Best Mac Apps for batch editing photos

Whether you're a professional photographer or a serious hobbyist, there will be times when you'll need to edit a big batch of photos at once. Perhaps you wish to add a date or watermark. Maybe you need to resize a bunch of photos, or add a filter or other effect to many photos at once. Regardless, a batch editor on your Mac can help you get the job done quickly.

PhotoScape X- Photo Editor

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Photoscape X for Mac screenshot showing off basic editing tools

Photoscape X for Mac screenshot showing off basic editing tools

PhotoScape X is a great place to start. It's free to download and jam-packed with features, though you'll need an in-app purchase to get the Pro version. You can batch rename, resize, and change the format of your photos. Additionally there are tons of other filters, effects, retouch tools, and other things you can do to your photos, such as create collages and GIFs.

Free - Download now

PhotoBulk: watermark in batch

PhotoBulk is a powerful but easy to use batch photo editor. It has lots of different options for watermarks, such as image and script watermarks. Optimize or rename your photos in bulk. You can convert your photos from one format to another with a single click. There are no in-app purchases, so you'll unlock every feature with a single purchase.

$9.99 - Download now

Fotor Photo Editor

Fotor Photo Editor is a free app with loads of features; you can to subscribe to the Pro version with an in-app purchase if you want even more. Fotor's batch processing allows you to add borders, effects, and filters. You can also batch rename, resize, and convert your photos' format.

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PhotoMill: Image Converter

PhotoMill: Image Converter is quite a robust batch photo editor. You pay just once upon download; there are no in-app purchases. Rename, resize, watermark, and convert your photos. Edit your metadata, adjust colors, and color match. This app is also a photo browser that allows you to search your photos across multiple criteria.

$9.99 - Download now

Batch Video Compress Pro

Perhaps still photos aren't the only things you need to edit in bulk. Batch Video Compress Pro allows you to edit batches of videos. Batch compress your videos' file sizes in order to free up space on your hard drive. There are no in-app purchases, so you only pay once.

$4.99 - Download now

What are your favorite batch editing photos for Mac?

Karen S Freeman

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