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iPhoto Buddy for Mac

Use multiple photo libraries with iPhoto.

Free
In English
Version 1.3.8
4.6
Based on 39 user rates

iPhoto Buddy overview

iPhoto Buddy allows you to use more than one photo library with Apple's iPhoto as well as with its companion programs, iMovie and iDVD. The advantages of splitting your one huge photo library into multiple, smaller ones include improved iPhoto performance, increased flexibility in organizing your digital photo collection, and a consistency with most other Mac applications that allow their respective data to be store in as many files (documents) as you like.

iPhoto Buddy uses a simple, streamlined interface that was inspired by iPhoto itself. Anyone that has used iPhoto will immediately feel right at home using iPhoto Buddy. It truly is a companion application--a real buddy!

What’s new in version 1.3.8

Version 1.3.8:
  • Corrected a bug that caused the iPhoto Buddy Menu item in Buddy's Preferences to be disabled when running under OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Addressed several minor cosmetic issues when running under OS X 10.10 Yosemite.
  • Other minor performance/compatibility improvements.

iPhoto Buddy for Mac

Free
In English
Version 1.3.8
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4.6

(59 Reviews of iPhoto Buddy)

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mike-219
mike-219
Mar 29 2017
1.3.8
5.0
Mar 29 2017
5.0
Version: 1.3.8
iPhoto Buddy is an essential part of my publishing business. Each issue of Practical Farm Ideas www.farmideas.co.uk has its own photo library. The magazine has been going for 25 years, 4 issues a year, so I have 100 libraries each named with vol and issue i.e. 25-4 (my latest issue). All the pics I take are in the right issue library and each is divided into events and pics rated, and the whole lot backed up on an external drive. My problem comes with forced upgrades of the OS. iPhoto worked fine and fast on Snow Leopard 10.6.8 but it is very slow since the computer repair people upgraded the OS to 10.9.4. Loading each library now takes an age and reports of Photo have been very mixed. I'd like to thank iPhoto Buddy for creating such a simple to use and effective program which has all I need. Can't be improved.
Fultonkbd
Fultonkbd
Dec 5 2014
1.3.8
5.0
Dec 5 2014
5.0
Version: 1.3.8
Great tool I wouldn't want to live without. I just downloaded the latest version for Mac OS Yosemite. I have donated a couple times over the years I have used this. If you use this tool definitely donate. The developer has keep it "Free" for years and regularly updates it.
f1-manchester
f1-manchester
Jun 13 2012
1.3.6
4.5
Jun 13 2012
4.5
Version: 1.3.6
I just found out about this program few days ago. I don't know how I have been living with out it. It's brilliant. Will be donating soon. Please keep up the good work.
docwong
docwong
May 18 2012
1.3.6
4.5
May 18 2012
4.5
Version: 1.3.6
I'd definitely rate this a 5/5!!! It does just what I want it to, organizing all of my photos and video clips! Man, what do you do with a TB of photos??? What a mess it was before! Now it's all good. And now with the updates, even better. Thanks Rick for sharing. I finally did my donation and you should too!!!
Studiodave56
Studiodave56
Feb 16 2012
1.3.6
5.0
Feb 16 2012
5.0
Version: 1.3.6
With the menu bar icon and the ability to switch on the fly while iPhoto is running I will find myself using this for a lot of things I want to keep separate. I only have 7,000 photos but deciding them up will make it nice. That is just the iPhoto part I haven't even started looking into the iMovie or iDVD part. Having it also work with iTunes would be very nice, hint, hint.
mike-219
mike-219
Mar 29 2017
5.0
Mar 29 2017
5.0
Version: null
Fultonkbd
Fultonkbd
Dec 5 2014
5.0
Dec 5 2014
5.0
Version: null
Mshibatani
Mshibatani
Nov 30 2014
0.5
Nov 30 2014
0.5
Version: null
Eat-A-Peach
Eat-A-Peach
Apr 19 2014
3.5
Apr 19 2014
3.5
Version: null
Kluijten
Kluijten
Jan 5 2014
3.5
Jan 5 2014
3.5
Version: null
Stuward
Stuward
Sep 3 2013
4.0
Sep 3 2013
4.0
Version: null
Overeater
Overeater
Dec 14 2012
4.5
Dec 14 2012
4.5
Version: null
f1-manchester
f1-manchester
Jun 13 2012
4.5
Jun 13 2012
4.5
Version: null
docwong
docwong
May 18 2012
4.5
May 18 2012
4.5
Version: null
Studiodave56
Studiodave56
Feb 16 2012
5.0
Feb 16 2012
5.0
Version: null
Pyroplastic
Pyroplastic
Dec 10 2011
5.0
Dec 10 2011
5.0
Version: null
Excellentone
Excellentone
Aug 16 2011
3.0
Aug 16 2011
3.0
Version: null
ben-marko
ben-marko
Aug 2 2011
4.5
Aug 2 2011
4.5
Version: null
Gpllp
Gpllp
Feb 6 2011
4.5
Feb 6 2011
4.5
Version: null
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Nov 27 2010
5.0
Nov 27 2010
5.0
Version: null
Morpher
Morpher
Sep 19 2010
5.0
Sep 19 2010
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-tapir-4683
anonymous-tapir-4683
Jan 20 2010
5.0
Jan 20 2010
5.0
Version: null
Yosemitesam
Yosemitesam
Oct 24 2009
5.0
Oct 24 2009
5.0
Version: null
Vajra7
Vajra7
May 17 2009
5.0
May 17 2009
5.0
Version: null
Doglover2113
Doglover2113
Feb 18 2009
5.0
Feb 18 2009
5.0
Version: null
Kevin-Leigh
Kevin-Leigh
Feb 10 2009
5.0
Feb 10 2009
5.0
Version: null
Tabarnhart
Tabarnhart
Feb 8 2009
5.0
Feb 8 2009
5.0
Version: null
k8jb
k8jb
Feb 7 2009
5.0
Feb 7 2009
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Apr 19 2008
5.0
Apr 19 2008
5.0
Version: null
Smksensei
Smksensei
Nov 26 2007
5.0
Nov 26 2007
5.0
Version: null
Fnerph
Fnerph
Sep 12 2007
5.0
Sep 12 2007
5.0
Version: null
Simonesdad
Simonesdad
Aug 17 2007
5.0
Aug 17 2007
5.0
Version: null
Drs75
Drs75
Apr 11 2006
5.0
Apr 11 2006
5.0
Version: null
Tennisman1939
Tennisman1939
Dec 26 2005
5.0
Dec 26 2005
5.0
Version: null
birdalmy
birdalmy
Oct 23 2005
5.0
Oct 23 2005
5.0
Version: null
Fgail
Fgail
Jul 25 2005
4.3
Jul 25 2005
4.3
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jul 22 2005
4.8
Jul 22 2005
4.8
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Jul 1 2005
4.5
Jul 1 2005
4.5
Version: null
Timplaster
Timplaster
Jun 9 2005
5.0
Jun 9 2005
5.0
Version: null
Jwilson13
Jwilson13
Jan 27 2004
5.0
Jan 27 2004
5.0
Version: null
Cali¿s
Cali¿s
Jan 11 2004
5.0
Jan 11 2004
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Dec 18 2003
5.0
Dec 18 2003
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Dec 13 2003
5.0
Dec 13 2003
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Sep 30 2003
5.0
Sep 30 2003
5.0
Version: null