How to Delete Photos on a Mac
If you have a lot of photos on your Mac, it can quickly fill up your storage space. This is why you might want to delete photos to free up some much-needed space. In this article, we will explain how to delete photos on a Mac.
Step 1: Open the Photos app
The first step is to open the Photos app on your Mac. The Photos app is where all your photos are stored. You can find the app in your Applications folder or by using Spotlight Search.
Step 2: Select the photos you want to delete
After opening the Photos app, select the photos that you want to delete. You can either select individual photos by clicking on them or select multiple photos by holding down the command key while clicking on each photo.
Step 3: Delete the photos
Once you’ve selected the photos you want to delete, you can now proceed to delete them. To delete the photos, click the “File” option in the menu bar at the top of the screen and choose “Move to Trash”. Alternatively, you can use the shortcut key “Command + Delete” to move the selected photos to the Trash folder.
Step 4: Empty the Trash folder
After moving the photos to the Trash folder, you will need to empty the Trash folder to permanently delete the photos off your Mac. To empty the Trash folder, right-click on the Trash icon in the Dock and choose “Empty Trash”. Alternatively, you can also use the shortcut key “Shift + Command + Delete” to empty the Trash folder.
Deleting photos on your Mac is a simple process. With the steps outlined above, you can easily free up some storage space by deleting photos that you no longer need. Remember to always empty the Trash folder after deleting photos to permanently delete them from your Mac’s storage.