PHOTOSLIBRARY file format description

Many people share .photoslibrary files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .photoslibrary file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .photoslibrary files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.photoslibrary - Apple Photos Library

The PHOTOSLIBRARY data files are related to Apple Photos. The PHOTOSLIBRARY file is an Apple Photos Library. Apple Photos is a free and easy-to-use app for accessing, organizing and sharing your photos and videos.

Apple Photos
Data files
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Apple Photos Library related extensions:
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Naturally, other applications may also use the .photoslibrary file extension. Even harmful programs can create .photoslibrary files. Be especially cautious with .photoslibrary files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .photoslibrary file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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