Photos for Mac: Photos overview

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Photos overview

Photos is built for the way you take, organize, and enjoy your photos today. Find out what you can do here.

Get your photos and videos into Photos

Connect your camera or iOS device, then click your camera or device under Import in the sidebar to import photos and videos. Learn more.

Photos window with the Import pane showing

See your photos by time and place

The Photos pane shows all your photos, grouped by when and where you took them. Learn more.

Photos window showing collections

Make memories

Photos can help you celebrate great days and memorable events by automatically grouping your photos into memories. Share them with family and friends. Learn more.

Photos window showing Memories

Edit like a pro

Give your pictures just the right look. Double-click a photo to view it, then click the Edit button in the toolbar. Use the editing tools to crop and straighten, remove red-eye or blemishes, improve light and color, and more. Learn more.

Photo with the edit tools showing

Get creative

You can showcase your photos by making beautiful photo books, cards, and calendars, and also order prints in a variety of sizes.

Photos window showing book pages laid out

See all your photos, everywhere

With iCloud Photo Library, you can keep all your photos and videos safely stored and up to date in Photos on your Mac. Learn more.

iPhone, Mac, and iPad windows showing similar Photos windows
Published Date: Sep 15, 2017