PhotoStructure for Desktops follows standard installation procedures for each operating system.
Please note: you must first install VLC or FFmpeg if you have videos.
Mac OS #
- Double-click the DMG. A folder window will appear:
- Drag and drop the PhotoStructure icon to the Applications folder.
- Launch PhotoStructure from your Applications folder. You may want to drag the PhotoStructure icon to your tray to make launching PhotoStructure easier in the future.
PhotoStructure installs into your Programs folder. Make sure you have at least 8 GB free (although PhotoStructure takes ~100MB).
If you’ve ever installed any Windows software, it’s pretty straightforward:
- As a good general habit, right-click the installer and scan for viruses, or drag and drop the installer on to a browser window open to https://www.virustotal.com.
- Double-click the installer.
- Verify the following dialog:
- After you click
Yes, installation will proceed.
- PhotoStructure will automatically launch after installation
Ubuntu Desktop #
Only Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 is currently supported. PhotoStructure for Servers, which will support headless servers, is coming soon.
PhotoStructure for Desktop is distributed as an auto-updating AppImage. If you haven’t used these before, they are self-contained, executable applications.
Move it to a directory where you’d like it to live, like
Set the file to be executable. If you’re comfortable in a terminal, just:
chmod +x PhotoStructure*.AppImage
- open your file manager,
- navigate to the
- right-click the icon and select
- click the
Permissionstab, and finally
- check the
Execute:checkbox and close the window.
Launch the app, either directly from the terminal, or by double-clicking the icon.
If you’re having problems, there is an instructional video on the AppImage website, or contact us for help.
Photo by Christopher Burns. UAC screenshot by Akeem.