Photos quit unexpectedly on Mac High sierra? Here’s the fix

Many Mac users have a complaint that photos quit unexpectedly when importing photos and this problem occurs after updating their Mac to High Sierra. Are you one of them? If it is so, this article will help you to fix it.
Before trying these solutions, Make sure that the software on your Mac is up to date.
Solution 1: Check For Update

  1. Go to Apple menu->System Preferences->App Store.
  2. Click “Show Updates”.update Mac high sierra
  3. Then Download and Install available updates.

How to update your Mac automatically?

  1. Go to Apple menu->System Preferences->App Store.
  2. Select “Automatically check for updates” checkbox.
  3. You can see 4 options under the “Automatically check for updates” menu. Select those 4 options to update everything (Apps, Software, etc) automatically in the background.
  4. If update is available, you will get a notification.

Solution 2: Restart your Mac in Safe Mode (Safe Boot)
Restart your Mac in Safe Mode will fix many issues on your Mac. you can’t use some features in Safe Mode.

  1. Turn off your Mac via Apple menu->Shut Down.
  2. Turn on your Mac.
  3. Press and hold the Shift Key as quickly as possible after you hear the startup sound. You can see the Apple Logo on the Screen.
  4. Keep pressing the Shift Key until you see the Login Window.
  5. Enter your User Name & Password to login. You may need to login twice if FileVault is turned on.
  6. Now launch the Photos app and check whether photos quit or not.

Restart your Mac normally (Apple menu->Restart) to leave Safe Mode.
Solution 3: 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 4: Reinstall High Sierra

  1. Press 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: Photos Apps Keeps Crashing on Mac High Sierra
Other Solutions:

  1. Restore your Mac to Factory Settings.
  2. Check for Photos App update.
  3. Downgrade macOS.

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

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