Download Helper App

…and run it on your Apple Mac*

* The PhotoScope Helper App runs on OS X Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8), Mavericks (10.9) and Yosemite (10.10). It works with Aperture 3.2 or later and with iPhoto '11 or later.

It is advisable to download and try the Helper App first to make sure it works on your system.

Browse your Aperture or iPhoto library from your iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch

…more info


Browse your Aperture or iPhoto library from your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch over your WiFi network.

  • Quickly and easily navigate your whole library — the PhotoScope Helper app sends optimized photos and thumbnails to your iPad and streams image tiles for zooming
  • No need to upload your photos anywhere — the PhotoScope Helper runs directly on your computer to share your libraries
  • Pinch or double tap to zoom in and see full image resolution (depending on Aperture settings) …more info
  • View all metadata — date & time, aperture, shutter speed, ISO rating and all Exif data (depending on Aperture Settings) …more info

All albums and projects/imports are shown with thumbnails

Tap on an album or project to view thumbnails of all the photos (versions) in it

Double tap or pinch to zoom to see full detail of a photo

Pressing the 'i' shows all the metadata for the current photo

Rate and Flag

When sharing your Aperture library you can rate, flag and reject images right from your iOS device.

  • Ratings and flags are recorded by Aperture immediately
  • Quickly rate, reject or flag from the thumbnails or rate images individually
  • View only images with certain ratings, only flagged images or only rejected images

Rate, flag or reject the current photo from the top right of the info panel…

…or rate thumbnails by tapping on them using the toolbar

Flag, reject and mark photos from the toolbar too

Save and Send

PhotoScope lets you send, save and copy any photo using your iOS device. Filter or select the photos you want and PhotoScope will download large or small versions from your computer.

  • Save images to the Photos app on your iOS device, organised into albums with the same name as in Aperture/iPhoto
  • Copy and paste into other apps
  • Send either the whole album, selection of photos or an individual photo via email, Facebook, Twitter

Send all photos in an album or just rated ones

… or select the photos to save, send or copy

… save, send or copy just the current photo after selecting it