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Photos Workbench
Photos Workbench
Photos Workbench free download for Mac

Photos Workbench

Version 1.0.2

Organize, Rate, and Compare your Photos.

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Photos Workbench overview

Photos Workbench is a companion application to Apple Photos on macOS. You can use Photos Workbench to browse your photos library: view albums, filter and sort photos, and organize photos into albums.

Photos Workbench has unique capabilities to help you organize and find your photos:

  • Batch change titles. Give photos descriptive names
    • Create names by formula. Example: "Hawaii 2022_12_01 - Maui No. 018"
    • Find and replace text
  • Add location information with minimal effort
    • Drag-and-drop photos onto a large map
    • Geocode automatically from a GPS track log
    • Incremental geocoding workflow to accurately place photos with minimal map movement
  • Use star ratings to classify and find photos by their relative quality or relevance
    • Filter albums to see only the best shots
    • Star ratings translate to keywords in Apple Photos
  • Apply keywords
    • “Keyword Palette” buttons to assign keywords with one click
    • Ready-made and custom collections for a consistent vocabulary
    • Keyboard shortcuts to tag photos with a single keystroke

The “Compare” function helps find the best image in a series of photos or variants of the same image.

Photos Workbench shows two photos side-by-side. This way, you can easily compare them. The first image is the best photo evaluated so far. If you like the second picture better, it moves to the first place. You can then compare it with the next candidate. When you reject a candidate, a new one moves up. Repeat the process until you have viewed all photos. What remains is the photo that has performed best in all comparisons.

What’s new in version 1.0.2

Updated on Mar 08 2023

  • Added a slider to zoom the grid view
  • Added a slider to synchronously zoom photos in compare mode
  • Added menu items to zoom in and out
  • Fixes a bug where Photos Workbench failed to read timestamps in certain GPX files





5.8 MB



App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 12 or later
  • System Photos library
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