Archive for February 16th, 2016

by Tom Nelson

iPhoto stores all of the images it imports in a single photo library. It can actually work with multiple photo libraries, although only a single photo library can be open at any one time. But even with this limitation, using multiple iPhoto libraries is a great way to organize your images, especially if you have a very large collection; large collections of images have been known to slow down iPhoto’s performance.


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Creating multiple photo libraries can be a great solution if you have a large number of photos, and need an easier way to manage them. For example, if you run a home-based business, you might want to keep business-related photos in a different photo library than personal photos. Or, if you tend to go a little crazy taking photos of your pets, as we do, you might want to give them their own photo library.

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