Photos keeps crashing on my Mac after updating High Sierra. I never had this kind of problems before. Then I asked my Friend “Why does my Photos app keep crashing on Mac?”. She said some solutions to fix this issue. Here I am going to share those Solutions with you. If you have the same problem, this article will help you to fix it.
Solution 1: Restart your Mac
- Go to Apple menu->Restart.
- Click “Restart”.
- Wait until your Mac restart and Launch the Photos App.
Solution 2: Repair Photo Library
Before repair your Photo Library, Backup your Photos.
- Launch Photos app. If it crashes, close the app.
- Press and hold Command + Option Key and open the Photos app.
- The “Repair Library” window will appear.
- Select “Repair”.
- Create a new library and restore everything from iCloud Photo Library.
How to create a new Photo Library on Mac?
- Close the Photos App.
- Press and hold the Option key and open the Photos App while Holding the Option Key.
- The “Choose Library” window will appear. Select “Create new”.
- Enter the Name for your New Library and select a Location for your new Photo Library.
- Click “OK”.
- Open the Photos app. No Photos will be there.
- Turn on iCloud Photo Library and restore photos from an iCloud account.
Solution 3: Reinstall High Sierra
- Press the Power Button.
- Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button.
- Keep pressing Command + R keys until the Apple Logo appears.
- After that Utilities windows will appear with 4 options. Tap “Reinstall macOS”.
- Tap “Continue”.
- You will be prompted to choose your disk. If you are not asked to select your disk, tap “Show All Disks”. You may need to enter your Apple ID.
- Tap “Install”. Wait until the installation process is completed. Your Mac will restart after completing the installation.
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- Check the free space on your Mac. This problem may occur if memory is full on your Mac. So, delete the unwanted items and free up space.
- Restore your Mac to Factory Settings.
- Downgrade macOS.
If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.