I have five Macs in my house, and I want them all to have the exact same iPhoto library -- but I don’t want to have to download pics from my camera or iPhone five times. I’d like to be able to merge the libraries every few months, but that sounds like a pain. Short of overwriting each computer’s iPhoto library every time one of them changes, is there an easy way to keep my pics in sync?
If you own an iPhone or iPod touch with a built-in camera you probably enjoy the convenience of using the camera for both sill and video photography. We sure do, but Camera Roll can really get bloated. This can lead to longer sync times when you attach your device to iTunes.
No matter whether you’re rocking a professional-grade DSLR or you shoot your snaps with an iPhone, having a capable method of organizing your collection and editing your photos is essential. iPhoto comes with every new Mac and it does a lot, but it isn’t the be-all-end-all for every user. So we looked at five other applications that can help you corral and edit your photos; then we collected 10 solid tips for making those photos look their best, no matter which app you’re using. You’ll never regret filling up a memory card again.