Updating iphoto library
If you haven’t done so, make sure you set up i Cloud Photo Library on your i OS device.Let us know if you have moved your library from i Photo or Aperture to Photos and what your impressions are in the comments!If you were previously using i Photo or Aperture, after clicking Getting Started, it detects your i Photo and Aperture libraries. Once you select the library, it presents the option to set up i Cloud Photo Library, Apple’s i Cloud-based photo and video syncing and storage service.This will allow you to sync all the Photos from your Mac and i OS device to each of your other devices, keeping your edits and albums in sync.Apple’s latest app Photos is now available for free as part of OS X 10.10.3 for Mac.
Once merged, related photos can be viewed in one place and unneeded items pruned out.Browsing and Merging Multiple Libraries Sometimes you have multiple copies of your i Photo Library on one or more disks, backups from older computers at different times.Some may have unique contents, others may be redundant, how can you tell?Your old photo libraries will still stay on your Mac if you decide you want to use i Photo or Aperture for doing something.One might still want to use Aperture because it is a lot more advanced with support for plug-ins and more for professional photographers, with powerful editing tools and built-in support to use external editors.
Here’s how to migrate your photo library to the new Photos app from i Photo or Aperture, both of which will no longer receive support for software updates going forward: After pressing Get Started in the blue box as seen above, you have two different options.