How To Select Multiple Photos On Mac

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Are you a Mac user lookng to select multiple photos at once? Whether you’re organizing your photo library or creating a presentation, being able to quickly select a set of images is essential. Fortunately, Macs make it easy to select multiple images with just a few clicks.

One of the simplest methods for selecting multiple photos on Macs is to use the Shift + Command + 4 keyboard shortcut. This will bring up your cursor as crosshairs that you can use to draw a box around all the photos you want to select. Once you release the mouse button, all the photos within the box will be selected.

If you want to grab several photos at once without drawing a box, there’s another method that might work better for you. Begin by long-pressing on one photo, and then tap on other pictures or on a date. Doing this will automatically select all images taken on that specific day.

Finally, if you want to select a specific sequence of images, there’s an even easier method. Simply click on your first image and hold down the Shift Key while clicking on the last picture in the series. This will not only select those two images but every image in between as well.

Using these simple tips, selecting multiple photos on your Mac should be quick and painless!

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Selecting Multiple Pictures at Once

To select several pictures at once, start by long-pressing on one photo. Then, tap on oter photos or a date to select them. Tapping on a date will automatically select all the images taken on that day. To deselect an image, simply tap it again. When you are finished selecting photos, you can move or delete them as desired.

Selecting Multiple Photos in a Folder on a Mac

On a Mac, you can select multiple photos in a folder by usig the ‘Shift + Click’ or ‘Command + Click’ commands. To select a range of photos with the ‘Shift + Click’ command, first click on the first photo you want to include in your selection. Then hold down the ‘Shift’ key, and click on the last photo in your selection. All photos between these two points will be selected.

Alternatively, you can use the ‘Command + Click’ command to select individual photos from within a folder. To use this command, first click on one photo to select it. Then press and hold down the Command key (also known as the Apple key) and click on any other photos that you wish to add to your selection. As long as you keep pressing the Command key while clicking each photo, all of them will be selected.

Selecting Photos on a Mac

To select multiple photos on a Mac, start by opening the folder that contins the images you want to select. Then, click and drag your mouse cursor over the photos you want to select. Alternatively, you can hold down the Command key and click each photo individually to select it. Once all photos have been selected, they will be highlighted in blue. To deselect a photo, simply click it again while holding down the Command key.

Selecting Multiple Pictures

The command to select multiple pictures is to hold down the Shift key and click on the first picture, then click on the last picture in the sequence. This will select every image in between those two as well as the ones you clicked on directly. If you wish to select individual images, you can also click and hold down the Ctrl key and click each one individually.

Selecting Multiple Items on a Mac

On a Mac, you can select multiple items by pressing and holding the Command key while clicking each item, or if the items are adjacent to one another (i.e. in a row), you can click the frst item, then press the Shift key and click the last item – all items in between will be included in the selection.

Selecting All on a Mac

To select all of the content in a macOS application, start by pressing the keyboard shortcut Cmd + A. This will usually highlight all available text, images, and other objects on the screen. Once eerything is selected, you can then carry out further actions such as copying and pasting the entire selection. If you only want to select certain parts of the content, you can use the mouse or trackpad to click and drag over it until everything has been highlighted.

Inability to Select Multiple Files on Mac

It is likly that you are not holding down the Command key while trying to select multiple files. The Command key is a modifier key on Mac keyboards, and it needs to be held down while selecting multiple files in order to select more than one file at a time. If you are still having trouble, try using your mouse to click and drag over the files you wish to select. If you have a multi-button mouse, use the left button to click and drag over the files.

Selecting Multiple Photos From a Folder

To select multiple photos in a folder, first click the first photo you want to select, then press and hold the Ctrl key. While holding Ctrl, click each of the othr photos you want to select. Once you have selected all the photos, you can perform any action like deleting or copying that applies to all of them at once.

Sending Multiple Photos via Email on Mac

To select multiple photos to email on a Mac, first open Photos and navigate to the library with the desired images. Once you are in the library, click the “Action” arrow in the upper right corner of the window. This will open up a menu with several options. Next, select the photos you wold like to include in your email by clicking on them one at a time while holding down either the Shift or Command key (Shift for a contiguous selection and Command for selecting individual photos). When you have selected all of your desired photos, click on “Share” in the upper left corner of the window. Finally, choose “Email” from the drop-down menu and follow any further instructions that appear. Once you have completed all of these steps, your photos will be ready to send!

Selecting Multiple Pictures on a Laptop

To select multiple pictures on your laptop, start by opening the folder where the pictures are located. Then, hold down the Ctrl key on your keyboard and use your trackpad or external mouse to click on each of the pictures that you wish to select. Once you have clicked on all the pictures you wish to select, let go of the Ctrl key and they will be highlighted in blue indicating that they have been selected.

Selecting and Deleting Photos on a Mac

To select all photos in your library to delete on Mac, you will need to press the Command+A key combination. This will highlight all of the photos in your library. Once they have all been selected, you can press the Backspace key or right-click any photo and select ‘Delete [number of] items’ to delete them all at once.

Selecting Multiple Photos on Mac Lightroom

To select multiple photos on Mac Lightroom, you can use the keyboard shortcut CMD-A (or CTRL-A on Windows). This will select all photos within the active folder or collection at once. To select non-consecutive photos, click on one of the photos you wish to select, then hold down the CMD key (or CTRL for Windows) and click one or more oher photos. This will add them to your selection.


In conclusion, the Mac is a powerful tool for both work and entertainment. It offers a wide range of features that make it easy to use and customize. The Mac’s intuitive user interface makes it easy to manage documents, photos, videos, music and more. With great security features and a wide variety of apps available on the App Store, the Mac is an excellent choice for anone looking for an efficient and secure computer system.

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James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.