Step 2: Get the desktop Smartloader for Mac and Windows

What is the Picturelife Smartloader?

The Picturelife Smartloader for Windows and Mac is a free program that you install on to your desktop or laptop computer.

Once you install the Smartloader and tell it which folders you want to upload pictures & videos from, Picturelife does all the work for you. The Smartloader, as long as you're logged in, searches for and uploads new and existing pictures and videos to your Picturelife library, directly from your selected upload sources.

What are the Smartloader system requirements?



  • Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0+

If you are not running .NET 4.0, you can download it from Microsoft .NET 4.0 Framework

Does Picturelife support OS X 10.6 or OS X 10.6.8?

Yes! Use this link to download and install the Picturelife Smartloader for OS X 10.6 or 10.6.8: Smartloader for Mac OS X 10.6 & Mac OS X 10.6.8

How do I get the desktop Smartloader?

4 easy steps!

  1. From your desktop or laptop computer, click here:
  2. Find the Smartloader download section
  3. Click Download for Mac or Download for Windows
  4. Once the file's downloaded, double click to open and follow instructions to install!

Learn more:

  • Smartloader install instructions for Windows 
  • Smartloader install instructions for Mac 

Next: Getting Started Step 3: Import pictures from your social network accounts
Previous: Getting Started Step 1: Create a free Picturelife account


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