What I need is a button that deletes all local photos, while keeping the iCloud copies. Or a slider that lets me set the maximum amount of disk space that Photos should use.
How to free up disk space on your Mac! Subscribe for Tech Videos including Tech How To’s with New Videos Every Friday! Follow us on Twitter: @TechInRL Song. What to do when iPhoto and Photos take up too much storage space on a Mac On the same drive, macOS and Photos conserves space. When you copy the library, it expands. You can do that manually, and you will do it manually when you're really pushed for space, but you can also get your Mac to do it. Choose the Finder menu, click on Preferences, and then on. Here's how to open one of the multiple photo libraries that you might have on your Mac or on a connected external drive: Press and hold the Option key as you open the Photos app. Select the library that you want to open, then click Choose Library. Photos uses this library until you open a different one using the same steps.
Is there some way to tell Photos to reduce the amount of local disk it is using when iCloud Photo Library?
Graphpad instat free download full version download. As currently deployed, you do not have this level of control for iCloud Photo Library on a Mac.
Automatic means OSX and iCloud run the optimization based on unpublished algorithms. It is a dynamic feature that runs when it feels it needs to.
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Feb 5, 2017 9:57 AM