How do you move your Photos library to an external drive and keep on using it? Like this! We take a loooooot of photos these days. The IPHONE, with its dazzlingly-good camera, is largely to blame for this, but there are plenty of other technology improvements that have led to the proliferation of digital photographs on your hard drive. If you don’t want to use optimize storage with iCloud Photo Library, and you’re finding your computer short on space, don’t panic: You can still use Photos for Mac, and keep local copies of all your original pictures and videos, with an external hard drive. How to use Photos for Mac with an external hard drive Like iPhoto, your Photos for Mac library can run off an external hard drive. Make sure you’ve quit Photos for Mac, and the rest is easy! Move your existing Photos library from your user folder’s Pictures section to an external drive of your choice. Select your desired Photos library from the external drive. You can do this by option-clicki…

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