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Migrate and Host iPhoto Library from Network Storage

Below are quick direction to migrate and host iPhoto library from network storage such as a network area storage (NAS) device. I personally host my iPhoto library from a network storage, but there are negatives.


Pros and Cons of Hosting iPhoto Library from Network Storage Device


  • Bulk storage, which is necessary with the proliferation of SSDs in primary devices
  • Single storage and iPhoto library for access across devices
  • Single iPhoto library, or shared iPhoto library, can be accessed from multiple devices – using OSX as this is an iLife applications
  • Functionality reflecting keeping your library local


  • Network
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