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Digital Sharing for Apple Users: A Take Control Crash Course by Joe Kissell

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Sync Photo Libraries across Devices

If you have more than one Mac, you may want your iPhoto or Aperture library to appear on all of them. Unfortunately, Apple currently offers no good way to keep photo libraries in sync across Macs, or even for two Macs to share the same library. Third-party tools can partially address this problem, but with numerous qualifications.

The situation is better for iOS users, thanks to iCloud Photo Library and the revamped Photos app in iOS 8.1. With iCloud Photo Library, you have just one photo library, which is stored in the cloud; your individual iOS devices can store copies of all those photos (space permitting), optionally optimized for smaller screens—with full-resolution originals available for download on ...

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