Fixed: Photos App Keeps Crashing on Mac High Sierra


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

  1. Go to Apple menu->Restart.
  2. Click “Restart”.
  3. Wait until your Mac restart and Launch the Photos App.

Solution 2: Repair Photo Library
Before repair your Photo Library, Backup your Photos.

  1. Launch Photos app. If it crashes, close the app.
  2. Press and hold Command + Option Key and open the Photos app.
  3. The “Repair Library” window will appear.
  4. Select “Repair”.repair photo library mac
  5. Create a new library and restore everything from iCloud Photo Library.

How to create a new Photo Library on Mac?

  1. Close the Photos App.
  2. Press and hold the Option key and open the Photos App while Holding the Option Key.
  3. The “Choose Library” window will appear. Select “Create new”.create new photo library mac
  4. Enter the Name for your New Library and select a Location for your new Photo Library.
  5. Click “OK”.name for new library mac
  6. Open the Photos app. No Photos will be there.
  7. Turn on iCloud Photo Library and restore photos from an iCloud account.

Solution 3: Reinstall High Sierra

  1. Press the Power Button.
  2. Press and hold the Command + R keys simultaneously as soon as possible after pressing the Power Button.
  3. Keep pressing Command + R keys until the Apple Logo appears.
  4. After that Utilities windows will appear with 4 options. Tap “Reinstall macOS”.
  5. Tap “Continue”.macos high sierra install stuck
  6. 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.
  7. Tap “Install”. Wait until the installation process is completed. Your Mac will restart after completing the installation.

SEE ALSO: System Taking Up Too Much Space on macOS High Sierra
Other Solutions:

  1. 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.
  2. Restore your Mac to Factory Settings.
  3. Downgrade macOS.

If you know any other solutions to fix this issue, let us know through your comments.

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