PowerPhotos
PowerPhotos
1.8.5

4.1

PowerPhotos free download for Mac

PowerPhotos

26 August 2020

Manage and find duplicates in multiple Photos libraries.

Overview

PowerPhotos allows you to break up your Photos.app images among multiple Photos libraries, rather than having to store all of them in one giant library. You can easily switch between libraries, or just browse the photos in your libraries directly from PowerPhotos, without having to open each library in Photos.

PowerPhotos also supports searching across all your libraries at once to help track down a particular photo. If you use iCloud Photo Library to sync photos with your other devices, splitting up your library can help save on iCloud storage costs. Use a single library to hold a smaller collection that you sync with iCloud, while keeping the bulk of your photos in separate libraries so they don't take up space on iCloud. PowerPhotos can analyze your libraries for duplicate photos, showing them to you side-by-side and letting you get rid of extra copies of photos that you no longer need.

What's new in PowerPhotos

Version 1.8.5:
  • Improved progress display during long duplicate searches
  • Fixed a bug where excluding the PowerPhotos duplicate trash from a duplicate search wouldn't work
  • Improved the error message shown when trying to copy a library to a disk without enough free space
  • Fixes a bug where calculating an album's size would use unnecessary CPU
  • Fixed an issue that could occasionally cause PowerPhotos to crash on launch when iCloud Photos with "Optimize Mac Storage" option is enabled
  • Added a criterion to choose duplicate keepers based on whether the photo is a Live Photo
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11 Reviews of PowerPhotos

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5
Thresher-the-Shark
26 June 2019
Version: 1.6.2

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Software that's worth its wait in gold. Immediately purchased the first time it saved me several hours of work. Frequently updated by developer to resolve issues and maintain compatibility.
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johnleslielancaster
27 August 2020
Version: 1.8.5
Has very good reviews and I would purchase, but it is not compatible with the older versions of Mac.
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5
Gantzerc
18 January 2020
Version: 1.7.8
It has helped when I needed it.
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bdikkat
25 December 2019
Version: 1.7.7
... or just hold down the option key while launching the Photos app ..
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5
Thresher-the-Shark
26 June 2019
Version: 1.6.2
Software that's worth its wait in gold. Immediately purchased the first time it saved me several hours of work. Frequently updated by developer to resolve issues and maintain compatibility.
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5
Jim-Leff
21 May 2019
Version: 1.6.1
Really good and useful app. And unusually solicitous, smart, and generous support. I'm happy to pay a few extras for the safety net of great support (and for software that's robust, smart, and diligently updated). You get what you pay for!
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4.5
baxsur
17 May 2018
Version: 1.4.1
Nice!
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2.5
Psycleracer15
05 April 2018
Version: 1.3.8
MacOS 10.13.4 appears to break PowerPhotos. I have been trying to merge two libraries and have let PowerPhotos run for two days and it just keeps running. It indicates that it has produced a merged library but the library is empty. Perhaps I am doing something wrong? I don't want to give it an unfair star-rating but MacUpdate requires some kind of rating.
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Dominikhoffmann
01 September 2016
Version: 1.1.9
The developer states that PowerPhotos (unlike its predecessor iPhoto Library Manager) cannot copy faces and geolocation data along with the images. He attributes this to a lack of published API hooks for handling such manipulations on image in a Photos library. That’s very disappointing. I have contacted Apple through http://www.apple.com/feedback/photos.html that I would like to see such calls be made available to developers such as Brian Webster of Fat Cat Software. I am not getting my hopes up of MacOS Sierra, though.
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Mikebenda
19 January 2016
Version: 1.1.5
As a long-time user of iPhoto Library Manager I paid the slightly-discounted upgrade price for this app as I wanted to merge my Photos library with an iPhoto library and delete duplicates. I migrated the iPhoto library but couldn't merge it as this app didn't recognize it as a Photos library. Then I ran the duplicate scan. It found quite a few duplicates — the problem is that they weren't all duplicates. Some of them that it marked as "duplicate" were very obviously different photos. Additionally, they were placed in a album without any obvious way to delete the photos. Sure, I could delete them from the album but what good would that do me? In the end, this app and the accompanying upgrade for the iPhoto Library Manager app were just a waste of my money.
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5
zaydon
17 September 2015
Version: 1.0.6
If you are running El Capitan the dev. has the 1.1 beta version up on their site. My quick review. Fantastic software already in v1. I was able to merge three iPhoto libraries into one Photos library. PowerPhotos found all the duplicates and then finally I was able to easily select all the videos and copy them into a new library that I created on my NAS. I know this can do more but I haven't fully explored. Easy purchase.
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App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.14.0 or later
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