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Import a folder hierarchy as albums into OS X Photos.

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Import Photo Folders

Import a directory hierarchy as albums into OS X Photos (El Capitan).

Just download

, open it in Script Editor and execute it from there. You will be asked to select the directories to import.


Given the following directory structure:

  • Pictures/
    • Mountains/
    • Asia/
      • everest.jpg
      • k2.jpg
    • Europe/
      • matterhorn.jpg
    • People/
    • i.jpg
    • mejenny.jpg
    • whatever.jpg

When selecting the

directory to import, the following structure will be generated in Photos:
  • Pictures/ (folder)
    • Mountains/ (folder)
    • Asia (album)
      • everest.jpg
      • k2.jpg
    • Europe (album)
      • matterhorn.jpg
    • People (album)
    • i.jpg
    • mejenny.jpg
    • Pictures (album)
    • whatever.jpg

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