Import from iPhoto into Photos

If Photos is the spiritual successor to iPhoto, it’s only right that Photos can import your iPhoto library, and do so while keeping it intact—more or less . Because the features of Photos don’t align precisely with those in iPhoto, some information from iPhoto ends up in unexpected locations.

**①** An iPhoto library (left) migrates to Photos (right).
An iPhoto library (left) migrates to Photos (right).

You’ll need to get used to the changes in Photos—and be prepared to change your approach to organizing your media—but Apple has worked to make the migration process as painless as possible.

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