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Duplicating Files

Mylio allows you to duplicate an image with a few clicks, allow you to create a second copy of the image. This may be to have an edited version of a photo and an unedited version or to sort...

Understanding Folder View

What Are Folders? Folders are one of the primary means of organization in Mylio. Folders allow you to directly manipulate your files inside and outside of Mylio so that the changes you make are not Mylio specific. Depending on your setup your...

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...

Importing with Copy

Mylio has a variety of Import options that will bring your photos into the Mylio Library...

Understanding Life Calendar

Mylio’s Life Calendar is a unique view that displays your photos on a calendar in combination with events from your life. Events can be populated a number of ways, either manually in Mylio or from being imported directly from...

Importing from an External Drive

Mylio can utilize external drives in multiple ways with your Mylio Library. This includes importing photos from your external drive to your machine, displaying the photos on your external drive without copying them to your machine or even protecting the...

Importing Facebook Photos

Importing your photos from Facebook is a quick and easy way to populate your Mylio library with some of your favorite photos. Using Mylio’s Facebook Album import will copy any photos that you want from your Facebook albums directly...

Importing Flickr photos

Importing your photos from Flickr is a quick and easy way to populate your Mylio library with some of your favorite photos. Using Mylio’s Flickr import tool will copy your public photos directly into the Mylio Library from your...

Importing Google Photos and Picasa Photos

Importing from Google services like Picasa or Google Photos is easy with Mylio’s Google import tool. This tool allows you to select any album that is stored in Picasa on the web or Google Photos for import to Mylio....

Understanding Syncing with Mylio

Keeping all of your memories on all of your devices is easy with Mylio. Syncing allows each of your devices, whether it be computers, phones, tablets or external hard drives to always have the same information. Syncing also ensures...

Protecting Media to Amazon Drive

Mylio allows you to easily protect your photos to the cloud by backing up your library with Amazon Drive...

Understanding Calendar View

Mylio’s Calendar view is a unique, fun, and powerful way to view and locate your photos. Calendar view, unlike Albums view and Folders view, is primarily an automated view that populates based on the metadata of your photos. This means...

Understanding People View

The People view in Mylio allows you to easily see your favorite photos of your family and friends in one, easy to read view. By tagging the people in your library, you are telling Mylio that this person is in...

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...

Creating, Editing, and Viewing Events

Events in Mylio are based on a designated date or range of dates. By creating an event, you are telling Mylio that all photos from the specific date(s) can be grouped together. Creating an event does not alter or move...

Customizing Calendar View

Customizing your calendar is an important step in ensuring that all of your photos are easily locatable. Mylio offers extensive customization of the calendar from a variety of menus. View Menu Customization Mylio allows for customization in Decade view,...

Using the Mylio Setup Wizard

When opening Mylio for the first time on a computer, you will be guided through setting up the application. The Mylio setup wizard can help you ensure that Mylio is properly configured. Signing In To get started with the...

The Rating Bar

 The Rating Bar in Mylio makes it easy to keep your photos organized. Use these tools to visually tag your photos into different categories. The Rating Bar can be opened easily by selecting the label/tag icon from the Quick Actions...

Coming from iPhoto

If you are currently using, or have previously used iPhoto, you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Albums in iPhoto are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain photos from several locations...

Coming from Aperture

If you have previously or are currently using Aperture you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Albums in Aperture are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain photos from several locations...

Mylio Quick Start Guide

Click here to download a printable version of this guide. Meet Mylio. The new home for all of your photos is as fun to learn as it is to use. We’ll walk you through the first steps of getting...

Using the Histogram

Mylio produces photo histograms. A histogram is a representative graph of pixel distribution within...

Integrating Mylio with Lightroom

Like Mylio, Lightroom is a non-destructive photo editing application. This means edits made in Lightroom are not written to the photo...

Exporting Photos to Flickr on a Computer or Tablet

Mylio allows users to share a single image, multiple images, albums and folders on Flickr. By uploading your images to Flickr, you can easily share your favorite photos via the web. Select the photos you would like to export....

Exporting Photos to a Folder for Sharing Outside Mylio

Mylio allows you to quickly and easily export images that are part of your library. These images can be shared with social media, websites, or printing services that are not part of Mylio’s built-in share options. Select the images...

Exporting Slideshows as Videos on a Computer

Creating slideshows is a fun and captivating way to share your recent photo trips, events, or that latest vacation to family and friends. With Mylio, you can export your slideshow as a video. Sharing your memories is now easier...

Exporting Photos with a Watermark

Applying a watermark is an essential way of keeping your photos protected when sharing online. Mylio allows for a customizable watermark to be added to your photo via the export menu. For full flexibility, each machine on your Mylio account...

Set Desktop Photo

Mylio makes it easy to set your desktop’s background image to any photo that you are currently viewing in Mylio. Here is how: Open Mylio and locate the photo you wish to make your background image. Select the share...

Sharing Photos on a Phone

In Mylio you can share your photos, folders, albums, and videos using the built-in iOS or Android sharing options. This makes it convenient to email photos, iMessage or text message photos, utilize iCloud Photo Sharing, and even send photos...

Sharing Photos to Flickr on a Phone

As part of Mylio’s mobile interface, you can seamlessly interact with the Flickr Mobile application. Exporting your photos to Flickr allows you to easily share your favorite photos via the web. In order for you to export your photos to...

Sharing Photos to Instagram on a Phone

Sharing your photos on Instagram with Mylio is easy, quick, and just a few taps away. Select the photo that you would like to share to Instagram by tapping and holding on it in grid view, or by opening...

Printing Photos on a Phone

Mylio’s print feature allows you to print photos right from your phone. This makes sharing photos with your family and friends easier than ever. Open Mylio and select the photo or range of photos you wish to print. Select...

Hiding Specific Folders or Media from Life Calendar

Mylio allows you to hide specific, unwanted media from Events view, Calendar view, and slideshows to ensure that only desired photos are found when browsing with those views. Hiding specific content from Events, Calendar, and Slideshows does not remove the content...

The Search Bar

Searching for photos, videos, folders, albums, or just about anything is easy in Mylio...

What’s New in Mylio?

We’ve released an update to Mylio bringing several new features as well as adding some stability improvements. See your photo library in a whole new way! Mylio features a brand new user interface highlighting the best ways to edit...

Troubleshooting: Importing Apple Photos, iPhoto, or Aperture Libraries to a Computer That Does Not Have Enough Internal Storage

If you’re an iPhoto, Photos, or Aperture user and transitioning to Mylio, you may find that you do not have enough space on your internal drive to fully import your library. Since Mylio requires that you copy the images...

No Sound on Video Playback

Mylio for iOS uses iOS’s built-in video player when playing back synced videos within Mylio. The system video player obeys the Ringer/Mute switch on the side of the iPhone (or in the Control Center for iPads) for audio playback....

Mylio Change Log and Version Release Notes

Updated: October 31st, 2018 Version: 3.2 Release Date: October 31st, 2018 Mac Build: 5511 Windows Build: 5511 iOS Build: 5511 Android Build: 5511 New UI featuring dark mode Expanded life calendar Full screen Map New filter New batch face...

The View Menu

The View menu allows you to change how your photos are viewed in Mylio’s main viewing area. The View menu has different options depending on what View you’re currently in. Below, you can select any View to see some...

The Mylio Clipboard

The Mylio Clipboard allows you to quickly and easily store photos temporarily for moving between folders, albums, or other views. Opening the Mylio Clipboard is easy – simply select the Show Mylio Clipboard icon at the bottom of the Quick...

The Actions Menu

The Actions menu is an easy to find menu that dynamically changes based off of your view and selection. The Actions menu will include popular commands like move, delete, and add to album. This article will discuss some of...

Troubleshooting: What is Cache and How Do I Clear It?

Mylio’s cache is designed as a temporary holding area in case photo Sync Policies are adjusted accidentally, or photos are temporarily stored on that device to be moved elsewhere. Photos that are cached are designated with a green squiggly...

Mylio and CaptureOne

As of this time, Capture One is not part of our import, export or editing process. The interoperability between both applications would have to be on the file system level. With that being said, changes made to a local...

Troubleshooting: RAW Camera Support

Mylio supports an ever-growing number of RAW file types. Below is a list of cameras that are officially supported by Mylio. Canon   Leica   Fuji   Nikon   Olympus   Panasonic   Pentax   Samsung   Sony

Adjusting White Balance

White balance is defined as the “true white” for a photo. It helps a camera predict what all other colors will be within an image. If an image’s white balance is off, the image may appear too cool or...

Editing with Tone Tools

Mylio allows you to make adjustments to your photo in many different ways. Adjusting each tone slider individually can bring your photo to new heights. You can pop shadows, increase or decrease contrast or exposure, change your highlight points,...

Auto-Enhance Photos

Making your amazing photos even more amazing is easy with Mylio’s auto-enhance tool. Using this tool asks Mylio to make smart, beautiful edits to your photo so you don’t have to. Using the Auto-Enhance Tool Locate the photo you...

The Crop Tool

Mylio’s crop tool allows you to restrict your image to the desired size while removing unwanted aspects of the photo. Select an image and open the Edit section of the Details panel. Select the crop tool icon at the top...

Fixing Red Eye

Red-eye removal helps you edit your images when flash, or light in an image has created the effect of your subject having red eyes. Select the image that you want to fix and open the Edit section of the Details...

Rotating Photos

Rotating or straightening an image is easy with Mylio. Open an image that needs to be rotated. Select the rotate icon within the Quick Actions Bar. If your image is not straight and needs to be rotated, you can...

Troubleshooting: Updating Mylio

Keeping Mylio up to date means that you always have the newest features and tools at your fingertips. If an update for Mylio is available, you will be prompted to install the update automatically. If you decline to update...

Importing and Manipulating PDFs

With Mylio, you can import, view, and replicate PDFs allowing you to carry important documents with you wherever you are. This article will walk you through viewing and manipulating PDFs in Mylio. Mylio can import PDF documents in the same ways that...

Mylio and Cloud Synchronization Services (Dropbox, OneDrive, Box)

At this time, Mylio is designed to sync with two cloud synchronization services: Amazon Drive / Amazon Photos Google Drive Combining unsupported synchronization services like Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, and Mylio is not currently supported. Doing so can cause a...

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...

Troubleshooting: Reset Editing Presets to Default State

If your presets have been altered and you wish to revert them to their default state, this can easily be done from within Mylio’s Settings. Please note that perform this action will: Remove any user-created custom presets. Revert any preset...

Troubleshooting: iPhoto Library Not Listed or Greyed Out When Trying to Import

Your iPhoto Library may not be automatically detected by Mylio when using the iPhoto import tool. You can use the “Other Library…” option to manually locate the iPhoto Library. If the iPhoto Library is grayed out when selecting from...

Troubleshooting: Photos Library Shows as 0 Photos When Running Photos Import

In some cases, Mylio may show your Photos Library as having no images to import when using the automatic photo import tool. This can generally be resolved by adding a “.photoslibrary” extension to the Photo Library. This can be...

List of Lightroom Edits Supported by Mylio

Mylio supports a select number of edits from Lightroom. We are constantly looking to improve our editing...

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...

Open Photos in Mylio from Other Apps on iOS

Some iOS apps will allow you to send photos directly to Mylio for iOS. This allows you to save images, videos, and PDFs into Mylio without the file needing to be available in your Camera Roll. Once imported, the...

Mylio Sync Settings

The Sync & Connectivity menu allows you to view and manage all of your current sync settings on your Mylio device...

Copy and Paste Edits

Mylio allows you to quickly make the same set of edits to a photo that you did on a previous image. Edit a photo and decide that you want to copy its the edits to other images. Select the...

Creating and Using Presets

Mylio allows you to create presets of your favorite edits so they can easily be applied to any of your photos...

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 Map View

Mylio’s Map view is a beautiful and informative way of organizing your photos. Your photos will be pinned on a map of Earth, outlining all of the locations where you’ve taken photos and how many photos you have in...

Troubleshooting: Signing in With a Different Facebook / Social Account

Open Mylio and select Settings from the View menu. Select Account settings. Locate the “Clear Access” buttons found within this panel for Flickr, Facebook, Google, and Amazon. Mylio uses your web browser’s cache and cookie system to hold the...

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...

How to Use Brushes

Brushes in Mylio allow for flexibility in editing specific parts of a photo while not affecting other parts...

Popular Uses for Brushes

Brushes can be used in many ways to enhance a photo or fix small mistakes during shooting. Here are some popular ways to use brushes...

Troubleshooting: How to Reset Educational Messages

In some instances, Mylio may display educational messaging to help you better understand a feature you have selected. These messages are viewable one time and, when dismissed, will not be shown again. If you wish to reset educational messaging...

Reset All Edits

While editing a photo in Mylio you have the option to reset all edits. The ‘reset all edits’ button is a large red button at the bottom of the Edit section of the Details Panel. This action can be...

Error Message: “This feature is not available in your version of Mylio”

In some instances, you may attempt to use a feature that is not available in your version of Mylio. Mylio currently offers three plans, each with their own feature availability. If you receive the message “This feature is not...

Mylio Hotspot

This feature allows Mylio to create a private network when there is no internet access (or syncing is not available on the current network) and have Mylio sync...

Understanding XMP Files

XMP files (extensible metadata platform) are an industry standard format for holding additional metadata about your files. Mylio utilizes XMP files to efficiently move edit and file information between your devices. Mylio may create an XMP file for an image...

Understanding Mylio for iOS and Android

Mylio for iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) is a fully featured version of Mylio that gives you all of the benefits that Mylio has to offer, all for free. Unlike other devices, iOS devices offer… Up to 12 iOS...

Mylio Feature Comparison

Learn all about the differences in each of the Mylio plans to find the perfect home for you and your photos...

Editing Mylio Photos in Other apps

Mylio includes an advanced set of editing tools to fully edit your photo. However, in some instances, you may want to use another photo editing application that you currently have installed. Luckily,  Mylio makes it easy to open up...

New to Photo Management Software

Welcome to Mylio! The new home for all of your photos, videos, media, and more. Mylio helps you organize, edit, protect, and share all of your memories quickly and easily – from any device. If this is your first...

Creating Notes in Mylio

  In some instances, you may wish to create a text file within Mylio. This may be useful to take quick notes or record information that then syncs between your devices. Mylio can create .txt files that sync your...

Troubleshooting: Edit in Lightroom Does Not Work

If you are using the Edit in Lightroom feature and Lightroom is not responding or no action seems to be taken by Mylio, please ensure that you have an Original copy of the photo on that device. Mylio is not...

Troubleshooting: Reset Faces On Specific Image

If a photo is accidentally ignored or has is mistagged by Mylio, these steps will force Mylio to rescan the photo and allow fix known issues. Note that this does not untag previously tagged faces. Open Mylio and locate...