If you have found yourself wondering “Where are my actual pictures stored in iPhoto?” or “How can I find my image files in my iPhoto library?”, well, you’re not alone. Judging by the number of people searching to find out where iPhoto stores their picture files, it’s a pretty common question. Fortunately, it’s very easy to find your image files; your Mac and iPhoto actually hide them in plain sight!
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To find your actual pictures – to see where iPhoto has stored your image files – first open finder, and in the “Pictures” folder find the ‘file’ that is called “iPhoto Library”:
Now, control-click (hold down the ‘control’ key while clicking) on the iPhoto Library file:
This will reveal all of your actual files, in a typical folder-and-file view!
Give it a try!
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