Speed up iPhoto

Speed up iPhoto

Useful tips I found to speed up iPhoto

Vacuuming iPhoto database (MacWorld)

Using a terminal program, get into the iPhoto library directory, then run this command

for dbase in *.db; do sqlite3 $dbase "vacuum;"; done

Rebuild iPhoto Library

Hold down <Option> and <Command> when starting iPhoto. When greeted with the Rebuild Photo Library dialog, check the “Rebuild all of the photos’ thumbnails” and the “Examine and repair iPhoto Library file permissions” boxes.

Rebuild iPhoto Library

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