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Hi, what role does Finder play with photo's? I have been cleaning up my computer and I want to make sure I can move to trash all the photo's that are in finder.
 
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Finder is your Mac's filing system. All it does with your photos is store them. If you don't want those photos, them move them to the Trash.
 
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Just be aware that if you do that, the photos are gone. Unless you have them stored in some other application database like iPhoto. As MightyGem said, Finder is just a filing system, like File Explorer in Windows. It shows you what files are on you computer.
 
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Hi, what role does Finder play with photo's? I have been cleaning up my computer and I want to make sure I can move to trash all the photo's that are in finder.

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~(Home)/Pictures contains images that show up as the background for your Desktop, for example.
 
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And some "Pictures" are the graphics that your applications need to display things. So you cannot just delete all pictures and be successful.
 

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