Download.com
  • Navigation
  • open search
Close

PLATFORMS

POPULAR LINKS

CATEGORIES

HELP & SETTINGS

Editors' Review

Apple's Photos for MacOS provides a solid range of editing tools but shines in its ability to organize images using facial, object, and scene recognition.

Pros

Editing: Photos comes with a powerful collection of image-editing tools for improving the look of photos. You can use Enhance to automatically adjust the color and contrast of an image. You can rotate an image; trim, flip, and adjust the orientation of an image; and change aspect ratio. You can also apply non-destructives filters; adjust light and color; retouch blemishes; and fix red-eye.

Keep organization: Photos automatically sorts your photographs by date and location. Photos uses facial and object recognition to tag images for faces, objects, and scenes, letting you search for photos by subject matter, such as those containing a dog, tractor, or beach.

Mark favorites and tags: Click the heart in the top-left of a photo thumbnail to make it a favorite and add it to the Favorites folder in the sidebar. Tag photos by adding keywords and find tagged photos by searching for a keyword.

Share photos: Share images through Mail, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, and more by selecting a photo and then tapping the Share button.

Use third-party extensions: You can install third-party extensions from the Mac App Store, which you can use to expand your set of editing tools in Photos.

Cons

Apple-centric: Photos works great within the Apple ecosystem, from Mac and iOS devices through iCloud. On Windows and Android devices, however, the experience is limited to using the iCloud Photo Library on Windows and viewing photos on Android.

Bottom Line

Apple's Photos for MacOS excels at recognizing faces, objects, and scenes to help you sort through your images. Unfortunately, much of the app's power is available just to Apple's users.

 
read more +

screenshots

Latest Stories
DuckDuckGo now integrates Apple Maps into its search engine results

DuckDuckGo now integrates Apple Maps into its search engine results

Keeping up with Google, while preserving online privacy and anonymity.

Read more
Apple Music reportedly coming to Verizon Wireless unlimited data plans, for free

Apple Music reportedly coming to Verizon Wireless unlimited data plans...

But the fine print may limit this stream to just your phone.

Read more
Netflix raises prices on all three streaming plans, amid rising debt

Netflix raises prices on all three streaming plans, amid rising debt

But debt isn't necessarily bad, if it exists for the right reasons.

Read more

Update Your Review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Submit

Full Specifications

General

Publisher Apple
Publisher web site http://www.apple.com/
Release Date April 06, 2017
Date Added April 06, 2017
Version 2

Category

Category Digital Photo Software
Subcategory Photo Sharing & Publishing

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.10/10.11
Additional Requirements OS X Yosemite or newer.

Download Information

File Size Not Available
File Name External File

Popularity

Total Downloads 3,389
Downloads Last Week 35

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
Report a problem