Import & Export from Photo Booth
Occasionally I want to import or export the photos from macOS’s Photo Booth app. Here’s a reminder on how to do it.
The images are stored in your home directory. Look for
~/Pictures/Photo Booth Library in Finder.
Right-click the file, and select Show Package Contents.
Copy the images in the
Pictures directory and the
To import to an ‘empty’ instance of Photo Booth, you can copy and paste the files to the same locations that they were copied from.
To import to an instance that already has saved pictures, you’ll need to merge the old and new
recents.plist files. Each file in the
Pictures directory needs a corresponding line in
<string>Photo on 26-12-2016 at 22.34.jpg</string>