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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...

Importing with Copy

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

Import with Source Folders

Importing photos into Mylio using the Source Folders option is a quick and easy way to display photos that are already organized on your machine in a view that is familiar but within the Mylio application. Understanding Source Folders When...

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 Apple Photos Library

Mylio makes importing your entire Apple Photos library into Mylio easy. Mylio’s Photos import tool will bring over your original images and albums. Photos import does not include edits made to your photos. When importing from Photos, the following information will...

Importing iPhoto Library Photos

Mylio makes moving your entire iPhoto Library quick and easy. Mylio’s iPhoto import tool includes the ability to import the vast majority of information found within your iPhoto Library. For a complete list of what is and what is...

Importing Aperture Library Photos

Mylio makes moving your entire Aperture Library quick and easy. Mylio’s Aperture import tool includes the ability to bring over the vast majority of information found within your Aperture Library. For a complete list of what is and what...

Understanding Album View

What Are Albums? Albums are a unique way for you to sort, store, and organize your photos within Mylio. When adding photos to albums, you are not duplicating the image but only referencing the original file. This means you...

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...

Importing Photos Individually or In Groups

  Mylio’s import options are designed to work with your current folder structure. Mylio does, however, allow for you to import individual or loose photos directly without using the Import menu. Open Mylio. Outside of Mylio, locate the photos...

An Overview of Mylio’s Interface

Mylio’s interface is designed to be easily navigable and highly functional...

Coming from Apple Photos

If you are currently using or have previously used Apple’s Photos application for macOS you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Albums in Photos are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain...

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...

Coming from Lightroom

If you have previously, or currently, use Adobe Lightroom to manage your photos, you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Collections in Lightroom are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain photos...

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...

The Mylio Dashboard

The Mylio Dashboard is your one view to fully understand everything about your Mylio Library. From your library’s media count to your device’s sync status, the Mylio Dashboard is full of fun and practical information to help you keep...

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...

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...

Known Issue: Cannot import Photos Library using macOS Sierra

Apple’s macOS Sierra and High Sierra include functionality that allows iCloud to continually watch your Photos Library for opportunities of optimization. However, this functionality interferes with Mylio’s ability to copy data out of Photos and into Mylio when using Mylio’s...

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...