Photos app on iMac

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by ray737, Apr 23, 2015.

  1. ray737 macrumors regular

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    #1
    Does anyone know where the new photos app keeps the photos. I can't seem to find the photos that are in the photo app using finder.

    Thanks
     
  2. tdhurst macrumors 68040

    tdhurst

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    #2
    Okay

    In the Photos library, which is a special directory.

    It's possible to see inside, but it's more than just a bunch of folders and screwing with it will mess with your Photos library.

    Works the same way iPhoto did.
     
  3. andyp350 macrumors 6502a

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    They're contained within the 'Photos Library' package which is by default in the Pictures folder of your user file.
    To locate the files right click it, show package contents and they're all in a folder called 'Masters' organised by date.
     
  4. ray737 thread starter macrumors regular

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