[OS X] Add location to photos

Geotagging is a handy feature that allows you to quickly determine where a particular shot. In the mobile system iOS with user permissions and enabled location-based services ā€” it works automatically, but what about Mac owners and fans of the classic digital cameras? Comes to the aid of a great program, not so long ago became an integral part of OS X.

The application, which the Cupertino entrusted the role of organizer of all digital library users, does so much more than it might seem at first glance, and these functions are very simple ā€” for example, to assign to the snapshot location in a few taps. The sequence of actions is.

  • Open for the picture
  • Press the “i” button on the toolbar Photo
  • In the appeared context menu choose the option “Assign location”
  • Begin to enter a name and select a location from the list

Unfortunately, arbitrary or unfamiliar program space to add yet possible ā€” “the Citadel” is indignant.

Saved geotags are added to the EXIF metadata, allowing you to read them for exported images as in the Photo View or on a different Mac, and in relevant third-party applications.

I hope this tip will help restore order in their own library. By the way, if the latter have problems in this article describes a simple way of removing them. We wish you exciting travels!

Clifton Nichols

Clifton Nichols

Hi! Iā€™m Clifton and I am a full-stack engineer with a passion for building performant and scalable applications that are beautiful and easy to use.

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