Aug 31, 2015 Tried repairing the library - no luck. Eventually backed up photos library onto an external drive and deleted it from my mac mini. I then started photos again pointing it to my old iphoto library. This ran the transition process again. Photos now seems to be running like a champ. A patented specialized Windows repair program. It will diagnose your damaged PC. It will scan all System Files, DLLs and Registry Keys that have been damaged by security threats. a patented specialized Mac OS X repair program. It will diagnose your damaged computer. Ever since Lion (OS X 10.7), Apple has hidden your personal Library folder (/Library) by default. In Lion and Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8), you could make the folder visible, but it required some work.
Follow these steps to use the Photos library repair tool:
- Hold down the Option and Command keys while you open Photos on your Mac.
- In the dialog that appears, click Repair to start the repair process.
You might be asked to type in your user account password to authorize the library repair.
The repair tool analyzes the the library's database and repairs any inconsistencies it detects. Depending on the size of your library, this might take some time. When the process is completed, Photos opens the library.
Mac photos library copy slow. Apple’s Photos app lets you within the program, and even store those libraries on external drives. You can reclaim a chunk of your laptop’s drive space by moving your picture library to a new external drive (and deleting it from its original location), but this means you do need to have the external drive connected to the computer when you want to see, edit or share the pictures. Next, go to your Mac’s Home folder and open the Pictures folder.
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If you repair a library that's automatically updated with iCloud Photos, the entire contents of the library re-updates with iCloud after the repair process completes.How to move files from documents to library mac.