The photoslibrary file extension is related to the Apple Photos and used for its library files (contains photos, albums, thumbnails etc.).

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PHOTOSLIBRARY file - Apple Photos library file

What is photoslibrary file? How to open photoslibrary files?

File type specification:

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The photoslibrary file extension is associated with the Apple Photos a digital photo management and editing software introduced in 2015 and included in Apple OS X El Capitan and probably newer versions of OS X operating systems.

The photoslibrary file stores all imported photos, albums, thumbnails, effect settings used by Photos app. File is some kind of package. It is showed as one file, in Finder but it works like directory.

The default software associated to photoslibrary file type:

Apple Photos icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple Photos  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Photos has been engineered from the ground up to help you keep photo growing library organized and accessible. Powerful and intuitive editing tools help you perfect your images as well as create beautiful gifts for sharing.

Help how to open:

You can view photoslibrary package contents - all containing photos and pictures in Finder by using option "Show package contents" by mouse right-click.

How to convert:

This file can't be converted, but contents of the package can be copied or moved elsewhere. Propably some more advanced photo management software can import whole photoslibrary file and import all photos into new database.

List of software applications associated to the .photoslibrary file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open photoslibrary file, edit photoslibrary file, convert photoslibrary file, view photoslibrary file, play photoslibrary file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is ableto perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting photoslibrary files.

  • Open photoslibrary file
  • Others photoslibrary file

Software that open photoslibrary file - Apple Photos library file

Programs supporting the exension photoslibrary on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Apple Photos for open photoslibrary file action.

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

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