Photos for macOS

Photos helps you keep your growing library organized and accessible. Powerful and intuitive editing tools help you perfect your images. Memories displays the best images from your photo library in beautiful collections. And with iCloud Photo Library, you can keep a lifetime’s worth of photos and videos stored in iCloud and up to date on your Mac, iOS devices, Apple TV, and even your PC.

iCloud Photo Library. One convenient home for all your photos and videos.

iCloud Photo Library gives you access to your entire Mac photo and video library from all your devices. If you shoot a snapshot, slo-mo, or selfie on your iPhone, it’s automatically added to iCloud Photo Library as well — so it appears on your Mac, your iOS devices, Apple TV,, and your PC. And since your collection is organized the same way across your Apple devices, navigating your library always feels familiar.

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Make an edit here, see it there.

When you make changes on your Mac like editing a photo, marking a Favorite, or adding to an album, they’re kept up to date on your iPhone, your iPad, and And vice versa — any changes made on your iOS devices are automatically reflected on your Mac.

Fill your library, not your device.

iCloud Photo Library can help you make the most of the space on your Mac. When you choose “Optimize Mac Storage,” all your full‑resolution photos and videos are stored in iCloud in their original formats, with storage-saving versions kept on your Mac as space is needed. You can also optimize storage on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, so you can access more photos and videos than ever before. You get 5GB of free storage in iCloud — and as your library grows, you have the option to choose a plan for up to 2TB.

Rediscover your memories in beautiful new ways.

You’ve spent years capturing moments worth remembering. Now Photos can automatically turn them into unforgettable experiences called Memories — shareable collections of your best photos — based on people, places, holidays, and more.

Share your favorite photos in more places than ever.

Use the Share menu to easily share photos via iCloud Photo Sharing and AirDrop. Or send photos to your favorite photo sharing destinations, such as Facebook and Twitter. You can also customize the menu and share directly to other compatible sites that offer sharing extensions.

Give the photos you love to the people you love.

Making special gifts for loved ones is easier than ever with Photos. Simple tools and Apple-designed themes help you create beautiful photo books, cards, calendars, and prints that your friends and family will always cherish.

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Professional‑quality photo books.

Fresh new designs and streamlined tools make it easy to build beautiful custom photo books. Add full-bleed, two-page spreads and include your own captions, maps, and more. You can create square books in 10-by-10-inch or 8-by-8-inch sizes.

Auto‑Sized and square prints.

Order gorgeous prints of the iPhone panoramas you’ve taken. Just choose Auto-Sized to print your photos with no cropping in sizes up to 36 inches wide. Or choose from a variety of square sizes.