Steps to Export / Move iPhoto Library on External Drive on Mac OSX

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Photos completely fill the HDD of your Mac Here’s how to move and export your iPhoto libraries on external Hard drives.


Photos are an important part of multimedia users Mac For this reason, though, it is the element that, with the passage of time, more burden on the available space on your hard drive. Even more so when you consider that modern smartphones and modern cameras take pictures with greater resolution and, consequently, with increasing weight. For this reason it may be useful to transfer their photo library on an external hard drive in order to free up space. Here’s how to copy/ move your iPhoto Library on external disks in a few simple steps.


Back-up your iPhoto Library on an External Drive in Few Steps :

In the event that the photo library is completely managed by iPhoto, by default your pictures will be contained inside the iPhoto Library file, which is set within the Pictures folder, accessible from finder. Per copy the iPhoto library external HDD you need to follow these simple steps:

  • Go to the Pictures folder within the directory Macintosh HD  Users  Username  Images.


  • Drag the icon to the iPhoto library on the external drive.
  • Wait for the operation to complete.

Once you have copied the entire folder, open iPhoto while holding down the Alt key on the keyboardAt this point the application will prompt you to choose a library; Another click the library and select the iPhoto Library just copied to your external hard drive.


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