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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....

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...

Importing with Copy Folders

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

Understanding Places View

Many cameras, including cell phones, will include GPS data in the photo’s metadata. This makes it easy to know just where the photo was taken, and provides a valuable, and automatic, way for you to sort your photos. Mylio’s...

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 Auto-Advance

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

Troubleshooting: Manually Adding GPS Data to Photos Outside of Mylio

Mylio’s Places feature reads your photos metadata to find GPS coordinates and automatically sort your photos. In some instances you may wish to add GPS data to your photos so that Mylio can sort them. This functionality is planned...

What’s New in Mylio?

  We’ve released a small update to Mylio 3.0 that addresses a few immediate issues and adds support for a few new cameras. Mylio 3.0 is a major upgrade, please see the release notes below this if you are...

Mylio Change Log and Version Release Notes

Updated: December 8th, 2017 Version: 3.0r Release Date: December 8th, 2017 Mac Build: 4841 Windows Build: 4841 iOS Build: 4841 Android Build: 4841 Fixed an issue that may have caused Amazon and Google Drive to re-upload previously synced images to the cloud. Fixed...

Duplicating Photos

There are several reasons why you might want to duplicate a photo. The main reason that having a duplicate photo is relevant is to have a completely unedited copy and a version of a photo that you can make...

Mylio Quick Start Guide

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 your photos imported, protected and on all of your devices.

Understanding Folder View

What are folders? Folders are 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. Folder view in Mylio is where...

Set Desktop Photo

Wouldn’t it be great if your favorite photo could be easy seen whenever you use your computer, even with Mylio closed? Mylio makes it easy to set your desktop’s background image to any photo that you are currently viewing...

Understanding Flutter

Flutter is an easy way 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 the...

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...

An Overview of Mylio’s Mobile Interface

Note: Some of the information on this page may be relevant only to paid Mylio subscribers. Learn more about the benefits of upgrading your Mylio account here. Mylio’s interfaces are designed to be easily navigable and highly functional. Both...

Confirm Drag and Drop

When using Mylio on your mobile device, 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 computer as well. If this...

Understanding Life Calendar

Mylio’s Life Calendar is a unique view that combines both the Calendar View and the Event View to create an easily navigable timeline of your photos that are marked and organized inside of important events. With a populated Life...

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 Event View

Mylio’s Event View allows for extensive customization to ensure that you enjoy using and navigating your events. Most customization is done from the View Menu at the top right of the center panel. Sort By / View Menu Options Sort...

Protecting Your Photos

What does “Protection” means? Mylio is designed with the protection your memories in mind. To do this, Mylio relies on a popular protection method called “3-3-2”. The 3-3-2 protection method is based around having 3 copies of your data...

Thumbnails, Previews and Originals

Choosing the correct photo size and quality for your device is an important step when first setting up Mylio. While this decision can be changed at any time, you are initially deciding in which quality you would like to...

The Ratings Bar

Rating Photos in Desktop View  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...

Understanding Syncing with Mylio

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

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...

The Search Bar

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

Known Issue: Removed People Tags in Mylio are Re-added When Lightroom Reads Metadata

When using a watched or Lightroom folder in Mylio to a Lightroom library you may experience issues when removing people tags in Mylio. For example: If you have tagged a person in Lightroom, and then remove the tag in...

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...

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 copy...

Protecting Media to Amazon Drive

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

Set Folder or Album Cover

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

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’s View Menu gives you overall calendar...

Renaming Files

As part of its organization process Mylio allows you to rename all of your photos. When first imported, all file names with be the same as they are on your camera or import device. However, by changing the image...

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

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...

Using the Histogram

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

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

Under both the histogram and white balance tools in the edit panel, there is a panel that says “tone.” Within tone there are sliders for Exposure, Contrast, Highlights, Shadows, Whites, Blacks, Clarity. Each one of these can be adjusted...

Editing with Treatment Tools

The treatment feature within Mylio allows you to color treat your photos. You are able to adjust the saturation, vibrancy and sharpness of your photo. You also have the option to convert your photo to black and white and...

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

The Crop Tool allows you to not only cut your image to a desired size while remove unwanted aspect of the photo. Select an image and open the Edit panel. Select the crop tool icon at the top of the...

Fixing Red Eye

Red-Eye removal helps you edit your images when flash, or light in an image has created the affect of your subject having red eyes. Select the image that you want to fix and open the edit panel Zoom in large...

Editing Metadata

Editing your photo’s metadata is easy with Mylio. Making sure each 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. What metadata...

Find Photos Using Multiple Keywords

In Mylio, you can search for photos that contain only a single keyword or photos that contain multiple keywords. By default, when searching multiple keywords Mylio will return all photos with any of the supplied keywords. To search for...

Troubleshooting: Updating Mylio

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

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, with just a few clicks Mylio makes...

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. First, follow these steps to bring up the Time and Date picker…...

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...

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. Please note: if using the “Other Library…” option you will...

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...

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...

List of Lightroom Edits Supported by Mylio

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

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 time than the standard DAY/MONTH/YEAR TIME is designed for. In these...

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....

Sharing Photos Using the iOS Share Menu

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

The View Menu

The view menu allows you to change specifics about the center panel of Mylio. It can contain different information depending on your view, but let’s talk about its functions while in Folder view. Sort by – sort your photos...

The Mylio Clipboard

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

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. Select All – select all images...

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...

Rotating Photos

There are two basic ways to rotate an image: 1.Click to rotate 90 degrees. The single-click rotate basically turns your photo on one side or another. You can click the rotate left or rotate right buttons on the bottom...

Exporting Photos to Flickr On a Computer

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...

Copy and Paste Edits

  You can quickly make the same set of edits to a photo that you did on a previous image. With the first edited photo on-screen, click the “copy” button at the bottom of the edit panel. This selects...

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...

Search Modifiers

Note: Known issue surrounding search modifiers. Finding the right photo in a large library can be time-consuming. Mylio can help you locate the photo you’re looking for by narrowing down the results shown when searching for a photo! This...

Understanding Calendar View

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

Understanding People View

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

Using the Mylio Setup Wizard

When opening a new copy of Mylio 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...

Troubleshooting: Signing in With a Different Facebook / Social Account

Mylio uses your web browser’s cache and cookie system to hold the username and password for your social accounts. If you would like to sign in using a different account you can do so by clearing the cache for your operating...

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...

Understanding Brushes

Brushes in Mylio allow for flexible editing of your photos, focusing on one or multiple parts of the photo instead of the photo overall...

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...

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 slides and manual slideshows. Creating an automatic slideshow Creating an automatic slideshow in Mylio allows you...

Troubleshooting: How to Reset Educational Messages

In some instances, Mylio may display education 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 pane in the Details Panel. This action can be taken at...

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

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...

Sharing Photos to Instagram On Your Android Device

Instagram is a quick and easy way to share your favorite photos with friends, family, fans, and anyone else who enjoys photography. Sharing to Instagram with Mylio can be done in just a few simple steps. Note: You must...

Sharing Photos to Flickr on iOS

As part of Mylio’s mobile interface, you can seamlessly interact with the Flickr iOS 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 Flickr...

Sharing Photos to Instagram on iOS

Sharing your photos to Instagram with Mylio is easy, quick, and just a few taps away. There are two ways to share your photos to Instagram. First, you can do so by sharing with the iOS share sheet. This...

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...

Printing Photos On iOS

  Mylio’s print feature allows you to print photos right from your iOS devices. This makes sharing photos with your family and friends easier than ever. Note: printing from iOS requires an AirPrint enabled printer. To print an image...

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...

Removing Duplicates

Mylio is designed to be a viewer of your operating system and file system. This means that any duplicates found within Mylio are actually duplicate files on your machine. Mylio can help protect from duplicates by using the “Exclude...

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

  Combining synchronization services like Dropbox, OneDrive, Box, and Mylio is not currently supported. Doing so can cause a variety of issues, including… Import errors or the inability to import (watch) folders. Duplicate images in your synchronization services. Loss...

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...

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...

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. Importing and viewing PDFs Mylio can import PDF documents in...

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 then sync your...

Hiding Unsynced Folders

With Mylio you have the ability to hide any folders or photos that are currently not completely synced to your device...

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...

Troubleshooting: Reset Faces On Specific Image

If a photo is accidentally ignored, or has is misttaged 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...

Free Up Space on Camera Roll

Mylio can help clear up space in your device’s Camera Roll 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 having the original...

Creating and Editing Event Categories

Event Categories allow for you to easily place each event into a color-coded group so that browsing through your Life Calendar is easy, fast, and detailed. By setting the priority of event categories, you’ll also alert the Life Calendar...

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...

Known Issue: Double Face Detection Ovals

In some cases, Mylio may display more than one face detection oval on a photo. This may happen if Mylio has detected the same face on multiple devices. This issue can be fixed with the following steps… Removing Duplicate Face...