Most settings in Mylio Photos can be adjusted from within the application window. However, there are some controls that are specific to the Windows and macOS operating systems. These options can be found in the Menu Bar for the operating system.

Windows Menu Bar

File
  • Add Media – Import photos, videos, and documents from your computer, external hard drive, camera, memory card, online service, and more.
  • Export – Export a copy of selected media in a variety of sizes and formats to an internal or external hard drive.
  • Share – Easily share your photos to email, social media, export to disk, print, and more.
  • Get Info – Opens the Info Panel and displays metadata for the selected media.
  • Show in Explorer – Show the selected media in your file system.
  • Show on External – Show the selected media in an attached Vault device.
  • Add Device – Add an additional Mylio-connected device such as an external drive, NAS, mobile device, computer, or cloud service.
  • Clear Cache – Manually remove the cache if your device is running low on storage.
  • Page Setup – Manage your operating system’s print options.
  • Print – Print media using your operating system’s print options.
  • Close – Close the Mylio Photos window without quitting the application.
  • Exit – Close the Mylio Photos window and quit the application and all currently running Mylio Photos-related processes.
Edit
  • Undo – Undo the most recent action.
  • Redo – Redo the most recent action.
  • Cut – Remove text from a text field.
  • Copy – Copy selection (text or image) to the system clipboard.
  • Paste – Add cut or copied text to a text field.
  • Find – Activates the Search tool and allows you to locate photos and folders using keywords, ratings, people, map locations, recent imports, and pinned searches.
  • Add to Mylio Clipboard – Add selected media to the Mylio Clipboard.
  • Select All – Select all media in the currently open view.
  • Select None – Deselect all previously selected media.
  • Settings – Opens the main settings dialog for Mylio Photos.
Organize
  • New – Create a new Event, Person, Album, or Folder.
  • New Folder with Selected Items (folders view) – Create a new folder and place all currently selected media into the new folder.
  • New event from selected file dates – Create a new event using the Timestamp(s) of the currently selected media.
  • Open… – Open the selected file, Folder or Album.
  • Rename… – Change the name of the selected file, Folder, or Album.
  • Move to Folder – Move the selected media to a different folder. Moving media between folders in Mylio Photos will physically move those files in your computer’s file system.
  • Add to Album – Add selected media to an existing or new album.
  • Move to Album (Albums View) – Move selected media from one Album to another.
  • Organize Folders – Consolidate folders by automatically grouping photos and videos based on their metadata.
  • Rename Files – Batch rename a group of photos.
  • Remove Folder from Catalog (Folders View) – Removes the selected folder from Mylio Photos, but does NOT delete the folder from the file system.
  • Delete Items – Permanently deletes the selected media from Mylio Photos and the file system.
  • Locate Missing Folder (Folders View) – If a folder is listed as missing and was moved to a different location in your file system, you can use Locate Missing Folder to find and re-associate that folder with your Mylio Photos Library.
  • Scan for Changes – Prompt Mylio Photos to rescan the selected folder for changes in the file system.
  • Find Duplicates – Launches Mylio Photos’ Deduplication tool.
Photo
  • Edit – Open the Edit tab in the Details Panel.
  • Open with (most recently used external editor) – Open the selected media in the most recently used external editor.
  • Open with – Open the selected media using other external editors installed on your computer.
  • Save Metadata to File – Embed image files with metadata including EXIF data (from the camera), captions, keywords, star ratings, copyright, IPTC creator fields, face tags, and places.
  • Rotate Left – Rotate selected image(s) 90 degrees to the left.
  • Rotate Right – Rotate selected image(s) 90 degrees to the right.
  • Flip Horizontal – Flip the selected image(s) horizontally.
  • Flip Vertical – Flip the selected image(s) vertically.
  • Show Clipping – Overlay clipped highlight areas in red and clipped shadow areas in blue.
  • Auto Enhance – Apply the auto-enhance edit preset to the selected media.
  • Crop and Rotate – Open the selected image in the crop and rotate tool.
  • Red Eye – Open the selected image in the red eye removal tool.
  • Show Original – Temporarily hide image edits to compare edited and unedited versions of an image.
  • Copy All Edits – Copy all edits from an image.
  • Paste All Edits – Paste all edits from an image.
  • Reset All Edits – Return selected media to its unedited state.
  • Duplicate – Create duplicate copies of selected media.
  • Set as Cover – Set the selected photo as the cover image for a Folder, Album, or Event.
  • Show Rating – Show or hide the star rating, color label, and flag annotations on images in a grid view.
  • Show Selective Sync – Enabling Tap to Sync from the Folders View allows you to easily adjust the Sync Policy for Folders to override the Sync Policy on a specific device. This allows you to customize the quality settings of individual folders for each of your devices.
  • Show Face Tagging – Displays tagged and untagged faces in Single Photo View.
  • Show GPS – Displays a GPS pin annotation on images that contain GPS data.
  • Ignore Untagged Faces – Removes face tag suggestions from all untagged faces in an image.
  • Flag – Add or remove a flag from selected media.
  • Set Rating – Add or remove a star rating from selected media.
  • Set Color Label – Add or remove a color label from selected media.
View
  • All Photos – The All Photos view shows every photo in your Mylio Photos Library.
  • Calendar – The Calendar view organizes your library based on when a photo was taken and displays your photos on a calendar. It can also highlight specific events from your life and take you directly to an album from that event.
  • Map – The Map view organizes photos based on where a photo was taken and displays them by location on a world map. Mylio Photos does this automatically for photos that have GPS metadata.
  • People – The People view helps organize your library based on who is in the photo by automatically creating albums for each person you tag. As you start tagging the people in your photos, Mylio Photos’ facial recognition will help you tag them in future photos.
  • Albums – The Albums view allows you to group and organize photos without affecting their location on your hard drive. Albums are virtual storage locations, like a playlist for your photos. One photo can be assigned to multiple albums.
  • Folders – The Folders view represents how your folders are organized on your hard drive and connected external drives.
  • Last Media Added – Displays the most recently added or imported media.
  • Last Search – Displays the results of the most recent search.
  • Flag – Performs a global search for Flagged and/or Unflagged media.
  • Rating – Performs a global search for none, one, two, three, four and/or five start ratings.
  • Color Label – Performs a global search for none, red, yellow, green, blue and/or purple color labels.
  • Sort by – Adjust the sort order of the current view.
  • Zoom In – Zoom in on the current view.
  • Zoom Out – Zoom out on the current view.
  • Zoom to Actual Pixels – Zoom in to 100% in single photo view.
  • Fit to Screen – Adjust zoom level to fit the full image on the display in single photo view.
  • Play Slideshow – Enter slideshow mode to play visible media as a slideshow.
  • Toggle Filmstrip – Show or hide the filmstrip.
  • Full Screen – Enter full screen mode.
  • Chromeless – Hide all Mylio Photos control panels.
  • Show Fuzzy Dated Items – Show or hide images in the Calendar (day view) that have been assigned an approximate date or marked as Undated.
Window
  • Right Panel – Expand or collapse the Details Panel on the right side of the Mylio Photos application window.
  • Mylio Clipboard – Show or hide the Mylio Clipboard.
  • All Panels – Show or hide all panels in the application window.
  • Info – Displays the Info Panel in the Details Panel.
  • Map – Displays the Map Panel in the Details Panel.
  • Edit – Displays the Edit Panel in the Details Panel.
  • Sync – Displays the Sync Panel in the Details Panel.
Help
  • How to Guide – Search the Mylio Photos Product Manual.
  • Join Our Community – Visit and join the Mylio Photos Community.
  • Troubleshooting – Search the Mylio Photos Support Forum.
  • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about Mylio Photos.
  • Add/Remove Sample Library – Add or remove the sample library.
  • Check for Updates – Prompt Mylio Photos to check for updates.
  • Contact Mylio Support – Reach out to the Mylio Photos Support team for technical or account assistance.
  • Show Support Options at Startup – Access advanced troubleshooting options.
  • Console – Access the Mylio Photos Console.
  • About Mylio Photos – Get information about the Mylio Photos app such as the currently installed version.

macOS Menu Bar

Mylio Photos
  • About Mylio Photos – Get information about the Mylio Photos app such as the currently installed version.
  • Check for Updates – Prompt Mylio Photos to check for updates.
  • Settings – Opens the main settings dialog for Mylio Photos.
  • Services – Provides access to the OS Services Preferences.
  • Hide Mylio Photos – Hide the Mylio Photos application window.
  • Hide Others – Hide all other application windows except Mylio Photos.
  • Show All – Show all open and running application windows.
  • Quit Mylio Photos – Close the Mylio Photos window and quit the application and all currently running Mylio Photos-related processes.
File
  • Add Media – Import photos, videos, and documents from your computer, external hard drive, camera, memory card, online service, and more.
  • Export – Export a copy of selected media in a variety of sizes and formats to an internal or external hard drive.
  • Share – Easily share your photos to email, social media, export to disk, print, and more.
  • Get Info – Opens the Info Panel and displays metadata for the selected media.
  • Show in Finder – Show the selected media in your file system.
  • Show on External – Show the selected media in an attached Vault device.
  • Add Device – Add an additional Mylio-connected device such as an external drive, NAS, mobile device, computer, or cloud service.
  • Clear Cache – Manually remove the cache if your device is running low on storage.
  • Page Setup – Manage your operating system’s print options.
  • Print – Print media using your operating system’s print options.
  • Close Mylio Photos – Close the Mylio Photos window without quitting the application.
Edit
  • Undo – Undo the most recent action.
  • Redo – Redo the most recent action.
  • Cut – Remove text from a text field.
  • Copy – Copy selection (text or image) to the system clipboard.
  • Paste – Add cut or copied text to a text field.
  • Find – Activates the Search tool and allows you to locate photos and folders using keywords, ratings, people, map locations, recent imports, and pinned searches.
  • Add to Mylio Clipboard – Add selected media to the Mylio Clipboard.
  • Select All – Select all media in the currently open view.
  • Select None – Deselect all previously selected media.
  • Start Dictation (macOS only) – Access the operating systems’s accessibility tool for dictating text.
  • Emoji & Symbols (macOS only) – Add emoji and symbols to text fields such as Title and Caption.
Organize
  • New – Create a new Event, Person, Album, or Folder.
  • New Folder with Selected Items (folders view) – Create a new folder and place all currently selected media into the new folder.
  • New event from selected file dates – Create a new event using the Timestamp(s) of the currently selected media.
  • Open… – Open the selected file, Folder or Album.
  • Rename… – Change the name of the selected file, Folder, or Album.
  • Move to Folder – Move the selected media to a different folder. Moving media between folders in Mylio Photos will physically move those files in your computer’s file system.
  • Add to Album – Add selected media to an existing or new album.
  • Move to Album (Albums View) – Move selected media from one Album to another.
  • Organize Folders – Consolidate folders by automatically grouping photos and videos based on their metadata.
  • Remove Folder from Catalog (Folders View) – Removes the selected folder from Mylio Photos, but does NOT delete the folder from the file system.
  • Delete… – Permanently deletes the selected media from Mylio Photos and the file system
  • Locate Missing Folder (Folders View) – If a folder is listed as missing and was moved to a different location in your file system, you can use Locate Missing Folder to find and re-associate that folder with your Mylio Photos Library.
  • Scan for Changes – Prompt Mylio Photos to rescan the selected folder for changes in the file system.
  • Find Duplicates – Launches Mylio Photos’ Deduplication tool.
Photo
  • Edit – Open the Edit tab in the Details Panel.
  • Open with (most recently used external editor) – Open the selected media in the most recently used external editor.
  • Open with – Open the selected media using other external editors installed on your computer.
  • Save Metadata to File – Embed image files with metadata including EXIF data (from the camera), captions, keywords, star ratings, copyright, IPTC creator fields, face tags, and places.
  • Rotate Left – Rotate selected images 90 degrees to the left.
  • Rotate Right – Rotate selected images 90 degrees to the right.
  • Flip Horizontal – Flip the selected image(s) horizontally.
  • Flip Vertical – Flip the selected image(s) vertically.
  • Show Clipping – Overlay clipped highlight areas in red and clipped shadow areas in blue.
  • Auto Enhance – Apply the auto-enhance edit preset to the selected media.
  • Crop and Rotate – Open the selected image in the crop and rotate tool.
  • Red Eye – Open the selected image in the red eye removal tool.
  • Show Original – Temporarily hide image edits to compare edited and unedited versions of an image.
  • Copy All Edits – Copy all edits from an image.
  • Paste All Edits – Paste all edits from an image.
  • Reset All Edits – Return selected media to its unedited state.
  • Duplicate – Create duplicate copies of selected media.
  • Set as Cover – Set the selected photo as the cover image for a Folder, Album, or Event.
  • Show Rating – Show or hide the star rating, color label, and flag annotations on images in a grid view.
  • Show Selective Sync – Enabling Tap to Sync from the Folders View allows you to easily adjust the Sync Policy for Folders to override the Sync Policy on a specific device. This allows you to customize the quality settings of individual folders for each of your devices.
  • Show Face Tagging – Displays tagged and untagged faces in Single Photo View.
  • Ignore Untagged Faces – Removes face tag suggestions from all untagged faces in an image.
  • Show GPS – Displays a GPS pin annotation on images that contain GPS data.
  • Flag/Unflag – Add or remove a flag from selected media.
  • Set Rating – Add or remove a star rating from selected media.
  • Set Color Label – Add or remove a color label from selected media.
View
  • All Photos – The All Photos view shows every photo in your Mylio Photos Library.
  • Calendar – The Calendar view organizes your library based on when a photo was taken and displays your photos on a calendar. It can also highlight specific events from your life and take you directly to an album from that event.
  • Map – The Map view organizes photos based on where a photo was taken and displays them by location on a world map. Mylio Photos does this automatically for photos that have GPS metadata.
  • People – The People view helps organize your library based on who is in the photo by automatically creating albums for each person you tag. As you start tagging the people in your photos, Mylio Photos’ facial recognition will help you tag them in future photos.
  • Albums – The Albums view allows you to group and organize photos without affecting their location on your hard drive. Albums are virtual storage locations, like a playlist for your photos. One photo can be assigned to multiple albums.
  • Folders – The Folders view represents how your folders are organized on your hard drive and connected external drives.Last Media Added
  • Last Media Added – Displays the most recently added or imported media.
  • Last Search – Displays the results of the most recent search.
  • Flag – Performs a global search for Flagged and/or Unflagged media.
  • Rating – Performs a global search for none, one, two, three, four and/or five start ratings.
  • Color Label – Performs a global search for none, red, yellow, green, blue and/or purple color labels.
  • Sort by – Adjust the sort order of the current view.
  • Zoom In – Zoom in on the current view.
  • Zoom Out – Zoom out on the current view.
  • Zoom to Actual Pixels – Zoom in to 100% in single photo view.
  • Fit to Screen – Adjust zoom level to fit the full image on the display in single photo view.
  • Play Slideshow – Enter slideshow mode to play visible media as a slideshow.
  • Filmstrip – Show or hide the filmstrip.
  • Full Screen – Enter full screen mode.
  • Chromeless – Hide all Mylio Photos control panels.
  • Show Fuzzy Dated Items – Show or hide images in the Calendar (day view) that have been assigned an approximate date or marked as Undated.
Window
  • Minimize – Minimize the Mylio Photos Application Window.
  • Zoom – Fit the Mylio Photos application window to your display size.
  • Tile Window to the Left of Screen – Enter split screen mode with the Mylio Photos application window to the left half of the display.
  • Tile Window to the Right of Screen – Enter split screen mode with the Mylio Photos application window to the left half of the display.
  • Replace Tiled Window – In split screen mode, replace the Mylio Photos application window tile with another application.
  • Right Panel – Expand or collapse the Details Panel on the right side of the Mylio Photos application window.
  • Mylio Clipboard – Show or hide the Mylio Clipboard.
  • All Panels – Show or hide all panels in the application window.
  • Info – Displays the Info Panel in the Details Panel.
  • Map – Displays the Map Panel in the Details Panel.
  • Edit – Displays the Edit Panel in the Details Panel.
  • Sync – Displays the Sync Panel in the Details Panel.
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