How To Move Photos From Photos App To A Folder On Mac And Vice Versa

If you have a large collection of photos in the Photos app on your Mac and want to move them to a folder, you can follow these simple steps in this article. It will also tell you how to move the photos files in a mac folder to the Photos app.

1. How To Move Photos From Photos App To A Folder On Mac Steps.

  1. Open the Photos app on your Mac.
  2. Select the photos you want to move by clicking on them while holding down the Command key.
  3. Once you have selected all the photos you want to move, click the File —> Export —> Export < photos_number > Photos menu item.
  4. You can configure the exported photos kind, photos info, file naming data in the popup dialog window.
  5. Then click the Export button to open the select export folder window.
  6. Select a target folder where you want to save the photos in the window, then click the Export button in the bottom right corner of the window.
  7. The selected photos will now be exported from the Photos app and saved in the folder you selected.
  8. Congratulations! You have successfully moved photos from the Photos app to a folder on your Mac.

2. How To Move Photos From A Mac Folder To Photos App Steps.

  1. If you have saved your photos in a folder on your Mac and now want to move them back to the Photos app, follow these simple steps.
  2. Open the Photos app on your Mac.
  3. Click on File in the menu bar at the top of the screen and select Import.
  4. In the import window, navigate to the folder where your photos are saved and select the photos you want to import.
  5. Click on the Review for Import button at the bottom of the window to preview the selected photos.
  6. If you are satisfied with the photos, select the photos in the Import window.
  7. then it will show 2 buttons on the window top right corner, one is Import < selected_photo_number > Selected, the other is Import All New Photos.
  8. Click on the Import All New Photos button to import the photos to the Photos app.
  9. Alternatively, you can select individual photos and click on the Import button to import only those selected photos.
  10. Once the import process is complete, the imported photos will be available in the Photos app Imports section.

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