What is the Difference Between Folders, Albums, and Events?

Folders are Mylio’s primary means of organizing your images. Folders in Mylio are representations of the folders on your actual computer, so any change made in Mylio will be reflected in your images and files system. This is valuable as it means your organization changes are not reliant on the Mylio application, the changes you are […]

The Search Bar – Advanced

The following article explains advanced  Search bar behavior and assumes you have already familiarized yourself with Mylio’s basic Search functionality. If you have not yet, please read our Search bar introduction article linked here before proceeding. Understanding Search expressions When you enter a word into the Mylio Search bar it is considered an expression. A […]

Mylio Change Log and Version Release Notes

——————————– Updated March 29th, 2021 Version: 3.14 Mac Build: 7255 Windows Build: 7255 iOS Build: 7255 Android Build: 7255 Performance Improved the speed that Search results appear in the UI Bugs Fixed a bug causing unnecessary scanning of connected calendars Fixed an issue that could cause Mylio to become unresponsive when uploading to Google Drive […]

What’s New in Mylio?

    Welcome to Mylio 3.14! To celebrate this pi release, we’re treating you to an upgraded Dashboard, improved search expressions, and support for 47 new cameras.  The upgraded Dashboard has new tabs for Getting Started, Notifications, Actions, Devices, Library Stats, and Help. The Getting Started tab is useful for everyone since it provides a […]

Using the Mylio Setup Wizard

When opening Mylio for the first time on a computer, you will be guided through setting up the application. The Mylio setup wizard can help you ensure that Mylio is properly configured. Signing In To get started with the Mylio setup wizard, be sure you have signed in to Mylio using your Mylio username and […]

Importing Apple Photos Library on a Mac

Mylio makes importing your entire Apple Photos library into Mylio easy. With macOS Catalina (10.15) and newer, Mylio’s Photos import tool will watch over your original images to keep the two libraries in sync with one another. This process will not copy your photos from Apple Photos to Mylio. For this reason, Mylio has a unique relationship with your […]

Adding cloud services to your Mylio account

Mylio has support for a number of cloud services including Amazon Drive, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive. Once this feature is enabled, any media within your Mylio Library will automatically be protected to your cloud service of choice. If your device is lost, stolen, or broken you can retrieve all synced media from the cloud and […]

Protecting Media to Microsoft OneDrive

Mylio allows you to protect your photos to the cloud by protecting your library with Microsoft OneDrive. Once this feature is enabled, any media within your Mylio Library will automatically be protected to OneDrive. If your device is lost, stolen, or broken you can retrieve all synced media from OneDrive and fully repopulate your Mylio Library […]

Mylio Glossary

The Mylio team has organized all the terminology used within our app on this page. Below are three tabs explaining both an Essential and Complete list  (one organized by theme and another alphabetical) of terms you may run into while using Mylio.   Sync: Mylio keeps all your devices in sync with the same photos, […]

Face Recognition

Mylio’s face recognition helps keep your photos organized by creating custom albums in the People view of your friends and family…

Creating, Editing, and Viewing Events

Events in Mylio are based on a designated date or range of dates. By creating an event, you are telling Mylio that all photos from the specific date(s) can be grouped together. Creating an event does not alter or move your photos from their original location, albums, or folder views in any way. Creating an event […]

Understanding Album View

What Are Albums? Albums are a unique way for you to sort, store, and organize your photos within Mylio. When adding photos to albums, you are not duplicating the image but only referencing the original file. This means you can add the same file to many different albums without increasing the space needed for Mylio […]

Troubleshooting: Resetting and Starting Mylio Over

This article will walk you through either starting over with Mylio on one specific device or starting Mylio over on all devices. Before doing so, it is important to understand the main parts of Mylio: Mylio Library – This is where your photos are actually stored. By default, this is within a folder named “Mylio” […]

The View Menu

The View menu allows you to change how your photos are viewed in Mylio’s main viewing area. The View menu has different options depending on what View you’re currently in. Below, you can select any View to see some of the available options for that View. Sort By – Sort your photos by different criteria. […]

Importing Google Photos and Picasa Photos

Importing from Google web services like Picasa or Google Photos is easy with Mylio’s Google import tool. This tool allows you to select any album that is stored in Picasa on the web or Google Photos for import to Mylio. Picasa and Google Photo Import Limitations Google has implemented restrictions that may not allow Mylio […]

Importing Aperture Library Photos

Mylio makes moving your entire Aperture Library quick and easy. Mylio’s Aperture import tool includes the ability to bring over the vast majority of information found within your Aperture Library. For a complete list of what is and what is not imported from Aperture to Mylio, please see the “Aperture Edits in Mylio” tab of […]

Importing iPhoto Library Photos

Mylio makes moving your entire iPhoto Library quick and easy. Mylio’s iPhoto import tool includes the ability to import the vast majority of information found within your iPhoto Library. For a complete list of what is and what is not imported from iPhoto to Mylio, please see the “iPhoto Edits in Mylio” tab of this […]

Importing Flickr photos

Importing your photos from Flickr is a quick and easy way to populate your Mylio library with some of your favorite photos. Using Mylio’s Flickr import tool will copy your public photos directly into the Mylio Library from your Flickr site. Select the Import icon from the top right corner of Mylio. Select Online Services. […]

Exporting Photos to Flickr on a Computer or Tablet

Mylio allows users to share a single image, multiple images, albums and folders on Flickr. By uploading your images to Flickr, you can easily share your favorite photos via the web. Select the photos you would like to export. If exporting a folder or album, select that folder or album. Select the Share icon in the […]

Importing Facebook Photos

Importing your photos from Facebook is a quick and easy way to populate your Mylio library with some of your favorite photos. Using Mylio’s Facebook Album import will copy any photos that you want from your Facebook albums directly into your Mylio library.  Select the Import icon from the top right corner of Mylio. Select […]

Understanding Calendar View

Mylio’s Calendar view is a unique, fun, and powerful way to view and locate your photos. Calendar view, unlike Albums view and Folders view, is primarily an automated view that populates based on the metadata of your photos. This means you can find your photos without spending time organizing – just select the date and see […]

The Mylio Clipboard

The Mylio Clipboard allows you to quickly and easily store photos temporarily for moving between folders, albums, or other views. Opening the Mylio Clipboard is easy – simply select the Show Mylio Clipboard icon at the bottom of the Quick Actions Bar, or begin to drag a photo down to the bottom of Mylio and The […]

Coming from Lightroom

If you have previously, or currently, use Adobe Lightroom to manage your photos, you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Collections in Lightroom are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain photos from several locations around your library and will display them all together. Folders in Lightroom’s Library […]

New to Photo Management Software

Welcome to Mylio! The new home for all of your photos, videos, media, and more. Mylio helps you organize, edit, protect, and share all of your memories quickly and easily – from any device. If this is your first time using photo management software, there are some quick things you should know that will help […]

Coming from Apple Photos

If you are currently using or have previously used Apple’s Photos application for macOS you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Albums in Photos are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain photos from several locations around your library and will display them all together. Events in Photos roughly […]

Coming from Aperture

If you have previously or are currently using Aperture you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Albums in Aperture are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain photos from several locations around your library and will display them all together. Projects in Aperture translate to folders in […]

Coming from iPhoto

If you are currently using, or have previously used iPhoto, you may notice that some terms and features are slightly different in Mylio. Albums in iPhoto are very similar to albums in Mylio, they can contain photos from several locations around your library and will display them all together. Events in iPhoto roughly translate to folders in […]

Protecting Media to Google Drive

Mylio allows you to protect your photos to the cloud by protecting your library with Google Drive. Once this feature is enabled, any media within your Mylio Library will automatically be protected to Google Drive. If your device is lost, stolen, or broken you can retrieve all synced media from Google Drive and fully repopulate your […]

Known Issue: Facebook Albums Containing Videos Not Importing

In some instances, user’s importing with Mylio’s Facebook Import tool may be unable to import albums that contain videos. We are aware of this issue and working on a fix for a future version of Mylio. Facebook’s support forum may offer a work-around to download these albums in the meantime. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Troubleshooting: Removing Mylio, or Parts of Mylio, From a Machine

Mylio, like most applications, has four main parts: The application, the content, the application data, and the account. This article will show you how to remove individual parts of Mylio from your machine in instances where you might want to start over. If you are trying to restart in Mylio please see this article. Mylio Application To remove […]

Troubleshooting: Blank Black or Gray Squares In Mylio

When first using Mylio, or while adding new photos to Mylio, you may see blank black or gray squares (called ghost images) in place of your photos. This happens if Mylio has not fully synced and is still receiving photos from another source. Fixing Ghost Images It is important to note that Mylio is a […]

Creating Slideshows

Slideshows are a great way to showcase your favorite photos to your friends and family. Mylio has two ways to create slideshows: automatic slideshows and manual slideshows. Creating an automatic slideshow in Mylio allows you to quickly display a folder or album full of photos. You can even customize them to make them look just […]

Adding a NAS or USB Device

Protecting your original files on a NAS or USB device is an easy way to gain an extra level of protection in Mylio…

Moving Files and Folders

Organizing files between folders and albums is an essential part of keeping your Mylio Library and overall photo library clean. Mylio offers multiple distinct ways of moving your files between folders. Drag and drop – If moving folders in the Mylio interface, you can easily drag folders from one folder to another. This works when […]

Sharing Photos on a Phone

In Mylio you can share your photos, folders, albums, and videos using the built-in iOS or Android sharing options. This makes it convenient to email photos, iMessage or text message photos, utilize iCloud Photo Sharing, and even send photos to other apps like Facebook, Twitter, and more. Select your photo(s), folder(s), or album(s) you want […]