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Organizing Basics

Duplicating Files

Mylio can allow you to duplicate an image with just a few clicks. This may be to have an edited version of a photo and an unedited version or to sort them differently in Folder view. By quickly and...

Understanding Flutter

Flutter allows you to see which photos are in a folder or album and easily set the cover of that folder or album. It is also a great way to show off your photos! When using Flutter, you will...

Confirm Drag and Drop Action

When using Mylio you may inadvertently drag and drop an image or folder onto another folder. Because Mylio is continuously syncing, this means your photos will be rearranged on your other devices as well. If this is something that...

Face Recognition

Mylio’s face recognition helps keep your photos organized by creating custom albums in the People view of your friends and family...

Set Folder, Album, or Event Cover

Keeping your photos organized is easy when you know what to expect when opening a folder, album, or event. This makes setting the cover image not only fun but also important in making your library easily navigable. When setting...

Renaming Files

Mylio allows you to rename a single image or a set of images to better understand what the photo is. When first importing, all file names will remain the same as they are on your camera or import device...

Editing Metadata

Editing your photo’s metadata is easy with Mylio. Making sure every photo is properly keyworded, has the correct date and time, and captioned correctly can save valuable time in the future when searching for the perfect photo. Mylio can...

Understanding Auto-Advance

Mylio’s auto-advance features allow for a quick and easy way to tag any set of photos – no matter the size. Auto-advance waits for you to rate, flag, label, or face-recognize an image before automatically showing you the next image....

Adjusting Time and Date for Photos or Sets of Photos

Mylio has powerful tools to help you keep your photos’ metadata correct and up to date. Mylio has two different ways to alter a photos capture date. Both options are chosen from Mylio’s Adjust Date and Time dialog: Open...

Setting Capture Dates For Photos Without an Exact Date

Sometimes you may have photos that you do not know an exact date for. Scanned photos, inherited photos, and computer images may require less of a defined capture date than the standard DAY/MONTH/YEAR TIME is designed for. In these...

Adding and Editing Keywords

Adding or editing keywords in Mylio is an easy way to keep all of your photos organized and easily searchable...

Auto-File Renaming

Mylio can quickly rename all of your files for your based off of file metadata...

Auto-Folder Organizing

Organizing your files by hand can be time consuming and tedious. Luckily with Mylio you can have your photos' metadata scanned and split into folders automatically...

Show in Finder / Show in File Explorer

Finding your original photos within your computer’s file structure is easy in Mylio: Locate a photo or video in Mylio you wish to display in Finder / File Explorer. Right-click on the photo, video or folder in Mylio and...

Free Up Space on Camera Roll or Media Library

Mylio can help clear up space in your device’s Camera Roll or Media Library once the original image has been imported and protected to Mylio. In order to do this, Mylio needs to ensure your photo is protected by...

Remove vs. Delete

Mylio is a powerful tool that gives you direct control over your file system. Because of this, it is important to know the difference between removing a file and deleting it. Removing a folder in Mylio will remove the...

Creating Slideshows

Slideshows are a great way to showcase your favorite photos to your friends and family. Mylio has two ways to create slideshows: automatic slideshows and manual slideshows. Creating an automatic slideshow in Mylio allows you to quickly display a...

Guest Mode

Guest Mode is an option that allows you to put a device with Mylio installed in a "view only" mode, allowing others to look through your photos while preventing them from editing, moving, or deleting photos...

Understanding Safe File System Delete

  What is Safe File System Delete? Mylio’s Safe File System Delete is an option available in the Source Folders settings to ensure your data remains safe. When Safe File System Delete (Safe Delete for short) is off, Mylio...

Moving Files and Folders

Organizing files between folders and albums is an essential part of keeping your Mylio Library and overall photo library clean. Mylio offers multiple distinct ways of moving your files between folders. Drag and drop – If moving folders in...