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Using QuickFilters in Mylio Photos

Find Photos, Videos, and Documents » Using QuickFilters in Mylio Photos

Mylio Photos’ QuickFilters helps you quickly find specific photos, videos, and documents by narrowing your browsing results based on specific criteria. QuickFilters can be used in any view with options to filter by folder, date, event, file type, album, person,…

Using QuickFilters in Photo DeClutter

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Similar Photos (Photo DeClutter) » Using QuickFilters in Photo DeClutter

By default, the Mylio Photos Photo DeClutter tool scans your entire library and lists all similar photos found. If your list of similar files is long, you may work with smaller portions of your library using QuickFilters. Click the Tools icon in the left sidebar…

Using QuickFilters in Photo DeDupe

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Duplicate Photos (Photo DeDupe) » Using QuickFilters in Photo DeDupe

By default, the Photo DeDupe tool scans your entire library and lists all duplicates found. If your list of duplicate files is long, you may work with smaller portions of your library using Quickfilters. To find duplicate media, you can compare that selection to your…

Comprehensive Guide to QuickFilters

Appendix » Comprehensive Guide to QuickFilters

Mylio Photos’ QuickFilters helps you quickly find specific photos, videos, and documents by narrowing your browsing results based on specific criteria. You can choose from the following: By Ratings, Labels, & Flags – Filter your results by star rating,…

Using SmartTags

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel » Using SmartTags

SmartTags are automatically generated using AI to recognize objects and other visual traits about a photo. They are created using a process called computer vision, which attempts to identify the subject and properties of an image. SmartTags include features like…

Using the Histogram

Edit and Improve Images » Using the Histogram

A Histogram is a graphical representation of the tonal values of your image. It illustrates how the pixels in a photo are distributed across brightness levels ranging from black (0% brightness) to white (100% brightness). Histograms are a helpful way to judge a…

Using Auto-Mark

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Similar Photos (Photo DeClutter) » Using Auto-Mark

Auto-Mark is helpful when you have many similar images to sort through. When enabled, Auto-Mark will use AI technology to scan similar files and determine the best photos to keep based on your selected criteria. Click the Auto-Mark button in the bottom right corner…

Using Auto-Check

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Duplicate Photos (Photo DeDupe) » Using Auto-Check

Auto-Check is helpful when you have many duplicates to sort through. When enabled, Auto-Check will scan the duplicate files and determine the best photos and videos to keep based on the criteria you select. All other duplicates will be “checked” for removal. …

Using Drag and Drop

Manage Files and Folders » Move Files and Folders » Using Drag and Drop

Mylio Photos allows you to organize and arrange your images and folders via Drag and Drop. This is a convenient way to get organized and make media in your library easier to find. Click Folders icon in the left sidebar. Click or tap on the Navigation icon in the…

Using the Mylio Clipboard

Manage Files and Folders » Move Files and Folders » Using the Mylio Clipboard

The Mylio Clipboard is a convenient tool that allows you to temporarily store photos when moving them between Folders or adding them to Albums. Select the image(s) you want to move or add from any view. Right-click your selection or tap the kebab icon in the right…

Using the Cleanup QuickCollections

Cleanup Disk Space » Using the Cleanup QuickCollections

Mylio Photos includes several built-in QuickCollections that help you clean up and organize your media library. Click the funnel icon in the left sidebar to open QuickFilters. Click the QuickCollection icon and choose one of the following options: Camera…

Using Tap to Categorize

Workflows, Categories, and Spaces » Using Tap to Categorize

Tap-to-Categorize is the fastest way to categorize Folders, Albums, and People, allowing you to assign a primary category for each container. A container (e.g., Folder, Album, Person) can be assigned multiple categories by choosing the Custom Category option. When a…

Using the Mylio Photos InBox

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From a Computer or External Drive » Using the Mylio Photos InBox

The Mylio InBox is a quick and easy way to add media to your Mylio Photos Library. When the Mylio Photos application is installed, the Mylio InBox folder is automatically created. You can find it in the Mylio Photos Folders view. You’ll also see a shortcut in…

Tag People Using Facial Recognition

Tag People Using Facial Recognition

Mylio Photos’ face recognition scans your photos for faces and helps you identify them, creating smart albums for each person. As you import media into Mylio Photos, each image is privately scanned on your own devices for recognizable people. When you…

Using Brushes for Advanced Control

Edit and Improve Images » Using Brushes for Advanced Control

Mylio Photos’ Brush tool allows you to add local adjustments to specific areas of your photo. Any editing slider in Mylio Photos can be applied as a brush. *NOTE: Brushes in Mylio Photos can be used on a computer or tablet. Due to screen size limitations,…

Using Dynamic Search in Mylio Photos

Find Photos, Videos, and Documents » Using Dynamic Search in Mylio Photos

Mylio Photos’ Dynamic Search is the most innovative and fastest way to find specific files. The application dynamically indexes your files as you add and import media into your Mylio Photos Library. This information is added to a blazing-fast SQL database that…

Add Media using Drag and Drop

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From a Computer or External Drive » Add Media using Drag and Drop

While we all try to keep our photo and video files organized, it is common for some image files to be scattered in different locations across your computer and external drives. Mylio Photos makes consolidating and organizing into your library simple with the Drag and…

Using the Find Command in Mylio Photos

Find Photos, Videos, and Documents » Using the Find Command in Mylio Photos

The Find command looks at the current page or container you’re browsing and attempts to find matches. The Find dialog is hidden by default in most views but is always visible in the Map view. Using the Find Command: Navigate to a view (e.g., All Photos,…

Using an External Editor on a Smartphone or Tablet

Edit and Improve Images » Edit with Other Applications » Using an External Editor on a Smartphone or Tablet

The Share command in Mylio Photos lets you quickly access most photo editing applications installed on your phone or tablet. Before you begin, you’ll need to configure the export and sharing settings to select the type of file you wish to edit. You can edit the…

Using an SSD with a USB-C iPhone or iPad

Backup and Protect » Add Devices » Add an External Drive » Using an SSD with a USB-C iPhone or iPad

Mylio Photos+ users can connect an external drive to iOS devices, such as an iPad or iPhone, and use it for storage or backup. This feature is handy for photographers and travelers who want access to their photos and files while on the go. This works best with USB-C…

Find Photos, Videos, and Documents

Find Photos, Videos, and Documents

Mylio Photos makes it easy to locate your images, videos, and documents using Dynamic Search, QuickFilters, and Find. You can quickly sort photos based on specific criteria such as date, camera, file type, the person in the photo, location, and more. Even if you have…

Create and Manage QuickCollections

Find Photos, Videos, and Documents » Create and Manage QuickCollections

A QuickCollection is a saved group of QuickFilters that automatically gather and display specific photos based on your set criteria. For example, you can create a QuickCollection that contains your 5-star images with the SmartTag Bird, or that contain only your Raw…

Left Panel

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons » Left Panel

Mylio Photos Left Panel displays QuickFilters and Navigation options. Available options may vary in different views. The left panel can be opened when in use and closed when you prefer to focus on your media. QuickFilters To access QuickFilters, click the…

Create a Custom Device Sync Policy

Backup and Protect » Keep Your Devices in Sync » Set a Device Sync Policy Preset » Create a Custom Device Sync Policy

In most situations, one of the Device Sync Policy Presets will be suitable. However, if you need additional control over media quality (e.g., optimized or original) available on a specific device, you can create a Custom Device Sync Policy using QuickCollections. A…

Left Sidebar

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons » Left Sidebar

Mylio Photos’ Left Sidebar on a computer or tablet provides different ways to explore and interact with your media, including access to Mylio Photos Views, including All Photos, LifeCalendar, Map, People, Albums, and Folders. These options are also available on a…

Add Media From Apple Photos

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From Apple Photos

Mylio Photos can easily connect to media from Apple Photos and your iCloud Photo Library-connected devices (e.g., macOS Computers and iOS devices like iPhones and iPads). Once connected, you can find these photos and videos in the Apple Photos folder in the Folders…

Flags, Stars, and Color Labels

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel » Flags, Stars, and Color Labels

Rating images in Mylio Photos — using Flags, Stars, or Color Labels — is a highly effective way to organize your Mylio Photos Library further and make images fast and easy to find using Dynamic Search and QuickFilters. Select a photo, or series of photos. Click…

Browse the All Photos View

Browse Your Mylio Photos Library » Browse the All Photos View

The All Photos view in Mylio Photos lets you browse your entire media library and includes various options to sort, search, and filter to find the exact image(s) you’re looking for. Click the All Photos icon in the left sidebar. Click the magnifying glass…

Find Duplicate Photos (Photo DeDupe)

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Duplicate Photos (Photo DeDupe)

For Mylio Photos+ subscribers, the Photo DeDupe tool helps clean up unwanted duplicate photos from your media library. It starts by scanning your entire Mylio Photos Library and will generate a list of files where it detects two or more copies of the same media. …

Top App Bar

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons » Top App Bar

The Top App Bar contains several icons pointing to some of Mylio Photos’ most essential tools and features. Top App Bar on a Computer or Tablet Top App Bar on a Phone Icon Name Description Navigate Back Click to return to…

Find Similar Photos (Photo DeClutter)

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Similar Photos (Photo DeClutter)

The Photo DeClutter tool helps you clean up similar photos in your Mylio Photos Library. These images are typically captured using burst mode on a camera, resulting in several near-duplicate photos. The Photo DeClutter tool scans your entire library and generates a…

Appendix

Appendix

In This Chapter: Where are the Photos, Videos, and Documents I Imported? Supported File Types and Cameras File Format Recommendations Comprehensive Guide to QuickFilters Custom Search and Filter Expressions Manage Photo Prioritization Work with RAW+JPEG…

Glossary – Tools and Terminology

Glossary – Tools and Terminology

Navigating Mylio Photos starts with understanding the tools and terminology. This section defines the standard tools and terms in this user manual. This chapter also includes a user interface overview of all menus, settings, and icons. Actions Menu – Click the…

Coming from Lightroom Classic

Appendix » Coming from Lightroom Classic

Mylio Photos can be easily integrated into your existing Lightroom Classic workflow or used as a replacement for Lightroom’s digital asset management. By linking folders cataloged by Lightroom Classic to Mylio Photos, users can use Mylio Photos’ intuitive views to…

Auto Organize Folders

Manage Files and Folders » Auto Organize Folders

An organized folder structure is a very rewarding and worthwhile endeavor, but manually organizing folders can be time-consuming and tedious. Mylio Photos’ Auto Organize can help streamline the process of organizing and consolidating folders by automatically…

Rename Files and Folders

Manage Files and Folders » Rename Files and Folders

File and folder names are searchable in Mylio Photos, so using descriptive names is an excellent idea to help you find things quickly. Photos, videos, and documents can be renamed on import, batch renamed as a group, or one at a time. Folders can also be renamed from…

Add Documents

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Documents

In addition to images and videos, Mylio Photos lets you import and view PDFs, Microsoft Office documents, and text files (.txt). This can be helpful for Mylio Photos+ subscribers who need specific files available across all their devices. It can also help organize…

Updating Your Account Information

Manage Your Mylio Account » Updating Your Account Information

Update Your Email Address Go to account.mylio.com and log in to your Mylio Account. Click on Change Email below to your email address. Enter your new email address twice to confirm the change, then select Change Email. The next time you launch Mylio Photos,…

Browse with Flutter

Appendix » Browse with Flutter

Flutter allows you to quickly see the contents of any Folder or Album by swiping your finger over the container from right to left on touchscreen devices, two-finger swiping from right to left on trackpads, or using your traditional mouse’s scroll wheel while holding…

Add Media from a Scanner

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media from a Scanner

For the family historian, Mylio Photos is an invaluable tool for organizing and consolidating scanned family photos or slides. While each scanner is slightly different, they all create image files on your computer, which can then be imported to your Mylio Photos…

Removing vs. Deleting Similar Images

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Similar Photos (Photo DeClutter) » Removing vs. Deleting Similar Images

When using the Mylio Photos Photo DeClutter tool on a computer, you have the option to either Remove or Delete duplicate files. Delete Checked permanently deletes the selected similar files from your computer and all synced Mylio Photos+ devices. This action…

Store Specific Folders Locally for Offline Access (Tap to Sync)

Backup and Protect » Store Specific Folders Locally for Offline Access (Tap to Sync)

Tap to Sync allows you to easily adjust the sync policy for Folders to override the device sync policy. This will enable you to customize the quality settings of individual folders for each device. Here are examples of when this might be useful: You want to have…

Custom Search and Filter Expressions

Appendix » Custom Search and Filter Expressions

Mylio Photos’ search modifiers and advanced search expressions can help you locate specific photos by narrowing down the search results. Search Modifiers When a single word, such as sunset, is entered into the search field, the results will display any media…

Edit with Other Applications

Edit and Improve Images » Edit with Other Applications

For most people, the editing tools in Mylio Photos are sufficient. But if your workflow involves other photo-editing applications, Mylio Photos can easily work with them. The Open With command in Mylio Photos allows access to any photo editing application installed on…

Improve Images with AutoEnhance, AutoColor, and AutoTone

Edit and Improve Images » Improve Images with AutoEnhance, AutoColor, and AutoTone

Mylio Photos’ AutoEnhance, AutoColor, and AutoTone tools make intelligent, beautiful edits to your photo with a single click. Use your improved photos as a finished image or a starting point for more creative editing. Make quick adjustments by clicking the Auto…

Add Categories in the Info Panel

Workflows, Categories, and Spaces » Add Categories in the Info Panel

While using Tap to Categorize is the fastest and easiest way to add Categories to your media, you can also add and edit Categories in the Info Panel. Categories can also be added as you import new media to your library using the Copy or Move options. Select a photo,…

Add Media From a Computer or External Drive

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From a Computer or External Drive

In Mylio Photos, you can quickly and easily add media to your Mylio Photos Library from your computer or connected storage such as an external drive or NAS. To add a folder of media, click on the Add Media icon in the top app bar. Select the folder you wish to add,…

Add an External Drive

Backup and Protect » Add Devices » Add an External Drive

Adding an external drive is an effortless way for Mylio Photos+ subscribers to back up and protect their photos. Users can designate an external drive as a Vault to back up and protect their entire Mylio Photos Library or add an external drive for specific purposes…

Customize Library Sharing with Spaces

Backup and Protect » Customize Library Sharing with Spaces

Spaces allow you to sort and organize files into subject-specific views. When sharing your library, you can switch to the Guest Space or create a Custom Space with Mylio Photos+ for trusted collaborators to use on their personal devices. It also allows you to set a…

Red Eye Removal

Edit and Improve Images » Red Eye Removal

On-camera flash is convenient, but it can often result in red eyes on human subjects. Mylio Photos’ Red Eye Removal feature makes it easy to correct this common problem. Open an image in Single Photo View, then click the edit icon to open the Edit…

Import from Frame.io

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From an Online Service » Import from Frame.io

Mylio Photos’ Frame.io integration is designed for digital photographers and video creatives who use the Camera to Cloud technology from Frame.io. With the Frame.io Folder Importer, users can easily connect their workflow to all creative applications and local…

Explore Related Media with QuickActions

Find Photos, Videos, and Documents » Explore Related Media with QuickActions

Mylio Photos’ QuickActions enable you to find and connect memories as you browse. When viewing an image in single photo view, you may notice small icons in the upper right corner of the picture. Click on each of these icons to explore related media. Show in Folder…

Working with Keywords

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel » Working with Keywords

Keywords are searchable words and phrases you can add to your photos to help you organize and search for them more easily. They can be added on import or manually entered in the Keywords section of the Info Panel. Keywords are saved to XMP sidecar files in an…

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

If you want to streamline your Mylio Photos workflow, keyboard shortcuts are a great way to save time on specific tasks. To help you get started, we’ve compiled a list of all available keyboard shortcuts in Mylio Photos. *NOTE: Keyboard shortcuts on iOS and…

Copy and Paste Files

Manage Files and Folders » Copy and Paste Files

Accessing and using media stored in your Mylio Photos Library is simple with copy and paste. Instead of digging through files and folders in your operating system, copy and paste utilizes your system clipboard to copy an edited version or unmodified original and paste…

Edit and Improve Images

Edit and Improve Images

Whether capturing images of your kids, recording moments of a spectacular vacation, or restoring old family photos, editing can help make your pictures look their best. Mylio Photos contains essential editing tools that work equally well on your computer and mobile…

How to Select Multiple Files

Appendix » How to Select Multiple Files

As you work with your Mylio Photos Library, you’ll often need to choose the images you want to work with. Perhaps it’s to export several photos or to add them to an album. Mylio Photos makes it easy to work with several images at once. Selecting Media on a…

Adding Linked Calendars

Browse Your Mylio Photos Library » Browse the Calendar View » Adding Linked Calendars

Linking a digital calendar to Mylio Photos automatically populates your LifeCalendar with Events. Mylio Photos can import calendars from several services, including Outlook, Gmail, and iCloud. Click the ellipsis icon in the top app bar to access the More menu…

Move Files and Folders

Manage Files and Folders » Move Files and Folders

The Folders view in Mylio Photos represents folders on your computer, external hard drives, and other devices that contain your original photos and videos. As you add media to your Mylio Photos Library, you may decide to reorganize your media into different folders to…

Publish to Frame.io

Share and Export » Publish to Frame.io

The Frame.io publish tool allows users to export files to a Frame.io project or a folder. This feature is designed for digital photographers and video creatives using collaboration tools and Camera to Cloud technology from Frame.io. The Frame.io publish tool allows…

Select and Rate with QuickReview

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel » Flags, Stars, and Color Labels » Select and Rate with QuickReview

QuickReview mode is designed to simplify finding your best photos and letting you hide (or delete) the ones that aren’t. When QuickReview mode is enabled, Mylio Photos removes other distracting options and lets you focus on your photos. Easily add Flags or Star…

Adding IPTC and Copyright Information

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel » Adding IPTC and Copyright Information

Adding copyright information to a photograph’s metadata creates an extra layer of protection against image theft and misuse. Mylio Photos allows you to add information about the owner or creator of a picture, including a copyright notice, using the IPTC…

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents

Mylio Photos is the perfect way to collect everything that matters to you into a central library so you can easily organize and enjoy a lifetime of memories. To get started, use the Guided Import checklist or click the plus icon in the top app bar to open the Add…

Understanding Levels

Edit and Improve Images » Understanding Levels

The Levels tool corrects tonal ranges and color balance issues. With Levels, you can fix poor exposure and perform color correction by manually identifying white and black points in the image. Nearly every photograph can benefit from making a Levels adjustment. To…

Install Mylio Photos on a Computer

Install Mylio Photos » Install Mylio Photos on a Computer

Installing Mylio Photos for the First Time *TIP: If you’ve already installed and activated Mylio Photos on another device, click here for instructions on adding a computer to your Mylio Photos account. Go to mylio.com and click the Try Now Free button. Enter…

Add a Cloud Service

Backup and Protect » Add Devices » Add a Cloud Service

Adding a cloud service is an excellent way for Mylio Photos+ subscribers to back up and protect their photos offsite securely and privately. Users can designate a cloud service as a Vault to back up and protect their entire Mylio Photos Library or add a Cloud service…

Add Media From Android Media Library

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From Android Media Library

There are two ways to add media from an Android phone or tablet into Mylio Photos: Installing the Mylio Photos app on your phone or tablet. The Mylio Photos Android app lets you easily view, edit, and organize the photos from your media library in the Mylio Photos…

Image Window

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons » Image Window

The Image Window lets you view your media in Mylio Photos. When you open Mylio Photos, your media will be displayed in Grid View. Double-click (or tap) to enter Single Photo View to take a closer look at any photo. In Single Photo View, you can show or hide the…

Print Your Photos

Share and Export » Print Your Photos

Printing your images directly from Mylio Photos is easy and can be done from a computer or mobile device. Printing from a Computer Select the photo(s) you wish to print, then click the Share icon in the right sidebar and choose Print. Choose from the…

Operating System Menu Bar

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons » Operating System Menu Bar

Most settings in Mylio Photos can be adjusted from within the application window. However, some controls are specific to the Windows and macOS operating systems. These options can be found in the operating system menu bar. Windows Menu Bar File Add Media –…

Add Metadata on Import

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel » Add Metadata on Import

As you add and import media to your Mylio Photos Library using the Copy or Move options, you have the option to include additional metadata such as: Copyright Information (IPTC Card) Custom File Names Custom Folder Organization Keywords Add Creator and…

Add a Phone or Tablet

Backup and Protect » Add Devices » Add a Phone or Tablet

For Mylio Photos+ subscribers, adding a phone or tablet is a convenient way to browse and organize your library on the go. Click the Dashboard icon  in the left sidebar. Select Devices, then click or tap the ADD button at the top of the Devices section. Choose…

Browse by Category with Spaces

Workflows, Categories, and Spaces » Browse by Category with Spaces

Spaces enable users to sort and organize their files into purpose-specific views and let you precisely control what is seen and not seen in each Space. They are a convenient way to help make your library feel less cluttered and offer numerous privacy and security…

Browse the Folders View

Browse Your Mylio Photos Library » Browse the Folders View

The Folders view in Mylio Photos represents the folders on your computer, external hard drives, and other devices where your media is stored. Depending on the media you’ve added to Mylio Photos, the Folders view may be divided into several sections. Mylio…

Import a Google Photos Library

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From an Online Service » Import a Google Photos Library

Importing photos from a Google Photos Library uses Google Takeout, allowing you to download your personal data from your Google account. Download .zip file(s) containing your Google Photos Library using Google Takeout. Go to takeout.google.com in your web…

Saving a Display Copy

Edit and Improve Images » Edit with Other Applications » Saving a Display Copy

Any changes made in a third-party application must be saved or exported for Mylio Photos to display the edited image. Typically, saving the edited version of a file to the same folder as the original will show it next to the original, unedited version in your Mylio…

Reviewing Sets of Similar Photos

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Similar Photos (Photo DeClutter) » Reviewing Sets of Similar Photos

Similar Sets are groups of two or more images that Mylio Photos has flagged as similar. You can review each set in the list view, or double-click on a photo in the list to view a larger version. From the single image view, you can toggle between each image to…

Reviewing Duplicate Sets

Cleanup Disk Space » Find Duplicate Photos (Photo DeDupe) » Reviewing Duplicate Sets

Duplicate Sets are groups of two or more images that Photo DeDupe has flagged as duplicates. You can review each set in the list view or double-click on a photo in the list to view a larger version. From the single image view, toggle between each copy of an image…

Browse the Map View

Browse Your Mylio Photos Library » Browse the Map View

Mylio Photos’ Map view shows your geotagged photos pinned to a map. Many cameras, including most smartphones, can record GPS location data when a photo is captured. Mylio Photos uses that information to create your Map view automatically. If you have photos without…

Access Optimized Images from Other Devices (Sync on Demand)

Backup and Protect » Access Optimized Images from Other Devices (Sync on Demand)

Sync on Demand allows devices storing low-quality thumbnail images to temporarily show a higher resolution optimized image for editing or sharing. This is a perfect workflow for mobile devices when you’re on the go. Click the ellipsis icon in the top app bar to…

Organize Media in Albums

Organize Media in Albums

Albums let you group your photos in infinite ways. From documenting your favorite vacations to tracking projects like that neverending home remodel, Albums can help you stay organized and ensure essential files are easy to find. You can even create nested sub-albums,…

Share via Email

Share and Export » Share via Email

Emailing photos of important moments to friends, family, or colleagues is a great way to keep in touch. Mylio Photos makes emailing photos quick and easy, whether you’re on your computer or using a mobile device on the go. Emailing Files from a Computer …

Create a New Folder or Subfolder

Manage Files and Folders » Create a New Folder or Subfolder

As you progress through organizing your media library, there may be times when you need to add a new folder or subfolder to your Mylio Photos Library. Once a new folder has been created, you can move files and folders as needed to organize your library better. …

Menus, Settings, and Icons

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons

Mylio Photos’ user interface has been designed to provide a smooth and user-friendly experience. Whether you’re using the desktop or mobile versions, you’ll appreciate how easy it is to access all of the essential features of the application. Mylio…

Share with Copy and Paste (System Clipboard)

Share and Export » Share with Copy and Paste (System Clipboard)

Copy and Paste is a quick and easy way to export images from Mylio Photos to use in other applications. Mylio Photos uses your operating system’s clipboard to temporarily store a copy of your photo that you can paste into most applications or even image-ready fields…

Settings

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons » Top App Bar » More Menu » Settings

The main Settings menu in Mylio Photos provides a range of options that enable you to personalize your user experience. This section will explore each available choice and provide you with additional resources to help configure Mylio Photos to suit your preferences.…

Workflows, Categories, and Spaces

Workflows, Categories, and Spaces

Workflows change which tools are shown on the screen based on a desired task. Choose from preset goals such as Organizing, Photo Sharing, File Management, and more for a streamlined Interface. See just the tools you need and hide the ones you don’t. You can…

Set Up an S3 Server on Synology NAS

Backup and Protect » Add Devices » Add a Cloud Service » Set Up an S3 Server on Synology NAS

*NOTE: The steps below are an example configuration using a Synology NAS with Container Manager by Docker Inc. and MinIO to set up an S3 server. Please consult their documentation should your settings or options differ from the example below. Installing Container…

Add a Title and Caption

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel » Add a Title and Caption

Adding a Title and Caption is a great way to preserve details about an image. The Title and Caption fields are also searchable, which makes it easy to find pictures at a later date. Here are a couple of examples: A travel photographer might add a Title with the…

Free Up Space by Clearing the Cache

Backup and Protect » Control Device Storage » Free Up Space by Clearing the Cache

The Mylio Photos+ Cache is a temporary holding area used when sync settings are adjusted. For instance, you may have used Sync on Demand to temporarily access an optimized image or original-quality (full-resolution) file on a device that is set to keep the catalog…

Add a NAS

Backup and Protect » Add Devices » Add a NAS

Mylio Photos+ provides two ways to include a NAS in your workflow: Standard Configuration with a host computer (Windows only) Creating an S3 Private Cloud with your NAS (Windows/macOS) Differences Between S3 Private Cloud and Standard Mylio NAS Setup Setting up…

Add Media From an Online Service

Add Photos, Videos, and Documents » Add Media From an Online Service

Over the years, you may have shared hundreds or thousands of photos on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, or Flickr – but when was the last time you looked at those photos? Mylio Photos makes it simple to import and back up these images so you can enjoy…

Invert Scanned Film Negatives

Edit and Improve Images » Balancing Color » Invert Scanned Film Negatives

Scanning film negatives is a great way to preserve high-quality versions of your historical photos. The initial scan is typically an orange-brown hue and doesn’t look like the printed image you might remember. These images must be Inverted so the…

Show Support Options on Startup

Additional Help » Help Menu » Show Support Options on Startup

Mylio Photos makes it easy to access advanced troubleshooting with the Show Support Options on Startup command. Click the question mark icon in the top app bar Click More Help Options to access the Help menu. Choose Show Support Options on Startup. Click the…

Manually Updating Mylio Photos

Appendix » Keeping Mylio Photos Up To Date » Manually Updating Mylio Photos

Manually Updating Mylio Photos In the rare case that you encounter an issue with the automatic or in-app update installer, you can choose to update Mylio Photos Manually by downloading the most recent version of the application. Click here to download the most recent…

Useful Shortcuts when Tagging People

Tag People Using Facial Recognition » Useful Shortcuts when Tagging People

Mylio Photos’ keyboard shortcuts make tagging people fast and efficient. When enabled, you can use the numbers on your keyboard to tag faces and quickly move to the next face or photo. Select a photo with a person or people, and open it in Single Photo…

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel

Organize with Metadata in the Info Panel

Metadata is descriptive information that tells you more about your photos, videos, and documents. It can include details like who took the picture, what camera was used, and when it was taken. Your camera automatically adds some of this data. You can also add details…

Create and Manage Calendar Events

Browse Your Mylio Photos Library » Browse the Calendar View » Create and Manage Calendar Events

Adding Events to your LifeCalendar makes finding photos from special occasions and other memorable moments more accessible than ever. When you create an Event, all images from the specified date(s) will be automatically grouped. Once an Event has been created, you’ll…

Quick Edits with Presets

Edit and Improve Images » Quick Edits with Presets

Edit Presets allow you to change your photo with a single click instantly. Each Preset includes a saved adjustment set that applies a unique, stylized look to your photograph. You can use the presets included with Mylio Photos or create your own. Presets can be used as…

Dashboard

Glossary – Tools and Terminology » Menus, Settings, and Icons » Left Sidebar » Dashboard

Mylio Photos’ Dashboard is the hub for controlling your devices, syncing, and other essential tasks. Icon Name Description Getting Started The Getting Started section displays a checklist for new users to help set up and…