Answer within 24 hours Ask Your Question
What's Hot on FaceBook

More Related Articles You May Like

Share Your Thoughts With Us