An Overview of Interface

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Mylio’s interfaces are designed to be easily navigable and highly functional. Both the Desktop and Mobile interfaces allow you to access the vast majority of Mylio’s features. Mylio also makes it easy to toggle between the two interfaces if a specific feature is unavailable in the mobile interface. Knowing your tools and where to find them is integral to becoming successful in using Mylio. Below is a diagram of Mylio’s basic interfaces, and a short description of each feature.

Desktop Interface

Mylio’s Desktop Interface

 

  • Library Media Count – The number of photos and videos that you had added to Mylio.
  • Progress – If Mylio is working on something, you can see what it is here. Syncing, updating, face tagging… they’ll all be listed here.
  • Your Images – The main view in Mylio. This section is always open and displaying your memories front and center.
  • Image Protection Status – How protected Mylio thinks your photos are. Mylio is designed around having 3 copies of your original photos on different devices with one in an offsite location.
  • Dashboard – A list of all devices on your account and their current protection and sync status. Also, a place for notifications when Mylio has something you should know.
  • Import Button – Opens the import menu and allows you to import from your machine, Facebook, Flickr, cameras, SD cards, and more.
  • Navigation Panel – Mylio’s Navigation Panel generally houses different Mylio views, your settings, and a help button to contact support.
  • Toggle Navigation Panel – Opens and closes to Navigation Panel.
  • Toggle Rating Bar – The Rating Bar allows for you to easily tag photos with star ratings, color labels, and flags.
  • Add New Folder – In folder view, you can use this button to create new folders for your photos. In album view, this creates new albums.
  • Share/Export – Share your selected media to email, Flickr, Facebook, or a printer.
  • Rotate left/right – Rotate the currently selected image left or right. These commands will only be present when a photo is selected.
  • Delete – Delete a photo from Mylio and the file system on all devices.
  • Show Mylio Clipboard – Opens the Mylio Clipboard, which allows for a temporary storage space while moving photos around in Mylio
  • Actions – Shows of series of actions that you can take on your current selection. This includes selecting, moving, deleting, and adding to an album.
  • Toggle Details Panel – Opens and closes the Details panel.
  • Details Panel – Mylio’s Details panel allows you to view and change details about your selection.
  • Sync – The Sync panel is the center of Mylio and allows for full control of moving your photos between all of your devices.
  • Edit – Make your best photos look even better by using Mylio’s Edit panel to make a small or major adjustment to any photo.
  • Places – View location data or assign a new location to a photo or set of photos.
  • People – Tag the people in a photo to separate them into automatic folders in People view.
  • Info – Detailed metadata about your images. Edit keywords, captions, title, and copyright information.
  • View – Alter the view settings for the center panel.
  • Search – Search through your photos and folders to find the perfect memory.

Mobile Interface

Mylio’s Mobile Interface

 

  • Toggle Navigation Panel – Switch your current view to see folders, albums, calendar, events, people, or places. You can also access settings, help, and your media count from here.
  • Progress – If Mylio is working on something, you can see what it is here. Syncing, updating, face tagging… they’ll all be listed here.
  • Your Images – The main view in Mylio. This section is always open and displaying your memories front and center.
  • Dashboard – The Dashboard is the list of devices and their status at the bottom of the Navigation panel.
  • Import Button (Not Pictured) – Mylio’s Import button can be found in settings when in mobile view.
  • Rate Selected Photo – By rating a photo in mobile view, you are assigning it a 4-star value, or “favoriting” it.
  • Share/Export – Share your selected media to email, Flickr, Facebook, or a printer.
  • Rotate left/right – Rotate the currently selected image left or right. These commands will only be present when a photo is selected.
  • Edit – Display the editing options for the selected photo.
  • Delete – Complete delete a photo from Mylio and the file system on all devices.
  • Toggle Info Panel – Opens the Info panel for the selected media, which contains metadata details about the selection.
  • Actions – Shows of series of actions that you can take on your current selection. This includes selecting, moving, deleting, and adding to an album.
  • View – Alter the view settings for the center panel.
  • Search – Search through your photos and folders to find the perfect memory.

 

Switching Between Interfaces

Mylio is all about flexibility, so we make it easy to switch between Mobile and Desktop interfaces on any platform.

  1. Select Settings from within the Navigation panel.
  2. Open the Appearance menu.
  3. The top of the Appearance menu allows you to toggle between Desktop and Mobile interface.

 

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